2017 Awards for Excellence Winners

Advertising

Total Advertising

Best of Category:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Far Beyond Advertising Campaign (#6020473)

Individual Advertising

Best of Category:

University at Albany
UAlbany Fund
UAlbany Fund Facebook Ads for #UAlbanyGivingTuesday Challenge

Outdoor Advertising

Best of Category:

Rockland Community College
Campus Communications
Start Here…Transfer Anywhere – Large Signage

Television

Best of Category:

Suffolk County Community College
Drew Fawcett, Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement, Suffolk Community College
“Jose Gomera” and it all started at Suffolk TV Commercial

Alumni Programs

Best of Category:

SUNY Potsdam
Office of Alumni Relations, SUNY Potsdam
Bicentennial Reunion Weekend, 2016

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Plattsburgh
Kerry Chapin-Lavigne,
Tatyanna Antoski,
Nicole Collado,
Bridget Doherty,
Connor Gorman,
Patrice Grande,
Alexandria McCalla,
Jana Putzig,
Amy Sheldon,
Nguyen (Wendy) Truong,
Michelle Ouellette,
and staff in the Office of Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement
SUNY Plattsburgh: Homecoming Bonfire 2015

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Oswego
Oswego Alumni Association
The Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In Residence Program

Community Relations Programs

Best of Category:

Dutchess Community College
Dutchess Community College Office of Communications and Public Relations
Expanding Outreach to an Underserved Community: How DCC Launched a New Inner-City Site

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Portraits of Hope: Faces of Refugee Resettlement in Central New York Exhibit

Judges’ Citation:

Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc.
Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. and SUNY Ulster
Ulster Community College Foundation’s President’s Challenge Scholarship

Development Programs and Fundraising Publications

President’s/Annual Reports

Judges’ Citation:

Hudson Valley Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Impact Foundation Report

Flyers, Pamphlets, and Brochures

Best of Category:

University at Albany
Dan Doyle
Mary Sciancalepore
Casey Crandall
Justin Brown
2016 Great Dane Athletic Club Annual Fund Brochure

Fundraising Packages

Best of Category:

SUNY Fredonia
Heather McKeever,
Jenn Michalek,
Jeff Woodard,
Damian Dodd,
Tim Murphy
#FREDlanthropy Day

Innovations in Fundraising

Best of Category:

SUNY Plattsburgh
A collaboration between the SUNY Plattsburgh Institutional Advancement Office and the SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics Department.
Game on for Giving

Judges’ Citation:

University at Albany
UAlbany Fund
UAlbany Unite Crowdfunding Platform

Effective, Efficient, and Elegant Publications

Best of Category:

Monroe Community College
Philip Osterling, Specialist, Graphic/Visual Design
Rosanne Rivers, Marketing Specialist
MCC Inspiring Profiles

Judges’ Citation:

State University of New York at New Paltz
Barbara Caldwell
Dylan Ann Krakowski
Erica Marks
Colleen Cody
The Sposato Sisters at the New Paltz Normal School

Judges’ Citation:

Hudson Valley Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Spring Cultural Events Calendar

Electronic Communications and Interactive Media

Video

Best of Category:

SUNY Ulster
SUNY Ulster: A Classroom Moment – Faculty Video Series
A Classroom Moment with Professor Vicky Burgh-Harris: http://www.sunyulster.edu/academics/credit_programs
A Classroom Moment with Professor Iain Machell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-KZ7grSToY
A Classroom Moment with Mindy Kole: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQjAuni5Ggg
A Classroom Moment with Monika Espinasa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04MzjKxhdWk
A Classroom Moment with Jennifer Patterson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpIeQ3Pv8r0
SUNY Ulster: Classroom Moments Faculty Video Series

Audio

Best of Category:

University at Buffalo School of Social Work
inSocialWork®
inSocialWork®

E-Pubs

Best of Category:

Monroe Community College Foundation
Monroe Community College Foundation
Online Impact Report: A World of Difference

Social Media

Best of Category:

Binghamton University
Binghamton University Office of Media and Public Relations
Snapchat Student Takeovers

Excellence in Writing

Feature Writing

Best of Category:

SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo
Kris Dreessen, Scene Editor
Gail Glover, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President for Student and Campus Life
The Geneseo Scene

Judges’ Citation:

Suffolk County Community College
Drew Fawcett Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement
Encore Careers: Finding Fulfillment in Midlife and Beyond

Judges’ Citation:

Buffalo State College
Brian Kantz, Buffalo State College
The Meaning Of: Leslie Cohen, ’69 Beth Suskin, and the Monument to a Movement’ 1300 Elmwood (Summer 2016 Issue)

Research and Other Technical Writing

Best of Category:

Binghamton University
Rachel Coker
The Nth Degree: Postdocs can take risks while seeking their niche

General News Writing

Best of Category:

Upstate Medical University
Amber Smith Marketing & University Communications Upstate Medical University
A stroke of great luck

