UNCG Campus Weekly

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UNCG a winner in the 2013 Printing Industry Awards

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) has announced that UNCG is an award winner in the 2013 PICA Awards Competition. The announcement was made during the 2013 PICA Awards Banquet in Concord, North Carolina, with more than 200 industry professionals in attendance. The PICA Awards competition is one of the largest printing contests in the nation. This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 600 entries from 53 printing companies, along with more than 300 entries from 7 graphic arts high schools and 8 college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas.

UNCG won two Best of Category Awards and one Special Judges Award. Only one “Best of” may be given in each category. The judging criteria included: registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery, and overall visual impact.

The two Best of Category Awards were the “Mathematical Biology” brochure for the Mathematics and Statistics department and the “Summer Session” poster for the Division of Continual Learning. The Special Judges Award was for the “Spartan Village” booklet for Campus Enterprises.