Communications and Marketing

Anibal House
630 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3184
fax: (248) 370-3182

Communications and Marketing

Anibal House
630 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3184
fax: (248) 370-3182

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Awards

UCM has a long history of successfully working with OU departments and academic units to produce award-winning communication and marketing pieces. We take pride in our many years of combined expertise and creative talent — it's the building block behind much of our strategy and the reasoning behind what we do.

So, take comfort in knowing that you're in good hands with UCM. Who knows? Maybe your next project will be an award-winner, too.

Check out our most recent accomplishments:

2020 — Adtheorent
August Best in Class: Education Category

2020 – UCDA Design Awards
Search Piece: Honorable Mention

2020 — Telly Awards
Ernesto's Story is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Videography / Cinematography 
Ernesto's Story is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Use of Music 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Use of Music 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Videography / Cinematography 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Writing 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Silver Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Low Budget (under $700 per minute) 
Because of My OU History Degree, I'm Accomplished. is the Bronze Telly Winner in Branded Content: Documentary: Individual 
Ernesto's Story is the Bronze Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Documentary: Individual 
Ernesto's Story is the Bronze Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Sound/Sound Design 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Bronze Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Voiceover 
Reimagining OU: Vision 2025 is the Bronze Telly Winner in Non-Broadcast: Employee Communications 


2020 — OU Employee of the Month
March Award: Kelly Smith, Assistant Director of Marketing, UCM

2019 — Pride of District V, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Gold Winner: Best Video Feature – Long
Aspire. Advance. Achieve. The Campaign for Oakland University, Launch Video
Gold Winner: Best Program in Case Statements/Cultivation Publications
Aspire. Advance. Achieve. The Campaign for Oakland University, Case Statement Series

2017 — W3 Awards
General Website Categories – Magazine Award for the OU Magazine

2017 — OU Team Award
Award for development of the OU Career Tool

2012 — 33rd Annual Telly Awards
Bronze Winner for OU TV Commercial, Local TV and Cable Category for Schools/Colleges/Universities

2011— IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Award of Honor for OU Art Gallery Invitation
Award of Honor for OU Magazine

2010 — 32nd Annual Student Activities and Leadership Award Night
Link Award

2008 — IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Award of Honor for OU's 50th Anniversary Celebration

2006 — IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Award of Excellence for Oakland University Recruiting Commercial
Award of Merit for Oakland University Campaign Kickoff
Award of Honor for Oakland Business, The Magazine of the SBA

2005 — IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Award of Excellence for Meadow Brook Art Gallery 40th Anniversary Invitation
Award of Honor for OU Today Newsletter
Award of Honor for Super-Size Drawn to Completeness Catalog and Poster

2004 — IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Best of Show for Pushing the Boundaries Brochure
Award of Excellence for Pushing the Boundaries Brochure
Award of Excellence for OU Magazine
Award of Honor for OU Magazine
Award of Honor for Pushing the Boundaries Brochure

2003 — IABC Detroit's Renaissance Award
Best of Show for President Bush's Visit to OU Communication Management
Award of Excellence for President Bush's Visit to OU Communication Plan
Award of Merit for OU Magazine