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Moravian receives national award for online alumni newsletter

The Moravian Star grabs Harris award for second year

The Moravian Star(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)— For the second year in a row, Moravian has won the Harris Internet Services achievement award for best online newsletter. Harris, the web host for the College’s on-line alumni community, introduced this award only last year.

Moravian College web manager, Christie Jacobsen ’00, designed and maintains the site, and Kristen Orgera, assistant director of alumni relations, coordinates all input from the alumni community. Bertie Knisely ’69, alumni relations director, also thanks Michael Wilson, director of public relations and marketing, for guidance and ideas for developing the newsletter.

The competition, 16 colleges and universities, included Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Rochester Institute of Technology, Ithaca College, the University of Maryland, and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

An archive of the Moravian Star online newsletters can be accessed at http://www.moravian.edu/alumni/moravianStar/archive.htm. The most recent issue can be accessed at: http://www.moravian.edu/alumni/moravianStar/2002/issue6.htm

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. For more information call (610) 861-1491 or visit the web site at www.moravian.edu.