Nursing Education Leader & Top Accreditor Win Platinum & Gold Awards at the Hermes Creative Awards, with All Nine Nominations Honored

Nursing Education Leader & Top Accreditor Win Platinum & Gold Awards at the Hermes Creative Awards, with All Nine Nominations Honored

International Competition, Sponsored by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP), Annually Lauds Best Work in Traditional & Digital Messaging

Washington, DC — The National League for Nursing proudly announces multiple wins in the Hermes Creative Awards competition, with the NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) earning a Platinum Award, the top Hermes honor. The League and CNEA also collectively won four prestigious Gold Awards and four Honorable Mentions. This 18th annual competition was the League’s best showing to date, with all nine of the nominated entries winning recognition.

The NLN CNEA was the overall big winner, with CNEA Advantage: Resources for Accreditation Development earning the top Platinum Award for Web-Based Training. CNEA also won two Gold Awards in the Website Overall – Nonprofit and Website Overall – Redesign categories.

A third Gold Award went to the League for content and presentation on the business networking website LinkedIn, in the Social Media – LinkedIn category. The League won the fourth Gold Award in the Print Media for the glossy four-page promotional brochure, Celebrating Leadership in Nursing & Nursing Education

Honorable Mentions were awarded for the following NLN communications:

“This is a huge achievement for both the National League for Nursing and the NLN CNEA. These awards reflect their inspired creativity and incredible skill in showcasing and promoting their vital work to a large and diverse audience,” said NLN Chair Patricia Sharpnack, DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN, Dean and Strawbridge Professor at the Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions at Ursuline College in Ohio.

“Congratulations to the stellar staff of the National League for Nursing and NLN CNEA. Everyone in our organization shares in this success, from content and programming to graphics, messaging and design. It is a true collaboration, which is at the heart of all we do,” said NLN President and CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN.

The Hermes Awards competition is administered by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP), one of the largest, oldest, and most respected industry groups to evaluate creative work worldwide. Each year, tens of thousands of businesses, both large and small; nonprofit organizations; creative agencies; and independent professionals submit their communications and marketing campaigns and projects for consideration. AMCP has long valued the support and recognition of public service and philanthropic endeavors within creative communications as a vital part of its mission.

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