Marketing and Communications Awards

2021 Awards

Telly Awards (National)

Gold Awards (1)

  •  “MTSU in 30 Seconds” commercial (commercials by institutional and corporate clients)

Silver Awards (1)

  •  October 2020 episode of Out of the Blue TV series on our partnership with the U.S. Army (television programming by educational institutions)

Bronze Awards (1)

  • Solo-produced episodes of Stay on Course, web-only COVID-19 update shows over Zoom (best unscripted online series).

CASE Circle of Excellence (National) 

Grand Gold (1)

  •  2020 MTShUbox Homecoming Parade (Alumni Relations-Alumni Engagement on a Shoestring), in partnership with the MTSU Alumni Association.

Silver Award (1)

  •  2020 MTShUbox Homecoming Parade (Alumni Relations-Alumni Relations Pivot), in partnership with the MTSU Alumni Association.

Bronze Award (1)

  • MTSU Magazine (Magazine-Publishing Improvement)

CASE Platinum Awards (National)

Honorable Mention

  • “Lady's Man” profile in MTSU Magazine of recording industry alumnus Lee Foster (Category of Best Article)

CASE District III Awards (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia)

Grand Gold (2) 

  • MTSU COVID-19/Coronavirus Safety Posters (Category of Design-Posters)
  • Tourism and Hospitality Print Ad (Category of Marketing-Advertising-Individual Ads) 

Silver (4)

  • MTSU Magazine January 2020 (Category of Design-Periodicals and Magazines)
  • Graduate Studies Call for an Epic Comeback (Category of Marketing-Advertising-Individual Ads)
  • MTSU Magazine January 2020 and July 2020 (Category of Magazine-Publishing Improvement)
  • MTSU True Blue Preview: Commercial Songwriting (Category of Video-Student Recruitment Video)

Bronze (3) 

  • Graduate Studies Streamlines Digital Approach to Increase Enrollment (Category of Marketing-Advertising Campaigns)
  • MTSU Degree Held High (Category of Photography-Individual Photographs)
  • MTSU at the 2020 Grammys (Category of Special Events-Multi-Day)

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Awards

Gold Awards (5)

  • “Teen prodigies pursue pre-med pathway as thriving MTSU dual-enrollment students” (Media Relations Campaign) – Randy Weiler
  • “Teen prodigies pursue pre-med pathway as thriving MTSU dual-enrollment students” (News Writing) – Randy Weiler
  • President’s Newsletter (Newsletter Printed) – Micah Loyed, University Publications, James Cessna, Cat Curtis Murphy, Andy Heidt, J. Intintoli, Printing Services
  • Campus Life Digital Posters (Posters) – Brittany Stokes
  • COVID-19 Preparedness Kit (Specialty Items) – David Foster, Darrell Callis Burks, Kara Hooper

Silver Awards (9)

  • Physician Assistant Studies Brochure (Brochure/Flyer) – Micah Loyed, Nancy Broden, Printing Services
  • 2020-21 MTSU Viewbook (College Viewbook) – Brian Evans
  • “MTSU tapped to help Music City Grand Prix” (News Writing) – Randy Weiler
  • President’s Newsletter (Newsletter-Electronic) – Micah Loyed,  Drew Ruble, James Cessna, Cat Curtis Murphy, Andy Heidt, J. Intintoli
  • Out of the Blue TV series (Radio, TV Show, or Newscast), produced in partnership with the Center for Educational Media in the College of Education
  • Chris Young Café Grand Opening (Special Event, Seven Days or Less) – Jimmy Hart
  • Research Magazine-Spring 2021 (Special Publication) – Brian Evans, Drew Ruble, Carol Stuart, Nancy Broden, Andy Heidt, J. Intintoli
  • “MTSU in 30 Seconds” commercial (Video Advertisement/PSA) – John Goodwin, Joe Poe, David Foster
  • Graduate Studies Advertising, Conversion Focus Landing Pages (Webpage or Microsite) – John Goodwin

Bronze Awards (6)

  • Chris Young Café Mural (Banner/Outdoor Media) – Leslie Haines, Jonathan Trundle and Kara Hooper
  • Take the Next Step (Digital Ad Single) – John Goodwin
  • “These study buddies keep MTSU students ‘pawsitive’ while learning from home” (Media Relations Campaign) – Stephanie Barrette
  • True Blue Helping Hands (Podcast) – Assistant Professor Katie Schrodt and Development Director Trisha Murphy in the College of Education; John Goodwin, Marketing and Communications
  • On the Record radio interview show (Radio, TV Show, or Newscast) – Gina Logue
  • Service to Students During the Pandemic (Webpage or Microsite) – DeAnn Hays

Parthenon Awards (Greater Nashville chapter, Public Relations Society of America)

Parthenon Winner 

  • Chris Young Café Outdoor Mural (Posters: Displays or Exhibits), Professor Leslie Haines of the School of Journalism and Strategic Media; Associate Jonathan Trundle in the Department of Media Arts; and Kara Hooper in Marketing and Communications.

Parthenon Certificates of Merit (6) 

  • MTSU College of Liberal Arts, CLA Magazine Fall 2020 (Magazines)
  • Jennings A. Jones College of Business 2020 Annual Report (Annual Reports), produced in partnership with the Jones College of Business
  • MTSU, Music City Grand Prix Partnership (News Releases)
  • “MTSU in 30 Seconds” commercial (Videos)
  • President's Annual Report (Annual Reports) “Uplifting and Lifting Up” for MTSU Magazine (Feature Writing)

2020 Awards

The Telly Awards

Silver Telly

  • Local TV General, Schools/Colleges/Universities - "Overcoming Adversity" (written by David Foster, produced by John Goodwin, edited by Joseph Poe)
  • Online Series-Webseries, Non-scripted - "Stay On Course: MTSU's Response to COVID-19" (produced by Andrew Oppmann, Joe Poe, and John Goodwin)

Bronze Telly

  • Local TV, Craft Writing - "Overcoming Adversity" (written by David Foster, produced by John Goodwin, edited by Joe Poe) 

 

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards

CASE Platinum Awards

  • Best Article of the Year (Honorable Mention): "Legendary Comebacks" by Drew Ruble

Silver Awards

  • Print and Digital Publication, Magazine: MTSU Research Magazine (Drew Ruble)
  • Print and Digital Publication, Low Budget Publication: 2018-2019 True Blue Preview (Kara Hooper)
  • Programs and Projects, Media Relations Campaign: Iraq veteran shot 13 times graduates (Jimmy Hart) 

Bronze Awards

  • Graphic Design, Book: True Book 2019 
  • Graphic Design, Poster: Freedom Sings Poster 2018

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Parthenon Awards

Awards of Merit

  • MTSU President’s Report (Category of Annual Reports) - Drew Ruble and MTSU Creative Marketing Solutions

  • True Choice Book (Category of Special Purpose Publications) - Micah Lloyd and Carol Stuart

  • MTSU Magazine Winter 2020 (Category of Magazines) - Micah Lloyd and Drew Ruble

Tennessee College Public Relations Awards (TCPRA)

Gold Awards (13)

  • Illustrations - Blue Raider Safari - MTSU Homecoming Digital Sign - Drawn by Matthew Cox, Coordinated by Brittany Stokes
  • Low-Budget Publication - MTSU Alumni Summer College Postcard - Brian Evans and Rhonda Wright King
  • Media Relations Campaign - MTSU Ready to Work Programs (multiple colleges) - Jimmy Hart and Cathy Sgambati
  • Newsletter (Electronic) - President McPhee's Newsletter - Darrell Callis Burks and Carol Stuart
  • Newsletter (Printed) - President's Newsletter - Drew Ruble, Darrell Callis Burks and Carol Stuart
  • Podcast - Classroom In Your Living Room (College of Education) - John Goodwin
  • Posters -  MTSU Creamery Poster (College of Basic and Applied Sciences) - Brian Evans
  • Radio, TV Show or Newscast - MTSU Out of the Blue (TV) - Marketing and Communications and the Center for Educational Media
  • Special Event - MTSU Meharry Medical Fellows with Governor Lee (College of Basic and Applied Sciences) - Jimmy Hart
  • Speciality Item - Scott Borchetta Presentation Record Album (College of Media and Entertainment) - Brittany Stokes
  • Speech Writing - Presidential Remarks at City of LaVergne MLK Day  Celebration - Cathy Sgambati
  • Spot News Photography - Degree Held High - Andy Heidt
  • Webpage Overall - MTSU About Page - John Goodwin

Silver Awards (10)

  • Digital Ad, Single - The College Experience You Dream About (Admissions) - Keith Dotson
  • News Writing - MTSU Operation Song (College of Media and Entertainment, MTSU Veterans Center) - Gina Fann
  • Print Ad Series - MTSU Commencement Advertorials - Keith Dotson
  • Print Ad - MTSU Tourism (College of Behavioral and Health Sciences - Keith Dotson
  • Radio Advertisement - MTSU Adult Degree Completion Program - David Foster
  • Social Media Campaign - MTSU Stay On Course (Pandemic Response) - DeAnn Hays
  • Special Publication - Scott Borchetta Presentation Record Album (College of Media and Entertainment) - Brittany Stokes
  • Sport Photography - Over the Top Football (Athletics)- J. Intintoli
  • True Blue Review (Top News Stories of 2019) - Brian Evans and Carol Stuart
  • Video Advertisement - Climb Higher TV commercial - John Goodwin and Joe Poe

