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Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

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Communications staff wins CASE awards

Staff members in the Office of Communications have been honored in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District II Accolades Awards Program.

Steven Schultz, senior writer, won a silver or second-place award in the "Excellence in News Writing" category. The publications team earned a bronze or third-place award in the "Student Recruitment Publications--Individual" category.

Schultz received the award for five science stories he wrote and disseminated as news releases. The stories also appeared in the Princeton Weekly Bulletin. Topics ranged from research by psychologist Nicole Shelton on the effects of racial prejudice to a study by chemist Salvatore Torquato regarding the optimum microstructure of composite materials.

The publications team was honored for a 46-page booklet, "Thriving at Princeton: A Resource Guide for New Students of Color." The piece was produced for the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, and covers topics ranging from academic resources to social resources and opportunities for involvement. It also includes answers to frequently asked questions of particular interest to students of color that were compiled by current Princeton students.

Princeton staff members credited in the publication are: Denise Applewhite for photography; Micole Sharlin and Maggie Westergaard for design; and Steve LeMenager and Karin Dienst for editing. Laurel Masten Cantor is the director of publications. A version of the printed publication is available online .

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is an international association of education advancement officers. District II encompasses Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and West Virginia.

Contact: Ruth Stevens (609) 258-3601

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