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William Peace University Receives APEX Award of Excellence for Campus News Bulletin

By William Peace University on June 13, 2014 7:15 pm

William Peace University Receives APEX Award of Excellence for Campus News Bulletin
Four-Year Baccalaureate Recognized by APEX for Publication Excellence in Magazines,
Journals and Tabloids

RALEIGH, N.C., June 13, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce that the institution’s campus news magazine, The Peace Bulletin, is the winner of the 2014 APEX Award of Excellence for Publication Excellence in Magazines, Journals and Tabloids. The annual award competition recognizes exceptional entries in several categories. Out of the nearly 2,100 entries that were submitted for the competition this year, 493 journals and tabloids were eventually evaluated by APEX judges.

Earlier this year, the Bulletin was the winner of two awards at the 2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southeast District III Conference in Orlando, F.L. It was honored with the Grand Award in the category of “Writing – Publications Writing” and the Special Merit Award in the category of “Graphic Design – Editorial Design” for its 2013 summer edition.

The Bulletin is published twice yearly, and focuses on faculty, students, staff and alumni-based stories as a way to recognize those who play an integral role in promoting the mission and vision of the institution. It is led by Lauren E. Gerber, Editor-In-Chief and Director of Communications and Outreach in the Office of Engagement, and an Advisory Board comprised of faculty, staff, students, Alumni, and community members.

“We are thrilled to be honored with yet another award,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., President of William Peace University. “Our team works very hard and is dedicated to telling the stories of our campus, employees, students, and Alumni, and awards like this really show that. We could not be more proud.”

For more information on APEX and the awards, click here.

To view The Peace Bulletin online, click here.

 

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