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GVSU department wins public relations, communicator awards

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Posted on May 18, 2017

Staff members in the University Communications department at Grand Valley received 18 awards from the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and four awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. 

The WMPRSA PRoof awards were distributed during a ceremony May 4 at Studio D2D in Grand Rapids and included:

Gold: Media Relations – Antibiotic Resistance Research

Gold: Video – Commencement Dec. 2016

Gold: Video – Gratitude Project

Gold: Video – Health North Groundbreaking

Gold: Video – 2016 Holiday Greeting

Silver: Video – Louie Cleans Campus

Silver: Crisis Communications – Sexual Assault/Campus Lighting

Gold: Creative Tactic – “Snap GV” Social Media Project

Gold: Brochure – Economic Impact Brochure

Gold: Magazine – Grand Valley Magazine

Gold: Special Purpose Magazine – Talking Points Card

Gold: Op-Ed – Latino Student Success

Gold: Website – GVNow redesign

Gold: Feature Story – “A Team of Their Own”

Gold: Feature Story – “GVSU Inside-Out Program”

Gold: Feature Story – “Hot Ideas and Inventions”

Gold: Feature Story – “Louie the Laker History”

Gold: Feature Story – “Puppeteering Professor”

The AIVA Communicator Awards included:

Award of Distinction – Grand Valley Health Expansion Groundbreaking video

Award of Distinction – Over Grand Valley video

Award of Distinction – Holiday video

Award of Distinction – Gratitude video