TAMIU PR Office Gets Six National Awards
Posted: 4/24/14

TAMIU PR Receives Six National Educational
Advertising Awards, Texas Gold Addy Award

Texas A&M International University’s Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services  (PRMIS) was named the recipient of six awards in a national competition, the 29th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report, and a Texas Gold Addy Award.

The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country. This year, nearly 2,000 entries were received from over 1000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries..

TAMIU received six awards, including a Gold http://www.tamiu.edu/newsinfo/documents/documents/Studentprofileads_low.pdf , Bronze  http://www.tamiu.edu/newsinfo/viewbook_13-14/ and four Merit Awards.

Only two Texas A&M University System campuses received awards, TAMIU and Texas A&M Commerce, which received two awards.

TAMIU’s PRMIS director, Steve Harmon, said the awards are a testament to the creativity and drive of the office.

I would like to recognize the creativity, drive and passion of our entire Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services staff.  They are energetic, bright and dedicated professionals who for years have crafted small and large miracles that daily advance the University’s mission and story,” Harmon said.

Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards  were a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals and the Higher Education Marketing Report editorial board.

In addition, TAMIU’s TV campaign, “Powered by TAMIU,” youtube.com/txamiu , created in concert with MDR Advertising Agency of San Antonio, won a Texas Gold Addy Award at the 2014 American Advertising Awards.  The Gold  Addy is considered a brand of excellence in the advertising industry. All Gold Awards represent a four-state region and advance to the national competition.

For more details, visit: http://educationaladvertisingawards.com/winners-list/winners-list-2014/

Contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 956.326.2180, visit offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, Suite 268, email prmis@tamiu.edu or click on www.tamiu.edu

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu