The Office of Public Affairs has won four awards for its print and online publications from the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District VII Award of Excellence competition.
The department will receive two silver awards for news articles published in PolyCentric. The redesign of Panorama Magazine, a bi-annual print publication for alumni and friends of the university, also garnered a silver award. The staff will receive a bronze award for its creative use of technology and new media, specifically the university’s Facebook page.
The Public Affairs team includes Esther Chou, Ron Fremont, Michelle Magcalas, Tim Lynch, Uyen Mai, Ani Markarian, Tambra Williams and Tom Zasadzinski
In addition, public affairs and I&IT’s eLearning MediaVision unit together netted a silver award in the “Video Fundraising Features” category for the “This is Cal Poly Pomona” campaign video.
The CASE District VII annually recognizes excellence and best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, public/government relations, advancement services, special events and outstanding communications. District VII includes Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.
The public affairs staff will be recognized at the Award of Excellence luncheon on March 5 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.