Posted November 17, 2010 Atlanta, GA
Rebecca Keane 404-894-1720
Ivan Allen College dean's office staff were awarded three of the sixteen Georgia Tech 2010 Gold Tower Awards for Excellence in Communications & Marketing announced on November 11. Selected from 80 entries by 26 campus units, the awards to staff were for the following key projects:
"Annual Events" category - The 10th Annual Ivan Allen College Founder's Day event - Core Contributors: Rebecca Keane, Juan McGruder, and Carol Silvers; "Print Communications - Invitations & Programs" category - the 10th Annual Ivan Allen College Founder's Day - Core Contributors: Rebecca Keane, Juan McGruder, Carol Silvers, and Elizabeth Campell (GT COMM); and in the "Digital Communications - Electronic Newsletters" category - this publication, the Ivan Allen College Monthly e-Newsletter - Core Contributor Rebecca Keane.
The awards were presented by Amelia Gambino, Interim Associate Vice President of Communications & Marketing, and President G. P. "Bud" Peterson. In introductory remarks, President Peterson said, "We are fortunate to have a team of talented and creative professionals who know the Institute, know its strengths, and can develop effective communications that will enhance Georgia Tech’s reputation. That reputation helps us motivate donors, and recruit faculty and outstanding students. It helps us get the visibility we need for our work not only in specific programs, but for the Institute-- in the state, our region, nationally, and even internationally."
Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. The College is comprised of six schools - Economics; History, Technology, and Society; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Literature, Communication, and Culture; Modern Languages; Public Policy; and Georgia Tech's Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC units - and offers ten Bachelor's of Science, six master's, and six doctoral degrees. Students are prepared for professional leadership in government, business, public policy, international affairs, law, technology, and new media. Founded in 1990, the College is named in honor of former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. (1911-2003).