FDLTCC wins marketing and communications award

The Bronze Medallion of Excellence award in the College Promotional Brand Video category recognized the college’s video about its first responder and emergency medical technician courses.

The video features FDLTCC students and faculty talking about advantages of the courses and shows students in hands-on situations practicing emergency first responder techniques. Watch the video at fdltcc.edu.

FDLTCC Public Information Director Tom Urbanski worked with FDLTCC graduate Chris Brown of Cloquet to create, plan, record and edit the award-winning video into its final form. Brown has worked on about 25 recent video projects for the college, helping build a collection of promotional videos across a range of programs and topics.

“This award is especially meaningful because one of our graduates, Chris Brown, has done a tremendous job creating a solid library of videos that highlight the great programs and people at our college,” Urbanski said. “He has a gift for capturing and conveying the right story, and when combined with his technical skills, the end results are always great. Chris has been a key part of our video marketing effort.”

The (NCMPR is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges and represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges across the United States and Canada.

The regional Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in marketing communication at community and technical colleges in NCMPR District 5, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is the only competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges.

Award winners in each category are chosen from submissions by participating colleges and are judged and ranked by marketing and communication experts. There were more than 300 entries submitted across 31 categories this year.

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