Gordon in the News: last updated 10/20/2006

Gordon Athletic Ads Win First-place In National Advertising Competition

Office of College Communications

WENHAM, MA -The Fighting Scots of Gordon College have another victory to add to this years list of successes. The "Own It" campaign created by Tim Ferguson-Sauder, Art Director in the college Design Center and Program Director of Return Design, received the Gold Award in the Magazine Advertising Series category at the Twenty-First Annual Admission's Advertising Awards.

The Admissions Advertising Awards is the oldest, largest and most prestigious educational advertising awards competition in the country. Over two thousand two hundred entries were received from more than one thousand colleges, universities and secondary schools from all fifty states and several foreign countries.

Judges for the Admissions Advertising Awards consisted of a national panel of healthcare marketers, advertising creative directors, advertising professionals, healthcare consultants, marketing professors and the editorial board of Admissions Marketing Report.

Admissions Marketing Report is the nation's leading marketing publication for higher education. The monthly publication is in its twenty-second year and is read each month by nearly four thousand admissions marketers around the country and at international colleges and universities.

Sauder, in addition to his artistic contributions in the Design Center, also serves on the faculty at Gordon College in the graphic arts. For information on this award, contact the Office of College Communications and Marketing at 978.867.4235.

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Gordon College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences on Boston's North Shore. The college offers majors in 36 fields and has graduate programs in education and music education. Leading the way in Christian college merit, Gordon is nationally ranked for its excellence in academics and its role in character building. These achievements recognize Gordon as one of the nation's top Christian colleges.