Tyler Junior College

TJC marketing staff awarded for excellence

Published Wednesday, 16th October 2013

The Tyler Junior College marketing staff brought home seven awards from the annual National Council for Marketing & Public Relations District 4 conference held earlier this month in Lubbock.

In District 4’s annual Medallion Awards competition, TJC earned the following awards:

• Gold awards in the categories of novelty advertising and successful marketing recruitment campaign


• Silver awards in the categories of original photography and logo design


• Bronze awards in the categories of magazine, brochure and promotion campaign for special event

The TJC marketing team is made up of: Jessica Alexander, photographer/graphic designer; Allen Arrick, web content producer/designer; Susie Bell, graphic designer; Elise Mullinix, editorial manager; Pamela Rathbun, graphic projects manager; and Leah Wansley, web and rich media content developer.


“It is always rewarding to be recognized by peers and professionals in the field,” said Dr. Kim Russell, TJC vice president of advancement and external affairs, who oversees TJC marketing. “I am extremely proud of the work of our creative team and their efforts to advance Tyler Junior College and the mission of community colleges.”

NCMPR District 4 is comprised of marketing and public relations professionals from colleges in Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Wyoming.

NCMPR is the only organization of its kind that represents marketing and public relations professionals specifically at community and technical colleges. NCMPR has more than 1,550 members from more than 650 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries.

The organization’s mission is to provide professional development opportunities, advocate on behalf of the profession and the institutions it serves, and recognize professional excellence.

The national NCMPR conference will be held in New Orleans in March 2014.

Author: Elise Mullnix 

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