Campus News

PR projects, publications win awards

UGA public relations staff in several units on campus have been named winners of awards by District III of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. CASE is the national organization of public relations, development, and alumni relations professionals; District III covers the Southeast, from Virginia to Louisiana.

“The University of Georgia is lucky to have the support of such creative and sophisticated public relations professionals in units all over campus” says President Michael F. Adams. “These are the people who tell the university’s story to the public and all our off-campus audiences, and it is a pleasure to see their good work recognized.”

The 2002 Annual Report produced by Research Communications in the Office of the Vice President for Research won a Special Merit Award for annual reports. Research Magazine, also produced by Research Communications, also won a Special Merit Award. Kathleen Cason and Judy Purdy of Research Communications received a Special Merit Award for excellence in feature writing for a story called “Unsentimental Biographer” that appeared in the magazine.

Around the Arch, the tabloid newspaper produced for UGA alumni by the Public Affairs Office, received a Special Merit Award. The editor is Allyson Mann and the designer is Charles Johnson.

William J. Evelyn of the broadcast, video and photography department in the Office of Public Affairs won an Award of Excellence for a video on the Georgia Museum of Natural History.

Education magazine, produced by Michael Childs and Charles Connor of the College of Education’s Office of Communications and Publications, earned an Award of Excellence for Magazine Publishing Improvement. They also won an Award of Excellence for the college’s news site on the Web, COE Online News.

Nancy Evelyn and Robert Newcomb, of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, won an Award of Excellence for Photography for feature photos for “Virtual Reality in the Classroom.”