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Desert Regional READY Campaign earned a Gold Paragon Award

IEDRC ViewbookThe Inland Empire-Desert Regional Consortium's “READY" campaign collected a prestigious Gold Paragon Award for its “Career Education Viewbook," in a ceremony at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) annual conference in San Antonio.

The “Ready" Viewbook, published to raise career education awareness with high school counselors and influencers, ranked first among entries from 262 community colleges across North America.

“It is an incredible honor," says Ashley Etchison, director of Communications & Marketing for the Strong Workforce Program. “The Consortium recognized the need to develop a comprehensive campaign that elevated the perception of Career Education and our local community colleges.

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