Ivy Tech Community College Northeast walked away with six Medallion Awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ District 3 conference last week. The council is the national professional organization for community and technical college marketing and public relations professionals.
This year, 39 colleges across the district—which includes Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada—submitted 370 entries across 51 categories. Ivy Tech Northeast won the following Medallions:
· Notes/Cards/Invitations (single or series), Gold Medallion
· Outdoor Media (single or series), Gold Medallion
· Magazine, Silver Medallion
· Wild Card, Silver Medallion
· Feature Writing, Silver Medallion
· E-cards, Bronze Medallion
Jaclyn Y. Garver, the College’s media relations and communications coordinator, also won the district’s Rising Star award, which “recognizes an up-and-coming communications professional at a two-year community or technical college who has demonstrated special creativity or ability in college communications and shows evidence of a promising future in their field of work. Emphasis is placed on accomplishments within the past year.”
“I am so pleased to be part of an amazing team at Ivy Tech Northeast,” says Andrew Welch, executive director of marketing and communications. “Our marketing staff cares deeply about making a difference in our students’ lives and in our community on a daily basis. It’s awesome to be able to work with such dedicated and creative individuals.”
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.