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Bunker Hill Community College Wins National Communications Award

Monday, April 9, 2012

BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, received a Silver award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the organization’s national conference in San Francisco, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. NCMPR sets the standards for professionals working in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni relations at two-year colleges nationwide.

BHCC Magazine previously received two awards from NCMPR’s district organization, which covers the northeast United States and parts of Canada, at its conference in Baltimore last fall, along with an award for design from the University and College Designers Association (UCDA). “Earning four major honors in one year makes us very proud at Bunker Hill Community College,” said Patricia Brady, editor of the magazine.

Launched just five years ago, BHCC Magazine received Gold awards in 2007 and 2009 from NCMPR and a Gold and Silver award from the northeast district of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an organization that honors achievements in communications at both two- and four-year institutions of higher education.

Media Contact:
Karen M. Norton, Executive Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA 02129
Phone: (617) 228-2177; Email: kmnorton@bhcc.mass.edu


Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, enrolling approximately 19,000 students annually. BHCC has two campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, three satellite locations and a number of instructional centers throughout the Greater Boston area. BHCC is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. Sixty-five percent of the students are people of color and more than half of BHCC's students are women. The College also enrolls nearly 1,000 international students who come from 100 countries and speak more than 75 languages.