Bronze Awards (12)

  • Brochure/Flyer - MTSU In-state Travel Brochure (Admissions) - Micah Loyed and Carol Stuart
  • College Viewbook - MTSU Truly Best (Admissions) - Micah Loyed and Carol Stuart
  • College Alumni Magazine - MTSU Magazine - Drew Ruble, Micah Loyed and Carol Stuart
  • Digital Ad, Series - MTSU Jones College of Business - Keith Dotson
  • Feature Writing - Legendary Comebacks for University College/Adult Degree Completion Program (MTSU Magazine) - Drew Ruble
  • News Feature Video - Dance Program Takes Grad to Russia (MTSU Research) - Joe Poe
  • Postcard/Invitation - MTSU Alumni Summer College Postcard - Brian Evans
  • Radio, TV Show or Newscast - MTSU On the Record (radio) - Gina Logue
  • Special Event - True Blue Spotlight (Admissions) - John Goodwin
  • Special Publication - MTSU LGBT Safe Zone Handbook - Darrell Callis Burks
  • Spot News Photography - Colorful Concert - J. Intintoli
  • Website Microsite - Stay On Course - John Goodwin

2019 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards

CASE National Platinum Awards Nomination

  • “True Blue Titan” - Cover story of MTSU Magazine, written by Drew Ruble

  • Graduate Studies Digital Advertising Campaign, produced by John Goodwin and David Foster

Awards of Excellence

  • MTSU "True Choice" Admissions Viewbook, designed by Micah Loyed
  • Potential College of Law support, unpublished works, produced by Rob Janson and Creative Marketing Solutions

Special Merit Awards

  • “We Are Music" Campaign
  • “Don’t Underestimate Me” TV commercial, produced by Rob Janson
  • True Choice book for Admissions, designed by Creative Marketing Solutions
  • Research Magazine cover, designed by Drew Ruble
  • Giving Back campaign for University Advancement
  • Emergency Preparedness/Crisis Management

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Parthenon Awards

Parthenon Award

  • MTSU "True Choice" Admissions Viewbook, designed by Micah Loyed

Awards of Merit

  • MTSU President's Newsletter, led by Drew Ruble and Kara Hooper
  • Graduate Studies Campaign Puts Focus on Digital, led by John Goodwin, David Foster and Rob Janson
  • MTSU Student Voice Embraces Student-Centric Media, led by John Goodwin and Kobe Hermann

Telly Awards

Bronze Awards

  • MTSU’s “Don’t Underestimate Me” TV commercial, produced by Rob Janson and written by Andrew Oppmann
  • MTSU Creamery in the School of Agriculture video, produced by Rob Janson

Tennessee College Public Relations Awards (TCPRA)

Best of Show

“We Are Music” campaign promoting MTSU's involvement in the music business and music education 

Gold Awards

  • Fermentation Science Program advertising by David Foster and Keith Dotson
  • The MTSU President’s Newsletter by University Publications and Creative Marketing Solutions
  • MTSU “Out of the Blue” TV Program
  • “We Are Music” media relations campaign

Silver Awards

  • The Daniels Center Annual Report by Brian Evans
  • “Ready to Work” billboard campaign by David Foster and Keith Dotson
  • “We Are Music” print advertisement by David Foster and Keith Dotson
  • “MTSU On the Record” radio show by Gina Logue
  • School of Journalism and Strategic Media “Art of Storytelling” campaign by John Goodwin
  • “MTSU Out of the Blue” podcast

Bronze Awards

  • Spring 2018 commencement photography by Andy Heidt
  • Outreach to prospective students by David Foster
  • Media relations campaign for “Iraq War vet shot 13 times” by Randy Weiler and Jimmy Hart
  • College of Graduate Studies digital marketing by John Goodwin

 

2018 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards

Award of Excellence

  • True Blue Titan (Best Articles of the Year) - Drew Ruble **Nominated for CASE National Platinum Award
  • MTSU True Blue Preview: College of Law (Graphic Design, Unpublished Works) - Rob Janson

Special Merit (7)

