Cedar Rapids, IA, December 15, 2014—Texas Tech and Penn State Universities can thank Stamats Communication if they receive more website hits today. Both universities recently received Gold designations from the Education Digital Marketing Awards for their respective institutional websites. Both digital designs were created by Stamats, a higher education integrated marketing firm based in Cedar Rapids. According to Stamats President Guy Wendler, “Websites are the number one communications channel for colleges and universities, so receiving these Gold awards for these two leading national institutions is quite important and affirming.” Texas Tech University (http://www.ttu.edu) is a Big 12 university located in Lubbock, Texas with an enrollment of over 35,000 students. With 150 undergraduate and 150 post-graduate degrees available, TTU has 10 colleges, a graduate school and school of law. Penn State University’s Schreyer Honors College (https://www.shc.psu.edu/) includes PSU students dedicated to academic enrichment through honors courses, exclusive study aboard programs and research placements. A Big 10 university, Penn State is considered one of the nation’s premier public institutions with an enrollment of almost 96,000 students.

About The Education Digital Marketing Awards

The Education Digital Marketing Awards recognize the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media. Administered by the Higher Education Marketing Report, this year there were 248 entries in 30 categories and 14 groups judged by a panel of industry specialists. The complete list of this year’s award winners is located on their website: http://educationdigitalmarketingawards.com/

About Stamats

Stamats is a leading national higher education marketing and research firm serving more than 150 public and private colleges and universities annually. Current and recent clients include: the University of Michigan, the University of Kentucky, Penn State University, Grinnell College, Drake University, Claremont Graduate University, University of Texas, and University of Georgia. Founded in 1923, Stamats is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and also has offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See www.stamatscommunications.com for further information on the company.