Studio Edison State Garners Six AFC Marketing Awards

Nov 21, 2013

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – During the 64th annual convention of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) held in Orlando on Nov. 13-15, Studio Edison State, the public relations and marketing department of Edison State College, garnered six awards from the AFC Communications and Marketing Commission. Over 200 award submissions from Florida’s 28 state and community colleges were judged by public relations, advertising, marketing, and industry professionals.

In the Direct Mail Piece/Campaign category, Studio Edison State placed third for its Open House direct mail postcard, second in the Website category for the newly redesigned college website and second in the Article/Story Pitch Resulting in Publication category for the article “Edison Student Morgan Pepitone is First Hendry County Woman to Attend West Point.”

Studio Edison State also swept the Advertising-Print category placing third for the print advertisement Your College, Your Community, placing second for the print advertisement Go Higher, Get Accepted, and first for its GreenFest Expo print advertisement.

Studio Edison State was created in February 2013 to serve as the first college-wide public relations and marketing department for Edison State College.

About AFC: The Association of Florida Colleges, Inc. is the professional association of Florida's 28 public member institutions of the Florida College System, their boards, employees, retirees and associates, and the employees of the Division of Florida Colleges. The mission of the Association is to actively promote, represent, and support members and institutions as they provide their students and the citizens of Florida with a world-class college system.

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Celebrating over 50 years of excellence, Edison State College is Southwest Florida’s largest, most accessible and ranked nationally as one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Serving more than 24,000 students per year regionally, nationally, and internationally, students are also active in a wide variety of clubs and programs that cater to their interests.Nationally, Edison State is ranked 45th among associate degree producers and 26th for its prestigious associate producing Nursing program. For more information please visit edison.edu.