The Curiosities blog has been honoured with six awards for excellence in digital communications from five organizations. Both national and international in scope, the awards represent a culmination of efforts by Curiosities’ writers and photographers as well our alumni, employees, students and friends who shared their stories on our blog.
Curiosities’ “Everyday Heroes” series was recognized with a silver Canadian Online Publishing Award (COPA) in the Best Article or Series category and was also a finalist in the Best Blog or Column category. The program honours outstanding contributions to online publishing across the country. The win placed Curiosities alongside others in the category including Huffington Post and Rogers Media Inc.
Curiosities was recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) with a Gold Quill Merit Award for Digital Communication Channel. IABC’s awards program honours excellence in business communications across all industry sectors on a global scale. Curiosities was honoured alongside projects from organizations in Canada, Russia, the United States and Australia.
Curiosities received a Gold Accolade Award in the blog category from the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II. CASE District II is an organization of professionals in the areas of alumni relations, communications and philanthropy working in higher education in Delaware D.C., Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and West Virginia.
Curiosities earned a Silver Leaf Award of Merit for Best Communication Vehicle. The awards program is administered by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canada, recognizing communicators and their work in all sectors including private industry, non-profits, advertising/PR agencies, postsecondary institutions and governments.
Curiosities was honoured with two gold MARCOM Awards for Blog: Educational Institution and Blog: Writing. MARCOM Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals.