Posted by Philip Poole on 2006-04-04

Samford University's office of communications won several honors in the recent DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards sponsored by the Religion Communications Council (RCC).

Scott Camp, senior graphics designer, won two awards of excellence for the spring 2005 Ministry Enrichment Workshops brochure produced for Samford's Beeson Divinity School. The brochure won in both publications and design categories.

Also recognized by the awards committee were Seasons magazine in the local/regional magazine category; the 2005 President's Report in the annual report category; and the Samford traditions poster, which was produced for new students, in the posters category. All three projects involved multiple communications staff members.

RCC, founded in 1929, is an international multifaith professional organization of more than 600 members. The DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards have been presented annually since 1955. More than 330 entries were received this year.

"These awards are just further recognition of the outstanding work produced on a daily basis by Samford's communications professionals," said Michael D. Morgan, vice president for university relations. "To be recognized by your peers is the highest professional honor."

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.