Calhoun's Public Relations Department Receives Awards for Outstanding Marketing Initiatives


The Department of Public Affairs, Community Relations and Special Events at Calhoun Community College was recently recognized for its outstanding efforts by the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).

During NCMPR’s District 2 conference held October 16-19, in Atlanta, GA, Calhoun received four awards in the annual Medallion Awards competition.  According to Calhoun Public Affairs Director Janet Kincherlow-Martin, a past state representative for NCMPR, Calhoun picked up awards in the following categories:  Annual Report-Bronze Medallion; Print Advertising, Single Ad – Silver Medallion; College Promotional Video – Bronze Medallion; and College Video Program – Bronze Medallion.  According to officials with NCMPR, the competition attracted more than 420 entries.

The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations is the only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and PR professionals at community and technical colleges. As one of the fastest-growing affiliates of the American Association of Community Colleges, NCMPR today has more than 1,500 members from nearly 600 colleges across the United States, Canada and other countries.   District 2 is comprised of the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, and Bermuda.


Janet Kincherlow-Martin
Director of Public Relations
(256) 306-2561

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