‘Report to the Community’ nabs bronze Excalibur Award
07.12.2017 | By Amanda Fenwick
PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College is among the winners in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Houston Chapter’s 2017 Excalibur Awards, which honors outstanding professional accomplishments in the development and execution of comprehensive public relations programs and individual tactics.
The College was awarded a bronze Excalibur Award from PRSA Houston on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in the annual report category for its redesign of the 2016 San Jacinto College Annual Report to the Community.
“I am very proud of the marketing team for the work they put in with the redesign of the 2016 Report to the Community,” said Teri Crawford, vice chancellor, marketing, public relations and government affairs at San Jacinto College. “The marketing team had a vision for this project, and they brought it to life. I am pleased to see that they were recognized and honored by the PRSA Houston Chapter for their outstanding work.”
The San Jacinto College report to the community highlights the annual accomplishments of students, employees and the College, while also providing a financial snapshot of the institution and the San Jacinto College Foundation. The 2016 report project was led by Josh Wilson, graphic designer; Andrea Vasquez, communications coordinator; Jeannie Peng Mansyur, senior communications coordinator; Rob Vanya, communications coordinator (retired); and Mary Hind, project coordinator.
The Public Relations Society of America is the world’s largest professional organization for public relations professionals, with nearly 20,000 members and more than 500 in Houston. PRSA represents business and industry, consulting firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional service firms and nonprofit organizations. For more information about PRSA Houston, visit prsahouston.org.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.