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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Office of College Relations garnered three awards during the 26th annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. The College's Admissions Summer Preview flash earned a gold award, Lycoming Magazine a silver award and the President's Report a bronze award.
The winning pieces were designed by Murray Hanford, publications manager. He has worked at the College since 1991 and has earned more than 60 awards for excellence in publications and new media pieces. Jerry Rashid, director of college relations, serves as editor of Lycoming Magazine and the President's Report.
Awards were given to those entrants whose programs and materials display exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness. Lycoming won the awards in competition with colleges that have less than 2,000 students.
The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the nation. This year, more than 2,500 entries were received from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Founded in 1812 in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.