  • Graduate Studies Adveritsing Puts the Focus on Digital (Digital Communications) - John Goodwin **Nominated for CASE National Platinum Award
  • We Are Music (Advertising, Graphic Design) - Keith Dotson
  • Don't Underestimate Me (Electonic & Digital Media, Marketing/Branding Video) - Rob Janson
  • True Choice Book 2018 (Graphic Design, Book) - Micah Loyed
  • Research Magazine Cover (Graphic Design, Illustration-Cover) - Brian Evans
  • Giving Back (Graphic Design, Photography) - Andy Heidt
  • MTSU prepares for white nationalist rally near campus (Programs and Projects, Crisis/Issues Management Plan) - Jimmy Hart

Tennessee College Public Relations Awards (TCPRA)

Gold Award (4)

  • MTSU President's Post Newsletter (Newsletter, Printed)
  • Take A Closer Look (Overall Promotional Campaign)
  • Camelia Bowl full-page ad "Thank you, Montgomery" (Print Advertising, Single) - Keith Dotson
  • MTSU at the GRAMMYs (Special Event, More Than Seven Days)

Silver Award (7)

  • MTSU Dance Program Brochure (Brochure/Flier) - Karen Albrecht
  • MTSU Prepares for White Nationalist Rally (Crisis Communication Campaign)
  • Weekly Newspaper Banner Ads  (Print Advertising, Single) - Keith Dotson
  • Raider Traitor (Promotional Video) - Rob Janson
  • MTSU Out of the Blue (Radio/TV Show or Newscast)
  • MTSU Research (Special Publication) - University Publications, Creative Marketing Solutions, Office of Research Studies
  • Don't Underestimate Me (Video Advertisement/PSA) - Rob Janson

Bronze Award (6)

  • See the Future You'll Create (Banners/Outdoor Media) - Keith Dotson, David Foster
  • MTSU College of Liberal Arts Brochure (Brochure/Flier) - Darrell Callis Burks
  • College of Liberal Arts Branding Campaign (Overall Promotional Campaign)
  • Ann Powers Poster (Poster) - Brian Evans
  • True Blue Give (Special Event, More Than Seven Days)
  • College of Basic & Applied Sciences Challenge Coin (Specialty Item) - Brian Evans

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Parthenon Awards

Awards of Merit

  • Top 10 Ways We're Building MTSU - Drew Ruble (Writing)
  • Leading by Example - Drew Ruble (Writing)
  • The Success Coach - Drew Ruble (Writing)
  • MTSU Fermentation Science Display - Kara Hooper (Display)

2017 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards

National Gold Award

  • Promotional Publications

Tennessee College Public Relations Awards (TCPRA)

Gold Award (5)

  • Feature Writing - En Vogue for College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (Drew Ruble)
  • Media Relations Campaign - MTSU senior's cross-country flight of a lifetime retraces pioneeer's path (Randy Weiler)
  • Special Event (+7 days) - Enhances MTSU Campus Tour (Marketing & Communications, IT, Campus Planning, Admissions shared honor)
  • Sport Photography - Tiptoe into the End Zone (Andy Heidt)
  • Spot Photography - Beijing Opera (Eric Sutton)

Silver Award (6)

  • College Viewbook - MTSU Viewbook (Brian Evans)
  • Crisis Communication Campaign - Forrest Hall naming decision (Jimmy Hart)
  • Illustration - Homecoming 2016 Mark (Kara Hooper)
  • Special Publication - Take A Closer Diecut Table Tents (Brian Evans)
  • Speech Writing - The President's State of the University address
  • University Website, Overall - Adapting MTSU.edu with Responsive Website Template (IT and Marketing & Communications teams)

Bronze Award (8)

  • Brochure/Flyer - Center for Chinese Music and Culture brochure (Karen Albright)
  • Media Relations Campaign - Proposed name change to MTSU's Forrest Hall (Jimmy Hart)
  • Newsletter, printed - President's Newsletter July 2016 and January 2017 (division-wide honor)
  • Poster - Nick Carr Poster (Brian Evans)
  • Radio Advertisement/PSA - "Middle in a Minute: School of Agriculture" (Gina Logue)
  • Special Event (+7 days) - Charlie and Hazel Daniels naming ceremony (division-wide honor)
  • University-related Web Page or Site - Adult Degree Completion Program (IT and Marketing & Communications teams)
  • Video Advertisement/PSA - Middle Tennessee - Our Town. Our Team. (Rob Janson)

International Association for Business Communicators (IABC) Gold Pen Awards

  • Marketing, Advertising and Brand Recognition - #TRUEBLUE/Our Town. Our Team. Promotional Video (Rob Janson)
  • Excellence in Publications - MTSU's strategy of tiered premium printed content (Drew Ruble)

