2017 Pride of CASE V Award Winners

Platinum Categories

Platinum 1. Best Practices in Alumni Relations

Gold Award
Miami University
18 of the Last 9 Award

Silver Award
Oakland University
A Toast to the Tassel New Graduate Reception

Silver Award
University of Iowa
From Auschwitz to Iowa City: Three days with Holocaust survivor Micahel Bornstein

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

Gold Award
Michigan State University
Your Tomorrow

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Freedom of Speech Campaign

Silver Award
Indiana University
Indiana University Brand Book

Bronze Award
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Long-form story: A Heartwarming Holiday Hobby

Platinum 3. Best Practices in Fundraising

Gold Award
Miami University
#MoveInMiami

Silver Award
Wheaton College
Wheaton Weekend at The Cove

Honorable Mention
St. Norbert College
An Innovative Approach to a Student Philanthropy Program Using a Plastic Piggy Bank!

Platinum 5. Best Practices in Digital Communication

Gold Award
Indiana University
Crowdsourced IU Day Cupcake & Bakery Takeover

Silver Award
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Building the Future Together: Land O'Lakes and the University of Minnesota

Bronze Award
Indiana University
One Day/One Hoosier

Bronze Award
Miami University
#MoveInMiami

Platinum 6. Best Practices in Advancement Services

Bronze Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Metrics 2.0 - A User Experience Driven Approach to Evaluating Success

Bronze Award
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Portfolio Optimization Visualization Tool for Major Gift Officers

Platinum 7. Excellence in Photography

Gold Award
Michigan State University
A Seat at the Table

Silver Award
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Collaboration, Innovation and Celebration: Life at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Silver Award
University of St. Thomas
Mike Ekern Photography Portfolio

Platinum 8. Best Articles of the Year

Gold Award
University of Iowa
From Auschwitz to Iowa City

Gold Award
University of Notre Dame
The Last Victorian

Silver Award
University of Notre Dame
The Boys in Brazil

Bronze Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Speak for Yourself

Honorable Mention
The Ohio State University
Narrowing the Gap: Alumni, researchers make purposeful strides to overcome barriers to education

Honorable Mention
University of Chicago
No Small Talent

Honorable Mention
University of Notre Dame
Can Nothing Save Us?


CASE District V Award Categories

1. Best Student Alumni Programming

Gold Award
Purdue University
Executive-in-Residence

Silver Award
Cleveland State University
Senior Series

Bronze Award
Ohio University
Black Alumni Reunion (BAR) Talent Show

Honorable Mention
Indiana University
Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Luminaries Program

Honorable Mention
St. Norbert College
An Innovative Approach to a Student Philanthropy Program Using a Plastic Piggy Bank!

2. Best Collaborative Program

Gold Award
Alma College
Alma College Ambassador Program

Gold Award
University of Iowa
From Auschwitz to Iowa City

Silver Award
Indiana University
Building the Alumni Culture You Want with a DIY Research Panel

Bronze Award
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
This is Why Project

Honorable Mention
Alma College
Discover Alma Dinner Series

3. Best Volunteer Engagement Program

Silver Award
Ohio University
Black Alumni Reunion (BAR) Planning Committee

Honorable Mention
Carleton College
Carleton College 25th Reunion Program

4. Best New Alumni Program

Gold Award
Cleveland State University
Viking Days for Viking Families

Silver Award
Ohio University
Ohio University Food Truck Festival

Bronze Award
Miami University
Go On Tour!

Honorable Mention
Grand Valley State University
Class of 1967 50 Year Reunion

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

Gold Award
Carleton College
Carleton College Voice

Silver Award
Albion College
Io Triumphe!

