PSC Marketing, Communications Receive Awards at District Conference

November 29, 2023

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CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL - The Prairie State College (PSC) marketing and communications team recently received two Medallion Awards at the 2023 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 3 Conference in St. Charles, Missouri, in the following categories: 

E-Newsletter - Silver 
Television/Video Paid Advertisement Series - Bronze

The award-winning e-newsletter, designed and managed by PSC’s marketing department (PSCreative), is an internal monthly publication distributed to all PSC employees. It features college updates, events, accomplishments, and other relevant information. 

The PSC video advertisement series features three 30-second commercials showcasing various students and programs at the College. The videos can be viewed on the PSC YouTube channel and through the links provided.

Pioneers Spring 2023 Commercial
Possibility Spring 2023 Commercial 
One Step Closer 2023 Commercial

Vice President of External Affairs Jeri Bingham expressed pride in the team’s accomplishments and emphasized the awards as a testament to the College’s ongoing efforts to enhance its marketing and communications initiatives.

“Receiving the NCMPR awards is a great, tangible way to show the incredible work we’re doing at the College. I’m very proud of my team and look forward to seeing what we’ll accomplish for the PSC brand in the future,” said Bingham said.

NCMPR District 3 includes community colleges in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and the Canadian province of Ontario. 

Nearly 540 submissions were considered for Medallion Awards in 47 categories. Award recipients are determined by judges, who are NCMPR members and/or industry experts. Judges vary from category to category. Submissions receive scores from 1-20 on various criteria, and the judges’ totals are averaged to determine the winners. The top three submissions in each category receive awards and are recognized at the district conference.