2019 Accolades Award Winners

Award Winners for: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

We are pleased to present the 2019 Accolades Award winners. They will be honored at the District II Conference in Philadelphia, PA March 24-26, 2019.

Platinum Category

Alumni Relations

BRONZE

The Red Envelope Project, Rutgers University-Newark

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

HONORABLE MENTION

Georgetown University Women's Forum 2018

Georgetown University

Communications and Marketing

GOLD

The road to Rhodes: Telling the story of Hazim Hardeman, Temple University’s first Rhodes Scholar

Temple University

SILVER

STOCKTON University Atlantic City Exceeds Enrollment Goals and Meets Residential Goals - Integrated Campaign of Public Relations, Social Media and Mixed Media

Stockton University

BRONZE

Undergraduate Recruitment Funnel Communications

The College of Saint Rose

HONORABLE MENTION

Inspired Stories. Exceptional People.

University of Rochester

Fundraising

SILVER

Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB Launch Program

University at Buffalo

SILVER

UAlbany March Matchness

University at Albany

BRONZE

Penn Medicine’s ImmunoRevolution Brochure

University of Pennsylvania

Diversity Programs

SILVER

PCOM Opportunities Academy

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

BRONZE

NYU Alumni Transition to Meet WCAG 2.0 Digital Accessibility Standards

New York University

Digital Communications

GOLD

The Good: Dickinson College Podcast

Dickinson College

HONORABLE MENTION

Inspired Stories. Exceptional People.

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

New degree/program search tool for temple.edu

Temple University

Advancement Services

GOLD

Bespoke Philanthropy: Building champions through interest scoring

McMaster University

HONORABLE MENTION

Got Industry Codes?  Villanova’s Industry Code Implementation Project

Villanova University

Excellence in Photography

GOLD

Swarthmore College portfolio by Laurence Kesterson

Swarthmore College

SILVER

Photos from winter 2018 cover story, "Personalizing the Great War"

Bucknell University

BRONZE

Laura Pedersen's portfolio

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

PSI Conference at Princeton University - where boundary plasma physics and material science meet

Princeton University

Best Articles of the Year

GOLD

Recovery: "I Found I Had a Purpose"  Cover story in the winter 2018 issue of The Catholic University of American magazine.

The Catholic University of America

SILVER

The Ladies of Lewis

McDaniel College

BRONZE

Leading the Way to Social Mobility

Stony Brook University - SUNY

Traditional Categories

Alumni Relations Events and Affinity Programs

GOLD

The Red Envelope Project, Rutgers University-Newark

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

SILVER

Get Ready for: Life After Graduation

University of Waterloo

BRONZE

Cornell Reunion Planning Guide 2019

Cornell University

HONORABLE MENTION

Rutgers Law School Minority Student Program (MSP) 50th Anniversary: Coming Together and Looking Ahead, Rutgers University-Newark

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 Fundraising Appeals: Individual

SILVER

City and Country School Annual Appeal 2017–2018

City & Country School

 Fundraising:Campaigns

GOLD

Starfinders: The Campaign for U of T Astronomy

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB

University at Buffalo

HONORABLE MENTION

Plunge A Prof: U of T Engineering’s faculty and staff fundraising campaign

University of Toronto

Stewardship Initiatives

GOLD

The Kirby Presence at Lafayette: Inspiring and Supporting Self-Determination and Ambition for Achievement (Easton PA: Lafayette College, October 19, 2017)

Lafayette College

SILVER

The ArtSci Effect: Your Philanthropy in Action 2016/17

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Before the Impact: Recognition for Planned Gifts

University at Albany

HONORABLE MENTION

Janet Perna '70 Women in Technology Video Book

SUNY Oneonta

Special Events: Individual Events

GOLD

Hong Kong 60th Anniversary Dinner

University of Waterloo

SILVER

The MCC Foundation's 20th Annual Gold Star Gala: Gold Star Intergalactic Planetary Ambassadors Ball presented by M&T Bank

Monroe Community College

BRONZE

A Festival of the Arts

Princeton University

HONORABLE MENTION

Rutgers Law School Minority Student Program (MSP) 50th Anniversary: Coming Together and Looking Ahead, Rutgers University-Newark

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Community Relations Programs, Projects, and Special Events

GOLD

University of Toronto - “Support the Report” Campaign for Federal Research Funding

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

The College of Staten Island’s Legacy Initiative – advancing the College of Staten Island’s re-engagement with community and mission

CUNY College of Staten Island

Individual Special Public Relations Projects

GOLD

Houshmand's Hazardous Hot Sauce

Rowan University

SILVER

Using Video and Original Content to Expand the Impact and Influence of Wharton Graduation

University of Pennsylvania

BRONZE

Tick-Borne Diseases Epidemic: The Stony Brook Medicine Experience

Stony Brook University - SUNY

Institutional Media Relations Programs

SILVER

George Washington's hair kept here: A media maelstrom

Union College

SILVER

Holiday Science

Johns Hopkins University

SILVER

“Making sense of violence”: U of T experts on the Toronto Van Attack

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Reaching new heights: McMaster-made satellite to be launched as part of Canadian Space Agency project

McMaster University

HONORABLE MENTION

Op-ed Writing: Share Your Expertise with the World

University of Toronto

Institutional Marketing and Identity/Branding Programs

GOLD

The Future Is a Place We Make: The Campaign for Drexel

Drexel University

SILVER

Rutgers Delivers 2018 Campaign

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

SILVER

Stockton University Atlantic City Exceeds Enrollment Goals and Meets Residential Goals - Integrated Campaign of Public Relations, Social Media and Mixed Media

