About TheDEN

TheDEN, the news and information website of Denison University, is published by the Office of University Communications. The site launched in August 2010. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for future stories. For correction requests or story ideas, please e-mail theden@denison.edu.


TheDEN has received the following awards and distinctions:

Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards for Excellence in Online Communications

  • Grand Prize, Best Use of Digital/Social for a Digital/Social Communications Campaign of the Year (2011)
  • Gold, Best Online Newsroom of the Year (2011)
  • Gold, Best Use of Digital/Social for Higher Education Marketing (2011)
  • Silver, Best Microsite or Specialized Website (2011)

WebAwards / Web Marketing Association
WebAward, Best University Website (2011)

MarCom Awards / Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals

  • Platinum Award, E-Communication/E-Newsletter (2011)
  • Gold Award, Website/Educational Institution (2011)
  • Gold Award, Blog (2011)
  • Gold Award, Writing/Web Copy (2011)
  • Honorable Mention, Microsite (2011)
  • Honorable Mention, Design (Web)/Website (2011)
  • Honorable Mention, Design (Web)/E-Communication (2011)

ADDY® Awards / American Advertising Federation (Columbus Chapter)
Silver Medal, Interactive Media (2010)

Platinum PR Awards / PR News
Honorable Mention, Online Communications (2011)

Ohio Interactive Awards
Winner, Best Social Web: Blogs (2011)

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
Bronze Circle of Excellence Award, Individual Sub-Website (2011)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (District V) / Pride of CASE V Awards

  • Gold Award, Best Web Site, Individual Page or Section (2011)
  • Gold Award, Teresa Du Bois Exline Award for Best Practices in Communications and Marketing, 2,999 FTE or fewer (2011)
  • Silver Award, Best Electronic Newsletter (2011)

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