Waynesburg University has received two 2018 CUPPIE Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communications in Education from CUPRAP (College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals).
The University received a gold award for its in-house production of the 2015-16 Annual Report and a bronze award in the category of “PR and Marketing - Special Event Promo” for its 2016 Day of Giving campaign.
“Our University is fortunate to have a very talented team of professionals on staff developing our marketing materials that beautifully reflect the mission of our University,” said Stacey Brodak, vice president for institutional advancement and university relations. “These awards bring positive recognition to our University and we are proud of our University Relations’ team for their excellent work.”
The awards were presented Thursday, March 15, at the Marriott Penn Square in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Waynesburg University was one of 49 organizations to receive awards from among the 495 entries submitted. Judges represented experts in the field of communications and included designers, writers, educators, corporate executives and media professionals.
CUPRAP is a voluntary organization of communications professionals from colleges, universities and independent schools dedicated to advancing the understanding of higher education and enhancing the professional development of its members. Members come from private and public colleges and universities, junior colleges, community colleges, independent schools, as well as other organizations involved in higher education.
Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is one of only 22 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.