Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s Advancement Office received home two awards in an annual international marketing communications and design competition. The 2012 Hermes Creative Awards competition included over 4,700 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and several other countries. Entries were received from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, graphic design shops, production companies, web and digital creators, and freelancers. PSU’s winning entries included a Platinum Award for a mailer, Stand UP for PSU, that was recognized in the Design/Publication overall category and designed by Square Spot, a Manchester, N.H. agency. PSU also won a Gold Award in the Marketing and Collateral Branding/Holiday Card category with their 2012 Advancement New Year’s card, which was designed by Timm Judas, a PSU alumnus.
Winners were selected from 179 categories, including advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media and pro bono. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.