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Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

American Advertising Federation (Tidewater Chapter)

  • 2007 Gold ADDY award for overall television campaign developed by CRT/tanaka and Longwood University for admissions recruitment
  • 2007 Gold ADDY award single :30 combo spots from admissions recruitment campaign
  • 2007 Silver ADDYaward other combo spot from same campaign

Public Relations Society of America (Virginia Chapter)

52nd Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards program

  • 1st Place Medallion Award for the 1998-1999 Admissions Viewbook

54th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2001

  • Longwood Magazine (overall award) for News magazines category
  • Longwood Magazine (Spring 2000 issue) Feature Story, "The Sounds and The Fury--Civil War Research of Professor Charles Ross," written by Kent Booty
  • Longwood Magazine (Winter 2001) Feature Story, "Thanks for the Memories--WWII Memoirs of Harriette Vaden Price", written by Dennis Sercombe
  • Admissions Viewbook (2000-2001) GCF "Special Purpose Publications."

55th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2002

  • 1st Place Medallion Award for Special Purpose Publications (Longwood Summer Memorial Issue: The Great Fire of 2001)

56th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2003

  • 1st Place Silver Medallion Award: PR Strategy for Name Conversion
  • Merit Award: PR Tactics for "Longwood University" postcard w/logo sticker

57th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2004

  • Bronze Merit Award for Longwood Magazine (Monitor & WDW) "Tactics"

59th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2006

  • Gold Anvil "Best in Show" Award - "Discover the Power in You" Admissions Brochure
  • Silver Anvil Medallion (Strategic Marketing) - "Discover the Power in You" Campaign
  • Bronze Anvil Medallion (Tactical Marketing) - "Discover the Power in You" Admissions Brochure
  • Bronze Anvil Medallion (Tactical Marketing) - whylongwood.com website
  • Bronze Anvil Certificate of Merit (Tactical Marketing)  - The Longwood Show, Podcasts

60TH Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards 2007

  • Silver Medallion: Reputation and Brand Management (LU & CRT/tanaka) - "Discover the Power in You "
  • Bronze Medallion: Blogs - "Longwood Real Life"
  • Bronze Certificate of Merit: External Videos - "Longwood Pro Series"
  • Bronze Certificate of Merit: Magazines - "Longwood Magazine, Vol. 6, #2, Vol. 7, #1 and #2
  • Bronze Certificate of Merit: Direct Mail (LU & CRT/tanaka) - "Discover the Power in You" Postcards
  • Bronze Certificate of Merit: Brochures (LU & CRT/tanaka) - "Discover the Power in You Tabletop Brochure"

Public Relations Society of America National Chapter

  • 2007 National Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for LU branding program
  • 2006 National Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation for Longwood  - Prospective Student Direct Mail Series (Direct Mail/Response Category)
  • 2006 National Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation for Longwood "College Fair" Tabletop Brochure (Brochures – Fewer Than 17 Pages Category)

Council for the Advancement & Support of Education (CASE District III)

  • 1999 Special Merit Award for Admissions Viewbook (Improvement in Design)
  • 1999 Special Merit Award for Media Relations (Roy Clark Christmas Album)
  • 2000 Special Merit Award in Editorial Design for inaugural issue of Longwood
  • 2001 Award of Merit for Longwood magazine in "Alumni Magazines Category"
  • 2001 Special Merit Award for Admissions Search Piece in "Design for Print" Category
  • 2001 Special Merit Award in the Educational Fundraising Project (Yellow Duck)
  • 2002 GRAND AWARD for LCVA Newsletter (Improvement in Design)
  • 2002 Award of Excellence for Longwood Magazine Special Memorial Issue
  • 2002 Award of Excellence for LCVA Christmas Card (Low Cost Publications)
  • 2002 Special Merit Award for Feature Story, "The Art of Losing," by Dr. Jena Burges
  • 2003 Special Merit Award for 2001-02 President’s Report
  • 2004 Special Merit Award for Longwood University Web Site (Overall Design)
  • 2004 Special Merit Award for Longwood University Web Log (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  • 2005 Award of Excellence: Overall Website Design and Implementation (whylongwood.com)
  • 2006 GRAND AWARD (Multimedia Programs) for Streaming Video: "LU Uncut"
  • 2006 AWARD of EXCELLENCE (Improvement in Design) for Longwood Lancers Logo
  • 2006 AWARD of EXCELLENCE (Radio Campaign) for Longwood Radio Spots (Series)
  • 2006 AWARD of EXCELLENCE (Electronic Communications) for "Longwood Show"
  • 2006 SPECIAL MERIT AWARD for LCVA catalog "Reflecting Centuries of Beauty"
  • 2006 SPECIAL MERIT AWARD (External Newsletters) for LCVA Arts Newsletter

