Rochester Institute of Technology won eight awards at the 2014 PRism Awards ceremony — including top awards in four categories. University News Services collected three PRism statuettes and three Awards of Excellence. RIT’s Production Services group won the website category, taking home both a PRism and an Award of Excellence. The awards, hosted by the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, honor outstanding work in the field of public relations, among both corporate and not-for-profit sectors.
“RIT is an emerging global university, and we have a talented team of storytellers who consistently find creative ways to advance our mission,” said Bob Finnerty, RIT chief communications officer. “We have a strong public relations community in Rochester, and it’s always an honor to be recognized by PRSA.”
At the awards ceremony, held June 19 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center, University News Services and RIT Production Services took top honors in these categories:
University News Services also received three second-place honors, known as Awards of Excellence. Those awards were for:
The winners were chosen from among more than 150 corporate and not-for-profit entries. Judging this competition were members of the Kansas City chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. More about the PRism Awards event winners and the local PRSA chapter can be found at the organization’s website: http://prsarochester.org/content.php?page=2014_Winners.