Platinum Categories‚Äč

 

Platinum 1. Best Practices in Alumni Relations

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

Northwestern University
Northwestern Network Mentorship Program: Facilitating Meaningful Mentorship Connections for Students and Alumni

Silver Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Xplore Engineering

Bronze Award

Oakland University
Leadership OU, Premier Mentoring Program

 

Platinum 2. Teresa Du Bois Exline Award for Best Practices in Communications and Marketing

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

Indiana University
IU Day

Silver Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Campaign

Bronze Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
First-Generation College Student Awareness Campaign

 

Platinum 3. Best Practices in Fundraising

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

The Ohio State University
Star House Fundraising: A Community Shares Its Talents and Treasures with Homeless Youth

Silver Award

Ball State University
Ball State University Annual Giving

Silver Award

Ohio Northern University
2016 ONU Founder’s Day Challenge

Bronze Award

Northwestern University
Meet Us At A Million – The KLC Challenge

 

Platinum 6. Excellence in Photography

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

University of St. Thomas
Mike Ekern Portfolio

Silver Award

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Students beyond the classroom

Bronze Award

Miami University
Campus Scenes

 

Platinum 7. Best Articles of the Year

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

University of Iowa
Fields of Opportunities, Iowa Alumni Magazine

Gold Award – Platinum Finalist

Carthage College
"Of monsters and marvels: Human capacity for bravery, brutality, and beauty on display in Europe"

Bronze Award

Indiana University – Kokomo
Leading with Love

Honorable Mention

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Mad Man

Honorable Mention

University of Notre Dame
My Mission to Sierra Leone


CASE District V Award Categories

1. Best Student Alumni Programming

Gold Award

The University of Findlay
UF Graduating 2016 Class Philanthropy Honor Cord Program

Silver Award

Grinnell College
National Philanthropy Week

Bronze Award

Ohio University
Random Acts of Kindness Bags

Honorable Mention

Carthage College
Carthage College Student-Alumni Mentoring Program

Honorable Mention

Marquette University
A Groundbreaking Initiative Marquette University Alumni Association Mentor Program
Marquette University

 

2. Best Collaborative Program

Gold Award

Alma College
Alma Ambassador Program

Gold Award

Cleveland State University
Be Amazing…The Women's Leadership Symposium

Silver Award

Carthage College
Carthage College Giving Day

 

3. Best Volunteer Engagement Program

Gold Award

Ohio University
DC Networking Week

Gold Award

Grinnell College
Grinnell College Global Day of Service

Bronze Award

Oakland University
Leadership OU, Meaningful Volunteer Engagement

Honorable Mention

Alma College
Alma Ambassador Program (Alma College)

 

4. Best New Alumni Program

Gold Award

University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati Foundation College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Network – Night at the Museum

Silver Award

Oakland University
A Toast to the Tassel New Graduate Reception

Bronze Award

Cleveland State University
Be Amazing…The Women's Leadership Symposium

Honorable Mention

The Ohio State University
The Ohio State College of Public Health-Fireside Chats

 

5a. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 2,999 FTE or fewer

Gold Award

Albion College
Io Triumphe! (Spring-Summer 2016 issue)

Gold Award

Lawrence University
Lawrence Magazine

 

5b. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 3,000 to 9,999 FTE

Gold Award

University of St. Thomas
St. Thomas Magazine

Silver Award

Midwestern University
Midwestern University Magazine – Winter 2015

 

5c. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 10,000 FTE and up

Bronze Award

Ball State University
Ball State University Alumni Magazine

Bronze Award

Bowling Green State University
BGSU Magazine

 

6. Best Video, Fundraising, Alumni Relations or Commercial Spots

Gold Award

Indiana University
"How Does One Give Thanks?"

Silver Award

Purdue University
“Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University”

Bronze Award

Michigan State University
Michigan State University: Spartan Virtual Choir sings "Victory for MSU"

 

7. Best Program Engaging Institution CEO in Fundraising

Gold Award

Alma College
Plaid Returns: Strategic Leadership BUS 380

 

8. Best Program in Annual Giving

Gold Award

Miami University
#MoveInMiami

Silver Award

DePauw University
Going for GOLD: DePauw’s young alumni #GOLDChallenge

 

9. Best Program in Donor Recognition/Stewardship

Gold Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Charles Woodson Clinical Research Initiative Impact Report

Silver Award

Miami University
#MUThankU

 

10. Best Program in Case Statements/Cultivation Publications

Gold Award

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Case Statement for Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM

Silver Award

Indiana University
Imagine Magazine

Bronze Award

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Case Statement for UWM’s Peck School of the Arts

 

11. Best Video Feature

Gold Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
An Unlikely Partnership

Silver Award

Macomb Community College
Count on us to support you; student retention video

Bronze Award

Indiana State University
Real, 'live' experience

Honorable Mention

Indiana University
Study Abroad: Hong Kong Video Feature from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

 

12. Best Video/DVD, student recruitment

Gold Award

Indiana University
Glad You Came Video: Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Silver Award

Indiana University
Find Your Place Admissions Video

Bronze Award

Miami University
College 101 video series

 

13. Best Radio PSA or Commercial Spot

Gold Award

Indiana University
“200 Reasons”

 

14. Best Video PSA or Commercial Spot

Bronze Award

Indiana University Kokomo
This is Cougar Country: Don’t Forget Your FAFSA

Honorable Mention

Rockford University
Rock Solid

 

15. Best Electronic Newsletter

Gold Award

Miami University
Miami Matters

Silver Award

Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University Alumni Association – "Viking Pride"

