Belmont College Receives National Award
St. Clairsville, OH (March 22, 2013) – Recently representatives
from Belmont College’s Strategic Communications Department traveled to Chicago,
Illinois to attend The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations’(NCMPR)
annual national conference.
At the conference, Belmont was awarded NCMPR’s Bronze Paragon Award for their name
change communications success story. The success story documented how Belmont College
worked to effectively communicate their name change and rebranding modifications
to the media and local community.
“We are very proud of the Paragon Award that we received,” said Laura Doty, Executive
Director of Enrollment Services and Strategic Communications. “It is an honor to
be recognized for all the hard work that went into our name change and branding
project. It would not have been possible without the dedication of the staff at
Belmont and our consultants Jen Fleishman, Stein Fleishman Consulting and Meg Russell,
Meg Russell Design.”
NCMPR's prestigious Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications
at community and technical colleges. This national competition exclusively honors
excellence among marketing and PR professionals at two-year colleges.
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.
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Julie Mamie, Public Relations Coordinator (left) and Jackee Elmore, Graphic Designer
(right) recently traveled to Chicago representing Belmont College. There, they accepted
NCMPR’s Bronze Paragon Award for their communication success story documenting Belmont
College’s name change projects.
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