Communications professionals win awards for their PR efforts
UGA staffers took home 14 honors at the 2012 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III awards competition last month in Atlanta.
Dot Paul, a photographer in public affairs’ broadcast, video and photographic services, received the Grand Award in the photography category for “Parkour Kid.” She also earned a Special Merit Award in the photo essay and series category for “India Spring Break.”
Andrew Davis Tucker, a photographer in broadcast, video and photographic services, earned an Award of Excellence for his photograph “Eye Exam.”
Nancy Evelyn, a digital imaging coordinator in the Graduate School, won an Award of Excellence in the photography category for “Paper Plane.” She also captured two Special Merit Awards in the photography and photo essay category for “Samli and Mask” and “Daniel Streiker.”
Cynthia Adams, Julie Sanders and Evelyn earned a Special Merit Award for the UGA Graduate School Magazine.
The university received another Award of Excellence in the media relations projects category for “50 Years of Courage: Celebrating Desegregation at UGA.” That award went to staff in the Office of Public Affairs, the Office of the Provost, the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the School of Social Work, the School of Law, the Georgia Museum of Art, the College of Pharmacy and the UGA Libraries.
An Award of Excellence went to the Office of Public Affairs, the Office of the Provost and the Office of Institutional Diversity for their work on “50th Anniversary of Desegregation at UGA Keepsake Program.”
“The Alumni Association Baldwin Statue Appeal” took home a Special Merit Award in the fundraising publications category for Mary Andrews, Office of Public Affairs; Brandon Jackson, Office of Development; and Stan Jackson, the Alumni Association.
Jay Bauer, a senior graphic designer in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, won a Special Merit Award in the visual design and illustrations category for “A Heavy Burden: Georgia’s Obesity Epidemic.”
Sandi Martin, Elizabeth Hagin and Jim Sweeney in the Warnell School captured a Special Merit Award for the “Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Annual Report.”
Martin, Hagin and Ami Flowers also won a Special Merit Award in the improvement in design category for their “Natural Resources Brochure.”
In addition, Martin and Hagin received a Special Merit Award for The Log, Warnell’s alumni publication.