Silver Award
Grinnell College
The Grinnell Magazine

Bronze Award
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Echoes

Honorable Mention
Carthage College
The Carthaginian

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

Gold Award
University of St. Thomas
St. Thomas Magazine

Silver Award
Case Western Reserve University
Think

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

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
LSA Magazine

Silver Award
Marquette University
Marquette Magazine

Bronze Award
Ohio University
ohiotoday/ohiowomen

Honorable Mention
University of Southern Indiana
illume

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

Gold Award
Northwestern University
A Dream Come True

Silver Award
Miami University
Welcome to the Family

Bronze Award
Bowling Green State University
#BGSUOneDay

Honorable Mention
Miami University
Your Giving Matters: Tabitha Nolan '17

Honorable Mention
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM

7. Best Program Engaging Institution CEO in Fundraising

Honorable Mention
Minnesota State University - Mankato
The David C. Olson Graduate Endowment for Business Community Excellence

8. Best Program in Annual Giving

Gold Award
Miami University
#MoveInMiami

Bronze Award
Illinois Institute of Technology
The Illinois Tech Hawks 4 Hawks Hardship Fund

9. Best Program in Donor Recognition/Stewardship

Silver Award
Miami University
Inaugural Philanthropy Awards

Silver Award
University of Chicago
50 Years of the Grand Auction

Bronze Award
Alma College
The Sponsor an Alma Venture Program

Bronze Award
Monmouth College
Monmouth College Greek Life Project for Alpha Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma

10. Best Program in Case Statements/Cultivation Publications

Gold Award
Valparaiso University
Forever Valpo

Silver Award
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
UWM College of Letters & Science Case Statement

Honorable Mention
Bluffton University
Simply Innovate

Honorable Mention
Miami University
FSB Case Statement

Honorable Mention
St. Norbert College
Matching Isn't Always a Bad Thing - A Giving Day Strategy

11. Best Video Feature

Gold Award
Case Western Reserve University
Quadriplegia Feature

Silver Award
Central Michigan University
Match Day

Bronze Award
Indiana University
Courtney Payne Taylor

Honorable Mention
Indiana University
IU Squirrels & You

12. Best Video/DVD/CD-ROM, Student Recruitment

Gold Award
Western Michigan University Foundation
Behind Every Great Moment

Silver Award
Indiana University
Be the Next

Bronze Award
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Warhawk Welcome

Honorable Mention
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Michigan Learning Communities

14. Best Video PSA or Commercial Spot

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Always Leading, Forever Valiant

Silver Award
Marquette University
Off Hours

Silver Award
Western Michigan University Foundation
Strike Gold

Bronze Award
Michigan State University
2016 Holiday Greeting

Honorable Mention
Ohio Northern University
The Unexpected

15. Best Electronic Newsletter

Gold Award
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Philanthropy at UWM

Silver Award
Cleveland State University
Engage: The Campaign for Cleveland State University

Bronze Award
University of Southern Indiana
USI Today

Honorable Mention
Cleveland State University
Viking Pride

Honorable Mention
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Fun Size

16. Best Institutional Web Site

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
University of Michigan Medical School website

Silver Award
Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University Foundation website

Bronze Award
Northwestern University
Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) website

17. Best Website, Individual Page or Section

Gold Award
Case Western Reserve University
As Mentioned

Silver Award
Indiana University
IU Day Website

Bronze Award
Carthage College
Carthage College Undergraduate Admissions

Honorable Mention
Saint Xavier University
SXU Scholarship Directory

18. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for Internal Audience

Gold Award
Purdue University
Purdue Today

Bronze Award
Indiana University
Inside IU

19. Best Tabloid/Newsletter for External Audience

Bronze Award
Illinois State University
The Statewide Standard

20. Excellence in Print Advertising

Silver Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Transfer Times Print Advertising

21. Best Annual Report

Gold Award
Michigan State University
MSU President's Report

Silver Award
Case Western Reserve University
As Mentioned

Bronze Award
Purdue University
Moving Indiana Forward

22. Best Viewbook

Gold Award
Michigan State University
Michigan State University Admissions Viewbook

Silver Award
Carthage College
Carthage College Viewbook

Bronze Award
Carroll University
Carroll University General Brochure

Honorable Mention
St. Norbert College
Do Interesting Things

23a. Excellence in Design, Single Brochure

Gold Award
University of Cincinnati
Loyal Bearcat Society Membership Acknowledgement Brochure

Silver Award
University of Dayton
Momentum Mailer

Bronze Award
Miami University
Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine Residency Program booklet

Honorable Mention
Western Michigan University Foundation
WMU Haworth College of Business MBA Brochure

23b. Excellence in Design, Brochure Series

Gold Award
Illinois State University
College of Applied Science, Geology and Geography brochures

