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Awards/Honors

The 2016 Awards

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 

  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Logo Design category for Calhoun's new athletic program logo
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Banners and Outdoor Media for Calhoun's CDL billboard
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Academic Catalog category for Calhoun's 2016-17 catalog
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Postcards category Calhoun's "What the Pell" postcard
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Nifty and Thrifty category for Calhoun's new Math, Science & CIS building usb drives 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Best in Show, Electronic Entries -- Evening/Night Classes Available video (see video)
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Brochure category for the "Calhoun Salon & Spa Program" menu
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Direct Mail Piece/Postcards category for the "Your Graduation is So Much Closer Than It Appears" postcard
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Outdoor Advertising category the "Truck Drivers are in Demand - CDL Training at Calhoun" billboard
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Public Relations/Marketing category for Calhoun's Evening Mini-mester campaign  (included radio ads, Facebook, on-campus digital signage, yard signs, digital billboards and video)
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Video Advertisement/PSA category for Calhoun's Evening/Night Classes available video (see video)
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Flyer category for the Soul Food Fest '15 flyer
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Print Advertising - Single Ad category for the "Study Anatomy on the Beach...While you Study Anatomy on the Beach" flyer
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Posters category for the "Calhoun Theatre Presents: Doubt, a Parable" poster
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications category for the college's literary magazine, the MUSE 2015
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Radio Advertisement category for the "Study Anatomy on the Beach -- Summer Semester Registration" spot
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Student Success Story category for the "I will be so elated" article 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Brochure category for the "Truck Drivers are In Demand: CDL Training at Calhoun" brochure
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Viewbook category for the college's viewbook
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Student Publications category for the college's literary magazine, the MUSE 2016
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Potpourri category for the Calhoun Bus Wrap
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Websites category for the college's website www.calhoun.edu

The 2015 Awards

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 

  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- -- Website category for Calhoun's website (www.calhoun.edu)
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Brochure/Flyer category
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Viewbook category for Calhoun's Viewbook 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Flyer category for the "Don't Freak Out. Free Math Tutoring is Available" Flyer   
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications category for college's literary magazine, the MUSE (2014 edition)
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Flyer category for the "Robotics Technology Park: Robot test facilities -- Best. Field Trip. Ever." flyer 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- News Placement category for "Calhoun to Name Baseball-Softball Complex in Honor of form Coach Fred Frickie"
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Posters category for Calhoun Scholarships poster
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Annual Report category for Calhoun's 2013 Annual Report
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Print Advertising Series category for the "Did you know" print series
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Flyer category for the Calhoun Guitar Ensemble presents its fall concert: "Guitar at the Movies" flyer
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- College Promotional Video category for the Calhoun Workforce Training for Success video
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Special Events category for the Calhoun Chorale Celebration Concert: "Celebrate Our Spirit"
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Websites category for the Calhoun Community College website (calhoun.edu)

The 2014 Awards

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 

  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Class Schedule category for Calhoun's 2014 Fall Semester Class Schedule
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Video Advertisement/PSA, Single category for Calhoun's Get Started with GED Classes at Calhoun
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Video Advertisement/PSA, Single category for Calhoun Careers Spanish  
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Original Photography (unaltered) for photo of Calhoun student Receiving Degree 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Radio Advertisement/PSA, Single for We Are Calhoun Spanish Audio 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Website category for www.calhoun.edu
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- College Annual Report category Calhoun's 2013 Annual Report 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Class Schedule category for the 2013 Fall Schedule of Classes   
  • Pyramid (first place) -- College Promotional Video category for the Calhoun Community College Promo Video  
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Social Media category for Calhoun's Facebook page  
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- College Catalog category for the 2013-14 College Catalog 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications category for college's literary magazine, the MUSE
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Single Sheet Flyer category for the "More than just the Basics" flyer 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Photography category for a photo from the 2013 Graduation ceremony of the bagpiper leading the graduation processional
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Viewbook category for the Calhoun Community College Viewbook 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Social Media category for Calhoun's YouTube Channel 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Potpourri category for the "Go Here" website and marketing campaign 

