College Relations

Office of College Relations

College Relations keeps you connected to all things Kish. From building strong relationships with constituents to brand management, College Relations works to promote and maintain the integrity of Kishwaukee College. Through event planning, strategic communications and patron resources such as the bookstore and café, the office prioritizes maintaining a positive image of the College with internal and external parties.

Units reporting to the Executive Director of College Relations

Foundation
Marketing & Public Relations
Bookstore
Printing/Mail Services

Contact Information

Dr. Kayte Hamel
Executive Director of College Relations
815-825-9447
Office: C2166
khamel@kish.edu

Jessica Anderson
Assistant Director of Marketing
815-825-9786
Offcie: A1230
janderson8@kish.edu

Sara Hall
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of College Relations
815-825-9803
Office: C2160
shall@kish.edu

Graphic Identity Style Guide

You can find a PDF document of the College's Style Guide.

College Awards

American Inhouse Design

The American Inhouse Design Awards is the premier showcase for outstanding work by inhouse designers.

It is a unique opportunity for inhouse design, marketing and communications departments within corporations, publishing houses, non-profits, universities and government agencies to be recognized for their creativity, for the special challenges they face, and for their contributions to their businesses and institutions.

2016 Awards

  • Get Ready. Get Kish.  Advertisement

  • 2016/2017 College Catalog

  • CRT Large Window Decal

2015 Awards

  • Pride Issue Number 1

2014 Awards

  • Foundation Benefit Dinner Invite

  • Oxymoron Advertisement

  • Student Viewbook

2013 Awards

  • Center for Business Development & Continuing Education Spring 2013 Special Events Mailer

  • Go West Advertisement

  • Kishwaukee College Foundation 2012 Report to the Community

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations

Kishwaukee College is a member of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR).

The NCMPR Medallion & Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges. It's the only national and regional competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR professionals at two-year colleges.

2019 Awards

  • Paragon Award - Promotional Brand Video-Long Form

2017 Awards

  • Medallion Award Silver - Specialty Publication

2016 Awards

  • Medallion Award Gold - Logo Design

  • Medallion Award Silver - 2016-17 Academic Catalog

  • Medallion Award Bronze - 2016-17 Student Handbook

2014 Awards

  • Paragon Award Bronze - TV Ad

  • Medallion Award Silver - Microsite

  • Medallion Award Gold - E-card

  • Medallion Award Gold - TV Ad/PSA

2013 Awards

  • Medallion Award Bronze - Brochure Flyer