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Atlantic Cape’s College Relations Team Captures 12 Awards

December 15, 2011

Atlantic Cape Community College’s public relations and marketing efforts captured 12 awards in four regional contests this fall.

Atlantic Cape received eight Medallion Awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District I Conference in Baltimore, Md. The awards include: Silver for Communications Success Story, Logo Design, Notes/Cards/Invitations, Nifty and Thrifty, Online Marketing/Advertising, Marketing Campaign and Print Advertisement Series; and Bronze for Radio PSA/Advertisement.

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America awarded Atlantic Cape with a Ladle for Development or Fundraising and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District II Accolades Awards program honored the college with a Gold Award for Special Events-Individual Events. Both awards recognized the 2011 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala. CASE also awarded the college a Silver Award for Marketing Programs.

The Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association recognized Atlantic Cape with Silver Jaspers for Special Events Planning/Special Events Series.

Major projects that garnered success this year include: the 2011 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala; “What’s Cooking” television segment on NBC-40, featuring Academy of Culinary Arts chefs and students; and the College’s rebranding project. 

Award-winning College Relations staff members include: Mike Capen of Bellmawr, graphic artist; Stacey Clapp of Mays Landing, public relations and publications manager; Kathy Corbalis APR of Mays Landing, executive director of college relations; Joe D’Agostino of Linwood, senior manager of web systems and marketing; and Chelsea Pizzi of Pitman, public relations and social media specialist. Geoffrey Pettifer of Galloway, former director of college marketing, also contributed to the winning projects.