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08-12-2005

Clarkson’s Camp Editor Receives Apex 2005 Award Of Excellence And Other Honors

[A photograph for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/barry.jpg]

Dr. Dana M. Barry, technical writer and editor at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), received an APEX 2005 Award for Publication Excellence from Communications Concepts Inc. in Springfield, Va.Dana Barry

This is the 10th consecutive time that Barry has won this award, which is based on editorial content and overall communications effectiveness and excellence. Her winning entry, the “CAMP Annual Report Newsletter 2003-2004,” faired extremely well in the exceptionally intense competition. There were over 5,000 entries in the competition and approximately 1,500 awards were distributed in 109 subcategories of 11 major areas.

Along with her APEX Award, Barry has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in American Education (7th Edition – December 2005) and Marquis Who’s Who of American Women (25th Edition, 2006-2007). She has also been nominated for the prestigious title “Woman of the Year - 2005” by the American Biographical Institute Inc. In addition, she has other professional honors including national awards for her Chemical Sensation and World First MarsLink Space Mission Programs.

Barry serves as president of the Scientific Board of Ansted University in Malaysia. She is an officer of the Northern New York section of the American Chemical Society, a certified professional chemist, a member of the American Institute of Chemists and the National Science Teachers Association, and serves on the editorial review board for “Science Education Review,” an international journal published in Australia. She served as a Visiting Professor in Malaysia (2001), Japan (2002), England (2003), and Malaysia (2004).

Dr. Barry recently co-authored a science book with Professor Hideyuki Kanematsu of Suzuka National College of Technology in Japan. The new book titled “Science Fair Fun in Japan” was published by Gendai Tosho and released in Japan on May 31, 2005. In addition, she has given many invited talks and has over 100 professional publications, including six books.  

PHOTO CAPTION:  Dr. Dana M. Barry, technical writer and editor at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), recently received her 10th consecutive APEX Award for Publication Excellence from Communications Concepts Inc.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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