CONWAY, Ark. (June 25, 2012) - Hendrix magazine received first place honors at the Arkansas Press Women's Communications Contest Awards. The award, presented Saturday, June 16, at the Witt Stephens Nature Center in Little Rock, Ark., was accepted by Helen S. Plotkin, magazine editor and associate vice president for marketing communications. The magazine advances to the National Federation of Press Women's communications contest where it will compete against similar publications from across the nation. NFPW awards will be presented during the organization's annual conference in September.
The judge's comments focused on Hendrix magazine's responsiveness to its readers. "It's clear the goals were met with this magazine. I love how this entrant takes the time to survey its readers and then made the necessary adjustments to improve. Well done!"
Hendrix magazine, published twice a year by the Office of Marketing Communications, provides college news and feature stories on alumni, current students, faculty, and staff. To view the magazine online, visit http://www.hendrix.edu/hendrixmagazine/
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.