» 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

    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

    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

    2015 Internet Marketing Association Awards

    • Outstanding Achievement - Chapman University YouTube Channel 

    2015 Videographer Awards

    • Excellence winner – Entrepreneurshup 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

    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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