Ivy Tech Community College wins 14 marketing awards

Ivy Tech Community College won 14 awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Professionals (NCMPR) district conference in Toledo, Ohio. The College was awarded with four gold medals, three silver medals and seven bronze medals for a variety of marketing projects and initiatives at the NCMPR awards for the 2017-18 academic year.

Ivy Tech President, Dr. Sue Ellspermann, was also honored at the ceremony as the 2018 NCMPR District 3 Pacesetter of the Year. This award recognizes community college presidents or CEOs that exhibit exceptional leadership and support in college communications and marketing. Dr. Ellspermann’s work to provide Hoosiers with pathways to high-value, high-demand credentials through the creation and implementation of Ivy Tech’s new strategic plan has led to this recognition.

Ivy Tech has earned more than 250 awards from NCMPR over the last few years, in addition to several national awards for its successful branding and marketing campaigns.

Ivy Tech’s awards from the 2018 Medallion Awards are as follows:

Bloomington Location

  • Silver, Successful Recruitment or Marketing Program
  • Bronze, Flyer (single or series)
  • Bronze, Specialty Publication
  • Bronze, Poster (single or series)
  • Bronze, Print Advertisement (single or series)

Fort Wayne Location

  • Gold, Notes/Cards/Invitations (single or series)
  • Bronze, Special Event or Fundraising Campaign

Indianapolis/Systems Office Location

  • Gold, Specialty Publication
  • Gold, Social Media
  • Gold, Digital Advertisement
  • Silver, Outdoor Media
  • Silver, Microsite
  • Bronze, Logo Design

Kokomo Location

  • Bronze, Communications Success Story or Community Relations Campaign


 The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges. As one of the fastest-growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, NCMPR has more than 1,550 members from more than 650 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College serves communities across Indiana, providing world-class education and driving economic transformation. It is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering high-value degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities, 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.

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