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OIT's Lunch 'n Learn outreach program receives gold award from CASE

The integrated outreach effort centered on the OIT Lunch 'n Learn Information Technology seminars has just received a gold award for Best Practices in Communications in the 2009 CASE II Accolades Awards.

CASE, the Council for Support and Advancement of Education, makes annualawards to educational institutions in 40 different categories, includingalumni relations, communications, design, development, grant writing, magazines,marketing, news writing, photography, portals, publications, and Web.

OIT's Lunch 'n Learn program received the award for its Fully IntegratedOutreach, which has enhanced the established seminar series with blog posts,podcasts, RSS feeds, and a Facebook presence. These outreach efforts haveresulted in millions of "visits," creating a world-wide collaborativeenvironment.

For more information, see the story in the IT's Academic teaching and research blog.