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September 22, 2011
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CCBC designers earn five 2011 American Graphic Design Awards
BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. – The Community College of Baltimore County took home five American Graphic Design Awards for outstanding graphic design in publications this year. CCBC College Communications entered ten pieces for consideration and won five awards. Graphic Design USA, who sponsors these awards, received more than 8,000 entries this year. Only 15 percent of the entrants received Certificates of Excellence Awards.
Allison Ernst, MA, of Baltimore, Md., assistant director of Creative Services, earned certificates for three designs. Two were for posters promoting Theatre at CCBC productions, and the third was for a brochure “Smart Moves” that new students receive from CCBC after they have been accepted.
Senior Designer Dawn Mercurio of Baltimore, Md. garnered two certificates of excellence for her brochure designs for CCBC’s Strategic Plan and its Legacy Society.
CCBC received AGDA awards from 2002-2007 and 2010. Jodi Ceglia of Ellicott City, Md. is the director of CCBC Creative Services.
Photos of the award-winning designs are available at www.flickr.com/ccbcmedia.
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