Silver Award
Cleveland State University
Annual Fund Direct Mail

Bronze Award
Indiana University East
School Brochures

24a. Excellence in Design, Individual Poster

Gold Award
Illinois State University
When You Say Nothing at All

Honorable Mention
Indiana University
Brand Poster

24b. Excellence in Design, Poster Series

Gold Award
Indiana University
Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Career Services Office Awareness

Silver Award
Western Michigan University Foundation
We Are GOLD

Bronze Award
Illinois State University
Horticulture Center Fall Events

Honorable Mention
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
LSA Bicentennial Theme

25. Excellence in Design, Specialty Pieces

Gold Award
Northwestern University
Custom Playing Cards

Silver Award
Washington University in St. Louis
Research Calendar

Bronze Award
Albion College
Acceptance Flag Mailer

Honorable Mention
Miami University
Miami Merger Valentine

26. Best Specialized or Unit-Level Magazine

Gold Award
Marquette University
100 Years of Hoopla

Silver Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
LSI Magazine

Bronze Award
The Ohio State University
Charting the Future: It Begins with ALL of Us

Honorable Mention
Purdue University
Envision

27. Excellence in Graphic Identity/Logo

Gold Award
Indiana University
Indiana University Brand Book

Silver Award
Wayne State University
Then, Now, Always

Bronze Award
Valparaiso University
Forever Valpo

28. Excellence in Illustrations

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
LSA200 Cover Illustration

Silver Award
Illinois State University
Chronicles of Kingdom Plantae

Bronze Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Trial by Fired

Honorable Mention
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Beyond Stock Art

29. Excellence in Feature Writing, Individual

Gold Award
Indiana University
To Boldly Grow Where No Bones Have Grown Before

Silver Award
University of St. Thomas
The Weight of His World

Bronze Award
University of Iowa
Auschwitz to Iowa City

Honorable Mention
Grand Valley State University
Fund honors son's memory

Honorable Mention
Grinnell College
Building a Baroque Violin

30. Excellence in Feature Writing, Series

Gold Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Faculty Impact

Silver Award
University of Southern Indiana
ilume Perseverance

Bronze Award
University of Illinois at Chicago
East Meets West

Honorable Mention
Miami University
Miami University's ongoing partnership with the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma

31. Best Uses of Social Media

Gold Award
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
#RoseHulmanGetsMe

Silver Award
University of Notre Dame
What Would You Fight For?

Bronze Award
Butler University
#ButlerBound Campaign

Honorable Mention
Miami University
Countdown to Commencement

33c. Excellence in Online Innovation: Communications/Marketing

Gold Award
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
A Heartwarming Holiday Hobby

34. Best Event on a Shoestring

Gold Award
Indiana University
Indiana University Welcomes "Wally the Corpse Flower"

Silver Award
Miami University
Miami at the Merc

Bronze Award
Ohio University
Osteopathic Medicine Recognition Month

Honorable Mention
Wheaton College
Wheaton College Welcome Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

35. Excellence in Special Events, Invitations and Collateral Materials

Gold Award
Capital University
Connecting. With Purpose. The Inauguration of Dr. Elizabeth L. Beth Paul

Silver Award
Ivy Tech Community College
Under the Big Top 3rd Annual Gala

Bronze Award
Illinois State University
Something Big is happening at Illinois State

Honorable Mention
Kalamazoo College
Invitation to the Inauguration of the 18th President of Kalamazoo College, Jorge G. Gonzalez

36. Excellence in Special Events, Individual Event

Gold Award
Otterbein University
The Point at Otterbein University Grand Opening

Silver Award
Kalamazoo College
Invitation to the Inauguration of the 18th President of Kalamazoo College, Jorge G. Gonzalez

Bronze Award
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
CHAMPS for Mott

Honorable Mention
Bowling Green State University
BGSU Ice Arena 50th Anniversary and Slater Family Ice Arena Naming

37. Excellence in Special Events, Series of Events

Gold Award
University of Iowa
From Auschwitz to Iowa City: Three days with Holocaust survivor Michael Bornstein

Silver Award
Cleveland State University
Women's Leadership Symposium and Women's Leadership Conversation Series

Bronze Award
Alma College
Discover Alma Dinner Series

38. Best Diversity Program

Gold Award
Ohio University
Ebony Bobcat Network Expansion