The Office of University Communications, along with staff members from various offices at The University of Southern Mississippi, recently captured 12 awards – including a Grand Award in electronic media – at the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi conference. Competition was in the senior division, which includes the state’s four-year public and private universities and colleges.
University Communications was presented the Grand Award in electronic media, for its “My Southern Miss Story Video Series,” a series of 11 videos featuring University students.
Award winners include:
1st place – Single Piece of Artwork (sports) – “USM vs. Kentucky Bourbon Trail Mailer”: Kat VanSkiver, Brittney Westbrook, Heather Graves, Lynn McCarver, Nicole Ruhnke
1st place – Multimedia Presentation – “My Southern Miss Story Video Series”: Brittney Westbrook, Jerry Santos, Heather Graves, Kristi Scott
2nd place – Public Relations Innovation – “Choose Southern Miss Coffee Sleeves”: Brittney Westbrook, Jenny Tate
2nd place – Single Piece of Artwork (non-sports) – “Theatre Poster – ‘The Seagull’”: Kat VanSkiver, Heather Graves, Brittney Westbrook, Lynn McCarver
2nd place – Brochure – “Theatre 2016-17 Season Brochure”: Hillary Lovinggood, Brittney Westbrook, Heather Graves, Lynn McCarver
2nd place – Annual Report – “Business, Inspired: College of Business Annual Report 2015-16”: Hillary Lovinggood, Brittney Westbrook, Heather Graves, Lynn McCarver, Dr. Faye Gilbert
3rd place – News Story – “Student’s Research Shows C-USA Baseball Tournament’s Positive Economic Impact”: David Tisdale
3rd place – Annual Report – “2015 USM Foundation Impact Report”: Kat VanSkiver, Heather Graves, Brittney Westbrook, Lynn McCarver, Amy Martin, Megan Burkes
3rd place – Brochure – “Career Services & Student Employment Brochure”: Megan McCormick, Heather Graves, Brittney Westbrook, Lynn McCarver, Tonya Williams
3rd place – Single Piece of Artwork (sports) – “All-Star Party Invitation”: Hillary Lovinggood, Brittney Westbrook, Heather Graves, Lynn McCarver, Jenny Tate
3rd place – Public Relations Campaign – “Engineering Awareness Campaign”: Kat VanSkiver, Heather Graves, Brittney Westbrook, Jenny Tate, Kristi Scott
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