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Web Awards

Omni Bronze Award

Omni Award

The College Drinking: Changing the Culture Web site was awarded the bronze Omni Award in the Fall 2010. The Omni Awards recognize outstanding media productions that engage, empower and enlighten. The judging process for the Omni Awards is rigorous. With a panel of three independent judges, each entry is rated based on a standardized set of criteria.

NEOVIZION Bronze Award

MarCom Award

The College Drinking Prevention Web site was awarded Honorable Mention for Best Web Site Overall by MarCom Awards in 2010. The international competition includes entries from 5,000 marketing and communication professionals worldwide. Honorable mentions are only presented to those who meet the expectations of the judges.

Aesculapius Award

The College Drinking Prevention Web site was awarded the Aesculapius Certificate of Merit by the Health Improvement Institute in 2010. The Aesculapius Award, named for the ancient Greek God of healing, recognizes outstanding organizations that have provided health information to the public through the use of World WideWeb (WWW) sites or television or radio public service announcements (PSAs).

NEOVIZION Bronze Award

eHealthcare Leadership Award

The College Drinking Prevention Web site was won the Silver Award for the Best Healthcare Content by the eHealthcare Leadership Awards in 2010. This leading awards program recognizes the very best Web sites of healthcare organizations.

Winner 2007 NAGC - Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award

Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award
of Excellence

College Drinking: Changing the Culture is the recipient of the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) 2007 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award of Excellence. This annual international awards program recognizes superior government communication products and their producers. It is the only national awards competition designed for goverment communicators. The NAGC is a not-for-profit professional organization for writers, editors, and public affairs specialists in local, state, and federal government.

World Wide Web Merit Health Award

World Wide Web Health Awards-Merit Award for Fall/Winter

College Drinking: Changing the Culture is the recipient of the World Wide Web Health Awards-Merit Award for Fall/Winter 2006. This award program gives a "seal of quality" for electronic health information by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials.

Aesculapius Awards 2005 Award of Excellence

Aesculapius Award of Excellence-World Wide Web Site

College Drinking: Changing the Culture has won the 2005 Aesculapius Award of Excellence-World Wide Web Site. The annual award is named for the ancient Greek God of healing, Aesculapius, and is considered to be quite prestigious in the field of health Web sites. The award, given by the Health Improvement Institute, is intended to encourage and recognize excellence in communicating health information to the public.

MARCom Creative Awards Winnter

MarCom Creative Award

The MarCom Creative Awards is an international competition for marketing and communication professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of marketing and communication programs and print, visual and audio materials. The Mission of the MarCom Creative Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity and hard work of marketing and communications professionals.

Spider Food Top Rank

Spider Award

Sponsored by spiderfood.net, the Spider Award is meant to recognize those web sites and individuals that achieve Top Ten ranking with the major search engines through ethical and professional search engine optimization strategies.

World Wide Web Silver Health Award Fall/Winter 2004

World Wide Web Health Award

The World Wide Web Health Awards, which recognizes the best health-related Web sites for consumers and professionals twice a year, has given CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov its Silver Award for Fall/Winter 2004. This award program gives a "seal of quality" for electronic health information by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials. The site was awarded in the "Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information" class for offering information to its audience of professionals as a government agency.

Weekly Link Award

Weekly Link Award

College Drinking: Changing the Culture received the Weekly Link Award November 21 - 27, 2004. The Weekly Link Award has been given every Sunday, since January 2002, to outstanding Web sites of the Linksgiving.com's collection that distinguish themselves for originality of concept, easiness of navigation, pleasant design, clarity and completeness of information, browser-independent accessibility, and that give visitors the sensation to really have found what they are looking for, make them feel at home and want to come back again, give a considerable contribution to the Internet community.

World Wide Web Bronze Health Award Spring 2003 World Wide Web Bronze Health Award Spring 2004

World Wide Web Health Awards

The World Wide Web Health Awards, which recognizes the best health-related Web sites for consumers and professionals twice a year, has given CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov its Bronze Award for Spring 2003 and 2004. This award program gives a "seal of quality" for electronic health information by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials. The site was awarded in the "Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information" class for offering information to its audience of professionals as a government agency.

