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Bunker Hill Community College Wins Gold Award for Communications

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The 2014-2015 College Catalog won a Gold Medallion of Excellence Award in the Academic Catalog category for District 1 at the annual contest sponsored by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) on October 13, 2014. Taking home the Bronze Medallion of Excellence Award for Digital Illustration was an illustration created to accompany the story “In a House of Books,” which appeared in the fall 2014 issue of BHCC Magazine. The awards, which honor outstanding achievement in communications, were presented at the Capital Creativity Conference at National Harbor, Maryland.

One hundred marketing and public relations professionals from community and technical colleges attended the conference. This year approximately 44 District 1 colleges submitted 345 entries for the contest; 2014 also marked NCMPR’s 40th year of operation.

NCMPR is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges. The organization represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges throughout the United States. District 1 includes Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont, as well as the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and the United Kingdom.

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.