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Parthenon Awards

Parthenons

  • School of Rock - cover story of MTSU Magazine (Drew Ruble)
  • MTSU President's Report (Marketing and Communications, coordinated by Drew Ruble)
  • Give to the College of Liberal Arts Poster (Kelsey Greer, Creative Marketing Solutions)

Awards of Merit

  • Digital Advertising Focus on Social and Measurable Results (John Goodwin)
  • MTSU's Media and Entertainment Magazine's digital app (Creative Marketing Solutions, Office of University Publications)

2016 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards

Grand Award (2)

  • Best social media strategy and execution (John Goodwin)
  • Best unpublished work, vinyl billboard intended for the James E. Walker Library (Division)

Award of Excellence (6)

  • Media relations program for MTSU in China (Andrew Oppmann)
  • Media relations program for Professor Cliff Ricketts’ cross-country adventures (Randy Weiler)
  • Digital publication for College of Media and Entertainment (Kara Hooper)
  • Digital publication for MTSU Admissions Viewbook (Kara Hooper)
  • Book, Take a Closer Look campaign (Kara Hooper and Keith Dotson)
  • Recruitment video, MTSU Campus Tour (Rob Janson)

Special Merit Award (5)

  • Graphic design for MT Engage poster (Alexis Denton)
  • Graphic design for Freedom Sings poster (Brian Evans)
  • Digital advertising for MTSU Senior Day (Darrell Callis Burks)
  • Multipage publication for MTSU Scholarship Guide (Micah Loyed)
  • Book, Science Building donor project (Sherry Wiser George)

Tennessee College Public Relations Association

Gold (11)

  • Video Advertisement/PSA: Take a Closer Look TV commercial for Undergraduate Admissions (Rob Janson)
  • University-Related Webpage or Site: Take A Closer Look for Undergraduate Admissions (John Goodwin)
  • Low-Budget Publication: National Merit Scholar mailer for Undergraduate Admissions (Brian Evans)
  • Print Advertising Series: #TRUE marketing campaign for the Department of Athletics (Micah Loyed, Rob Janson)
  • Banners/Outdoor Media: #TRUE marketing campaign for the Department of Athletics (Micah Loyed, Rob Janson)
  • Special Event, Seven Days or Less: Centennial Capital Campaign invitation and other printed materials for the VP of University Advancement (Sherry Wiser George)
  • Radio Advertisement/PSA: Middle in a Minute segment on the Center for Chinese Music and Culture in the College of Liberal Arts (Gina Logue)
  • Feature Writing: “MTSU’s Whistle Blower,” a feature story on referee/alumnus Ben Taylor (MTSU Magazine)
  • Sports Photography: “Tiptoeing the Sidelines” coverage of MTSU Football (Andy Heidt)
  • Radio/TV Show or Newscast: “MTSU Out of the Blue” April 2015 television episode (Rob Janson, Jon Jackson)
  • Media Relations Campaign: MTSU at the Grammys for the College of Media and Entertainment (Andrew Oppmann)

Silver (4)

  • Silver, Special Event, More Than Seven Days: MT Engage (Lexy Denton, Dianna Rust, Kara Hooper)
  • Silver, Newsletter (Printed): The President’s Newsletter
  • Silver, Sports Photography: “Veterans Salute” coverage of MTSU Football (J Intintoli)
  • Silver, College/Alumni Magazine, Electronic: MTSU Magazine

Bronze (3)

  • Bronze, Brochure/Flier: MTSU Arts for the College of Liberal Arts (Brian Evans)
  • Bronze, Social Media: “Snow Day video” (Rob Janson)
  • Bronze, Media Relations Campaign: Promotion of Constitution Day for the College of Liberal Arts (Jimmy Hart)

Nashville-Middle Tennessee chapter, Public Relations Society of America

Parthenon Award (3)

  • The “Take a Closer Look” book produced for Admissions by Kara Hooper, Keith Dotson and David Foster
  • The MTSU Fall 2015 Fundraising Appeal produced for University Advancement by Kara Hooper
  • The College of Business Tradeshow Display produced for Dean David Urban by Kara Hooper

Awards of Merit (13):

