RDC receives 10 awards for excellence in marketing

Date posted: 
Mon, 10/30/2017
 
Red Deer College has been recognized for its excellence in marketing, with the Marketing & Communications department receiving five gold medals, three silver and two bronze at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) District 7 Medallion Awards. 
 
“We are very honoured to be chosen by our peers to receive such outstanding recognition,” says Joyce Fox, Marketing & Communications Director at Red Deer College. “Receiving these awards truly speaks to the expertise that RDC has and we feel very fortunate that we get to use these talents to showcase the vast array of programs and services that RDC offers.”
 
The NCMPR Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges in District 7, which includes the areas of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Yukon Territory. This is the only regional competition of its kind that honours excellence exclusively among marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges.
 
The District 7 Awards are given each year for marketing excellence, with judging being conducted by industry experts. The 2017 Awards were presented recently at the annual conference, held this year in Bend, Oregon. From the 238 entries received from 27 participating schools, RDC received the following awards:
 
Gold:    Notebook Magazine
Gold:    Marketing and Communications Annual Report
Gold:    RDC Convocation Program
Gold:    RDC Reasons Recruitment Poster
Gold:    The RDC Legacy Video
 
Silver:   State of the College Report
Silver:   Conservatory of Music Brochure
Silver:   RDC Reasons Recruitment Campaign
 
Bronze: 2017/2018 Viewbook
Bronze: RDC Reasons Recruitment Campaign Blogs
 
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About NCMPR: The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and public relations professionals at community, technical and junior colleges. NCMPR has more than 1,600 members from over 650 colleges across Canada, the United States and other countries. Red Deer College is a proud member of NCMPR. For more information about NCMPR, please visit: ncmpr.org
 
About RDC: For over 50 years RDC has been proudly serving our learners and our communities. RDC offers more than 100 different programs (including full degrees, certificates, diplomas and skilled trades programs) to 7,500 full- and part-time credit students and more than 36,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education each year. Named by Alberta Venture magazine as one of Alberta’s most innovative organizations for the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, RDC is a key location for applied and industry-led research. Our main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway. We have also expanded our learning and performing arts space into the heart of downtown Red Deer through our Welikoklad Event Centre and the Donald School of Business.
 
For more information on RDC, please visit: rdc.ab.ca | twitter | facebook | instagram
 
For additional information contact:
Erin Forbes
Communications Strategist – Corporate
RDC
403.342.3401
 
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