PATCHOGUE, NY – NOVEMBER 13, 2009 – The 2009 MarCom Awards, a leading international competition for recognizing superior creativity in communication and marketing fields, has honored St. Joseph’s College with 17 awards for exceeding industry standards in quality and excellence. Five entries, including design and writing in the St. Joseph’s College Magazine, received Platinum Awards, the highest recognition; six Gold Awards were granted for writing and design; the Web site home page and five other entries won honorable mentions.
“We are always grateful for the opportunity to compete against leading educational institutions all over the world,” said Executive Director of Print and Digital Communications Kathleen Carey. “It’s an honor to be recognized for our creative talents and we will continue to work toward enhancing the overall image of the College by striving to produce the very best print and digital marketing pieces.”
The MarCom Awards competition is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. Participants include companies and individuals that are the best in their industry and whose talent surpasses a high standard of excellence. Each entry is judged solely on its quality, creativity and resourcefulness, regardless of project budget or size of institution.
St. Joseph’s College competed against other leading higher education institutions, including Carnegie Mellon University, Emerson College, Texas A&M University, Johns Hopkins University and Ohio State University, as well as industry leaders like Costco, Toyota, UPS, Wells Fargo and American Express.
About St. Joseph's College
St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 23 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs through its School of Arts and Sciences and its School of Professional and Graduate Studies.