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College takes home nine Educational Advertising Awards

By Virginia Speirs

Published: Mar 23, 2022 1:35:00 PM

The Engineering Office of Communications and Marketing earned nine Educational Advertising awards. The Engineering Office of Communications and Marketing earned nine Educational Advertising awards.

The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Office of Communications and Marketing has won nine awards for marketing excellence in the 37th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition.

In total, the office won four gold awards, two silver awards and three bronze awards.

The following projects won awards in the competition:

  • Gold award Outdoor category, Auburn Engineering Concourse Banners
  • Gold award, Website category,
  • Gold award, Catalog category, Auburn Engineering Global Programs Brochure
  • Gold award, Equality and Diversity Promotion category, Engineer Together
  • Silver award, Podcasts category, #GINNing podcast
  • Silver award, Outdoor category, Auburn Engineering Digital Billboards
  • Bronze award, Annual Report category, 2020-21 Dean’s Report
  • Bronze award, Student Viewbook category, Auburn Engineering Student Viewbook
  • Bronze award, Publication/External category, Auburn Engineer magazine

“These awards are a testament to the hard work that goes into showcasing the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and its many accomplishments,” said Austin Phillips, director of engineering communications and marketing. “Without the exceptional students, faculty, staff and alumni who make the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering one of the best engineering colleges in the nation, these awards wouldn’t be possible. These awards are an honor, and we are excited to continue to promote the remarkable things happening in and around the college.” 

The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest, oldest and most respected educational advertising awards competition in the country. Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards consist of a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals. There were more than 2,000 entries in the competition from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from across the country.

Gold awards were granted to 410 institutions, silver awards were awarded to 256 institutions and bronze awards were awarded to 162 institutions.

Media Contact: Cassie Montgomery,, 334.844.3668

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