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University Marketing wins 14 Annual Educational Advertising Awards

March 7, 2017

Congratulations to the University Marketing team on being recognized with 14 awards from the Higher Education Advertising Report! The winning submissions cover a variety of print and digital media created during the 2015-16 academic year. 

Under the leadership of Director Ken Cutts, the team includes Design Coordinator Zak Eden, Digital Media Coordinator Luke Sadowsky and Graphic Designer Kat Wetherbee.

This year, more than 2,250 entries were received from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries. 336 institutions received awards. Gold awards were granted to 319 institutions, silver awards were awarded to 224 and bronze awards were awarded to 155 institutions. View a full listing of awardees here.

The magazine advertising entry, created by Wetherbee, was awarded “Best of Show” - an honor bestowed only upon 16 institutions.

"I extend an enthusiastic congratulations to our University Marketing staff," said President James P. Loftus. "Through their innovative, informative and creative work, we are able to effectively communicate the value of a Stritch education." 

The University Marketing team received the following awards:

  • Best in Show - Magazine Advertising 
  • Gold: Imprinted Materials; Recruitment Table Cloth
  • Gold: Poster; Stritch Social/Stritch Life
  • Gold: Special Promotions; Stritch Internship Campaign
  • Gold: Magazine Series; Magazine Advertising (Best in show)
  • Gold: Fund Raising Campaign; Windows on Stritch
  • Silver: Publication Internal; Year In Review
  • Silver: New Media; Stritch Digital Advertising Campaign
  • Bronze: Newspaper Series; Newspaper Advertising
  • Merit: Social Media; Stritch Service Day Social Campaign
  • Merit: Outdoor; Transfer and Graduate Open House
  • Merit: Total Recruitment; Admit Packet
  • Merit: TV Single; Performing Arts Commercial
  • Merit: Special Event; New Student Orientation Materials
  • Merit: Special Event; Kendall Lecture Series

With 14 awards, Stritch has the honor of being one of the most-awarded institutions in the State of Wisconsin:

  • Bryant + Stratton College (including out-of-state locations): 22 awards
  • Cardinal Stritch University: 14 awards
  • Carroll University: 2 awards
  • Mount Mary University: 1 awards
  • Rasmussen College (including out-of-state locations): 7 awards
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: 5 awards
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout: 2 awards
  • UW-Whitewater: 3 awards

The University Marketing team was recognized with awards in 2015 and 2016, as well. Congratulations and thank you, University Marketing!

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