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College wins multiple awards for communications, marketing projects

A screen shot from the Go. State. Go Far. commercials that won regional and district awards

Seminole State College of Florida's College Relations and Marketing Department has won a series of awards for communications and marketing projects in regional and district competitions, including top honors for TV commercials, a microsite and photography.

NCMPR District 2 Awards

The College's Go State. Go Far. commercials earned a gold award in the Video Advertisement/PSA Series category, and a Web project geared toward prospective students earned gold for microsites at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 2 Medallion Awards. Seminole State also received:

  • A silver award in the viewbook category for an admissions booklet
  • A silver award for college promotional video for the 2013 Convocation video
  • A silver award for media success story for news coverage of a scholarship presentation that garnered national attention from TV, print and online media.

The Medallion Awards honors excellence among marketing and public relations professionals at state and community colleges. This year's winners were announced at the fall district conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 26-29. Seminole State competed against colleges from 10 Southeastern states.

AFC Communications and Marketing Commission Awards

A series of "Go State. Go Far." commercials also won second place in the Advertising - TV category of the Association of Florida Colleges’ (AFC) Communications and Marketing Commission Awards. 

Photography in the College's admissions and student-workshop booklets took first place in its category at the AFC 65th annual convention in Destin, held Oct. 29-31. The College also won these awards:

  • Second place for redesign for the admissions booklet that also won an NCMPR silver award
  • Second place in the Article/Story Pitch Resulting in Publication category for a news article tied to a scholarship presentation. This was also an NCMPR silver winner.
  • Third place for a fine arts brochure
  • Third place in the Video/Electronic Promotion category for the 2013 Convocation video that also earned NCMPR silver.
  • Third place for the cost of TV production in the Best Bang for the Buck category
  • Third place in Newsletters-Print for the Seminole State Update

The AFC awards recognize outstanding achievement among Florida college marketing and public relations professionals. The AFC represents Florida’s 28 state and community colleges.

Staff from the College Relations and Marketing (CRM) Department created the winning commercials. They were filmed, edited and produced entirely in-house. You can view the Go State. Go Far. commercials on Seminole State’s YouTube channel.

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