Awards Presented at the 2023 AMA Symposium for Higher Education Conference Held in Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL—The American Marketing Association (AMA) and the AMA Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the prestigious AMA Higher Education Marketer of the Year Awards and the new AMA Emerging Marketer in Higher Education Award. These awards recognize exceptional creativity and ingenuity within the higher education marketing landscape. These awards celebrate individuals and teams or organizations that have demonstrated outstanding innovation in traditional and/or digital realms.
“Congratulations to all our winners for their exceptional work in higher education marketing,” said AMA CEO, Bennie F. Johnson. “I’m excited to honor these individuals and organizations for their extraordinary leadership, innovation, and marketing achievements.”
The AMA Foundation Higher Education Marketer of the Year Award—Individual Winner:
- Jamie Ceman, previously with Chapman University
The AMA Foundation Higher Education Marketer of the Year Award—Team Winner
The AMA Emerging Marketer in Higher Education Winner
- Shane Baglini, Muhlenberg College
- Tangelia Kelly, Ph.D., Jackson State University
- Yale University School of Public Health, Office of Communications
- Experience Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame
New in 2023, the AMA Emerging Marketer in Higher Education Award recognizes exceptional creativity and ingenuity in advancing marketing and communications strategies within the higher education landscape. This prestigious award celebrates individuals, teams, or collaborations that have demonstrated outstanding innovation in traditional and/or digital realms among project-based, campaign-based, or a collection of projects from the last academic year.
To be eligible for the AMA Foundation Higher Education Marketer of the Year Awards, individual nominees and teams must be currently employed at a higher education institution with focus on the branding, marketing, and communications aspects of a college or university. All nominees are considered regardless of organization size and budget. Two awards are presented—one award recognizing an individual thought leader and one award recognizing an outstanding marketing team.
Learn more about the awards here.
About the Winners:
Jamie Ceman: Jamie Ceman is an integrated marketing communications leader with expertise in brand development and management, senior executive communications, public relations, online communications, marketing plan development, creative direction, communications strategy, new media implementation and web/mobile strategy. Jamie was also a PRNEWS Top Women Awards 2022 Honoree for Industry Innovators. More information.
Oklahoma State University: A land-grant institution with more than 35,000 students across a five-campus system, Oklahoma State University has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. More information.
Siena College: Siena College is a learning community advancing the ideals of a liberal arts education, rooted in its identity as a Franciscan and Catholic institution located in Loudonville, NY. More information.
The AMA Foundation Higher Education Marketer of the Year Awards were established by the AMA Foundation and Yes& Lipman Hearne to recognize outstanding marketing visionaries and extraordinary marketing teams in the field of higher education marketing.