Joe Wyatt
Published January 21, 2022

Amarillo College is pleased to announce that its Communications and Marketing Department emerged from the 9th Annual Education Digital Marketing Awards with five national collegiate marketing accolades – two at the topmost Gold level.

The Education Digital Marketing (EDM) Awards are endorsed by Higher Education Marketing Report and recognize the best digital content, electronic communications, mobile media, social media and educational websites.

Submissions were reviewed and judged by a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals, and the EDM editorial board.

AC received Gold awards for:

  • Total Digital Marketing Program
  • Social Media Content Campaign

Additionally, the College captured three Silver awards for:

  • Digital Video: Under 2 minutes – Success is A Future as Unique as You
  • Digital Publication – Teaching for Transformation 2021
  • Outstanding Work in Blog

AC emerged from a pool of distinguished colleges, universities and secondary schools from across the country that combined to submit more than 1,000 entries. In the preeminent Total Digital Marketing Program category alone, AC was joined in Gold winners circle by such luminaries as the Alabama State Department of Education, University of Pittsburgh, and Northeastern University.

“Digital marketing programs are essential to higher education today because everyone is online,” said Kevin Ball, AC’s vice president of communications and marketing. “To be informed and assured that our digital efforts are among those setting the bar nationally is not only gratifying for our department, but extremely advantageous for our College.

“I believe the College is poised to excel as the digital world evolves because we are always willing to explore the boundaries of what is possible.”