ISC Student News

20 ISC Students Win at the American Advertising Awards

On Feb. 25, Ad Club Lexington hosted its annual American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising. At the awards ceremony, 20 University of Kentucky integrated strategic communication students won a total of eight awards.

The student competition, which is similar to the industry professional competition, allows college students at accredited universities across the country to enter their creative work at the local level, then advance to the regional and national judging levels.

Read more about the 2022 ADDY winner here.

ISC Students Work to Spread 'Raes' of Sunshine

Dr. Kimberly Parker and her ISC 497 Social Marketing class collaborated with Rae of Sunshine (KY), a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading positivity and eliminating the stigma of mental health, for their Fall 2021 semester project.

Taylora Schlossler, founder of Rae of Sunshine, created the organization to honor her only daughter Taylor Rae Nolan, a former ISC student, who lost her life to suicide in January 2019.

Read more about the Rae of Sunshine-ISC collaboration here.

ISC Senior Camille Wright Selected for National Multicultural Student Program

ISC senior Camille Wright was selected to participate in the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2022 cohort. The prestigious program connects the nation's top multicultural advertising students to leading industry professionals. Selected students gain invaluable networking and professional development opportunities. 

Wright was one of 50 students picked from a competitive pool of thousands of applicants across the country. She is the first UK student to ever be admitted to the program. 

Learn more about Wright’s AAF program here.