National Awards for McKendree University Social Media and Video

(LEBANON, Ill., December 22, 2015) - McKendree University was honored in two of the most competitive categories in the 2015 Education Digital Marketing Awards. The awards recognize the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media.

McKendree received a Gold Award in the Social Media category. In the Digital Video category, the university received a Silver Award for its “Endless Opportunities” video and a Merit Award for its Nicaragua immersion trip video. The competition was sponsored by the Atlanta-based Higher Education Marketing Report. Entries were judged on exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness, by a national panel of industry specialists.

McKendree University’s social network encompasses approximately 150 accounts over 10 platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and study abroad blogs. In addition to university-maintained accounts, several special interest groups use social media to connect with current and prospective students, alumni, parents and supporters.

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