» Awards and Accomplishments

Chapman University’s Office of Strategic Marketing and Communications has won numerous professional organization awards for several of its publications, video programs and websites including:

+ - Graphic Design and Marketing

GDUSA InHouse Design Awards 2016

  • Musco Center for the Arts Grand Opening Program
  • Musco Center for the Arts Grand Opening Invitation
  • SNA Airport Display/In A Word Achieve
  • Undergrad Admission New Admit Bookmark
  • SeaTac Airport Displays

2016 Hermes Creative Design Awards

  • Gold – Musco Center for the Arts Grand Opening Invitation

31st Annual Educational Advertising Awards

  • Gold – 2015 Undergrad Viewbook
  • Gold – 2015 American Celebration Collateral
  • Silver – 2015 Undergraduate Admission Packet
  • Silver – 2015 Fear Study Infographics
  • Silver – SeaTac Outdoor Advertising
  • Merit – In A Word Display Advertising
  • Merit – 2015 Commencement Bulletin

2015 Collegiate Advertising Awards 

  • Gold – In A Word Institutional Ad Campaign
  • Gold – 2015 American Celebration Marketing Collateral
  • Gold – 2015 Fear Study Infographics
  • Gold – 2015 Undergrad Admission Packet

2015 American Inhouse Design Competition

  • Certificate of Excellence – American Celebration Invitation and Ticket
  • Certificate of Excellence – Fun at Chapman Ad Series
  • Certificate of Excellence – Day One - An Early View Recruitment Brochure
  • Certificate of Excellence – Argyros Brief, Winter 2015 Publication
  • Certificate of Excellence – MBA Graduate Business Folder and Inserts

2015 Higher Ed Marketing Awards

  • Gold – Schedule of Events Ad Series (OPR)
  • Silver – Graduate Admission Recruitment Collateral
  • Silver – Commencement Bulletin 2014
  • Silver – Argyros School of Business Graduate Programs Collateral
  • Silver – School of Pharmacy Collateral
  • Silver – Wilkinson College Fear Study Infographics
  • Bronze – American Celebration Collateral
  • Merit – Fowler School of Law Recruitment Collateral

2014 Collegiate Advertising Awards

  • Gold – 2013 Commencement Program
  • Gold – 2014 Commencement Bulletin
  • Gold – MBA Recruitment Collateral
  • Silver – American Celebration Collateral
  • Silver – School of Pharmacy Collateral
  • Bronze – Schmid College Collateral
  • Judge’s Choice – 2013 Admission Collateral

2013 Educational Advertising Awards

  • Gold – Search Pieces, Admission Junior Piece
  • Merit Winner – Rise and Shine (newspaper ad)

2013 PIASC Print Excellence Awards

  • Certificate of Merit – Admit Packet (informational packet)
  • Certificate of Merit – Transfer Student Guide (informational packet)
  • Certificate of Merit – Pillars (newsletter)
  • Certificate of Merit – Commencement 2012 (Program Booklet)
  • Certificate of Merit – Junior Piece
  • Certificate of Merit – President Holiday Card
  • Certificate of Merit – Invitation To Visit (invitations)

2013 Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA):

  • Gold Award – Big Orange Book Festival (logo/letterhead)
  • Silver Award – Big Orange Book Festival (ad)
  • Silver Award – Be a Sponsor (logo/letterhead design)
  • Bronze Award – Day One (print materials)
  • Merit Award – Imprinted Materials Fan
  • Merit Award – Celebrate Summer (direct mail)

+ - PR and Publications

2016 Institutional Digital Communications

  • Bronze: Chapman University's Happenings Blog

2016 General Interest Magazines

  • Gold: Chapman Magazine

2016 Advertising

  • Silver: Musco Center for the Arts Preview Season Collateral

2016 MarCom Awards

  • Platinum: Happenings Blog in Overall Blog Category
  • Platinum: Building Buzz for Hilbert Museum in Public Relations Program
  • Gold: Grand Opening of the Musco Center for the Arts in Special Event
  • Gold: Spark Graphic Novel in Special Edition (publication)
  • Gold: Chapman Magazine in Educational Institution (publication)

2016 PROTOS OCPRSA

  • Award of Excellence: Total Program-Nonprofit, Chapman University, Hilbert Museum
  • PROTOS: Collateral Materials-External Audiences, Chapman University Musco Center for the Arts Collateral – Preview Season
  • PROTOS: Special Events and Occurrences, Chapman University Building World Class Excitement: Musco Center for the Arts Grand Opening

