2012 April 30 - 12:00 am


  • The Video Services Department of Lewis and Clark Community College (Ill.) has received a bronze Telly Award for 2012. In its 33rd year, the prestigious Telly Awards is the premier award program honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV programs, commercials, video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. The awards program received more than 11,000 entries from every state and numerous countries for consideration in its 2012 awards program. A judging panel of more than 500 industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. Lewis and Clark’s Video Services Department, under the direction of Brian Schrage, submitted a safety training video they completed this year for the Olin Corporation. The entry entitled “Don’t Be A Johnny” was produced by Schrage and AV Coordinator Jay Hollinger. It depicts a lighthearted look at a day in the life of an unsafe worker.

  • “Catch the Wind at MWCC,” a multi-faceted communications project developed throughout the construction and activation of the college’s wind turbines, has received a top award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. The Marketing and Communications Division of Mount Wachusett Community College’s (Mass.) received the coveted Gold Paragon Award in the “Communications Success Story” category during the council’s national conference in San Francisco. The division shares the honor with faculty, staff and students who provided their talent, time and skills on various aspects of the campaign. The construction and dedication of MWCC’s two 1.65 megawatt Vestas V82 wind turbines from September 2010 to April 2011 provided an extraordinary opportunity to showcase the college’s renewable energy initiatives through an in-house, multi-channel communications project incorporating traditional media, social media, video and photography documentation, a special event, and staff and student graphic design contributions in the areas of signage, banners, invitations, event program and t-shirts. The project showcased MWCC’s decade-long commitment to sustainability.
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