Awards

The Prairie State College Public Relations and Marketing Department has been recognized for excellence in marketing and advertising by various national and regional organizations.

2016

2016 Higher Education Marketing Report. The Educational Advertising Awards

  • Gold – Social Media – Be a Pioneer
  • Gold – New Media – Michelle Perry
  • Gold - Class Schedule – Spring 2015 Course Schedule
  • Gold Special Event - Vintage Vegas
  • Silver - New Student Viewbook
  • Bronze -Total Advertising- Picture Yourself at PSC

2015

NCMPR (National Council of Marketing and Public Relations) Medallion Awards 2015

  • Postcard, Silver:  Rapid Registration
  • TV AD, Silver: Picture Yourself at PSC
  • Special Event Promotion, Gold: PSC Foundation Vintage Vegas
  • Successful Recruitment Marketing Campaign, Silver: Picture Yourself at PSC

2015 Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Gold – Summer 2014 Class Schedule
  • Gold- Integrated Marketing Campaign – Fit PSC Into Your Life
  • Silver – Newspaper series – the Mash Ads for high school newspapers
  • Silver – Other/Specialty Publications – Business Card holders
  • Silver – Total PR campaign – Jazz Fest 2014
  • Silver- TV Spot/Video – Math is Math

2014

International Economic Development Council

  • Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for the Steelworker for the Future fact sheet submitted in the category of Special Purpose Print Brochure for communities with populations of 25,000 - 200,000.

National Council of Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Silver – Business Card Holder, Notes/Cards/Invitations

National Council of Marketing and Public Relations Paragon Award

  • Bronze – Feature writing

2014 Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Bronze – Logo 40th anniversary PSC Foundation
  • Merit – Cellphone cleaners
  • Silver-Mash high school newspaper ad series
  • Silver – Spring 14 course schedule
  • Merit- Integrated Marketing Campaign- Your Degree at PSC

2013

Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Gold Award - Spring 2013 schedule
  • Merit Award- social media campaign fall 2012 semester
  • Merit Award – Fall campaign, Get Your Degree at PSC 

National Council of Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Gold - Successful Marketing and Recruitment Program for the campaign, Get Your Degree at PSC
  • Silver - Nifty and Thrifty category for the pillar posters promoting social media;
  • Bronze - General feature story about Radiance Walker and her family attending PSC.
  • Bronze - Successful Marketing and Recruitment Program for the campaign, Career in Less Than A Year
  • Bronze - Nifty and Thrifty category Foundation Scholarship Safari invitation
  • Bronze – Brochure/Flyer/Series Industrial Technology Fact Sheets and Fact Cards

2012

Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Silver – EMT Radio Ad
  • Silver – Spring 2012 Schedule
  • Silver – Jazz Fest PR Campaign
  • Merit – High School Poster
  • Merit – Newspaper Adv/Series

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Jennifer Stoner named Communicator of the Year for District 3 of NCMPR
  • Gold Award Promotion Campaign for Special Event Jazz Fest 2011
  • Silver Award for Nifty and Thrifty for High School Recruitment Poster
  • Silver Award for Brochure/Flyer III for Non–credit brochure

2011

Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Bronze – Fall 2010 Course Schedule

2010

Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Gold – Spring 2010 Credit Class Schedule
  • Silver – Spring Radio ad
  • Silver – Spring Newspaper print ads – series
  • Merit – Spring Total Advertising Campaign

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Bronze - Successful Recruitment and Marketing Program - Fall 2010

2009

Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report

  • Bronze - 2008 Spring Schedule
  • Merit - 50th anniversary logo
  • Silver - Chicago Tribune insert (2009)

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Silver - Successful Recruitment Marketing Program
  • Bronze - Government relations or community relations project

2008

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards Regional Competition

  • Silver - High school recruiting poster