2016 District VII CASE Awards of Excellence

  • Gold, Websites, Individual Sub-Websites, Happenings Blog Collaborates with Social Media and Expands Visibility
  • Silver, Magazines, general interest, Chapman Magazine
  • Bronze, Strategic Communications: Public Relations, Media Relations and Community Relations Projects, Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters Reaches National and International Audiences
  • Bronze, Illustrations, Chapman Magazine Tries to Spark Summer Excitement

 

2016 District VII CASE Awards Grand Gold

  • Gold, Websites, Individual Sub-Websites, Happenings Blog Collaborates with Social Media and Expands Visibility

2016 International Business Award

  • Bronze: Chapman Magazine, quarterly publication
  • Bronze: P.R. for Musco Center for the Arts results in “Best Opera House in the West” review and more positive press, Events and Observances
  • Bronze: Chapman University Happenings blog collaborates to expand visibility, Best Blog
  • Bronze: Chapman University PR drives interest in first-of-its-kind Hilbert Museum, Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Arts & Entertainment 

2015 Ragan Intranet Awards

  • Honorable Mention – Happenings Blog

2015 Ragan and PR Daily's Ace Awards

  • Honorable Mention – Small Communications Team

2015 MarCom Awards

  • Platinum - Internal Magazine, Chapman Magazine
  • Gold - News Article, Chapman Magazine, Dennis Arp, Writing about American Fear: Chapman University news article on fear research
  • Gold - Communication Plan, Chapman University's Center for American War Letters
  • Gold - Blog, Chapman University Happenings Blog
  • Honorable Mention - Feature Article, Chapman Magazine, Bringing WWI's 'Over There' over here 
  • Honorable Mention - Newspaper Insert, Chapman University Orange County Register Newspaper Section
  • Honorable Mention - Special Event, Underwater Dogs - A Chapman Magazine "Off-the-Page" Interactive Event

2015 The PROTOS Awards: The Orange County Public Relations Association of America (PRSA)

  • Award of Excellence – Non-Profit category, for the Center for American War Letters public relations

2015 International Business Awards

  • Silver - Media Relations for Chapman University's Center for American War Letters
  • Bronze - Chapman University's Happenings Blog Showcases University News with Increased Reach
  • Bronze - Chapman University Section of the Orange County Register

2014 The PROTOS Awards: The Orange County Public Relations Association of America (PRSA)

  • Award of Excellence – Happenings

2014 Educational Advertising Awards

  • Merit – Happenings

2014 Hermes Awards

  • Platinum – Happenings – Internal News Blog
  • Platinum – Chapman Magazine, “Veiled Voices of Justice” – Magazine Article
  • Gold – Chapman Magazine – Magazines

2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Silver – Chapman Magazine
  • Silver – Happenings Blog

2014 Collegiate Advertising Awards

  • Gold – Chapman Magazine
  • Gold – Happenings Blog
  • Bronze – Chapman Magazine, Chapman Now

2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Gold – Happenings,  Communications & Marketing Programs, Internal Audience Periodicals, Web- Based or Electronic HTML Internal Audience Periodicals

2013 Educational Advertising Award:

  • Merit Winner – Chapman Magazine

2012 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Bronze – Best Articles of the Year, “Get Creative!” published in Chapman Magazine

2012 The PROTOS Awards: The Orange County Public Relations Society of America

  • Honors & Award of Outstanding Achievement – 150th Anniversary The Chapman University Collections art book

2012 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Gold – Chapman Magazine, for College and University General Interest Magazines, circulations: 30,000 to 74,999
  • Gold – The Chapman University Collections (art book) Communications & Marketing Programs, Individual Institutional Relations and Alumni Relations Publications, Individual Institutional Relations Publications
  • Bronze – Happenings, Communications & Marketing Programs, Internal Audience Periodicals, Web- Based or Electronic HTML Internal Audience Periodicals
  • Bronze – Chapman University’s 150th Anniversary Year, Communications & Marketing Programs, Individual Public Relations and Community Relations Projects
  • Recognition – Dennis Arp, public relations editor and editor of Chapman Magazine.

