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Four Medallion Awards Presented To Marketing & Communications Team

Posted November 14, 2018 at 9:07 am

Sean McCool (left) and Raymond Weible, Jr. (right) accepting the medallion awards at the 2018 NCMPR District 1 Conference.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College would like to congratulate its Marketing & Communications Team on being awarded four (4) NCMPR District 1 Medallion Awards this year from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).

The team took home medallions in the following categories: Website (silver), Novelty Advertising (bronze), Poster (bronze), and Viewbook (bronze).

“These awards recognize excellence in all aspects of the industry and make a profound statement about the creative capabilities of our staff,” stated Trish Corle, Vice President of Student Services. “The work this team does helps our college advance the region on a daily basis.”

Penn Highlands’ Marketing & Communications Department consists of three members.

Raymond Weible, Jr. is the Director of Marketing & Communications, and he has spearheaded a multitude of web, digital media, and overall brand initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Advertising and a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications, both from West Virginia University.

Sean McCool is the Creative Services & Marketing Specialist and focuses heavily on photography, graphic/web design, video production, and more for the College. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Emerging Technology and Multimedia from Slippery Rock University.

Andrew Podolak is the Marketing & Communications Assistant and has become an integral part of the team, playing a part across all initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business from the University of Pittsburgh.

Since 2015, Marketing & Communications has won a total of thirteen (13) NCMPR Medallion and Paragon Awards, which recognizes excellence in the marketing, design, and public relations field at two-year schools.

NCMPR is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges. They are one of the fastest-growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, representing more than 1,550 members from over 650 colleges across the United States, Canada, and other countries.

Pennsylvania Highlands is a part of District 1, which includes schools from Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec, and United Kingdom.

The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is a professional organization for individuals involved in marketing, communications, public relations and enrollment management at community, junior, and technical colleges. NCMPR provides professional development opportunities, advocates on behalf of the profession and the institutions it serves, and recognizes professional excellence.