WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming CollegeÂ Office of College RelationsÂ earned two awards during the 28th annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by theÂ Higher Education Marketing Report. This year, the total public relations campaign for the College was honored with a gold award and the annualPresident's ReportÂ received a merit award.
The 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.
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. Gold awards were given to only 167 institutions.
The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the nation. This year, more than 3,000 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 four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visitwww.lycoming.edu.