PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University won 17 awards — four golds, three silvers and 10 bronze — in a recent regional professional competition in communication and publishing.
WSU was honored in the 1998 Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VIII Juried Awards Competition. The district includes the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. This is the 15th consecutive year for the program. Awards were presented Feb. 23 during the district’s annual conference in Seattle.
Four gold award winners included:
— Campaign WSU “Celebrating on The Far Side,” fund-raising booklets, brochures, folders or flyers category. Credits go to Mary Gresch, advancement communication director, WSU Foundation/WSU News and Information Services; and to Jo Savage and Sharon White, graphic designers, and George Bedirian, publications coordinator, all with University Publications and Printing/WSU Press.
— College of Business and Economics recruitment video, student recruitment video category. Credits to Beverly Stahl Makhani, the college communications director, and RXL Pulitzer, Spokane.
— WSU Press < http://publications.urel.wsu.edu:80/Press/Press.html> web site, world wide web sites publications/special purpose category. Credits go to John Vleck, electronic publishing manager, and Beth DeWeese, WSU Press marketing manager, both of University Publications and Printing/WSU Press.
— “Universe,” WSU’s magazine of research and scholarship, published by the WSU Graduate School, periodicals-magazines 5,000-20,000 circulation category. Credits go to Savage, Bedirian, and editor Tim Steury, News and Information Services.
Three silver award winners included:
— WSU Web Site , the university’s home page, world wide web site coordination category. Credit goes to Carol Hill, web manager, News and Information Services.
— CougNet global online community for WSU alumni and friends, world wide web sites alumni relations category. Credits to Mark Wilcomb, project manager, and Travis Baldree, technical/artistic director, both of News and Information Services.
— WSU Press for the book “Trail to the Klondike,” by the late Don McCune, individual publication design category. Credits go to Keith Petersen, WSU Press editor, DeWeese and David Hoyt, graphic designer, University Publications and Printing/WSU Press.
Ten bronze award winners included:
— “Ask Dr. Universe” newspaper column, public relations project category, edited by Steury. Credits go to Steury, Diane Noel, researcher Mary Aegerter, illustrator Michael Carroll, designer Sonja Oei; designer Aleta Sonnenberg of WSU College of Sciences Technical Services, and photographers Shelly Hanks and Robert Hubner of WSU Photography Services.
— “Universe,” WSU’s magazine of research and scholarship, published by the WSU Graduate School and edited by Steury, overall publication design category. Credits go to Steury, Savage and Bedirian.
— “The Smell of Freshly Plowed Soil: A Natural History of the Underground” feature by Steury which appeared in “Universe.”
— WSU women’s basketball poster by University Publications and Printing/WSU Press, individual publication design category. Credits go to Anna Sherwood, publications coordinator, and Jeff Eickhoff, electronic publishing specialist.
— WSU College of Engineering and Architecture “family” of publications, overall publication design category. Credits go to Nancy Hilliard, College of Engineering and Architecture news director, Bedirian and Hoyt.
— WSU Press for four separate awards in the individual design category for the books “My Heart on the Yukon River” and “Witch of Kodakery: The Photography of Myra Albert Wiggins, 1869-1956.” Credits for both books go to Lindeman, DeWeese and Hoyt. And, for the books “Snowbound,” credits go to Petersen, DeWeese and Hoyt; and “Valley Walking: Notes on the Land,” credits go to Petersen, DeWeese and White.
— “WSU-Washington State’s University,” 1997 university television campaign, public service announcements/commercial spots category. Credits go to Barbara Petura, assistant vice president for university relations; John Baechler, Hanna & Associates, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; and North By Northwest, Spokane.

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