LOWELL — The Office of Marketing Communications at Middlesex Community College recently 10 awards — including five Gold Awards — in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards competition sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.
The largest higher-education advertising awards competition in the country, the contest drew more than 2,200 entries from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
Middlesex earned Gold Awards for Logo Design (the MCC Library logo), Newsletter (Middlesex Connector), External Publication (Profiles magazine, spring 2018 issue), Social Media (MCC Shout Out Celebration), and Special Promotions (Academic Arts Center Open House).
MCC earned Silver Awards in the categories of Brochure (the Aspire Campaign to support students and arts programming), Class Schedules (Summer Corporate/Community Education & Training), Imprinted Materials (MCC Pop Socket), and Other (An Evening in Verona).
The college also received a Merit Award in the Special Video Production category (the Richard and Nancy Donahue Family Academic Arts Center).
Those awards came on top of the Office of Marketing Communications earning three Gold Awards and three Silver Awards in the sixth annual Education Digital Marketing Awards competition.
Sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report, the Educational Digital Marketing Awards competition recognizes the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media.
More than 1,000 entries were received from colleges, universities and secondary schools across the United States. A national panel of industry specialists reviewed each piece, judging creativity, marketing execution, message impact, technology application, and innovation content.
Middlesex earned Gold Awards for Course/Content Schedule (Summer 2018 Noncredit Semester Advising Schedule), Intranet Site (Middlesex Connector), and Online Publication (Profiles magazine, spring 2018 issue).
MCC also earned Silver Awards for Digital Video (Precision Machining Video, created by Ben Consoli Media for GPSTEM), Online Display Ad (The Sun ad series, “Discover Your Path”), and Social Media (#MCCShoutOut Campaign).