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APSU Public Relations earns honors

The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University won five honors May 18 during the annual meeting of the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) at Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

APSU won two awards in the Print Advertisement Category. The University earned the Silver Award for its Go for It advertisement and the Bronze Award for the Go Try It On ad campaign.
The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University won five honors May 18 during the annual meeting of the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) at Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

APSU won two awards in the Print Advertisement Category. The University earned the Silver Award for its “Go for It” advertisement and the Bronze Award for the “Go Try It On” ad campaign.

In the Video Advertisement Category, APSU also took two awards — the Silver Award for its 30-second “Faces” spot and the Bronze Award for “Got to Go.” The commercials can be seen online at http://go.apsu.edu.

In the Brochure/Flier Category, APSU won the Silver Award for a full-color, multipage brochure about the APSU Department of Music. The brochure also includes a CD of performances by APSU's student ensembles.

Austin Peay's contest submissions were among more than 300 entries from 16 public and private colleges and universities across the state.

Also at the TCPRA annual conference, Melony Leazer, communication specialist, was elected to serve as the organization's secretary for 2007-08. Other officers are Greg Pillon, president, Belmont University; Monica Greppin, president-elect, Tennessee Tech University; and Kim Chaudoin, treasurer, Lipscomb University.

For more information, contact the APSU Office of Public Relations and Marketing by telephone at (931) 221-7459. -- Melony Leazer