Pulaski Technical College received two gold Medallion Awards for best community college newsletter and best outdoor advertising campaign from District IV of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. The awards were presented at the 2003 NCMPR Medallion Awards Ceremony Oct. 27 in Corpus Christi, Tex.
Pulaski Tech also received silver Medallion Awards for its 2003 literary magazine, The View From Here , a promotional brochure and a fall registration print advertisement. The college received a bronze award for its 2002-03 student handbook.
Carol Langston, dean of college relations, serves as editor of Innovation , the college's external newsletter, as well as other college publications and marketing efforts. Paula Cigainero, creative services manager, is chief graphic designer and production manager for all college publications and advertising.
The View from Here magazine is a collaborative effort between the college's English Department and the Office of College Relations and Marketing and features the literary and artistic works of college faculty, staff and students. Joey Cole, instructor of English, is adviser for the publication.
The student handbook is a joint effort of the Student Services division and Office of College Relations and Marketing. It serves as a key information resource for current students, faculty and staff. Cindy Harkey, vice president for student services, oversees policies included in the handbook.
The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations is a professional organization for individuals involved in marketing, communications and public relations at community colleges. District IV includes two-year colleges from Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico.
The Medallion Awards competition is designed to recognize and reward professional excellence in two-year college marketing and public relations. More than 100 community colleges entered the 2003 competition.