Image from Annual Report

“When you think of jail, who do you think of?” was the question posed in one award-winning video by four university students. The 30-second clip flashes the words “kidnapper,” “embezzler” and “murderer” as the criminals are found behind bars, and then shows a mother jailed for serving alcohol to minors.

David Duncan, Mike Lukaniec, Dan Choi and Robin Moravsky earned second place in the student-produced video commercial for an alcohol awareness Public Service Announcement competition sponsored by Wine and Spirit Wholesalers of Connecticut in May.

“The message was very effective and the soundtrack and visuals packed a powerful punch,” Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. J.C. Barone said. “I was very grateful to see their hard work and talent recognized outside of the classroom in a way that helped the community.”