UGA received a total of 20 awards in the 2005 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III advancement awards competition. Overall UGA units received one grand award, six awards of excellence and 13 special merit wards.
The College of Education’s online news (www.coe.uga.edu/coenews) was the recipient of a grand award and was recognized from among 23 entries submitted by college and university public relations professionals from throughout the nine Southeastern states that make up District III: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
The “Archway to Excellence” 17-month campaign calendar and college and unit campaign brochures received awards of excellence, as did the Alumni Association’s e-Newsletter.
The university’s alumni quarterly, Georgia Magazine, received an award of excellence, along with the photo essay “A Diary of War” in the magazine by UGA alumna Mandi Wright, who was on assignment in Iraq for The Detroit Free Press.
A photograph taken by broadcast/video/photography department staff member Dot Paul during Parents and Families Weekend was also cited in the award of excellence category.
UGA entries also received several special merit awards. The online edition of Georgia Magazine (www.uga.edu/gm) and a Georgia Magazine article on UGA’s ”MacArthur Genius” Eve Troutt-Powell were honored with special merit awards.
The Alumni Association received a number of special merit awards for various publications and electronic materials. The association’s advertising campaign, academic calendar and electronic and print invitations received the special merit award.
Three photographs taken by members of the broadcast/video/photography department were recognized in the special merit category. A scene from the Alumni Association’s Six Flags Night by Paul was recognized, along with an image of the Arch by Nancy Evelyn. Another photo by Evelyn, of plant details from the university experimental gardens, also was honored in this category.
Special merit awards were made to the Office of the Vice President for Research for its 2004 annual report and for illustrations (of the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and of lab rats) used in OVPR publications.
A second recognition of the college and unit campaign brochures was made in the special merit award category as well.