Communications and Marketing Staff Wins CPRAM Honors

June 3, 2016

The Office of Communications and Marketing staff at Mississippi Valley State University recently won four awards at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) Conference held in Ocean Springs, Miss. on May 23-24.

The University’s Communiqué won a second place award in the newsletter category. On the winning team were Maxine Greenleaf, director; and Joseph Cotton, associate graphic designer.

Senior Graphic Designer John McCall won third place in the digital art/photo illustration category for his ‘Serving with a Purpose’ stadium banner design. 

Greenleaf and McCall won first place honors for the University’s Donor Thank You video in the Creative Partners category.  The video was a partnership with Broadcast Media Group based in Starkville, Miss. Also, the pair won first place for a Fine Arts brochure.

Other competitors in the senior division included Alcorn State University, Jackson State University, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Mississippi and William Carey University.

CPRAM promotes excellence in public relations at public and private four and two year educational institutions in the state.  Mississippi’s four year institutions compete in the senior division and community colleges in the junior division.  This year, the organization received over 300 entries in both divisions.