College Parent Magazine Seal of Approval

College Parent Magazine Seal of Approval

College Drinking: Changing the Culture has been awarded the College Parent Magazine Seal of Approval and is being featured in their magazine as a special resource on campus life issues. College Parent Magazine is dedicated to enhancing the higher education experience of parents with students currently attending or preparing for college by providing a source of complete, authoritative and easy to use college-related information. Sites chosen to bear their Seal of Approval only after meeting the College Parent Magazine's tough editorial, design, functionality, and relevancy criteria.

The Golden Web Awards 2003-2004

Golden Web Award

College Drinking: Changing the Culture has won the "2003-2004 Golden Web Award" from the Internet Association of Webmasters and Designers in recognition of creativity, integrity and excellence on the Web.

Aesculapius Awards WWW Site 2002 Award of Excellence

Aesculapius Award of Excellence-World Wide Web Site

College Drinking: Changing the Culture has won the 2002 Aesculapius Award of Excellence-World Wide Web Site. The annual award is named for the ancient Greek God of healing, Aesculapius, and is considered to be quite prestigious in the field of health Web sites. This year marks the eleventh year of the annual awards competition. This award was established by the Health Improvement Institute, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization based in Bethesda, Maryland, to promote excellence in informing consumer lifestyle choices and health care decisions.

Family Site of the Day

World Village as the Family Site of the Day

On November 21, 2002, College Drinking: Changing the Culture was highlighted by World Village as the Family Site of the Day. The Family Site of the Day was created to highlight other web sites that produce quality content appropriate for family viewing and participation.

Lone Star Site Design - Bronze Awards

Bronze Lone Star Design Award

CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov has just received the Bronze Lone Star Design Award because it is an aesthetically pleasing, easy to navigate, well-designed, user-friendly Web site with informative and interactive content that shows excellent spelling and grammar.

Child & Family Web Guide, 4 Star Award

Child & Family WebGuide in their Health/Mental Health

Reviewed in May 2002, College Drinking: Changing the Culture has received a 4-star review from the Tufts University Child & Family WebGuide in their Health/Mental Health category, under drugs and alcohol. The Child & Family WebGuide describes and evaluates web sites that contain research-based information about child development. Sites awarded are selected from thousands of sites about children, based primarily on the quality of the information provided. The goal of the WebGuide is to give the public easy access to the best child development information on the Web.

World Wide Web Bronze Health Award Spring 2002 Merit Winner

World Wide Web Health Award

The World Wide Web Health Awards, which recognizes the best health-related Web sites for consumers and professionals twice a year, has given CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov its Spring 2002 Merit Award. This award program gives a "seal of quality" for electronic health information by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials. The site was awarded in the "Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information" class for offering information to its audience of professionals as a government agency.

Silver Inkwell Award

Silver Inkwell Award

The Washington, DC chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has awarded the College Drinking: Changing the Culture site a 2002 Silver Inkwell award in the Electronic, Online, and Interactive Communication, Internet (World Wide Web) Site - nonprofit category. The site was chosen because it meets the highest of standards and is considered an outstanding example of communications excellence, as judged by peers from IABC chapters around the nation.

USA Today Education Award

USA TODAY Education

College Drinking: Changing the Culture Web site has been selected as a "Best Bet" on the USA TODAY Education Web site from July 2-8, 2002. Each week the USA TODAY Education online staff selects three "Best Bet" sites they feel would be of educational value to their audience of subscribers and guests. These sites are listed on the USA TODAY Education home page with a brief description and a link to the site. The site is honored as fewer than 150 sites are selected each year as USA TODAY Education "Best Bet" Web sites.

Web Development Award 2002

Advanced Programming Concepts Web Development Excellence Award

College Drinking: Changing the Culture has won the Advanced Programming Concepts Web Development Excellence Award! This award recognizes the advanced programming concepts used to create the site such as development in ASP.net, use of Access XP database and JavaScript for user controls, rotation of facts and policies using 'post-it notes', and the use of Flash to create a cool 'Interactive Body' and eCards in the Student section. This award certifies the site as a legitimate leader in web development excellence using advanced programming concepts in design, coding, or graphics.

Outstanding Website Award 2002

Disability Network Outstanding Website Award

The College Drinking Prevention Web site has been nominated for the Disability Network Outstanding Website Award for 2002. Their Staff has reviewed the Web site and finds it very informative and well done, with a clear reflection of dedication and hard work.

