Drexel’s new website, designed by Virginia-based firm NavigationArts, recently won a Webby Award for Best Education website at the 17th Annual Webby Awards.
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEOTony Bates, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor; Martin Cooper, and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp.
"Honorees like NavigationArts are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 11,000 entries we received this year."
In designing Drexel’s website, NavigationArts used “responsive design” to engage students, no matter their location or device.
“The cutting-edge design of Drexel’s new website captures the essence of Drexel’s innovative, fast-paced urban culture and offers virtual visitors the opportunity to get a feel for the Drexel experience,” said Lori Doyle, senior vice president for University Communications. “Our collaboration with NavigationArts was successful in creating a site that reflects our strategic vision.”