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APSU TV series, outdoor advertising take national awards

Austin Peay State Universitys Office of Public Relations and Marketing earned two national advertising awards during the countrys oldest and largest educational advertising competition – the 22nd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, announced Thursday, Feb. 8.

In the television advertising category for schools with 5,000–9,999 students, APSU earned a silver award for a series of three 30-second commercials. Produced by Dye, Van Mol and Lawrence of Nashville and filmed on the APSU campus, each television spot features students enrolled at the University.
Austin Peay State University's Office of Public Relations and Marketing earned two national advertising awards during the country's oldest and largest educational advertising competition — the 22nd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, announced Thursday, Feb. 8.

In the television advertising category for schools with 5,000—9,999 students, APSU earned a silver award for a series of three 30-second commercials. Produced by Dye, Van Mol and Lawrence of Nashville and filmed on the APSU campus, each television spot features students enrolled at the University.

APSU's outdoor advertising campaign to recruit Fort Campbell, Ky., soldiers earned the University a merit award in the transit/billboard category for schools with 5,000—9,999 students. Designed by Bill Persinger, APSU director for graphic design, the art was posted throughout the Fort Campbell area from September to November 2006.

According to a news release from the sponsor, Admissions Marketing Report, the competition garnered entries from more than 1,200 colleges, universities and secondary schools in the U.S. and abroad. A national panel of judges consisting of admissions marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals and the magazine's editorial board judged submissions.

A detailed list of winning institutions may be found at www.hmrpublicationsgroup.com.

The winning television commercials, titled “Faces,” “GTG” and “Go,” may be seen on Peay TV at http://GO.apsu.edu. -- Terry Damron