Award World Special Winner 2002

Award World "Special Winner

College Drinking Prevention is an Award World "Special Winner" and has just been added to their directory as a top resource for health and drug information.

HealthLinks Select Site

Healthlinks.Net Directory

The College Drinking Prevention site has been accepted into the Healthlinks.Net directory, the largest "Free" comprehensive online directory available specifically for the use of healthcare consumers and professionals on the Internet. Sites are selected based on meeting the following criterion: content of interest to healthcare professionals; tone and presentation maintained at a professional level; site structure, navigation and graphic design executed at a professional level; and a high level of integrity and credibility.

Blue Web Award

Blue Web'n

The site was picked as hot site of the week on April 13, 2002. The award recognized the site for its "Sections for parents, high school counselors, and students give the latest statistics and information about drinking and youth. For students, the materials are often interactive and show how alcohol affects different parts of the body, alcohol myths, and how much alcohol is costing you, in calories and in dollars. You can also enter information into online software that lets you look at how drinking behavior affects your BAC (Blood Alcohol Content)." Blue Web'n is a searchable library of about 1200 outstanding Internet learning sites categorized by subject area, audience, and type (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools).

SafeSurf Rated CyberSitter Approved

SafeSurf Rating Standard

The College Drinking Prevention site is "100% Safe" in compliance with the SafeSurf Rating Standard. The SafeSurf Rating Standard is a voluntary rating system designed to protect children, as well as the first amendment rights of their parents. It was developed with input from thousands of parents and Net citizens, worldwide.

Educational Award of Excellence

Resource Award

Canada's Nu-Horizons Design Studio has awarded the site "Resource Award" based on its ease of navigation, obvious hard work, and entertaining content.

The Critical Mass Award

Education Award

Canada's Nu-Horizons Design Studio has awarded the site the "Education Award" based on its ease of navigation, obvious hard work, and entertaining content.

Excellent Site Award

Critical Mass Award

The site has qualified for the "Critical Mass Award" based on its excellent design, beautiful original graphics and artwork, great photos, and for providing visitors with content that is informative, entertaining, presented well and easy to access. The site is considered, "a worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web."

Golden Web Award

Excellent Site Award

The College Drinking Prevention site has just won the "Excellent Site Award" from Internet Tips. This award is given to great sites that load fast, use good navigation, offer good content with no broken links, and have good use of graphics and scripting.

Excellent Medical Site Winner 2001-2002

Golden Web Award

The College Drinking Prevention site has just won the "Golden Web Award" from the Internet Association of Webmasters and Designers in recognition of creativity, integrity and excellence on the Web.

Best of the Web - 2002 Bronze

Emergency Medical Services Index

Personally approved by paramedics, the site has been praised as an "outstanding" resource, with good content and layout, by the Emergency Medical Services Index for 2002.

NEOVIZION Bronze Award

Neovizion Bronze Award

Neovizion awarded the College Drinking Prevention site the Bronze Award for its creative design, layout, clear graphics, page download, user friendly interface, browser compatibility, overall professional appearance and originality.

Task Force Awards

Red Light Green Light 2002 Award

Green Light Award from the Automobile Club of New York

The NIAAA Task Force on College Drinking received a "Green Light" award from the Automobile Club of New York, an affiliate of the Automobile Association of America. In citing the statistics outlined in the Task Force report, the club applauded NIAAA for "calling attention to this perennial tragedy."

National Institute of Health

NIH Director's Award

The NIH Director's Award recognizes superior performance or special efforts significantly beyond the regular duty requirements, and directly related to fulfilling the mission of the National Institutes of Health. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's College Team received this award for developing and implementing NIAAA's College Drinking Prevention Initiative, thus advancing underage drinking prevention. Team members include: Stephen Long, Fred Donodeo, Geoffrey Laredo, Gayle Boyd, Ph.D., Vivian Faden, Ph.D., Joan Romaine, Amy Matush, Kelly Green Kahn, Ann Bradley, Nancy Colladay, Tim Crilley, Kathryn Grady, Diane Miller, Roberta Wilhelm and John Bowersox.

Last reviewed: 8/28/08


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