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Susan Rayer

Susan Rayer named Everyday Hero

Career development director Susan Rayer received the Everyday Hero Award from the NewCities Institute in recognition of continually striving to improve the quality of life for everyone in her community. The award was presented in January at an Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities meeting of career center directors. It acknowledges civic leadership, proactive community involvement, and community economic and social vitality. NewCities Institute is a national nonprofit educational foundation.

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Publications receive CASE awards

Transylvania publications received two Grand Awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education-District III conference in Atlanta in February. Taking the top award were the admissions viewbook and Transylvania Treasures, a periodical highlighting the University’s historic holdings and outstanding Transylvanians.

District III includes more than 500 colleges, universities, and independent elementary and secondary schools in eight states of the southeastern United States. The award recognizes superior accomplishments that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, and deliver exceptional results.

At the CASE-Kentucky conference in December, the viewbook won a Grand Award, Transylvania magazine received an Award of Excellence, and Transylvania Treasures received an Award of Special Merit. The publications are the work of Martha Baker, Bill Bowden, Barbara Grinnell, and Lori-Lyn Hurley ‘92.

Transylvania Treasures is designed by Carin Lovell of By Design, Lexington.

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