The 2013 Awards 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Video Adverting PSA category for the Adult Education video   
  • Pyramid (first place) -- College Catalog category for the 2012 College Catalog  
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Postcard category for Upward Bound Pizza Party postcard 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- PR Marketing Campaign category for the GED campaign 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Newsletter category for the college’s weekly newsletter, The Bulletin  
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- News Placement category for news coverage of the ACECET Grand Opening 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications category for college's literary magazine, the MUSE
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- PR Marketing Campaign category for the Weekend College “Time to Make a Change” campaign 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Single Sheet Flyer category for the Leadership in Child Care Scholarship Program 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Postcards category for the Career Coach Drive-in event 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Poster category for the CSI Scholarships poster 

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 

  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- News Placement category for coverage of the ribboncutting event for Calhoun's Center for Excellence in Green Energy Technology 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Nifty and Thrifty category for Television spots category for the for college's literary magazine, the MUSE  

The 2012 Awards

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 

  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Class Schedule category for the Summer/Fall 2011 schedule 
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) -- Nifty and Thrifty category for the Calhoun Community Education Fall Class Schedule 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Video Advertisements/PSA Single category for the “Adult Education” television spot 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Television spots category for the “Calhoun Careers” television spot 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Class Schedule category for the 2011 Summer/Fall schedule 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Annual Report category for the 2010 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- College Promotional Video for the college's SACS welcome video 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Websites category for the college's website calhoun.edu 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Potpourri category for the presentation "After the Storm" 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Photography category for "Looking Ahead" photo 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) --Public Relations/Marketing campaign category 

The 2011 Awards

National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)

  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Print Advertising, Single Ad 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- College Promotional Video 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- College Video Program 

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Class Schedule category for the 2010 Spring Semester schedule 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Student Success Story category 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Recruitment Package/Campaign category 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications for the college's literary magazine, the MUSE
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- College Catalog category for the college's 2010-11 catalog 

The 2010 Awards

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Video Advertisement/PSA for "Dream !t Do !t" video (also received the "Best of Show" in the Broadcast/Electronic Publications area). 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Promotional Advertising for "Opening Doors" grant jump drives 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Video/Radio Program for the "Calhoun Review" television program 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Brochure/Flyer Series for the college's series of program cards 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Student Publications for the college's literary magazine, the MUSE 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Photography for "Sparks are Flying," a photograph of a high school student during the 2009 SWeETy Camp for girls 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Annual Report category for the college's 2008 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Newsletter category for the The Bulletin 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Class Schedule category 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Outdoor Advertising category for the digital billboard, "Follow Your Dream" 

The 2009 Awards

Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA)
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Video Advertisement/PSA for "We are Calhoun" television spot (also received the "Best of Show" in the Broadcast/Electronic Publications area). 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Viewbook for "More Than Just the Basics" 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Recruitment Package for the campaign marketing the college's technology programs 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Special Events Publications for materials in support of the groundbreaking event for Phase I of Robotics Park 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Student Publications for the college's literary magazine, the Muse 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Newsletter for the Calhoun Communique 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Website category for Calhoun’s website, www.calhoun.edu 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- News Placement for coverage of Robotics Park 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Annual Report category for the college's 2007 Annual Report 
Higher Education Marketing Report (a nationally recognized publication)
  • Silver Award (second place) -- "We Are Calhoun " television spot in the Television Advertisement category
  • Merit Award (third place) -- "More Than Just the Basics" viewbook in the Search Piece category
 

The 2008 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Newsletter One or Two Color category 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Student Publications category for the "MUSE" 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Potpourri category for the college's campus pocket map 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Viewbook category 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Newsletter category 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) --Media Success Story category for coverage of the new Robotics Center 
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) --Original Photography category 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Advertisement/PSA Single category for the "We Are Calhoun" television ad 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Viewbook category for the "More Than the Basics" viewbook 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Class Schedule category 
 

