National Marketing Awards received by Ohio State Newark

| April 21, 2014

NEWARK – The Ohio State University at Newark has been announced as a winner in the 29th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. The Marketing and Public Relations department at Ohio State Newark received a Merit Award for its Progress Report, a high quality annual report to the community designed by Leslie Lenzo McLaughlin, senior graphic designer, with writing and editing by Andy Ellinger, assistant director.

In addition, the Marketing and Public Relations department received a Merit Award in the Outdoor category for its billboard campaign, designed by McLaughlin with copy written by Alice Hutzel-Bateson, director. The billboards were created to focus on the benefits of a small campus and featured current Ohio State Newark students.

The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country. This year, nearly 2,000 entries were received from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.

Twenty institutions were recognized by the judges as a “Best of Show” winner. Gold awards were granted to 160 institutions, and silver awards were awarded to 146 institutions.

Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards consisted of a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals and the editorial board of Higher Education Marketing Report. The complete listing of the Educational Advertising Awards winners can be viewed

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