Career College Central Lands Four MarCom Awards

It’s a sector of higher education that often gets overlooked, but come awards time, Career College Central couldn’t be denied.Earlier this month, the MarCom Awards competition released results for the 2006-2007 awards year. Career College Central, which at submittal time hadn’t yet made it through a full year in publication, won four awards in writing- and design-related categories.Editorial staff members won awards in the following categories:

  • Writing/Feature Article: Editor Kevin Kuzma, Platinum Award
  • Design/Magazine Interior: Laura Anderson, Honorable Mention
  • Overall Magazine/Industry: Kevin Kuzma and Laura Anderson, Honorable Mention
  • Illustration: Bryan Long, Gold Award

The bimonthly magazine launched by PlattForm in January has already managed to become the definitive voice of the career college sector of higher education. Featuring in-depth coverage of important news and events impacting career colleges, the magazine came about because of a void in current media coverage of the for-profit sector of higher education. “As a journalist, it’s a pleasure to tell the stories of the amazing career college students and executives that continue to be overlooked by the traditional media,” Editor Kevin Kuzma said. “It’s only sweeter to be recognized for it. To achieve this caliber of recognition is a tremendous compliment for everyone involved with the magazine, especially when you consider we're still in our first year.”The MarCom Awards are an international competition for marketing and communication professionals involved in communication programs and print, visual and audio materials. The competition has grown to perhaps the largest of its kind in the world. Winners range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.The January/February issue was distributed to 12,000 readers at more than 3,000 career colleges throughout North America. The readership is comprised of college directors, school presidents, school owners, corporate CEOs, private equity firms, investors, associations and foundations, and advertising and marketing agencies.

About Career College CentralCareer College Central is the definitive voice of the career college sector of higher education. Both the magazine and its affiliated web site,, provide in-depth coverage of the latest news and events impacting career colleges. Each edition of the magazine features analysis of current trends, interviews with prominent executives, research on topics relevant to college directors, and wisdom from leading experts in all areas of for-profit education. Combining all of these resources in one publication, Career College Central is the central place for career college news and the leader in promoting the mission of career schools within the realm of higher education.


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