The 2007 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place) -- Viewbook (In-House Produced) for Calhoun’s Viewbook "Your Community. Your College. Your Future. YOUR PLACE." 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Electronic Publications for Calhoun’s 2006-2007 Digital Catalog and Student Handbook 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Schedule (In-House Produced) for Calhoun's Summer 2006/Fall 2006 Schedules 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Annual Report for Calhoun’s 2005 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Newsletter – Full Color for Calhoun’s SpaceTEC Talk newsletter 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Websites for Calhoun’s website, www.calhoun.edu 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Recruiting/Marketing Campaig for Calhoun’s "Get Your Career In Gear" 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Wild Card category, campus pocket map 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Media Success Story category, Biotechnology announcement 

The 2006 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid (first place) – Schedule (In-House Produced) for Calhoun's Fall 2004-Spring 2005 Class Schedule 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Viewbook (In-House Produced) for Calhoun’s Viewbook 
  • Pyramid (first place) -- Electronic Publications for Calhoun’s Digital Catalog and Viewbook 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Posters for the Calhoun Scholarships Poster 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Newsletter – Full Color for SpaceTEC Talk Newsletter 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Outdoor Advertising for Calhoun’s Billboard Campaign 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Annual Report for Calhoun’s 2004 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (Third place) -- Brochure – Full Color for Calhoun’s Foundation “Vision” Brochure 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Promotional Campaign for Career in Gear 
  • District II Silver Medallion of Achievement (second place) -- Photograph from Nursing Candlelighting Ceremony 
  • District II Bronze Medallion of Merit (third place) -- Class Schedule (Summer/Fall 2006) 
 

The 2005 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Annual Report for Calhoun's 2003 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Full Color Newsletter 
  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Electronic Publications Division for Calhoun's Website 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- Viewbook (In-house Produced) for the Calhoun Viewbook 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- College Promotional Video 

The 2004 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- Full Color Catalog for the 2003-2004 Calhoun Catalog 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- Full Color Newsletter for SpaceTEC Talk, Summer 2003 and Winter 2003/2004 issues 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Class Schedule In-House Produced for the 2003 Fall Semester Schedule of Classes 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Annual Report for Calhoun's 2002-2003 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Color Photography for "The Moment" 
 

The 2002-2003 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)

  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Annual Report for Calhoun's 2001-2002 Annual Report 
  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Newsletter (full color) for The Communiqué 
  • Pyramid (first place)  -- Color Photography for "The Graduates" 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- Print Advertising (Single Ad) for "Your Training Resource" 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Posters for Marine Biology Field Trip Poster 

The 2001 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)

  • "Silver Dollar Award" (first place)  -- "Let's Pretend Hospital" CD 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • Paragon Award (first place) --  Electronic Class for Schedule/Catalog 
 

The 2000 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)

  • "Best of Show" -- Electronic Division for Calhoun Website 
  • Pyramid Award (first place) -- Electronic Publications Division for Calhoun Website 
  • Pyramid Award  -- Print Advertising 
  • Pyramid Award  -- Newsletter 
  • Pyramid Award  -- Catalog 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place) -- Newswriting 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit  -- Full-color Brochure 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • District II Gold Medallion of Excellence (first place) --  Internet Homepage 

The 1999 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid Award (first place) --  Annual Report 
  • Pyramid Award  -- Newsletter 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Electronic Publications Division for Calhoun Website 

Public Relations Council of Alabama:

  • 1999 -- Award of Excellence (second place) for Special Publications 

The 1998 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid Award (first place)  -- College Promotional Video 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place) -- Electronic Publications Division for Calhoun Website 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement  -- Full-color Brochure 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement  -- Print Advertising 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement  -- Newsletter 
Tennessee Valley Advertising Federation:
  • 1998 -- Addy Award (first place) for Public Service Non-Profit Single Medium 

The 1997 Awards

Alabama College System Public Relations Association (ACSPRA)
  • Pyramid Award (first place) --  Video Advertisement 
  • Pyramid Award  -- Special Events Publications 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement (second place)  -- Outdoor Advertising 
  • Pyramid Award of Achievement  -- Newsletter 
  • Pyramid Award of Merit (third place)  -- Print Advertising 
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • Bronze Paragon Award (second place) --  Video Advertisement/PSA Single