Chernoff Newman Receives Gold Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing and Public RelationsApril 15, 2008
COLUMBIA, SC – April 15, 2008 – Chernoff Newman, a full service advertising, public relations and marketing firm, recently received a gold Paragon Award at the 2007 National Council for Marketing & Public Relations for its promotional work with the Technical College of the Low Country. The Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in marketing and communications at community, junior and technical colleges across the country. It is the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR Professionals at two-year colleges.
Chernoff Newman’s work for the Technical College of the Low Country received top honors in the Postcard category edging out South Puget Sound Community College in Washington and Southwest Georgia Technical College.
The postcard was created to encourage enrollment in the college’s Fall 2007 semester. Highlighting the school’s low cost of tuition and array of educational options, the promotional piece urged students to “raise their game to a whole new level” and take control of their future by becoming a full time student at the Technical College of the Low Country.
“We are extremely honored to be presented with a Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations,” said Chernoff Newman President of Advertising Peter Wertimer.” The postcard not only exhibits the benefits that the Technical College of the Low Country provides its students, but highlights the creative strategic and persuasive work that our agency produces.”
About the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations
The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and PR professionals at community and technical colleges. As one of the fastest growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, NCMPR today has more than 1,500 members from nearly 600 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries. For more information, visit www.ncmpr.org.
About Chernoff Newman
Recognized as one of the top firms in the Southeast, Chernoff Newman is a full-service advertising, public relations and marketing communications firm with offices in Columbia, Charleston and Pawleys Island, S.C. and Orlando, Fla. Through a client-focused approach, Chernoff Newman consistently develops and implements successful communications efforts for a variety of clients, including leaders in banking, education, energy, food services, health care, technology, tourism and more.
For more information, visit www.chernoffnewman.com.