Press Release

Bunker Hill Community College Magazine Wins Major Design Award

Friday, August 26, 2011

The 20,000-circulation BHCC Magazine has won a major design award from The University & College Designers Association (UCDA), President Mary L. Fifield announced this week. The judges evaluated nearly 1,100 entries and gave out 188 awards. BHCC’s winning entry, which received an Award of Excellence from the UCDA, was a two-page spread in an article entitled “This Way to the Future,” in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of the magazine. The article dealt with an innovative class on iPhone programming taught at the College.

The UCDA is the only association in this country for professionals involved in the creation of visual communications for educational institutions. It has a membership of more than 1000 designers throughout the United States and Canada.

The BHCC Magazine has won numerous awards over the last several years, including a top award – Gold – for “Best Magazine” in 2010 from the National Association for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).  In 2009, BHCC Magazine also received a Gold award for Best Overall Magazine and a Silver award for Best Design from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District 1, which includes northeastern United States and parts of Canada.

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About Bunker Hill Community College
With more than 50 years of academic excellence, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is Massachusetts' largest community college, annually welcoming a diverse community of around 16,000 students. With campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, BHCC extends its reach across several locations in Greater Boston. The College offers associate degrees and certificates, early college and dual enrollment, community education, corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is celebrated for its diversity, boasting a student body where 65% identify as people of color and more than half are women. The College also embraces a global perspective, with over 600 international students representing 90 countries and conversing in more than 65 languages. Our commitment to diversity is further reflected in BHCC's designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).