|Vol. 17, No. 35||July 9, 1998|
Ginger Pinholster, public relations, won a silver medal for Excellence in News Writing- Research, Medicine and Science News Writing from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Cornell University won the gold medal, and a silver medal also went to the University of Washington.
Pinholster's winning entry included news releases on the research of faculty: a firefly study, Doug Tallamy, entomology and applied ecology; hot worms, Craig Cary, marine studies; triboluminescence, Arnold Rheingold, chemistry and biochemistry; byssal threads, Herb Waite, marine studies; and viper-venom protein studies, Mary Ann McLane, medical technology.
In another communications competition, three UD employees received awards from the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) at a June ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. NFPW is an organization of professional women and men in all fields of communications.
Those receiving awards were
Tracey Bryant, marine communications, first place in the print media advertising single-sheet poster, special event, not-for-profit category;
Sue Moncure, public relations, honorable mention, print media, feature story, internal publication category; and
Ed Okonowicz, public relations, first place in the PR printed materials, magapaper/ tabloid, non-profit category, for UpDate.
The three received first-place awards in the earlier statewide communications contest, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association, an affiliate of NFPW.