United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) has been recognized by the African Excellence Awards 2015 for their PR and Communication Strategies. USIU-Africa has been awarded as most outstanding in PR and communications in the Science and Technology category.

The 2015 African Excellence Awards, held for the very first time in Africa is dedicated to recognizing and honoring outstanding achievements in the field of PR and communications. It recognizes organizations that have made extraordinary achievements in the industry and the activities undertaken to promote and expand their PR and Communication strategies.

(TOP: African Excellence Awards Jury member Kevin Welman presents the African Excellence Award in Science and Technology to Jane Muriithi-Thomas, USIU-Africa’s Head of Marketing & Communications).

“The award is a source of great pride to our institution, it highlights our dedication to achieving global excellence in all aspects as we become the first University in Africa to win an African Excellence award in the PR and Communication category , ” said Jane Muriithi-Thomas, Head of Marketing and Communications.

The judging panel, which is made up of a selection of individuals highly regarded as experts in the field of communications and public relations and received 2,600 applications around the globe. The USIU-Africa campaign dubbed ‘Experience USIU-Africa’ stood out as one of the most strategic campaigns whose messages stood out clearly, over a sustained period and on a limited budget.

“Your project has been recognized by our distinguished Jury as one of the most outstanding PR and communications cases in your region over the last year,” said African Excellence Awards Communication Director, Rudolf Hetzel as he congratulated USIU-Africa Marketing and Communication team.

The European Excellence Awards have been celebrating the achievements of communication professionals for the past nine years and is a leading player in Europe. As these sectors have witnessed a rapid global development in recent years, we at Communication Director Magazine want to take the Excellence Awards to the global level, introducing the Excellence Awards in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and North America at the same time. The Excellence Awards are hosted by Communication Director, a magazine for global decision makers in corporate communications, PR and public affairs. Distributed around the world, Communication Director features articles by and interviews with the very top in the international communication profession as well as high-ranking academics and other established thought-leaders.

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