2022 UPCEA MEMS Award Recipients Announced

October 20, 2022

15 Recipients Chosen For Three Award Categories

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 20, 2022 — UPCEA, the leader in online and professional continuing education, has announced the recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Enrollment Management Award, Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness in Marketing, Enrollment, and Student Success Award, and the new Excellence in Marketing Award. 

All three awards are sponsored by UPCEA’s Marketing, Enrollment, and Student Success Network. Recipients will be honored at the 2022 UPCEA MEMS: Marketing, Enrollment Management, Student Success conference, November 30-December 2  in New Orleans.

“We are consistently impressed by the high caliber of work our members are doing to both reach and retain students,” said Matt Tate of Appalachian State University and Amanda Keighley of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2022 MEMS Awards Subcommittee Co-Chairs. “We congratulate each of this year’s recipients for their creative efforts in higher education marketing, enrollment, and student success.” 


The UPCEA Excellence in Enrollment Management Award recognizes an outstanding professional, continuing, and/or online (PCO) organization (unit or individual) that models best practices and combines process excellence with superior results in enrollment management. 

The 2022 recipient is: 

  • Enrollment Services
    Oregon State University Ecampus


The UPCEA Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness in Marketing, Enrollment, and Student Success Award recognizes institutions or departments that have dedicated their time and efforts to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout their marketing, recruitment, communication, programming, student success/services and/or enrollment efforts. This award focuses on a commitment to equity, representation and inclusion in a school’s marketing, enrollment and/or student success/services. Award recipients will have shown increased and sustained success in recruiting and retaining underrepresented populations based on their marketing and/or student success/services.

The 2022 recipient is: 

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Task Force
    American Public University System


New in 2022, the UPCEA Excellence in Marketing Award recognizes marketing campaigns that excel in creativity, execution, and impact. Regardless of institution size or budget, the award focuses on outstanding and effective marketing in the higher ed industry based upon overall creativity, messaging, results achieved by the campaign, and level of design.

The 2022 recipients are: 


  • Meet The Right People: Reposition Video Campaign 2021 – 2022
    The Chang School of Continuing Education, Toronto Metropolitan University



  • The Storytelling Videos
    The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Reimagine Arkansas Workforce Project Marketing and Communications
    Global Campus, University of Arkansas
  • The Chang School Spring/Summer 2022 Lead Nurturing Campaign
    The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Yes, That Harvard
    Harvard University Division of Continuing Education



  • Paid Social Media Strategy
    Berklee Online
  • 2022 Summer Term Campaign
    University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Continuing Studies and Vendi Advertising and Kingdom Filmworks
  • Beaver for Life
    Oregon State University College of Business
  • Conservation and Natural Sciences Marketing Campaign
    Oregon State University Ecampus
  • Summer Sampler Series 2022
    University of Washington Tacoma Professional Development Center
  • UW–Madison Online Campaign
    University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Continuing Studies and Heavy
  • Revamp, Redesign and Publish
    University of Calgary Continuing Education
  • Over 20 Online Graduate Degrees Under $20k
    University of Massachusetts Lowell


Congratulations to all of the 2022 Award recipients!

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