CEU Marketing Materials, Website Win Awards



CEU's student recruitment materials, which earned a Gold Hermes Award. Design: Ildiko Petrok, Yolk Communication.

CEU’s Annual Report 2013 won a Platinum Award, the top honors, in the Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for professionals involved in the concept, design, writing and publication of traditional and emerging media.

CEU also won a Gold Award in the Integrated Marketing Materials category - CEU’s entry in this category focused on our recruitment materials, including our general recruitment brochure, suite of departmental brochures, online banners, posters and advertisements, molinos, Open House city lights poster, donor brochure, education fair presence and much more.

Thirdly, CEU’s institutional website won a Gold Award in the Website Overall - Educational Institution category. The competition, judged by the U.S.-based Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), 


CEU's student recruitment materials, which earned a Gold Hermes Award. Design: Ildiko Petrok, Yolk Communication.

evaluated 5,500 entries from 15 countries in 195 categories this year. The judges chose several Platinum and Gold winners in each category, and estimate that 15 percent of entries won Platinum, and 21 percent won Gold.

CEU’s entry, compiled jointly by the Communications Office and the Student Recruitment Office, explained that our print and digital materials all aim to illustrate the diversity of our student, faculty and staff population, the youth and energy of the institution, and its mission to promote the principles of open society and democracy. It aimed to illustrate the University’s characteristics as outlined in its strategic plan: vibrant, distinctive, modern, diverse, young, and risk-taking. CEU's suite of materials were designed by Ildiko Petrok of Yolk Communication. CEU's signature images of students, faculty, staff, and campus were taken by photographer Daniel Vegel. To download the Annual Report, click here. To view our general student recruitment brochure, click here. For more about the competition, see www.hermesawards.com.