2011 MarCom Awards

  • Platinum – The Chapman University Collections (art book) – Marketing/Promotional Materials: Book

2010 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Gold – Happenings,  Communications & Marketing Programs, Internal Audience Periodicals, Web- Based or Electronic HTML Internal Audience Periodicals

2006 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Gold – Best Practices in Public Relations – “The Gospel of Judas” National and International Coverage

+ - Video and Broadcast

2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards

  • Gold - Social Media Marketing: Back to School Essentials

2015 Internet Marketing Association Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement - Chapman University YouTube Channel 

2015 Videographer Awards

  • Excellence winner – Entrepreneurship at Chapman University
  • Distinction Winner - Launch Labs at Chapman University & grandPad 
  • Honorable Mention - May the Fourth be with You
  • Honorable Mention - Welcome Home Panthers
  • Honorable Mention - Chapman Stories: Nick Terry

2014 W3 Awards

  • Silver  – Leatherby Libraries

2014 Collegiate Advertising Awards

  • Gold – A Year in the Life of Chapman University

2013 Internet Marketing Association

  • Impact Award – YouTube Channel Strategy

2013 MarCom Awards

  • Gold Award - Operation Get Safe
  • Platinum Award - Holiday Concert
  • Platinum Award - Fish Interfaith Center
  • Platinum Award - WACUBO Conference Highlights 

2013 Hometown Media Awards

  • Best Informational Talk Show - Chapman Business Report

2012 Telly Awards

  • Bronze, Recruitment – Tomorrow's Leaders
  • Bronze, News and News Features – Chapman Business Report
  • Silver, TV Programs/Segments- Cultural – Billy Childs
  • Bronze, Documentaries – Billy Childs
  • Bronze, Live Event – Billy Childs

2012 New York International Film Festival

  • Best Musical Documentary – Soundstorm
  • Official Selection – Soundstorm

2012 Independent Film Quarterly film and Webisode Festival

  • 2012 Official Selection – Community Voices

2011 Communicator Awards

  • Silver - "Dialogue with Doti & Dodge - Jerry Lewis Part 1"
  • Silver - "Health Matters with Dr. Larry Santora" 

+ - Web and Interactive

2017 Internet Marketing Association (IMPACT) Awards

  • Organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Winner - Chapman University School of Pharmacy
  • Website Content Layout Winner - Chapman University Degrees and Programs Page

2017 Hermes Creative Awards

  • Platinum - Chapman University Website
  • Gold – Chapman Family Instagram Account
  • Honorable Mention - Email Marketing, Weekly Eblast

2017 CASE District VII Awards

  • Bronze: Individual Sub-Websites - events.chapman.edu

2017 EDU Digital Marketing Awards

  • Gold - Social Media Content: Chapman Family Instagram
  • Silver - Microsite: The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University

2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards

  • Gold - Email Marketing: Inside.Chapman Weekly Newsletter
  • Gold - Social Media Marketing: Back to School Essentials
  • Silver - Website Design: Events.chapman.edu

Web Marketing Association

  • Best University Mobile Website

2016 Educational Digital Marketing Awards

  • Gold - Social Media Content - Chapman University Family Instagram
  • Gold - Alumni Blog
  • Silver - The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University

American Web Design Awards 2016

  • Web Design

2016 American Design Awards

2016 Hermes Creative Awards

2016 Sparky Awards

2015 Cassie Awards

  • Award of Distinction – Chapman Website

2015 Communicator Awards

2015 Hermes Creative Awards

2014 Webby Awards

2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Gold – Chapman Website
  • Bronze – Chapman's Social Media Efforts

2015 Educational Digital Marketing Awards

2014 Davey Awards

2014 WebAward Competition

2014 W³ Awards

  • Silver – Chapman Website

2014 Graphic Design USA Awards

2014 Education Digital Marketing Awards

2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE VII) District Awards

  • Silver – Chapman Website

2013 Communicator Awards

  • Gold – "Choose the One" campaign

2013 American Web Design Awards

2013 Annual Educational Advertising Award:

  • Merit Winner – Chapman Website

2012 Cassies 

  • Best Implementation of Responsive/Adaptive Design – Chapman Digital Signage

2012 Educational Advertising Awards 

  • Standard of Excellence Award – Chapman Website

2012 Internet Marketing Association

  • Best Blog Award – Happenings Blogs
  • Best Facebook Customization Award – Chapman Social Media
  • Best Website Aesthetics Award – Chapman Website

2012 American Graphic Design Awards

2012 Best Gift Legacy Website Awards 

  • Gold: Best Gift Legacy Website – Legacy Planning Website (joint win with David Moore, Director of Legacy Planning)
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