  • Andy Heidt for his magazine photography for the article “Solid Leadership” on Concrete Industry Management Chair Heather Brown.
  • Brian Evans for his design concepts for the customized booklet prepared for Admissions to present to National Merit finalists and semi-finalists.
  • Drew Ruble for his magazine article, “Campus Icon,” that profiled Dean Terry Whiteside of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences.
  • Gina Logue for her “On the Record” radio program, “Dispatches from the DMZ,” a creative-writing magazine launched for MTSU student veterans (best audio program) and “Middle in a Minute: The Writer’s Loft (best public service announcement).
  • Jimmy Hart on behalf and in support of Professor Mary Evins’ public service work for Constitution Day on the MTSU campus.
  • Nathan Haynes, assistant director for admissions marketing, and CMS designer Brian Evans for the annual button campaign (best project)
  • Randy Weiler for his media relations work in support of the opening of the Veterans and Military Family Center.
  • Rob Janson and Nathan Wallach for the #TRUE-themed homecoming promotional video.
  • Sherry M. Wiser George for her design of a Science Building donors book
  • Two awards for President Sidney A. McPhee’s Fall 2015 Newsletter (best printed newsletter and best electronic newsletter).

2015 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education

Platinum Award

  • Award of Excellence, Best Articles of the Year, "The Pop Candy Pioneer,” MTSU Magazine’s profile of Whitney Matheson in the College of Media and Entertainment (Allison Gorman)

Award of Excellence (two awards)

  • Best Low Budget Publication, National Merit Students Recruitment Piece, on behalf of the Honors College and Admissions (Brian Evans)
  • Best Illustration-Interior Spread, “The Difference Makers,” in Aspire Magazine for the College of Education (Micah Loyed)

Special Merit Awards (eight awards)

  • Best External Relations Engagement Program, MTSU at the GRAMMYs, on behalf of the College of Media and Entertainment and MTSU Alumni Association (Andrew Oppmann)
  • Best Sub Unit Campaign, Adult Degree Completion Program Campaign, on behalf of University College (David Foster and Keith Dotson)
  • Best Multipage Publication or Folder, Jennings A. Jones College of Business Annual Report 2013–2014 (Sally Govan)
  • Best Periodical, Honors Magazine, Spring 2015 edition (Sherry Wiser and Drew Ruble)
  • Book, Science Building opening (Sherry Wiser)
  • Best Unpublished Works, Dance at MTSU (Brian Evans)
  • Best Magazine or Publication Rendering for Tablet or Mobile Technology, MTSU iMagazine (Drew Ruble)
  • Best Periodical Cover, Innovations Magazine for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences (Brian Evans)

Tennessee College Public Relations Association:

Gold (eight awards)

  • Print Advertising (series), #TRUE campaign for MTSU Athletics
  • Radio Advertising/PSA, “Middle in a Minute: The Writer’s Loft”
  • News Writing, MTSU’s obituary on John Seigenthaler
  • Special Publication, “Science Building Opening Magazine”
  • Feature Photography, “MTSU’s Spiderman”
  • Low-Budget Publication, “Graduate MT Direct Mail”
  • College/Alumni Magazine, Electronic, “MTSU Magazine”
  • Media Relations Campaign: “Key West to Seattle on ‘Southern Fried Fuel’”

Silver (11 awards)

  • Video Advertisement/PSA, #TRUE campaign for MTSU Athletics
  • Special Event (seven days or less), “MTSU Science Building Grand Opening”
  • Feature Writing, “Beyond Critical Mass”
  • Newsletter, Printed: “MTSU President’s Newsletter”
  • Reports, “Tennessee Small Business Development Centers Annual Summary”
  • Spot News Photography, “Ice Bucket Challenge”
  • Feature Photography, “True Blue Family Duo”
  • Sports Photography, “Contested Shot”
  • University Website, Overall: MTSU.edu
  • Media Relations Campaign: “MTSU launches unmanned aerial systems concentration”
  • Overall Promotional Campaign: True Blue Preview videos 

Bronze (nine awards)

  • Banners/Outdoor Media, #TRUE billboards for MTSU Athletics
  • Feature Writing, “The ABCs of MTSU’s Quest for Student Success”
  • Poster,  #TRUE campaign for MTSU Athletics
  • Postcard/Invitation, “MTSU Arts Patron Society Invitation”
  • Feature Photography, “Tapping Into the Arms”
  • University-related Webpage or Site: MTSUNews.com
  • Radio/TV Show or Newscast: “MTSU Out of the Blue: April 2015”
  • College Promotional Video, “MTSU True Blue Preview: Aerospace”
  • Overall Promotional Campaign, “Graduate in Four and Get More”

2014 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

  • Best Articles of the Year - Ahead of the Game
  • Media Relations Program - MTSU at the Grammys (Special Merit Award)
  • Writing for the Media - MTSU at the Grammys (Special Merit Award)
  • Recruitment Video - MTSU True Blue Preview Webisodes (Special Merit Award)
  • Total Advertising Campaign - True Blue Tour (Special Merit Award)
  • Individual Print Advertisement - #TRUE Billboard (Special Merit Award)

