Thank you for helping OLC spread the word about the call for OLC Awards 2019!

Let’s work together to let your friends, colleagues and other colleges and universities know about this event. We’ve put together some tips and guidelines as well as sample social posts to help you share the great news with your communities.  Please follow the Promotion Guidelines detailed below.

Post to Social Media

Use these posts to share on your social networks:

OLC Awards (ALL) Each year @OLCToday award individuals and institutions who excel in #OnlineTeaching, #Research, & #Leadership. See the #OLCAwards available for 2019, and apply by Monday, June 10th. Details:
Bruce Chaloux Scholarship for Early Career Excellence .@OLCToday is seeking applications for the Bruce Chaloux #Scholarship for Early Career Excellence. Apply by 6/10. The recipient will be recognized at #OLCAccelerate in November. Learn more about evaluation criteria and how to apply: #OLCAwards
Excellence and Innovation in Online Teaching Award .@OLCToday’s “Excellence and Innovation in #OnlineTeaching” #award recognizes creative use of #edtech to teach an online and/or #blended course in #HigherEd. Please submit nominations — or apply yourself — by 6/10: #OLCAwards
Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching Seeking nominations and submissions for @OLCToday’s “Excellence in #Faculty Development for #OnlineTeaching” #award! Apply today and be recognized at the 2019 #OLCAccelerate conference in Orlando this coming November! Deadline is 6/10: #OLCAwards
John R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program Does your institution offer a superb #digital program or #degree? You’re eligible for @OLCToday’s “John R. Bourne Outstanding #OnlineProgram” #award! Apply — or submit a nomination — before 6/10/19: #OLCAwards
OLC Effective Practice Awards Submit to be considered for a 2019 #EffectivePractice #Award! Winners to be evaluated on Learning Effectiveness, Scale, Access, and Faculty & Student Satisfaction and announced at #OLCAccelerate Orlando in November. #OLCAwards
OLC IDEA Leadership in Digital Learning Scholarship The IDEA Leadership in #DigitalLearning #Scholarship honors leaders in the field who exemplify the principles of IDEA ( #Inclusion, #Diversity, Equity, & Advocacy). Learn more about the #award and find out how to apply!

Institutional Engagement

    • Email promotions to faculty and staff at your institution
    • Include in faculty and campus newsletters
    • Share the event during meetings
    • Update employee email signature files (see sample below)
    • Post the event to your website

Social Engagement

  • Post to social networks
  • Ask your community to share to their networks
  • Search #OLCAwards hashtag to view and retweet posts
  • Publish a post on your institution’s blog
  • Tag your posts with #OLCAwards

Promotional Guidelines

Please adhere to the following guidelines when promoting this event:

  • Material changes to any of the promotional communications provided by the Online Learning Consortium should be routed through OLC’s marketing team for approval. Email materials to 
  • Media requests regarding OLC and OLC Awards should be referred to


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If you’d like to use the OLC logo in your promotions, please email with a copy of your promotion prior to going live. Thank you.