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Franklin University Wins Collegiate Advertising Awards

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2013

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is proud to announce it has been awarded a Bronze, Silver, and Gold award as part of the Collegiate Advertising Awards for its 2012 marketing campaigns.

The University was named a Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winner.  Gold status was awarded in the Logos/Trademarks/Mascots category for the University Seal campaign as well as a Silver Status awarded in the Brochure-Multiple pages category for the Graduate Viewbook campaign.  In addition to the Gold and Silver, a Bronze status was awarded in the TV/Video Advertising/PSA-Single category for Franklin University’s Beavercreek location television commercial.

Awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges placing Franklin University in the top 16% of the nation for advertising excellence.  More than 700 entries from the United States and Canada were submitted to the CAA.  The panel of design and education marketing professionals judged entries based on creativity, layout and design, typography, production, quality and overall effectiveness.

About the Collegiate Advertising Awards 
The Collegiate Advertising Awards is an elite program designed to recognize the most talented educational marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in all forms of advertising, marketing, and promotion.  Gold, Silver, and Bronze certificates are issued by both group and category.  The program also recognizes a diverse group of higher education facilities both small and large schools and universities.

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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