PR Awards Presented to Area Colleges

Four Tulsa colleges and universities, led by Tulsa Community College, won awards at 2005 Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) Competition and Show.

TCC won eight awards, followed by Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences, four each, and Oral Roberts University, one award.

A total of 104 awards were given in 27 categories to 21 Oklahoma public and private colleges and universities—including awards for advertising, graphic design, photography, internal and external publications, sports publications, web design, and writing.

TCC won Grand Awards (1st place) in the full length feature writing category, with a feature about TCC students learning about history through walking tours, and for its 2005-2006 college catalog.

OSU-Tulsa won Grand Awards, in the bright idea category for the 2005 groundbreaking of the Advance Technology Research Center (ATRC), a Vision 2025 project, and for its 2005 class schedules.

ORU won a Grand Award for a poster promoting “Quilters,” a university theatre production that celebrates pioneer women.

TCC won Awards of Excellence (2nd place) in full-length feature writing (for a feature about male teenage students learning about nursing in a TCC summer program), for its Fall, 2005 class schedule, and in the bright idea category (for a holiday card designed by a TCC student). This year marked the fourth consecutive year that TCC won a first or second place in the class schedule category.

OSU-Tulsa won an Award of Excellence for the campaign promoting the ATRC groundbreaking ceremony.

OSUCHS won Awards of Excellence for its MEDxtravaganza 2005 invitation poster and a logo for the OSU Medicine/American Heart Walk. The Center also won an honorable mention in traditional photography for a photo of the honor guard at 2005 Commencement.

TCC won Awards of Achievement (3rd place) for a video commercial about DeWayne Dickens, instructor of developmental studies; print advertising about the Medical and Biotechnology Learning Center groundbreaking ceremony; and its Fall, 2004 class schedule.

Updated 07-25-2005

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