Colorado Mountain College was recently awarded one national and two regional awards from two nonprofits that support educational communication and advancement, according to a statement from the school.

“CMC’s marketing and communications department received a 2017 gold national Paragon award for ‘Aim Higher,’ the college’s view book, from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. NCMPR’s Paragon awards recognize outstanding achievement in design, marketing and communication at community and technical colleges,” it noted.

In addition, CMC received a 2018 gold award from District VI of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for its 50th anniversary commemoration, and a silver award for the college’s 2015-16 Impact Annual Review. 

“The council supports professionals working in communications, marketing, alumni relations and development at educational institutions worldwide. CMC’s awards rose to the top among entries from colleges and universities within the organization’s eight-state District VI region,” according to the statement.

CASE’s gold award in the category of “Special Events: Yearlong Event,” recognized the college’s 50th anniversary coordinated events and communication. The award acknowledges Colorado Mountain College’s advancement team; the CMC Foundation, the marketing and communications department and the public information office, it noted.

During the anniversary year, the team coordinated more than 38 campus celebrations and community events. In addition, they produced logo and design elements and print, broadcast and social media communications that commemorated the college’s half-century milestone. 

Colorado Mountain College’s 2015-16 Impact Annual Review received a silver award for “Individual In-House Publications.” It featured stories of students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of the college and was a collaboration among the college’s advancement team members.  

NCMPR’s Paragon awards attracted more than 1,900 entries from 243 colleges across the country.