October 27, 2011

Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus marketing department won several regional medallion awards this week for its marketing efforts in 2010-2011. Ivy Tech Bloomington was represented once again at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Professionals (NCMPR) annual conference held this year on October 25, 2011, in Detroit, Mich.

Out of 379 entries from community colleges in regional NCMPR District 3, which includes Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Ivy Tech Bloomington won six awards:

  • Gold: Media Success Story, Ivy Tech Waldron Dedication
  • Gold: Government/Community Relations Communications, Cook Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Gold: Academic Catalog, “Discover” The Center for Lifelong Learning
  • Silver: Print Ad Series: Your Education Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune (alumni series)
  • Bronze: Foundation Annual Report, Ivy Tech Growth
  • Bronze: Written Article, 40 Years of Service (Celinda Kay Leach retires)

Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus marketing department has earned 29 national and regional NCMPR awards over the last four years – 16 regional and 13 national – for marketing campaigns, publications and communications. The next NCMPR national conference and awards ceremony will be held in San Francisco, CA in March 2012.

NCMPR ( is a professional organization for individuals involved in marketing, communications, public relations and enrollment management at community, junior and technical colleges. NCMPR provides professional development opportunities, advocates on behalf of the profession and the institutions it serves, and recognizes professional excellence.

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About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.