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Calhoun’s Public Relations Team Receives Awards at Annual District Conference for Remarkable Marketing Initiatives

November 2, 2015

The Department of Public Affairs, Community Relations and Special Events at Calhoun Community College was recently recognized for its outstanding efforts by the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).

During NCMPR’s District 2 conference held October 25-28 in Biloxi, MS, Calhoun received awards in the annual Medallion Awards competition. According to Calhoun Public Affairs Director Janet Kincherlow-Martin, a past state representative for NCMPR, Calhoun picked up three awards in the following categories: Website - Gold Medallion; Brochure/Flyer – Bronze Medallion; Viewbook – Bronze Medallion.  According to officials with NCMPR, the competition attracted more than 300 entries.

The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and PR professionals at community and technical colleges. As one of the fastest-growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, NCMPR today has more than 1,500 members from nearly 600 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries.  District 2 is comprised of the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, and Bermuda.