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Carlson School earns 7 Educational Advertising Awards

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Recent work from the Carlson School’s Marketing & Communications Department earned national recognition at the 37th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. In all, the school took home one gold, five silver, and one merit award for print and digital publications. 

“With the help of school partners, these publications are helping to promote the Carlson School, keeping students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends connected and informed,” says Jamie Plesser, assistant dean for marketing & communications. “Congratulations to everyone on the MarComm team for this well-deserved recognition.”

Gold - Driven. Campaign Final Impact Report
This report highlights the campaign’s success raising $190M, exceeding the $150M goaland the impact of collective support as well as how the funds will be used as a force for good.

Silver - Alumni Relations Website Refresh
By refreshing the Alumni Relations webpages, it’s easier than ever for alumni to connect with the Carlson School, find career resources, engage in professional development, and more.

Silver - Carlson School Magazine - Spring 2021
Addressing the challenges and opportunities for women in the workplace especially in the time of COVID-19was the cover story for this issue. It highlighted faculty experts as well as other stories of women making waves around the world.

Silver - Carlson Global Institute Year-in-Review
By combining immersive educational experiences, strategic cross-cultural partnerships, and informative research, the Carlson Global Institute supports their mission to lead in global management education and to inspire and develop future leaders. This publication discusses the shift to virtual learning, crafting global careers, research and innovation, and more.

Silver - Guide to Early Careers in Marketing: E-Book
Prospective students often wonder how a particular graduate degree will help them advance their career. This guide introduces people interested in a Master of Marketing degree to potential job opportunities, how the field is growing and changing, and what skills are needed to excel as a marketing professional.

Silver - Carlson School of Management Holiday Card, 2021
Goldy, students, snow, and UMN-themed cookies combine to create a heartwarming virtual holiday card that was sent to students, alumni, faculty, and staff in December 2021.

Merit - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Annual Report
This inaugural publication covers some of the outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners to make lasting change at the Carlson School.

About the Educational Advertising Awards
Each year, colleges, universities, and secondary schools from across the U.S. submit entries to the annual Educational Advertising Awards competition. A national panel of industry specialists reviews each piece; “judging creativity, marketing execution, and message impact.” Across 54 categories, each winner is determined to exhibit “exceptional quality, creativity, and message effectiveness.”