Silver Award

Indiana University-Purdue University
Indianapolis Science Dual-Admit Nurture Stream

 

16. Best Institutional Web Site

Gold Award

Indiana University
Indiana University College of Arts + Sciences

Bronze Award

The Ohio State University
Ohio State College of Arts and Sciences

Honorable Mention

Indiana University
Indiana University gateway

 

17. Best Website, Individual Page or Section

Gold Award

Carthage College
Carthage College Giving Day

Silver Award

Michigan State University
2015 Michigan State University President’s Report: TOMORROW

Bronze Award

Mount Mary University
Here's to the Bold Microsite

Honorable Mention

Purdue University
Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University

 

18. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for Internal Audience

Silver Award

Indiana University
IT Connections: News about the people and projects that power IT@IU

Bronze Award

Indiana University
Inside IU

 

19. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for External Audience

No Award Given

 

20. Excellence in Print Advertising

Gold Award

Carthage College
New York Times Ad Insert

Silver Award

Macomb Community College
Macomb? Yes!

Bronze Award

University of Southern Indiana
Feeling Stuck?

 

21. Best Annual Report

Gold Award

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Made At Michigan: Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship at U-M. 2015/16

Silver Award

Michigan State University
2015 Michigan State University President's Report:  TOMORROW

Bronze Award

Northwestern University
Northwestern Alumni Association Annual Report 2014-15

Honorable Mention

University of Cincinnati
Unite: Making a Difference, Together

Honorable Mention

Alma College
Alma Ambassador Program (Alma College)

 

22. Best Viewbook

Gold Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Are you ready to make a difference?

Silver Award

Indiana State University
Color Your World

Honorable Mention

Aurora University
Discover Aurora University

 

23. Excellence in Design, Brochures

Gold Award

Illinois State University
Illinois State recruitment brochures—Visit packet and adjoining brochures

Silver Award

Indiana University
Intelligent Systems Engineering Program Brochures

Bronze Award

Carthage College
Deposit Push Piece

Honorable Mention

University of Wisconsin Madison
2016 Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Brochure

 

24. Excellence in Design, Posters

 

Gold Award

Illinois Institute of Technology
Modern Material poster/invitation to the 130th birthday party gala for Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Silver Award

Miami University
Miami Traditions

Bronze Award

Siena Heights University
Robin Hood Theatre Poster

Honorable Mention

Siena Heights University
Saints Football Poster

 

25. Excellence in Design, Specialty Pieces

Gold Award

Indiana University
Kelley School of Business Graduate Student Admissions Congratulations Box

Silver Award

Miami University
Miami University 2016 Miami Merger Valentine

Bronze Award

Siena Heights University
Saints Bus Wrap

Honorable Mention

Grinnell College
Valentine's Day Card

 

 

26. Best Specialized or Unit-Level Magazine

Gold Award

Northwestern University
Weinberg Magazine

Silver Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
The Michigan Engineer

Bronze Award

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Legacy

 

27. Excellence in Graphic Identity/Logo

No Award Given

 

28. Excellence in Illustrations

Gold Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Sea Change

Silver Award

Illinois State University
Exceptional English Niche

Bronze Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Custom scientific journal covers

Honorable Mention

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Michigan and the 2015 World Solar Challenge

 

29. Excellence in Feature Writing, Individual

Gold Award

University of St. Thomas
The Power of Faith, the Necessity of Justice

Silver Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Pride and Prejudice

Bronze Award

University of Wisconsin Madison
Greyson's Anatomy

Honorable Mention

University of Iowa
Rising Stars of Anthropology, Iowa Alumni Magazine

 

30. Excellence in Feature Writing, Series

Silver Award

Indiana University
Undergraduates Tackle Research with Faculty Mentors

 

31. Best Uses of Social Media

Gold
Miami University
#MoveinMIami

Silver
Miami University
Using Snapchat for Career Exploration

Bronze
University of St. Thomas
#TommieGiveDay

 

32. Best Uses of Mobile Applications

No Award Given

 

33c. Excellence in Online Innovation: Communications/Marketing

Gold Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Realtime Storytelling From Around the Globe: An Integrated Digital Adventure For Your Audience

Silver Award

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
“CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!”

 

34. Best Event on a Shoestring

Gold Award

Ohio University
Rainbow Thanksgiving

Silver Award

Monmouth College
Denver Mile High Stadium Alumni Event

Bronze Award

North Park University
#npu125day

Honorable Mention

Ohio University
Cicada Fest Parasols

 

35. Excellence in Special Events, Invitations and Collateral Materials

Gold Award

Purdue University
Purdue University “Ever True” Capital Campaign Kick-Off Dinner Invitation

Silver Award

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
The Auction at MCAD 2016

Bronze Award

Indiana University
Legacy Day at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Honorable Mention

Illinois State University
Illinois State University Gamma Phi Circus 2016

 

36. Excellence in Special Events, Individual Event

Gold Award

Indiana University
Secretary of State John Kerry visit highlights celebration of Indiana University’s new School of Global and International StudiesSilver Award

Silver Award

Ohio University
Women’s Leadership Symposium

 

37. Excellence in Special Events, Series of Events

Gold Award

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Silver Award

Monmouth College
Monmouth College Golden Scots Senior Alumni Reunions

Bronze Award

Northwestern University
Northwestern Alumni Association and The Alumnae of Northwestern University Centennial Celebration

 

38. Best Diversity Program

Gold Award

University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC ENGAGE

Silver Award

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
First-Generation College Students @ Michigan Campaign

Bronze Award

Ohio University
Rainbow Thanksgiving