The Innovative PR team prides itself in producing professional work and, in turn, we’ve won a few professional awards!

KANSAS CITY PRISM AWARD: Together We’re Stronger campaign

Greater Kansas City PRSA

IPR PRISM awardInnovative PR’s Together We’re Stronger campaign, benefiting the DeLaSalle Education Center of Kansas City was awarded a 2016 silver PRISM award. The campaign spanned three separate semesters, each emphasizing a different aspect of event planning. Students worked with 1973 UCM alumnus, Larry Schnieders, on advertising, promotion, and event planning for the TWS movie.





#teamUCM campaign


During the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters, the Innovative PR team planned UCM’s first-ever social media event, #teamUCM. The fully integrated campaign, using social media, digital and traditional media, garnered much attention from the UCM community. The campaign was awarded a Kansas City Quill from the KC chapter of International Association of Business Communicators. Read the #teamUCM case study here.






Gold Award, Top PR Program category  for Show Me Justice Film Festival campaign

GoldWinner_IPR_photoDuring the summer and fall 2012 semesters, three Innovative PR team members developed a campaign to promote the third annual Show Me Justice Film Festival. The campaign included an advertising plan and outreach using social and traditional media. The 28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report, recognized UCM with a Gold Award in the Top PR Program category. The award was won in competition with professional agencies. Read more here.


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