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Public Affairs ACME Awards 2009

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  • Team Player Award: Andy Blacker, Dee Dee Caneva, Judy Lateer

    Jack Dempsey, Curt Taylor, Robin Kaler, Dee Dee Caneva, Judy Lateer, Andy Blacker
    Jack Dempsey, Curt Taylor, Robin Kaler, Dee Dee Caneva, Judy Lateer, Andy Blacker

    The Team Player Award goes to the communications professional who demonstrates outstanding efforts to respond to cries for help, requests for random information and desperate calls for suggestions from Public Affairs and Campus Administration. Nearly without exception, these requests come without warning, on tight deadlines and usually, with no direct reward. This year, we actually honor a team of team players! Our friends at Facilities and Services have done everything from creating a campus-level communications strategy for energy conservation to preparing briefings and presentations to calm potentially angry legislators. We call them anytime of the day with sometimes bizarre and even ridiculous requests, and they ALWAYS respond with good information, creative ideas and a positive attitude. Congratulations Dee Dee Caneva, Andy Blacker and Judy Lateer - true team players.