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March 19, 2010
Gwinnett Tech Earns Four National Marketing Awards
GTC Honored for Innovation in Video, Social Media, Print and Digital Communications
Gwinnett Technical College has won four national awards for innovation in marketing and communications. GTC was honored by the Higher Education Marketing Report in the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country.
Gwinnett Tech was recognized for excellence in video production, social media and digital communications, print communications and recruitment tools. Earning awards were GTC’s:
Tech Heads video program
Social media and electronic newsletter platform
@workGwinnett quarterly publication
What Am I Going to Do with My Life? student viewbook
This year, the Education Advertising Awards received over 2,000 entries from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
Now the state’s second largest technical college, Gwinnett Tech has recorded double-digit enrollment growth for three consecutive years. Enrollment for Winter Quarter 2010 was up 28 percent with a total of 6,563 students registered. Notably, Gwinnett Tech saw a 28 percent increase in new students and a 64 percent increase in fulltime new students.
Gwinnett Tech’s marketing partner is Tillman Allen Greer, a full-service marketing and media firm based in Lawrenceville. Together, GTC and TAG have earned more than 20 national awards in recent years, with all of the college’s primary recruitment and communications tools – ranging from Web sites to advertising – being honored.
Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards consisted of a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals and the editorial board of Higher Education Marketing Report. Higher Education Marketing Report has been for twenty-five years the nation’s leading marketing publication for higher education professionals.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.