Kutz Wins Inaugural Golden Mouse Web Maintainer Award

Posted on 9/15/2010 3:00:54 PM
Rick Kutz, left, was awarded the Golden Mouse Award as Web Maintainer of the Month by Web Team members, from left, Mike Powers, Elaine Smith, and Bruce Dries.

Rick Kutz, of the Center for Student Life, won the Golden Mouse Award and recognition as Web Maintainer of the Month for September 2010. This was the Web Team’s first awarding of the Golden Mouse.

Kutz was recognized for excellence in maintenance of the Six O’Clock Series website. His work has included organization on the website of current and past seasons of the Six O’Clock Series, providing detailed webpages for each program in the series, and weekly promotion of the programs through the News and Events sections of the website.

The award was presented during the Web Team’s monthly summit September 15, 2010, in Stabley Library. Kutz will pass on the Golden Mouse to October’s honored web maintainer during the web summit next month.

In addition to the awarding of the Golden Mouse, other topics covered included IUP’s involvement in social media, a maintenance tip about updating PDFs on the website, use of an editorial calendar to optimize promotion and coordination of events on the web, and placement of Homecoming events on the appropriate website calendars.

The next web summit, focusing on understanding web analytics, will be October 20, 2010, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Delaney Hall, Room G5.