University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications wins top PRSA Nebraska honors

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications wins top PRSA Nebraska honors

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
2014 PRSA Nebraska Gala
2014 PRSA Nebraska Gala

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications received 11 Paper Anvil Awards at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nebraska Chapter’s 2014 Gala.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln won Best of Show, four Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Merit. The work represented in-class projects and the college’s public relations chapter (PRSSA).

University of Nebraska–Lincoln was recognized in the categories of classroom campaign, campus event, relationship-building, student chapter project, social media campaign and community or nonprofit event.

PRSA Nebraska’s Paper Anvil Awards are presented annually to professionals and students that have successfully addressed a public relations issue. Awards of excellence are reserved for outstanding entries that did a superior job of meeting the stated goals and in achieving results. Awards of merit are for entries that met stated goals and demonstrated good results.

The complete list of honors is as follows:

BEST OF SHOW

• #IWILLLISTEN: Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness, ADPR Campaigns Course 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

• Outstanding Classroom Campaign
#IWILLLISTEN: Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness, ADPR Campaigns Course

• Outstanding Campus Event
#IWILLLISTEN: Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness, ADPR Campaigns Course

• Outstanding Relationship-Building Project
University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA Mentoring Program, University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA

• Outstanding Social Media Campaign
University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA Social Media Campaign, University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA 

AWARD OF MERIT

• Outstanding Classroom Campaign
J Days, Jacht

• Outstanding PRSSA Chapter Project
Matt Talbot and St. Monica’s Fundraiser, University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA

• Outstanding Campus Event
JDays, Jacht Club

• Outstanding Relationship-Building Project
Matt Talbot and St. Monica’s Fundraiser, University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA

• Outstanding Social Media Campaign
#IWILLLISTEN: Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness, ADPR Campaigns Course

• Outstanding Community or Nonprofit Event
JDays, Jacht Club

For more information on PRSA Nebraska award winners, please visit prsnanebraska.org.