The semi-annual magazine published by the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics (B&E) has won an award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
PRSA's West Virginia Chapter presented an Honorable Mention Crystal Award for B&E Magazine to the College for excellence in its print publication. The award was presented at the annual PRSA Crystal Awards Dinner at Edgewood Country Club in Charleston on June 19, and was accepted by Patrick Gregg, Director, B&E of Communications & Marketing and executive editor of the magazine.
"We are very pleased to have been recognized through this PRSA Award," said Jose "Zito" Sartarelli, B&E Milan Puskar Dean. "Our B&E Magazine is a fantastic publication that is a great communications vehicle with our core constituencies that include alumni, donors, students, faculty, staff and friends of the College. Patrick and (Graphic Designer) Erica (Lindsay) and our entire Office of Communications & Marketing have been the driving forces behind the magazine"s success."
The magazine won the award in the category of Magazine or Newsletter, External, 9 pages or more. This is the first-ever Crystal Award for the College and the first year the College has been a member of PRSA West Virginia. The magazine has published only five editions, and the Spring 2013 issue was entered and recognized.