The Excellence Awards 1st celebration of the best in PR and communications spread around the world 5 continents competing simultaneously 46 diverse and prestigious award categories; Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latina America, North America.
The African Excellence Awards 2015 for their PR and Communication Strategies has recognized United States International University-Africa. USIU-Africa has been awarded most outstanding in PR and communications in the Science and Technology category. The 2015 African Excellence Awards, held for the very first time in Africa is dedicated to recognizing and honoring outstanding achievements in the field of PR and communications. It recognizes organizations that have made extraordinary achievements in the industry and the activities undertaken to promote and expand their PR and Communication strategies.
“The award is a source of great pride to our institution, it highlights our dedication to achieving global excellence in all aspects as we become the first University in Africa to win an African Excellence award in the PR and Communication category , ” said Jane Muriithi-Thomas, Head of Marketing and Communications.
The judging panel, which is made up of a selection of individuals highly regarded as experts in the field of communications and public relations and received 2,600 applications around the globe. The USIU-Africa campaign dubbed ‘Experience USIU-Africa’ stood out as one of the most strategic campaigns whose messages stood out clearly, over a sustained period and on a limited budget.
“Your project has been recognized by our distinguished Jury as one of the most outstanding PR and communications cases in your region over the last year,” said African Excellence Awards Communication Director, Rudolf Hetzel as he congratulated USIU-Africa Marketing and Communication team.
USIU-Africa and the University of the Free State made history becoming the first universities on the continent to become recognized for outstanding achievements in public relations and communications.