Business People

Published: Monday, January 5, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 5, 2004 at 12:56 a.m.


  • Santa Fe Community College staff members won four awards of excellence in the annual public relations and marketing competition sponsored by the Institutional Advancement Commission of the Florida Association of Community Colleges. The FACC is a statewide organization that represents the employees of Florida's community 28 colleges.

    SFCC won in the brochure/series for a set of recruiting publications for Student Affairs; the poster category for the 2003-2004 SFCC wall calendar; the viewbook/handbook category for the college guide and calendar; and the "Best Bang for the Buck" category for the low bidding cost to produce the Student Affairs brochure series.

    Producing the items were Tabrisha Baker, Jess Delaney, Eva Hedges, Larry Keen, Steve Powell and Pam Thomas, all of News and Publications; and Angela Chin, Kim Kendall and Steve Yongue of Academic Technologies.

    SFCC also recently won three Medallion Awards at the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations District 2 convention for placing first in the poster category for the 2003-2004 SFCC wall calendar, second in electronic publications for the faculty search Web site and third in the wild card category for the Library's CD calendar.

    Contributing staff members were Tabrisha Baker, Cathi Carr, Jess Delaney, Eva Hedges, Larry Keen, Steve Powell and Pam Thomas.

  • The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) has awarded Everett McConn a grant under its 2002-2003 Classroom Grant Program.

    McConn teaches at Fort Clarke Middle School. The funds will be used to help buy a music library system for McConn's band students.


  • Ana Maria Craig, CSA with The Lowry Group Inc., Gainesville, recently completed a comprehensive course on priority senior issues conducted by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Successful participants complete a thorough examination to earn the Certified Senior Advisor, CAS designation.

    Business People is your weekly column about promotions, new employees, professional achievements and workplace awards. Please mail brief announcements with photo (only photos with identification on them will run), if desired, to Business People, The Gainesville Sun, P.O. Box 147147, Gainesville, FL 32614-7147. Announcements without photos may be faxed to 338-3128. You can also submit online (with clear identification on any photo) at Business People is compiled for WorkLife by Joe Gordon.

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