2015 Pride of CASE V Award Winners

Platinum Categories


Platinum 1. Best Practices in Alumni Relations
Platinum Finalist - Gold
Taylor University
Look, Listen, and Let Them Lead: What One University is Learning About Engaging Young Alumni

Silver
Lewis University
Alumni Engagement Metrics: Best Practices for Data Usage

Bronze
Ohio University
Review, Realign and Realize!

Platinum 2. Teresa Du Bois Exline Award for Best Practices in Communications and Marketing
Platinum Finalist - Gold
Michigan State University
Brand Marketing Campaign: WHO WILL? SPARTANS WILL

Silver
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Many Irons in the Fire: Attracting a Diverse Audience to THE BIG READ

Bronze
Central Michigan University
Put Your Stamp on the World - Integrated Marketing Campaign

Bronze
Cleveland State University
Green turns Gold: 50th Anniversary Year & Homecoming

Platinum 3. Best Practices in Fundraising
Platinum Finalist - Gold
Miami University
#MoveInMiami

Silver
Grinnell College
Scarlet and Give Back Day - March 31, 2015

Honorable Mention
Taylor University
Look, Listen, and Let Them Lead: What One University is Learning About Young Alumni Giving

Platinum 4. Best Practices in Fundraising Campaigns
Silver
Taylor University
Look, Listen, and Let Them Lead

Silver
University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
Faculty + Staff Improving Lives- A Campaign

Platinum 5. Best Practices in Advancement Services Programs
No Award Granted

Platinum 6. Excellence in Photography
Platinum Finalist - Gold
University of St. Thomas

Silver
Bowling Green State University

Bronze
Grand Valley State University

Platinum 7. Best Articles of the Year
Platinum Finalist - Gold
University of Chicago
Microbial Me

Platinum Finalist - Gold
University of Notre Dame
The Gamer

Silver
University of Michigan
Word Smiths

Bronze
University of Notre Dame
The Bellmaker

Honorable Mention
University of Notre Dame
Trouble in the Air

Honorable Mention
Denison University
Wishing on P Star



CASE District V Award Categories

1. Best Student Alumni Programming
Gold
Northwestern University
The Dinner with 12 Program

Silver
Oakland University
Leadership OU

Bronze
Indiana University - Northwest
Celebrating Philanthropy

Honorable Mention
Grinnell College
Class Ambassador Program

2. Best Collaborative Program
Gold
Purdue University
Purdue Day of Giving

Silver
John Carroll University
JCU Student Mentoring

Bronze
Miami University
#MUThankU (Day without Donors)

Honorable Mention
Northwestern University
Cats Connect

3. Best Volunteer Engagement Program
Gold
The Ohio State University
Buckeyes Give Back

Silver
Cleveland State University
Sherwin-Williams Alumni and Friends Corporate Chapter

Bronze
Ohio University
Celebration of Volunteers, Reception & Dinner

4. Best New Alumni Program
Gold
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Alumni Insight Community: Buckeye Room

Silver
Northwestern University
Northwestern Alumni Association Global Ambassadors

Bronze
The Ohio State University
Answering the Call for Lifelong Career Management Support

5a. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 2,999 FTE or fewer
Gold
Albion College
Io Triumphe!

Silver
Taylor University
Taylor - the Taylor University Alumni Magazine

Bronze
Denison University
Denison Magazine

5b. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 3,000 to 9,999 FTE
Gold
University of St. Thomas
St. Thomas Magazine

Silver
John Carroll University
John Carroll Magazine

Bronze
Wayne State University
Wayne State, the Alumni Magazine

5c. Best Alumni/Institution Magazine, 10,000 FTE and up
Gold
Bowling Green University
BGSU Magazine

Gold
Miami University
MIAMIAN Winter 2015 MIAMIAN Spring/Summer 2015

Silver
University of Dayton
University of Dayton Magazine

Bronze
The Ohio State University
Ohio State Alumni Magazine

Bronze
Indiana University
Indiana University Alumni Magazine

6. Best Video/DVD - Fundraising, Alumni Relations or Commercial Spot
Gold
Marquette University -
Hitting the Ground Running

