UNH Alumni Magazine Wins National and Regional Awards
Media Contact:  Contact: Meg Torbert
(603) 862-0707
UNH Alumni Association
July 2, 2009


Caption: UNH photographer Lisa Nugent received a national gold medal from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for "Hog Island, Maine," which appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of the University of New Hampshire Magazine.

DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire Magazine was recently recognized with three national Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. The magazine also received two regional gold medals from the council.

At the national level, UNH photographer Lisa Nugent won a gold medal for her photo "Hog Island, Maine," and Perry Smith, also of UNH Photographic Services, won a silver medal for his photo "Surfing the Net." Freelance writer J. Dennis Robinson was awarded a bronze medal in the Best Article category for "First Lady of Flying Saucers."

From the council's District I, covering the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, the magazine received gold medals for best magazine and best writing.

Published three times a year, the UNH magazine is distributed to more than 115,000 readers, including alumni, parents of current students, faculty, staff and other friends of the university. The editor of the magazine is Meg Betts Torbert, the designer is Valerie Lester, and Suki Casanave and Virginia Stuart are co-associate editors. The magazine is also available online at http://unhmagazine.unh.edu/

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, space-grant and community-engaged university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 11,800 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students.

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Photographs available to download:

Photo #1: http://www.unh.edu/news/cj_nr/2009/july/case_gold.jpg
Caption: UNH photographer Lisa Nugent received a national gold medal from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for "Hog Island, Maine," which appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of the University of New Hampshire Magazine.

Photo #2: http://www.unh.edu/news/cj_nr/2009/july/pas.jpg
Caption: UNH photographer Perry Smith received a national silver medal from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for "Surfing the Net," which appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of the University of New Hampshire Magazine.

 

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