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Statewide Recognition

The Public Affairs and Communications office at Allan Hancock College has been recognized throughout the years for its advertising and state work by its peers from across the state. The Community College Public Relations Organization (CCPRO) is a professional development and service organization that seeks to promote excellence in California’s community college public relations and related professions.

Community College Public Relations Organization (CCPRO) Awards

2021

  • First place, short promotional video: “Spike Time Capsule”
  • First place, magazine: “Community News”
  • First place, logo design: Centennial logo
  • First place, promotional campaign: Centennial
  • Second place, statewide campaign: “Protect. Respect. Wear a mask.”
  • Second place, promotional campaign: “We’ve Gone Remote (You Got This!)”
  • Third place, novelty: Centennial sparkling wine label

2020

  • First place, marketing: “Squeeze in Some Classes” campaign
  • First place, digital marketing: “Squeeze in Some Classes” campaign
  • Third place, marketing: “Change Your Odds” campaign
  • Third place, website

2018

  • First place, logo design: The Hancock Promise
  • First place, brochure series: The Hancock Promise
  • First place, television advertising: “Changing Our Odds” :30 television commercial
  • Second place, media success story: The Hancock Promise
  • Second place, promotional campaign: AHC Foundation 40th anniversary gala
  • Second place, redesign: “Community News” publication
  • Third place, best folder
  • Third place, promotion: summer/fall campaign

2017

  • First place, poster: AHC football schedule
  • First place, direct mailer/postcard/flyer: Thanksgiving card
  • Second place, poster: Friday Night Science
  • Second place, sports program: AHC football media guide
  • Third place, commencement program: 2016 Commencement

2015

  • First place, TV public service announcement or advertisement: “I Chose Allan Hancock College” :30 television commercial
  • First place, media success story: Grand Opening and Community Day at the Public Safety Training Complex at the Lompoc Valley Center
  • Second place, before and after: redesign of the 2014-2020 Strategic Plan publication
  • Third place, sports media guide: AHC football media guide

2012

  • First place, print advertisement: AHC Athletics program
  • First place, promotional/advertising: summer campaign
  • Second place, media success story: Friday Night Science
  • Second place, student planner
  • Second place, “Community News” publication
  • Third place, best folder