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Lone Star College System awarded by national marketing, PR council

Lone Star College System received 16 Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 4 for outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges.

The 2013 awards were announced at the fall NCMPR District 4 conference held in Lubbock, Texas.  District 4 of this national organization includes colleges from Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Wyoming.

“We are thrilled to have our work recognized by the NCMPR,” said Emily deMilliano, marketing director for LSCS.  “All of our colleges do a great job keeping our students informed and we’re so pleased others in our industry agree.”

In all, LSCS won awards in the following categories:
Printed Publication

Poster/Division B (Gold) – LSC-CyFair “Evita” 
Brochure-Flyer (Silver) – LSCS-“Health Occupations” 
Brochure-Flyer (Bronze) – LSC-Montgomery “Radiologist Technology 
Brochure” Poster/Division B (Silver) – LCS-CyFair “Can-Tastic” 
Postcard (Silver) – LSC-North Harris “Unlimited Possibilities” 
Newsletter (Silver) – LSC-Tomball “LSC-Tomball Transformations Newsletter” 
Viewbook (Silver) – LSCS “Registration Guide” 
College Annual Report-Division B (Bronze) – LSC-Tomball “LSC-Tomball 2012-13 Annual Report”

Print Advertising

Banners and Outdoor Media (Gold) – LSC-Montgomery “Mobile Marketing Wrap” 
Banners and Outdoor Media (Silver) – LSC-CyFair “Register Now” 
Banners and Outdoor Media (Bronze) – LSCS “Red Doors and Gas Pump Toppers” 
Print Advertisement (Silver) – LSCS “VYPE” 
Novelty Advertising (Bronze) – LSC-Montgomery “Rad Tech T-Shirt”

Electronic Media
Website (Gold) – LSCS    

Media/Public Relations:
Promotion Campaign For A Special Event (Silver) – LSC-Tomball “2012 Holiday Fest Promotion”    
Visual Arts: Computer Generated Illustration (Gold) – LSC-CyFair “Looking Glass Land”

The NCMPR District 4 Medallion Awards is the only regional competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR professionals at two-year colleges.  The NCMPR has more than 1,550 members from more than 650 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries. The NCMPR also provides professional development opportunities, advocates on behalf of the profession and the institutions it serves, and recognizes professional excellence.     

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online.