Silver
Carroll University
Y oung Alumni & Young at Heart Bubble Soccer

Bronze
Denison University
Student Life at Denison

7. Best Program Engaging Institution CEO in Fundraising
No Awards Granted

8. Best Program in Annual Giving
Gold
Miami University
#MoveinMiami

Silver
Earlham College
Earlham Day

Bronze
University of St. Thomas
"UST Rocks My Socks" Campaign

9. Best Program in Donor Recognition/Stewardship
Gold
University of Michigan
Little Victors, Big Victories

Silver
The Ohio State University
A Spirited Buckeye Thank You

Bronze
Miami University
Miami University Endowment Annual Report

Honorable Mention
College of DuPage
The Inaugural Seaton Society Dinner and Membership Induction

10. Best Program in Case Statements/Cultivation Publications
Gold
Miami University
Graduating Champions Campaign Case Statement Brochure

Silver
University of Michigan
U-M Dearborn-Transforming Students: Powering Our Region

Bronze
University Liggett School
Sure Foundations Campaign Case Statement

Honorable Mention
Bowling Green State University
Changing Lives for the World - The Campaign for BGSU

Honorable Mention
Harper College
The Campaign for Promise

11. Best Video Feature
Gold
Marquette University
Hitting the Ground Running

Silver
Grand Valley State University
Giving Tuesday

Bronze
University of Michigan
Four Years in Four Minutes

12. Best Video/DVD/CD-ROM, student recruitment
Gold
University of Michigan
True Believer - Final Scrimmage

Silver
Macomb Community College
Macomb Community College Recruitment Video

Bronze
Denison University
Student Life at Denison

13. Best Radio PSA or Commercial Spot
Gold
Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
Cyber Security Cincinnati State Commercial

14. Best Video PSA or Commercial Spot
Gold
Marquette University
Ignite

Silver
Central Michigan University
Hey Mom

Silver
Michigan State University
Who Will? Spartans Will.

Honorable Mention
Vincennes University
Skills Gap 2015

15. Best Electronic Newsletter
Gold
Central Michigan University
Our CMU

Silver
Gustavus Adolphus College
Gustavus e-newsletter

16. Best Institutional Web Site
Silver
Indiana University
Indiana University - Bloomington gateway website

Bronze
Carthage College
Carthage College, www.carthage.edu

17. Best Website, Individual Page or Section
Gold
University of Michigan
Office of Undergraduate Admissions Website - Come to Michigan admissions.umich.edu

Gold
University of Notre Dame
The Art of Truth, Maxim Kantor

Silver
Illinois Institue of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Online Community http://alumni.iit.edu

Bronze
Bowling Green State University
Changing Lives for the World - The Campaign for BGSU bgsu.edu/fortheworld

Honorable Mention
Siena Heights University
Find a Program Page

18. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for Internal Audience
Gold
Indiana University
Inside IU Bloomington

Silver
Purdue University
Purdue Today

Honorable mention
University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Inside Illinois

19. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for External Audience
Gold
Indiana University
Imagine

Bronze
Miami University
Giving Tribute

20. Excellence in Print Advertising
Gold
University of Southern Indiana
More Than advertising campaign

Silver
Kent State University
Brown's Yearbook advertisement

Bronze
Siena Heights University
Taste of Adrian poster

Honorable Mention
Ohio University
Care Leads Here standing display

21. Best Annual Report
Gold
Michigan State University
Michigan State University President's Report: Uncommon Will

Gold
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology Impact Magazine 2014

Silver
Ohio University
Extending the Reach: OUAA Annual Report

Bronze
University of Cincinnati
Transcend: Extraordinary Philanthropy, Boundless Opportunities

22. Best View Book
Gold
Knox College
Dream Big, Knox College Senior Viewbook

Silver
University of Michigan
University of Michigan School of Social Work Viewbook

Bronze
University of Michigan
Admissions Viewbook - Come to Michigan

23. Excellence in Design, Brochures
Gold
Bowling Green University
Bowling Green University Viewbook

Silver
University of Southern Indiana
USI Copy Center Promotional Brochure

Bronze
Indiana University
Herron School of Art and Design Admissions Brochure

24. Excellence in Design, Series
Gold
The Ohio State University
Campus Campaign 2015: Many Layers. Much Depth.

Silver
University of Michigan
LSA Campus Day Presentation

Silver
University of Michigan
University of Michigan School of Social Work Recruitment Package

Bronze
Indiana University-Purdue
Office of Undergraduate Admissions Prospective Student Recruitment Portfolio

Honorable Mention
University of St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas School of Law Admissions Series

25. Excellence in Design, Posters, Individual Poster
Gold
University of Michigan
2014 Admission Poster Come to Michigan

Silver
Illinois State University
CAST Sci-Tech Week - Team ISUSciTech

26. Excellence in Design, misc
Gold
University of Wisconsin Parkside
UW- Parkside Big Read T-shirt

Silver
Miami University
Merit 3-D Mailer

Bronze
The Ohio State University
Star House Campaign for Homeless Youth and Youth in Transition Booklet

Honorable Mention
Illinois State University
Where re all the Redbirds?

27. Best Specialized or Unit-Level Magazine
Gold
University of Michigan
Findings

Silver
University of Michigan
The Michigan Engineer Magazine

Silver
Hathaway Brown School
Learn for Life - Hathaway Brown Admission Magazine

Silver
Northwestern University
Weinberg Magazine

Bronze
The Ohio State University
Inspire

28. Best Graphic Identity/Logo
Gold
Illinois State University
Thomas Metcalf School Identity

Silver
Kent State University
Mark/Identity for University College

Bronze
University of Southern Indiana
Camp Eagle Logo

Honorable Mention
Monmouth College
Monmouth College Alumni Association Logo

29. Best Illustration/Graphic
Gold
Illinois State University
Where are all the Redbirds?

Silver
University of Michigan
LSA Magazine, Spring 2015: Ars Brevis Illustration

Bronze
University of Michigan
LSA Magazine, Fall 2014: The Next Big Thing Illustration Series

Honorable Mention
Illinois State University
Family and Consumer Sciences - Alumni Magazine Feature Article Artwork

30. Excellence in Feature Writing, Individual
Gold
University of Michigan
Life, Engineered: How Lynn Conway changed her world, and ours

Gold
Miami University
One Across, Two Down

Silver
Illinois State University
Beer Riot

Bronze
University of St. Thomas
Nick and Bekka

Honorable Mention
University of Dayton
Little by Little

31. Excellence in Feature Writing, Series
Gold
University of Illinois at Chicago
Profile

Silver
University of St. Thomas
Immigrant Impact

Bronze
University of Southern Indiana
Food

Honorable Mention
Elgin Community College
December 2014 and May 2015 Graduate Essays

32. Best Uses of Social Media
Gold
Miami University
Be Mine Miami, tumblr

Silver
Indiana University
Indiana University on Instagram

Bronze
Indiana University
Giving Tuesday 2015

33. Best Mobile Application
Gold
University of Michigan
One Cool Thing App

Silver
Michigan State University
Spartan Selfie Mobile App

34a. Online Innovation: Alumni Relations
Gold
Gustavus Adolphus College
Live Stream of Christmas in Christ Chapel

34a. Online Innovation: Fundraising
Gold
The Ohio State University
A Spirited Buckeye Thank You

Silver
Purdue University
Purdue Day of Giving

34a. Online Innovation: Communications/Marketing
Gold
Indiana Univeristy
Her Story

Silver
Illinois State University
Video Stories

Bronze
Mount St. Joseph University
A Minecraft World Adventure

35. Best Event on a Shoestring
Gold
University of Michigan
Be a #Peecycler: A urine collection drive

Silver
St. Clair County Community College
An Acoustic Evening with Dr. Kevin Pollock

Silver
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Big Read Marketing and Communications Campaign

Bronze
Siena Heights University
Fireside Chat (Food for Thought)

36. Excellence in Special Events, Invitations and Collateral Materials
Gold
Bowling Green State University
The Hatch at Bowling Green State University

Silver
Saint John's University
Reunion 2015 Marketing and Communications Campaign

Bronze
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
79th Annual Foundation Meeting & Weekend

37. Excellence in Special Events, Individual Event
Gold
Carroll University
50 Years of Gert

Silver
Case Alumni Association
Dean's Reception & ShowCASE

Bronze
Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University
Kelley All-Stars

Honorable Mention
Northern Michigan
Follow the Trail: Connecting the Campus to the Importance of Alumni Engagement

38. Excellence in Special Events, Series of Events
Gold
Marquette University
Ignited in Faith. Alive in inquirty. Forward in service. The inauguration of Dr. Michael R. Lovell

Silver
Cleveland State University
Green Turns Gold: 50th anniversary Year & Homecoming

Bronze
The Ohio State University
Celebrating an Investment in Innovation: An exceptional grand opening for a new building

39. Best Diversity Program
Silver
Ohio University
Alumni Pride Allies