For Immediate Release: April 5, 2011
For More Information: David Wedekindt, Center for the Arts
716-645-6775 or [email protected]
Center for the Arts Video Production group
receives 2011 New York Emmy® Award
Buffalo, NY - The Center for the Arts Video Production group at the University at Buffalo has won a 2011 New York Emmy® Award. The award was received in the Informational/Instructional: Feature/Segment category at the 54th Annual New York Emmy® Awards presentation on April 3, 2011 in New York City.
The project, entitled "Industrial Engineers Make A Difference," features industrial engineers in diverse workplaces such as Hershey's, Disney World, and the Kennedy Space Center and is used to educate students about careers in the field. The piece includes several University at Buffalo alumni, and features Patrick S. Sunderlin (B.S., Industrial Engineering, '85) who currently serves as Director & Deputy VP, Operations at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, Florida.
The project was sponsored by the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads, which is an affiliate of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Dr. Rakesh Nagi, Chairman of UB's Department of Industrial Engineering, is a member of the Council.
The Center for the Arts Video Production group is a professional television and video outlet dedicated to enhancing communication about the Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo and affiliated groups. It collaborates with a wide range of university clients to produce videos for marketing, development, education and entertainment. Since 2006, the group has been honored with fourteen national Telly Awards.
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving all media professionals by offering career enhancing events and networking opportunities. NY NATAS fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the most prestigious honor and most coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction in television. As distribution platforms have expanded to include broadband and portable devices NY NATAS now honors television the art form regardless of the delivery. www.nyemmys.org
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