New Directions for Student Services

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Edited By: Elizabeth J. Whitt and John H. Schuh

Online ISSN: 1536-0695

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New Directions for Student Services Honored by Industry Peers

New Directions for Student Services has received recognition from peers in the publishing industry with an APEX 2013 Award of Excellence in the category of Print Magazines and Journals.

APEX Award of ExcellenceThe winning issue, Enhancing Sustainability Campuswide, featured issue editors Bruce A. Jacobs and Jillian Kinzie. Together with contributing chapter authors, they provided a primer on how to best organize specific programs and services as well as overall campus operations to address the challenge of sustainability. Series editors Elizabeth J. Whitt and John H. Schuh are also honored in the award.

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer's Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing.

In the Twenty-fifth Annual APEX Awards, awards were given in 138 individual categories, within 12 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; magapapers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

According to the APEX 2013 judges, “The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.”