Stony Brook Wins 11 SUNYCUAD Awards for Excellence

Stony Brook University was honored with 11 awards at the 2024 State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) Awards for Excellence, presented at the annual SUNYCUAD Educational Conference in June.

The SUNYCUAD Awards for Excellence program rewards the best efforts of talented and creative professionals throughout the SUNY system. Juries with professional experience in the specific categories determine the winners, and judging is hosted and coordinated by colleagues from SUNY institutions.

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Education Achievement Award winner Judith Greiman.

SUNYCUAD represents all professionals employed in a cross-section of institutional advancement areas at every SUNY campus, and includes advancement professionals responsible for a wide range of specialties, from publications and web page maintenance to alumni relations, government relations, communications, marketing and development.

Chief Deputy to the President Judith Greiman won the Education Achievement Award for distinguished service and leadership on behalf of the advancement profession and the State University of New York, presented by the SUNY Council for University Advancement and its board of directors.

Stony Brook University’s Office of Marketing and Communications took home seven awards, including four Judge’s Citations and three Best of Category for excellence in publication design, website, video and photography. Stony Brook Athletics and the Office of Advancement also earned Judge’s Citations, and the Division of Student Affairs won a Best of Category.

Several people from the Stony Brook University delivered presentations at the conference, including a keynote by Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Stony Brook Foundation Justin Fincher.

Best of Category

Excellence in Design – Single-page Publication: Midsize Shop (4-6 Staff)
Stony Brook University Simons STEM Scholarship Delivery Piece
Karen Leibowitz, Art Director; Allison Schwartz, Assistant Art Director; Margot Bennett, Designer

Excellence in Photography – Photo Series
Every Picture Tells a Story
John Griffin

Excellence in Photography – Individual Photo
Commencement Confetti
John Griffin

Excellence in Websites – Institutional Website (7+ Staff)
Campus Life Center’s Website Redesign & ROI Strategy
Gabriella Czerw, Division of Student Affairs

Judge’s Citation

Excellence in Design – Single-page Publication: Midsize Shop (4-6 Staff)
Stony Brook University Admissions Admit Piece
Allison Schwartz, Assistant Art Director; Karen Leibowitz, Art Director; Susan Tito, Senior Editor

Excellence in Design – Magazine or Periodical: Midsize Shop (4-6 Staff)
Stony Brook University Magazine, Issue 10, Spring 2023
Allison Schwartz, Assistant Art Director/Senior Designer; Karen Leibowitz, Art Director; Shelley Catalano, Executive Editor

Excellence in Website (7+ Staff)
Thank a Seawolf
Allie Seal, Tasheka Sutton-Young, Richard Von Rauchhaupt, Kenya Lewis, Raymond Chan, Loren Moss-Meyer, Beth Squire

Excellence in Video (1-5 Minutes)
Stony Brook Students Exhibit PRIDE through Origami
Dennis Murray

Excellence in Strategy – Special Events (4-6 Staff)
Discovery Prize
Office of Advancement: Nicole Tennant, Jennifer Filasky, Anjanette Schildhorn, Kelly Wanser

Excellence in Strategy – Flash Giving Campaigns
Stony Brook Athletics Annual Giving Day Campaign
Andrea Lebedinski, Stony Brook Athletics

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