March 7, 2016
Accolades & More

Comcast Senior Leader Named Woman of Power

Monte E. Frank

Comcast's Beverly Elliott (shown above, left) was recently honored by the Urban League of Southern Connecticut as a "Woman of Power." Elliott was among 11 women saluted from a wide variety of fields, including business, medicine, law and education.

Elliott was also recently promoted to senior director of project management for Comcast's Western New England Region and has joined the region's senior leadership team.

The University of Michigan graduate has more than 20 years of industry experience and oversees Comcast's regional Project Management Office, which is responsible for creating and managing the execution of plans and cross-functional teams that ensure new initiatives and product launches are rolled out efficiently and smoothly.

CBA President-Elect to Lead New England Bar Association

Attorney Monte E. Frank has been elected president of the New England Bar Association. Frank is president-elect of the New Britain-based Connecticut Bar Association.

In his role as president, Frank will lead the New England Bar states' legal community as it grapples with challenging issues.

Frank is a principal in the litigation and municipal groups of Cohen and Wolf, which has offices in Bridgeport, Orange, Danbury and Westport.

CT Landscape Architects Announce 2016 Professional Award Winners

The Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced the winners of its annual Connecticut Professional Awards competition. The winning companies included:

• Towers|Golde LLC (New Haven), Award of Excellence for The Phoenix Plaza (Phoenix Life Insurance Co./Hartford)

• Devore Associates LLC (Fairfield), Merit Award for Marriott Plaza (Culinary Institute of America/Hyde Park, N.Y.)

• Artemis Landscape Architects Inc. (Bridgeport), Honor Award for Environmentally Sustainable Post-Sandy Beachfront (Private Residence/Fairfield)

• Artemis Landscape Architects Inc. (Bridgeport), Merit Award for Seaside Terraces in Balance with Nature (Private Residence/Darien)

• The S/L/A/M Collaborative (Glastonbury), Merit Award for Providence College Landscape & Land Use Master Plan (Providence, R.I.)

• Milone & MacBroom Inc. (Cheshire), Merit Award for Ethel Walker Woods Stewardship Plan (Simsbury)

University of St. Joseph Receives Global Marketing Award

The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford will receive an international marketing award from the Place Marketing Forum in Aix-en-Provence, France in March. The school will be recognized as a "remarkable model of digital and inbound marketing," specifically for its 2014-2015 "I Will" Recruitment Campaign, which resulted in a 42 percent increase in undergraduate first-year enrollment.

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