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

  • True Blue Preview Webisodes - Parthenon Award
  • From Combat to Campus - Award of Merit
  • MTSU in China - Award of Merit
  • Innovations Magazine - Award of Merit
  • MTSU Magazine - Award of Merit
  • Driving on Empty - Award of Merit
  • The Science of Sport - Award of Merit
  • The Buchanan Fellowship - Award of Merit
  • Freedom Sings Poster - Award of Merit
  • The Science of Sport - Award of Merit

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Gold Award - Radio Advertisement/PSA: “Middle in a Minute: Holocaust Studies Conference”
  • Gold Award - Special Event-More than Seven Days: “The Nashville Initiative” 
  • Silver Award - Print Advertisement, Series: “Hangzhou”
  • Silver Award - Radio Advertisement/PSA: “Mineral Gem and Fossil Museum”
  • Silver Award - Banners/Outdoor Media: “Buchanan Billboards”
  • Silver Award - Special Event-Seven Days or Less: “Freedom Sings”
  • Silver Award - News Writing: “McPhee — Person of the Year”
  • Silver Award - Feature Writing: “The Science of Sport”
  • Silver Award - College/Alumni Magazine, Electronic: “MTSU iMagazine”
  • Silver Award - Radio/TV Show or Newscast: “MTSU on the Record: Consoling the Campus Community”
  • Silver Award - Overall Promotional Campaign: “True Blue — Second Year Roll-Out”
  • Bronze Award - Print Advertisement, Single: “Spring Spadea Ad”
  • Bronze Award - Video Advertisement/PSA: “MTSU Recording Industry Promo”
  • Bronze Award - Poster: “Freedom Sings”
  • Bronze Award - Postcard/Invitation: “True Blue Tour Student Invitation”
  • Bronze Award - University Website, Overall: MTSU.edu
  • Bronze Award - University-Related Web Page or Site: MTSUNews.com
  • Bronze Award - Radio/TV Show or Newscast: “Who’s Really the Disabled One?”

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

  • Award of Merit - MTSU Publications

2013 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Grand Award - The President’s Biennial Report, 2013

Awards of Excellence

  • President's Biennial Report
  • MTSU iMagazine
  • "Running on empty: MTSU researcher drives coast-to-coast using no gas"
  • True Blue Respect Poster: Pick Up After Yourself

Special Merit Awards

  • Physics Brochure
  • Button Campaign Pin-Back Buttons
  • MTSU CLA Magazine

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Gold Award Communications and Marketing-Poster
  • Silver Award Marketing and Communications-Newsletter, Printed
  • Gold Award Marketing and Communications-Photography
  • Silver Award Communications and Marketing-Photography
  • Gold Award Communications and Marketing-Special Publications
  • Silver Award Communications Award-Reports
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-College Viewbook
  • Silver Award Communications Award-Print Advertising
  • Gold Award Communication and Marketing-College Viewbook
  • Gold Award Reports-The President's Biennial Report
  • Gold Award Special Event More than Seven Days-The Nashville Initiative
  • Gold Award Special Event Seven Days or Less -Capitol Street Party
  • Gold Award Radio Advertisement/PSA-MTSU-Middle in a Minute/Political Jingles
  • Gold Award Print Advertisement-MTSU Spring into Middle Spadea Ad
  • Silver Award Special Event More than Seven Days-MTSU True Blue Respect
  • Silver Award Banners/Outdoor Media-MTSU Promotional Banner
  • Silver Award Photography-Horse Sense (MTSU Magazine)
  • Silver Award Media Success Story-Running on Empty/Cliff Ricketts coverage
  • Silver Award Special Publication-MTSU National Women's History Month 2013 Calendar
  • Silver Award Radio Advertisement/PSA-MTSU-Middle in a Minute-Nobel Laureate
  • Silver Award Overall Promotion Campaign-I am True Blue
  • Bronze Award Feature Story-Horse Sense (MTSU Magazine)
  • Bronze Award Social Media Success Story-Santa Goes to College
  • Bronze Award Radio/TV Show or Newscast-"On The Record," Rock, Race, and Rehabilitation
  • Bronze Award Video Ad/PSA-Devoted to Student Success
  • Bronze Award Print Ad-MTSU Newspaper-Style Ad
  • Bronze Award Media Success Story-Science Building groundbreaking
  • Bronze Award Radio/TV Show or Newscast-MTSU On the Record: Rock, Race and Rehabilitation
  • Silver Award Radio Advertisement/PSA Series-Middle in a Minute: Nobel Laureates
  • Gold Award Radio Advertisement/PSA Series-Middle in a Minute: Political Jingles