CASE 2001 Circle of Excellence Awards (National Competition)

  • Capital Campaign Viewbook Bronze Medal (only 4 Awards presented to 85 entries submitted from throughout the U.S.)
  • Admissions Series Bronze Medal (viewbook, search, poster) (115 entries, 12 awards)
  • Admissions Search Piece Bronze Medal (postcards) (90 entries, 7 awards)

CASE 2003 Circle of Excellence Awards (National Competition)

  • Bronze Medal for Longwood University Announcement Postcard and Logo Sticker

Printing Industries of Virginia

  • 1999 First Place award for Longwood magazine from Printing Industries of Virginia
  • 2006 First Place award for The President’s Circle booklet from Printing Industries of Virginia

PR Week Awards 2007

  • Honorable Mention, "Best Use of Research/Measurement" for CRT/tanaka and Longwood University

American Association of Museums

  • 1999 AAM National Publications Design Award (LCVA 5th Anniversary Exhibit)
  • 2003 AAM Museum Publications Design, Honorable Mention, LCVA "Telling Objects"
  • 2005 AAM FIRST PLACE for the LCVA Love Is in the Air: Art and Auction materials
  • 2005 AAM FIRST PLACE for Love is in the Air: Publication Design
  • 2006 AAM FIRST PLACE for LCVA catalogue, "Reflecting Centuries of Beauty"
  • 2009 AAM FIRST PLACE for LCVA invitation, Kjerulf/Oppenhimer Reception

16th Annual Admissions Advertising Awards (2001)

  • Gold Medal First Place Award for "Total Public Relations Campaign" for 2001 admissions campaign

21ST Annual Admissions Advertising Awards (2005) Admissions Marketing Report

  • Gold Medal First Place Award for single :60 radio spot: "Pomp Boy"
  • Gold Medal First Place Award for radio campaign (4 spots)

22nd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards (2006) Admissions Marketing Report

  • Gold Medal First Place Award for radio campaign (4 spots) "Discover the Power"
  • Silver Medal Second Place Award for "Discover the Power in You" Brochure

The 2001 Communicator Awards (Print Media)

A national awards organization that recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. Entries are "judged by industry professionals who look for individuals and organizations whose work exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry."

  • Crystal Award of Excellence (Top award) for educational magazines - Longwood Magazine, Fall 1999
  • Award of Distinction for Feature Writing - Charles Ross Civil War Feature article (Longwood, Spring 2000) by Kent Booty
  • Award of Distinction for educational annual reports - 1999-2000 President's Report
  • Honorable Mention for Feature Writing - Jane Goodall feature article (Longwood, Fall 1999) by Judy McReynolds

GRAPHIS LogoDesign 5

  • New Longwood College rotunda symbol chosen for inclusion in this international, annual logo design publication

Art Director’s Club of Metropolitan Washington

  • 2001 Certificate of Merit for Capital Campaign Viewbook "a turning point"

Southeastern Museum Conference

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) is the major regional networking
organization for museums in the Southeast.

  • 2002 Honorable Mention Award in the newsletter category for the 2002 LCVA Newsletter.
  • 2006 Award of Excellence (Top Award) for LCVA catalogue, "Reflecting Centuries of Beauty: The Rowe Collection of Chinese Art"

Service Industry Advertising Awards (2005)

  • Award of Merit for whylongwood.com web site (Educational Services)

International Association of Business Communicators (2006)

  • Award of Excellence, the top award, presented to the Web Communications Office for "Electronic and Interactive Communications." in the IABC 2006 Best in Virginia Awards Competition.

(Revised 6.2.08; 73 total awards)