Government Relations Programs

Best of Category:

SUNY Maritime College
SUNY Maritime College
Government Relations: Ship Advocacy Efforts

Institutional/Alumni Relations Publications

Individual Alumni Relations Publications

Best of Category:

SUNY Cortland
Tony DeRado,
Nolan Griswold,
Erin Boylan,
Ingrid Jordak

SUNY Cortland Alumni Reunion 2017 Events Booklet

Individual Institutional Relations

Best of Category:

Buffalo State College
Brian Kantz,
Chantel Kutzbach,
Buffalo State College

2016 Buffalo State College Impact Report

Judges’ Citation:

Dutchess Community College
Dutchess Community College and the DCC Foundation
Dutchess Community College/ DCC Foundation 2016 Annual Report

Internal Communications

Digital Mediums

Best of Category:

SUNY Canton
SUNY Canton
This is SUNY Canton

Other Mediums

Judges’ Citation:

Suffolk County Community College
Drew Fawcett Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement
Finish Strong

Magazines

Best of Category:

Binghamton University
Binghamton University Department of Communications and Marketing
Binghamton University School of Management Magazine: Reaching Higher

Best of Category:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Stony Brook University Magazine

Judges’ Citation:

Suffolk County Community College
Drew Fawcett Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement
Mary Feder Director of Publications and College Relations
2016 Career Focus Magazine

Judges’ Citation:

Cayuga Community College
Cayuga Community College
Mary J. Kriever, Director of Alumni Affairs Spartan Magazine
Cayuga Community College Alumni Spartan Magazine

Media Relations

Best of Category:

Buffalo State College
Laurie Kaiser, Staff Writer, College Relations Office John Myers, Videographer, RITE Services
Students Who Soar

Photography

Best Photo

Best of Category:

Binghamton University
Jonathan Cohen Binghamton University
Painting the Binghamton Clock Tower

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Potsdam
Jason Hunter SUNY Potsdam Office of College Communications
President Esterberg’s First Commencement Ceremony

Judges’ Citation:

Hudson Valley Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Football Photo

Best Group of Photos

Best of Category:

Binghamton University
Jonathan Cohen
Nature’s Beauty at Binghamton University

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Lynne Browne
Faces of Refugee Resettlement in Central New York

Judges’ Citation:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Pete Thompson, Photographer

Photography – Far Beyond Campaign

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Geneseo
Keith Walters
SUNY Geneseo Photography

Special Events

Coordinated Activities

Best of Category:

Dutchess Community College
Office of Communications and Public Relations, Dutchess Community College
2016 Black History Month materials

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Plattsburgh
A collaboration between the SUNY Plattsburgh Institutional Advancement Office and the SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics Department.
Game on for Giving

Individual Events

Best of Category:

Finger Lakes Community College
Finger Lakes Community College
Finger Lakes Community College Vintners and Valentines Dinner

Judges’ Citation:

Monroe Community College Foundation
Monroe Community College Foundation
18th Annual Gold Star Gala, Curiouser & Curiouser A Wonderful Experience presented by M&T Bank

Student Recruitment Publications: Individual

Viewbooks and Prospectuses

Best of Category:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Stony Brook University Viewbook

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Maritime College
SUNY Maritime
SUNY Maritime Undergraduate Viewbook

Search Publications, Related Fliers and Brochures

Best of Category:

Morrisville State College
Paul M. Kearney,
Melissa J. Ward

MSC Travel Piece

Course Listings

Judges’ Citation:

Suffolk County Community College
Mary Feder
Fall 2016 Professional Development and Continuing Education Course Schedule

Student Recruitment Publications: Packages

Best of Category:

SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo Recruitment Suite

Judges’ Citation:

The College at Brockport
Catherine Craft,
Debbie Jacob,
David Loretto,
Anna Loria,
Samuel Nicolosi,
Angela Wesley,
Robert Wyatt,
Matthew Yeoman
Admissions View Book

Visual Design in Print

Publications

Best of Category:

SUNY New Paltz
Jeff Lesperance, Senior Designer, SUNY New Paltz
Bradley Walker Tomlin, A Retrospective

Websites

Entire Site

Best of Category:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Stony Brook University Homepage

Judges’ Citation:

SUNY Ulster
SUNY Ulster
SUNY Ulster Responsive Website Redesign

Judges’ Citation:

The College at Brockport
Brockport Web Team & New City
Redesigning Brockport.edu

Web Content

Best of Category:

Upstate Medical University
Leah Caldwell,
Daniel Cameron,
Susan Cole,
Darcy DiBiase,
Darryl Geddes,
Jim Howe,
Amber Smith
and other members of the Upstate marketing and university communications department
Raising Stroke Awareness

Microsite

Best of Category:

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing
Digital Stony Brook University Magazine

Judges’ Citation:

Morrisville State College
Scott Richmond
Morrisville map