The Successful Registrar

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Edited By: Joan Hope

Online ISSN: 1943-7560

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The Successful Registrar Honored at APEX Awards for Publishing Excellence

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The Successful Registar has been honored by industry peers again, this time in the category of How-to Writing at the 2014 APEX Awards for Publishing Excellence.

APEX 2014 AwardThe winning submission, "Support your institution's sustainability goals by planning a green commencement", appeared as a feature in the Tools of the Trade department in the May 2013 issue. The issue is now available online free, in recognition of this year's achievement at APEX.

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer's Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing.

In the Twenty-sixth Annual APEX Awards, 2,075 entries were evaluated and awards were given in 122 individual categories, within 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines, journals and tabloids; annual reports; print media; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

According to the APEX 2014 judges, “The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.”

Meet the Editor

Joan Hope

Joan Hope

Joan Hope became editor of The Successful Registrar in 2006. She brings years of experience in higher education and journalism to her work.

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