HSU University Relations Team Wins Multiple Awards

University Relations team sweeps awards for their categories.


The 2015 Abilene American Advertising Federation ADDY awards were held on Thursday, March 19, at the Abilene Country Club and this year the Hardin-Simmons University Relations team walked away with awards in all five of their entries. 

The ADDY awards is the world’s largest advertising competition with over 5 million entries annually.  The Hardin-Simmons UR team entered into five separate categories and walked away with one gold, two silver, and two bronze.  To top off the event the gold place award also garnered an award for “Best in Category.” 

The Awards are as follows:

• Recruiting Campaign – GOLD and Best in Category (Collateral Material Campaign)

• Fall Preview Campaign – SILVER (Collateral Material Campaign)

• Christmas Video – SILVER (Digital Advertising: Video)

• #HSUlife Social Media Campaign – BRONZE (Digital Advertising: Social Media)

• Viewbook – BRONZE (Collateral Material: Brochure)

The UR team will advance to the district level in three of the five categories and hopes to compete on the National level. 

For more information about HSU University Relations visit http://www.hsutx.edu/offices/marketing/


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