Shelly Parini, Clackamas Community College’s dean of
College Advancement, was named the 2012 Communicator of the Year by the
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). The honor was presented
to Parini at the recent NCMPR District 7 regional conference in Salem in
joined CCC six years ago as the dean of College Advancement. While serving as
dean, she has successfully organized and led efforts on major college initiatives
and marketing efforts including the following: CCC’s 40th anniversary
celebration, the Military Family Scholarship Endowment, the Yellow Ribbon
Career and Benefits Fair, spearheading the use of social media, developing the
“Imagine Clackamas” community engagement initiative, and increasing
collaboration with students in marketing and communication.
working full time at CCC, Parini also has excelled in her academic studies. In
June 2012 she was awarded a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree
from Marylhurst University.
The NCMPR Communicator of the Year Award honors a
two-year college marketing professional who has demonstrated special leadership
or ability in college communications. It is awarded annually in each of NCMPR's
seven districts, and district recipients automatically become a nominee for the
national award, which is presented at the national conference in March 2013.
For more information contact Janet Paulson at 503-594-3162.