Marketing and Communications Department Earns External Accolades

April 8, 2019

The spring awards season is underway, and the Office of Marketing and Communications at St. John’s University has garnered awards for both print and digital communications from prestigious organizations including the Higher Education Marketing Report, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Fair Media Council.

“The competitive external recognitions earned is a seal of approval of the great work being produced by our entire Marketing and Communications team,” stated Christian P. Vaupel, Ed.D., Vice President for Advancement and University Relations.

The Office of Marketing and Communications earned multiple Educational Advertising Awards at the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, which recognizes excellence in the fields of educational marketing and advertising. The EDUAdAwards provide an opportunity for colleges and universities to test their marketing programs and campaigns against others throughout the country. A national panel of industry specialists reviews each entry submitted, judging creativity, marketing execution, and message impact. More than 2,200 entries were submitted from more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and secondary schools across the United States.

St. John’s University earned the following EDUAdAwards:




Accepted brochure

Publications, External


The President’s Newsletter, October 2018



College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Annual Report

Annual Reports


Alumni calendar



President’s Dinner invitation



The Peter J. Tobin College of Business Graduate Business Programs

Search Pieces


CASE is a global organization for professionals in advancement—advancement services, alumni relations, communications, development, and marketing—who share the goal of transforming education. At the recently held CASE District II/Mid Atlantic Accolades Awards ceremony, the St. John’s Digital Team won a Gold Award in the Recruitment Video category for the “I Want to be a Johnny” recruitment video.

The team’s social media efforts were also lauded at the annual Folio Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Long Island-based Fair Media Council. The Fair Media Council is a media watchdog organization that advocates for quality news and building a more media-savvy society. St. John’s University won a Folio Award for Excellence in Social Media for “Election Day at St. John’s.”