2012 Awards

 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

  • Grand Award I Am True Blue
  • Grand Award True Blue Respect

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

  • Special Event Parthenon Award Centennial Celebration
  • Award of Merit Audiovisual TV/PSA-In the Middle
  • Award of Merit Writing/Feature Writing

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Silver Award Communications and Marketing-Poster
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-Newsletter, Printed
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-Newsletter, Printed
  • Gold Award Communications and Marketing-Sports Publication
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-Photography
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-Newsletter, Printed
  • Bronze Award Communications and Marketing-Specialty Item
  • Silver Award Communications and Marketing Award-Post card / Invitation
  • Bronze Award Communications Award-Brochure, flyer
  • Gold Award Video Advertisement/PSA-In The Middle
  • Gold Award Special Publication
  • Silver Award Social Media Success Story-MT Tobacco Free
  • Silver Award Special Event-More than 7 days-Centennial Celebration
  • Silver Award News Release
  • Bronze Award Overall Promotional Campaign-Centennial Celebration
  • Bronze Award Video Advertisement/PSA-I Am True Blue
  • Gold Award Radio/TV Show or Newscast-Middle in a Minute: MTSU School of Music
  • Silver Award Radio/TV Show or Newscast-MTSU On the Record

2011 Awards

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III

  • Special Merit Award Radio Programs, Podcasts and Announcements-MTSU On the Record
  • Special Merit Award CASE III-Radio Programs, Podcasts and Announcements-Middle in a Minute

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Gold Award Video Advertisement/PSA-Centennial Celebration Countdown
  • Silver Award Print Advertisement-WMOT
  • Silver Award Poster Bronze Award Brochure/Flyer
  • Silver Award Video Advertisement-Centennial Video
  • Bronze Award Video Advertisement-MTSU Holiday Video
  • Special Merit Award Audiovisual Communications-I Am True Blue
  • Bronze Award Communication and Marketing Award-Special Publication

TARC

  • Gold Award Alumni Publications
  • Gold Award General Promotional Material-Poster

2010 and Previous Awards

2010

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Gold Web Page/Site-MTSU website
  • Silver Video Advertisement-Be One of Tennessee's Best
  • Silver Radio Advertisement-The Sock Family

2009

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Silver Award Radio Advertisement-I'M One
  • Silver Award Video Advertisement-The Dream
  • Bronze Award Specialty Item-There is Just One MTSU
  • Bronze Award Communications Award-Newsletter, Electronic

2008

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III

  • Special Merit Internal Tabloids & Newsletters-The Record
  • Special Merit Advancement Awards-External Tabloids & Newsletters-The Alumni Record

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Silver Award Radio Advertisement-I'M One (Larry Wilson)
  • Bronze Award Radio/TV Show or Newscast-MTSU On the Record: Safety and Sanity
  • Silver Award Communications and Marketing-Print Advertising

2007

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Bronze Award Communication Award-College Viewbook

2006


Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Bronze Award Communication and Marketing Award Print Advertisement
  • Bronze Award Communication and Marketing Award- Feature/news story in College/Alumni Magazine
  • Silver Award Communication Award-Brochure/Flyer

2005

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III 

  • Special Merit Award Feature Story or Series-Valentine's Day Has Extra Meaning for Kidney Donor
  • Special Merit Award Radio Programs and Announcements MTSU On the Record: Campus Copycats

TARC

  • Gold Award General Promotional Material-Brochure/Packet

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA)

  • Gold Award Communication Award-Brochure/Flyer

2004

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III 

  • Special Merit Award-Radio Programs and Announcements-MTSU On the Record: Nishtiman Tayip
  • Special Merit Award-Radio Programs and Announcements-MTSU On the Record: Anne Garrels

TARC

  • Gold Award General Promotional Material-Newsletter

2003

Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) 

  • Gold Award Radio Series-MTSU On-Hold
  • Gold Award Print Advertising Series-I'M One
  • Bronze Award Specialty Item-Legislative Packet
  • Silver Award Specialty Item-MTSU Audio Clips Web Page
  • Bronze Award Communication-Alumni Magazine
  • Best of Show Award Communication Award- Visions of Cuba Poster

TARC

  • Silver Award Award-Specific Media Relations Program, Division C
  • Bronze Award General Promotional Material- brochure/Info packet
  • Silver Award General Promotional Material-Brochure/Information packet

 

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