The website for Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) earned the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research’s (IALR) Public Relations and Communications team a Gold Summit Award from the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The award was one of four IALR received for various communications efforts.
The GO TEC website was developed and launched with oversight by IALR, who serves as the fiscal agent for the GO Virginia Region 3-supported program. The site serves as a hub for communications efforts with links from promotional merchandise, literature and social media for the GO TEC program.
The Public Relations Society of America Blue Ridge Chapter is a professional association serving Central and Southwest Virginia public relations practitioners. Founded in 1992, the chapter strives to bring together professionals to enhance the practice, provide an exchange of experiences and ideals, and promote professional development.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research serves Virginia as a regional catalyst for economic transformation with applied research, advanced learning, advanced manufacturing, conference center services and economic development efforts. IALR’s major footprint focuses within Southern Virginia, including the counties of Patrick, Henry, Franklin, Pittsylvania, Halifax and Mecklenburg along with the cities of Martinsville and Danville. For more information, visit ialr.org.