Cameron University took home three awards during the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) summer conference. CU's Office of Community Relations earned Excellence Awards in the categories "Special Publications," for the university's "Every Student. Every Story" booklet, and "Events/Promotions" for last fall's appearance by comedian B.J. Novak. The CU Athletics Department earned an Achievement Award in the "Sports Writing" category for an article by Sport Information Director Craig Martin titled "Aggies End Magical Season in Playoffs."
The awards were presented during OCPRA's annual summer conference, held recently at Quartz Mountain Resort, Arts and Conference Center. OCPRA is comprised of public relations professionals from the state's public and private colleges and universities. The organization endeavors to increase the professional skills of its members, as well as promote higher education.
College and universities across Oklahoma entered more than 400 projects in 33 multifaceted categories, ranging from writing categories to graphic design and marketing categories.
July 17, 2009