MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s Office of Creative Services earned two silver ADDY awards in the Space Coast Advertising Federation’s
2009 awards competition. The event was held March 21 at the Heritage Isle Club in Viera.
The department received a silver award in the category of advertising for the arts & sciences for the university’s 2009 Uncommon Threads invitation.
The other silver ADDY, in the newspaper specialty advertising insert category, was for the university’s 50th anniversary Florida Today insert.
Credits for the invitation go to Judi Tintera, art director; Joshua Culver, designer; and Christena Callahan, editor. Credits for the newspaper insert go
to Tintera, art director; Callahan, editor; and Florida Today, printer. Jennifer Neuhard, director of marketing, provided additional support for the
“These awards validate the hard work and artistry of the creative services team,” said Ken Stackpoole, senior vice president for advancement. “We’re
pleased to be recognized for these exceptional efforts.”
Competing in competitions such as the ADDY awards is another way to increase awareness of Florida Tech.
“Our team takes very seriously its charge to creatively communicate the story of the university,” said Wes Sumner, associate vice president for University
Relations. “We are always looking for new ways to share this story.”
The ADDY competition is judged by a three-member panel of design professionals from outside the Space Coast. Judges are selected based on their experience
in the marketing and advertising field with a specific focus on their creative skills.