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Bunker Hill Community College Wins Big at Regional Marketing Conference

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) Division brought home awards in nine categories from the National College Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 1 Medallion Awards ceremony. The awards were announced Tuesday, November 12, at the organization’s District 1 Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

The conference’s theme of “Small but Mighty” focused on idea-sharing with colleagues from other community colleges on methods for achieving high-impact results with limited resources. Members from the IMC division connected with peers on topics including trends in enrollment marketing, appealing to “Gen Z” (members of the population born between 1996 and 2010), best practices in short-format video production and social media and establishing brand recognition.

Among the nine accolades received by BHCC at the awards ceremony were three Gold Medallions in the categories of Specialty Publication (Material Consequences Art Gallery booklet), Special Event or Fundraising Campaign (Power and Place: Valuing Cultural Wealth to Advance Equity in Higher Education) and Magazine (Spring-Summer 2019 edition); four Silver Medallions in the categories of Logo Design (BHCC Athletics Bulldogs Mascot, in conjunction with BHCC Athletics), Microsite (Programs of Study Curriculum Maps), Specialty Publication (Shango Unchained Art Gallery booklet), and Flyer (BHCC Fast Facts flyer); and two Bronze Medallions in the categories of Folder (BHCC-branded folder) and Print Advertisement Series (Discover BHCC campaign).

The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges. As one of the fastest-growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, NCMPR has more than 1,700 members from nearly 650 colleges across the United States and Canada. NCMPR District 1 Medallion awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges in northeastern United States and Canada. For more information, visit

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About Bunker Hill Community College
With more than 50 years of academic excellence, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is Massachusetts' largest community college, annually welcoming a diverse community of around 16,000 students. With campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, BHCC extends its reach across several locations in Greater Boston. The College offers associate degrees and certificates, early college and dual enrollment, community education, corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is celebrated for its diversity, boasting a student body where 65% identify as people of color and more than half are women. The College also embraces a global perspective, with over 600 international students representing 90 countries and conversing in more than 65 languages. Our commitment to diversity is further reflected in BHCC's designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).