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University of Central Missouri
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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
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University Relations Earns Seven Regional Awards

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Nov. 12, 2012) –  The University of Central Missouri’s University Relations staff received seven awards for the development and graphic design of promotional materials at the 2012 Region 11 Association of College Unions International Conference at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., Nov. 2-4.

ACUI Awards
University of Central Missouri University Relations staff members, left to right, Courtney Niemuth, Mike Greife, Nikki Pirch and Adrianne Fillinger

University Relations created designs for a variety of materials used throughout the year to promote the 50th anniversary of the Elliott Union, along with promotional materials for union events and services.

Creative Services Specialist Adrianne Fillinger and student designer Nikki Pirch were honored for their design work and Courtney Niemuth, manager of new media communications, and Mike Greife, news bureau manager, were recognized for their copywriting on the union projects. The team earned six first place awards for the design of the logo, commemorative booklet, commemorative t-shirt and the promotional campaign for the anniversary event, in addition to a banner for the Elliott Union’s DVD Now program and a poster for an open mic night event. The team also received a third place award for a promotional piece for Café Rouge.

University Relations is responsible for the university's integrated marketing, strategic communications and media relations by partnering with campus departments to support the university's mission with clear, consistent and professional communications.

Founded in 1914, ACUI is a nonprofit educational organization that brings together college union and student activities professionals from hundreds of schools in seven countries. Its members are students and administrators whose mission is to build campus community. ACUI enriches them all through education, advocacy, and the delivery of services.