Joe Wyatt
Published February 26, 2019

The Communications and Marketing Department at Amarillo College has earned four national collegiate marketing honors in the sixth annual Education Digital Marketing Awards – three at the topmost Gold level, and one for Merit.

Success Is AC NewsThe Education Digital Marketing Awards are endorsed by Higher Education Marketing Report and recognize the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media.


AC emerged from a large pool of distinguished contestants that submitted more than 1,000 entries to capture Gold Awards for Total Digital Marketing Program, Social Media, and for a Digital Video titled “Become the Person You Always Wanted to Be.”


Additionally, AC received a Merit Award for a Digital Video titled “Kids’ College Gymnastics.”

Submissions were reviewed by a national panel of industry experts and were judged against entries from similar-sized organizations

Awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges placing them in the top 16 percent of the nation for advertising excellence. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.