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UC receives Education Digital Marketing Award

Williamsburg, KY.,- Recently, Higher Ed Marketing Report (HMR) presented PlattForm and University of the Cumberlands (UC) a Gold award in the Education Digital Marketing Awards for 2013. The award was given based on UC’s graduate mobile site. A Gold award was the highest level given.

UC received a letter of congratulations from Higher Ed Marketing Report publisher, Jan Michael Lok, which further defined the award and praised the outstanding overall achievements. HMR’s competitions deservingly recognize the best websites, digital and electronic communications, and mobile efforts in education. A national panel of industry specialists judged entries in 30 categories and 14 groups based upon creativity, marketing execution, message and technological impact.

“It is a very nice honor,” said UC’s Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Larry Cockrum.

PlattForm, a leading full-service marketing solutions provider to colleges and universities worldwide, earned four honors from the Education Digital Marketing Awards. UC’s continuous success has been enhanced with PlattForm which provides marketing services and enrollment solutions for universities and colleges worldwide.

“I feel that this award is a good thing for UC. With nearly 300 schools and about 30 categories being considered for awards, I think UC’s Gold award is great,” explained Cockrum. “Gold is the highest award given which is a nice achievement for us.”

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Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees more than 40 major fields of study; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit