Alcorn wins four awards at the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi Conference

Alcorn wins four awards at the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi Conference

Alcorn State, Miss. (May 22, 2013) – Alcorn State University has been recognized with four awards by the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) at the organization’s annual spring meeting held in Gulfport, Mississippi. The association promotes excellence in public relations at public and private four- and two-year educational institutions in the state.

Alcorn took home two first place awards for its University magazine, Alcorn and “What Matters?” video. An Investment in Knowledge and Character brochure and, the President’s Scholarship Birthday Celebration invitation earned third place awards.

“Great and compelling content! Terrific design,” comments a judge concerning Alcorn’s award-winning magazine. “The publication is excellent and makes a wonderful impression for Alcorn and is of interest to graduates, friends and all who support the institution.”

“For the second time, Alcorn wins in every entered category,” proudly shared Vice President for Media Relations Clara Ross Stamps, who received the awards on behalf of the University at the awards luncheon and acknowledged that Alcorn will continually strive to produce excellent work.

“Earning these prestigious awards commends the level of dedication and collaboration from our President M. Christopher Brown II, the Division of Media Relations and the entire Alcorn family to produce high-quality marketing materials.”

Leading marketing and public relations professionals from colleges and universities across the state gathered for the annual meeting to receive intensive professional development. Mississippi’s four-year institutions compete in the senior division and community colleges in another division. Awards are presented for TV and radio spots, photography, university magazines, brochures, newsletters, and recruitment campaigns among others.


Alcorn State University is a premier comprehensive land-grant university that develops diverse students into globally-competitive leaders, and applies scientific research through collaborative partnerships that benefit the surrounding communities, state, nation, and world.