FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 21, 2012
Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus wins gold at national marketing conference
Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus marketing department was awarded a Gold Paragon for its 2011 marketing efforts at the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations Professionals (NCMPR) annual conference on March 13, 2012, in San Francisco, CA.
Out of 1800 entries nationwide and 80 judges at the conference, Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus was awarded the Gold Paragon for the Foundation Annual Report. The same piece won a Bronze Medallion award at the annual regional NCMPR conference held last fall in Detroit, MI.
Over the last four years, Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus has earned 30 national and regional NCMPR awards– 14 national and 16 regional – for marketing campaigns and communication designs. Last fall, the campus brought home three regional Gold Medallion awards, which include Gold for Media Success Story (Ivy Tech Waldron Dedication), Gold for Government/Community Relations Communications (Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship), and Gold for Academic Catalog (The Center for Lifelong Learning).
This year’s national award-winning piece can be seen online at http://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/report/Annual_Report_2010.pdf.
NCMPR (www.ncmpr.org) 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.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. 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.
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.