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BHCC Magazine Brings Home Two National Communications Awards

Thursday, March 26, 2015

BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, won a gold award in the nationwide communications competition sponsored by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). A second gold award went to a digital illustration for the BHCC Magazine feature, “In a House of Books.”

BHCC Magazine -ThumbnailThe awards honor outstanding achievement in communications. This year approximately 256 colleges submitted nearly 1,800 entries for the contest. Eighty external marketing and PR professionals from around the country review and score the entries. The awards were announced March 24, 2015, at NCMPR’s national conference in Portland, Oregon.

NCMPR, an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges, represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges throughout the United States.

Launched eight years ago, Bunker Hill Community College’s magazine has now earned its fifth gold award from NCMPR, having received golds in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009 and 2007, along with two silver awards, in 2011 and 2014.

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.