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Staff Contact:

Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations

DCC PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE WINS AWARDS

 

Burney and Reliford accept PR awards

Andrea Burney, Director of Public Relations, left, and Styphenia Reliford, Public Relations Assistant, accepted the awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 2 conference, held in Hilton Head, SC.

DANVILLE, VA, October 17, 2013 – Danville Community College garnered six awards, including two each of first, second and third place awards at the 2013 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District II Medallion Awards competition held recently at Hilton Head Island, SC. The annual awards were presented for outstanding achievement in marketing communications and honor the work of community college marketing and public relations professionals in the region.

“These awards recognize the professionalism and dedication of our staff in producing quality print and electronic communications in telling the DCC story,? said DCC President Dr. Bruce Scism.

District II is comprised of community and technical colleges in 11 states – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, along with the Bahamas and Bermuda, along with community and technical college systems. The district boasts some of the nation’s largest community and technical colleges including Miami Dade College in Florida, Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina and Northern Virginia Community College.

This year the district received a record number of award entries, with 427 received in more than 48 categories. DCC accepted awards in the following NCMPR categories:
• News Writing (Article) = Gold
• Feature Writing (Article) = Gold
• Community Relations/Advocacy Campaign = Silver
• Video Advertisement – Series = Silver
• Video Advertisement – Series = Bronze
• Billboard = Bronze

The DCC Public Relations Office includes Andrea Burney, Director of Public Relations; Styphenia Reliford, Public Relations Assistant; and Robert Brown, Graphic Designer.

 

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