University Relations employees win ACE Awards

BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 15, 2006 – Six employees in the Department of University Relations received awards at the Association for Communications Excellence (ACE) conference. The 2006 ACE International Conference was held in Quebec on June 2-6.

Award winners include:

Bronze Award for Website Design, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Website:

Linda Burcham, Tim FisherPoff, Lori Greiner, Sarah Kelly, Elaine Oliver, Tracy Price, and Nancy Templeman

Bronze Award for Technical Publication, Mid-Atlantic Guide to the Insect Pests and Beneficials of Corn, Soybean, and Small Grains:

Linda Burcham, Tim FisherPoff

Bronze Award for Video Promotional Productions, Operation Provide Classroom Comfort:

Randall R. Stith

Silver Award for Newsletters, Smart Choices for Young Families Newsletter:

Chris Cox, Nancy Templeman

Gold Award for Video Spot Production, Virginia Tech “Winning”:

Randall R. Stith, Gabrielle Minnich

Outstanding Professional Skill Award in Electronic Media, Video, Virginia Tech “Winning” (for best overall video):

Randall R. Stith, Gabrielle Minnich