By Stephen Greenwell
A pair of items from the Communications Team at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized with gold from the Houston chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at their yearly Excalibur Awards.
In the Magazine category, the Fall 2021 edition of Parameters, “Celebrating 80 Years Of The Cullen College,” won the gold award. The Spring and Fall 2021 magazines from the University of Houston took the silver award. A bronze award was not given out.
For the Social Media category, the campaign for “Celebrating 80 Years of the Cullen College” received the gold award as well. A silver award was not given out. The bronze award was given to Felicia Renee Griffin of Executive Social Media.
Rachel Knudsen was the Executive Director of Communications. Inez Hutchinson — now Director of Communications — served as Communications Manager. She also is the primary creator of the College's social media campaigns.
For “Celebrating 80 Years Of The Cullen College,” Stephen Greenwell was senior writer and editor, with Dana Johnson as senior graphic designer and Jeffrey Lautenberger as photographer and videographer. Contributing writers included Jeannie Kever, John Lienhard, Laurie Fickman, Chris Stipes, Sara Tubbs, Nicole Johnson and Sara Strong.