The Tennessee College Public Relations Association honored Vanderbilt University with seven awards during the higher education organization’s spring 2017 conference.
Receiving a Gold (first-place) award:
MyVU 2016 spring and fall issues
Take Over Tuesday – Snapchat
University-Related Web Page or Site
Vanderbilt Admissions, Finding Our Class
Receiving a Silver award:
Designing the Future
April Fool’s Day: Squirrel Campus Tour
Receiving a Bronze award:
Radio/TV Show or Newscast
A total of 188 entries were submitted by universities and colleges across the state for the annual competition, which was judged by professionals in corporate communications, government relations and design fields who were not affiliated with any particular school.
This year’s conference took place in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, May 24-26. Speakers included Pete Owens, director of media/public relations for Dollywood; and Javier Solano and Colby Sledge with McNeely, Pigott and Fox public relations firm.