Albertus Magnus College Recognized Again; Earns Two Telly Awards

Industry-wide Honor Reflects Ongoing Commitment to Growth, Opportunity, and Excellence

Telly Awards

45th Annual celebration Albertus earned two awards - a silver and a bronze award

New Haven, Conn., May 30, 2024 – For the sixth year in a row, Albertus Magnus College is recognized with Telly Awards, a communications industry-wide organization that reflects the top tier of standards of video excellence for pushing the boundaries of creativity beyond the frame. This year, Albertus earned two awards – a silver and a bronze — at the 45th Annual celebration.  Albertus utilized the expertise of professional staff, student workers, alumni, and trusted partners to visualize the College’s unique story of graduates being workforce ready and connected to our community and how donor support positively impacts the College’s mission.

Special acknowledgement and appreciation goes out to the Albertus Communications and Marketing team, Mike DeMatteo, principal of The Establishment, our video and digital content vendor; Alex Mitchell 21, who now works at The Establishment; and Charisma Prince ’24, our student worker who helped produce these vignettes.

The honored entries:
Albertus Impact 2022 is a Silver Winner in the Corporate Image, Non-broadcast category;

Albertus Magnus College Senior Success Stories is a Bronze Winner in the DEI: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion category;

Alex Lazier 23

Ruth Curzan '23

Arooba Sholmiyet 23

Tayyeb Hamid 23

"The Albertus Communications, Marketing, and Web team works year-round to create inspired stories on multiple platforms with video at the heart of each project," said Albertus Vice President for Marketing and Community Relations Andrea Kovacs. "This honor reflects our continued commitment to consistency, opportunities, professional growth, and standards of excellence. It also demonstrates how our liberal arts-based foundation incorporates experiential learning and critical thinking – key components to a students overall career success, as demonstrated in particular by Charisma and Alex earning these distinguished awards.  This is proof that our graduates are career and community impact ready."

Last year, Albertus earned two Telly Awards – also a silver and a bronze.

About Albertus Magnus College

Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a coeducational Catholic College in the Dominican tradition.  As New England's most diverse Catholic College, Albertus' values- and liberal arts-based education is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report, Money Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, and has been named a Top 10 Military Friendly School.  For eight consecutive years, graduating classes at Albertus have achieved post-graduate employment and graduate school success at a rate of at least 95%.  The College has an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students across its traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate, and 12 graduate programs. Proud to enroll a student body where more than half of its students come from minority backgrounds with nearly the same percentage of undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants and being first generation college goers, Albertus is known for its innovative curricular offerings, recently launching new Bachelor's degree programs in Nursing, General Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Public Health, and Supply Chain Management; among its graduate programs is the State of Connecticut's only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program. Just two years from its historic 100 th Anniversary Year, the College is implementing its Albertus 2025: Lighting the Way to a Second Century strategic plan, which articulates an inspiring, bold vision to "be a destination liberal arts-based college, distinguished in its interdisciplinary and experiential approach to education, rooted in Dominican values, that prepares students for lifelong civic engagement and success." To learn more, please visit