Stockton University

BRONZE

More Than Ever Campaign BRanding

University of Pennsylvania

Publications Design: Single Page

GOLD

2018 Parrish Salon Invitation

Swarthmore College

SILVER

Inauguration Invitation Package for President Aminta H. Breaux

Bowie State University

BRONZE

2017-2018 Music Season Brochure

The Catholic University of America

Publications Design: Multi-page

GOLD

University of Rochester Endowment Welcome Package

University of Rochester

SILVER

St. Lawrence University’s Every Laurentian newsletter from University Advancement

St. Lawrence University

BRONZE

Be Greater Than | Ryerson Engineering Admissions Handbook 2019

Ryerson University

HONORABLE MENTION

Re:New, New College Alumni & Friends Magazine, Behind-the-Scenes Edition 2017

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

Gettysburg Great: Campaign Final Report

Gettysburg College

Magazines - Print/Hard Copy

GOLD

Wharton Magazine

University of Pennsylvania

SILVER

U of T Magazine Spring 2018 (AI and Technology) Autumn 2017 (“Beginnings”)

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Swarthmore College Bulletin

Swarthmore College

BRONZE

University of Maryland School of Nursing Nursing For/um Magazine

University of Maryland Baltimore

Student Recruitment Individual Pieces

GOLD

Be Greater Than | Ryerson Engineering Admissions Handbook 2019

Ryerson University

SILVER

Visit Series

Ithaca College

BRONZE

GO (Global Opportunities) Abroad and discover …

Susquehanna University

HONORABLE MENTION

2019-2020 University of Toronto Viewbook (Ontario Universities’ Fair)

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

High School Viewbook

Howard Community College

Student Recruitment Packages

SILVER

Alumni Winter Term Scholarship

University of Maryland University College

Websites: Student Recruitment

SILVER

High School Webpage

Howard Community College

Annual or Institutional Reports: Print

GOLD

15 years of discovery & innovation

University of Waterloo

SILVER

Centre for Urban Energy 2017 Annual Report, Ryerson University

Ryerson University

BRONZE

Catalysts for Change

Ryerson University

HONORABLE MENTION

Donor Report: "In Their Own Words"

University of Toronto

Annual or Institutional Reports: Digital

HONORABLE MENTION

Stony Brook University Alumni Association 2016-2017 Annual Report

Stony Brook University - SUNY

Staff Writing

GOLD

Summer 2017 Internships

Susquehanna University

GOLD

Gettysburg College Staff Writing Submissions

Gettysburg College

SILVER

Kristin Hanson: Development Staff Writing

Johns Hopkins University

BRONZE

Staff writing, category 21: Stacey Gibson, deputy editor, University of Toronto Magazine

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

MC staff writing

Montgomery College

Excellence in News Writing: General news writing

GOLD

Generating excitement about the University of Toronto’s startup community

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

#Drew22 A series of social media friendly profiles welcoming new students

Drew University

Excellence in News Writing: Research, medicine and science news writing

SILVER

Big Reach, Big Impact: Working with Partners to Connect Research News with Multiple Audiences

University of Maryland Baltimore County

BRONZE

Spoiled food, singing seniors and fighting the flu - How McMaster Communications storytelling strategy advances research priorities and engages key audiences

McMaster University

Specialty Promotional Items

GOLD

 Follow Your Heart 2018 Benefit Invitation

Convent of the Sacred Heart

SILVER

Drexel University Campaign Launch Invitation

Drexel University

BRONZE

NYU Class of 2018 welcome to the NYU Alumni Association handout with NYU-moji tattoos

New York University

Creativity on a Shoestring

GOLD

April Fools’ Day: Brand awareness via strategic stunts

Temple University

SILVER

Black Friday Membership Promotion

University of Maryland College Park

BRONZE

Day of Giving Contender Videos

Drexel University

HONORABLE MENTION

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine “What Happened Next?” series

Johns Hopkins University

Magazines - Online/Digital

SILVER

U of T Magazine Winter 2018 (“Plan B: The Power of Reinvention”)  Autumn 2017 (“Beginnings”)

University of Toronto

Websites: Individual Sub-Websites

GOLD

McMaster University’s “Brighter World” Brand Standards & Resource Library Website

McMaster University

SILVER

New Student Guide, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Loyola University Maryland Accepted Student website

Loyola University Maryland

HONORABLE MENTION

Boldly Buffalo Campaign Website

University at Buffalo

Websites:Publications/News

GOLD

International Student Guide – https://uwaterloo.ca/international-student-guide

University of Waterloo

SILVER

Stony Brook University Digital Magazine Winter 2018  https://news.stonybrook.edu

Stony Brook University - SUNY

BRONZE

McMaster University’s "Brighter World” Research Stories: Digital Journal

McMaster University

Video Features: General Information Videos

GOLD

I Am Your Bill (2:03)

The College of Saint Rose

SILVER

Prof. Steve Gimbel – Ask me anything

Gettysburg College

Video Features: Alumni and Fundraising

GOLD

Mule Madness 2018 Promotional Video

Muhlenberg College

SILVER

Love Letters from NYU alumni to NYU

New York University

Video Features: Recruitment Videos

GOLD

 I Want to be a Johnny

St. John's University

Video Features: News and Research Videos

SILVER

The Elusive Letter G

Johns Hopkins University

Video Features: Public Service Announcements and Commercial Spots

GOLD

You In Motion

Montgomery County Community College

Social Media

GOLD

Leveraging Digital Ads to Enhance Annual Giving, Event Attendance, and Stewardship

Stony Brook University - SUNY

SILVER

Testudo Time Capsule Challenge

University of Maryland College Park

BRONZE

FrankenTerp Challenge

University of Maryland College Park

HONORABLE MENTION

A 24-7 Guide to Admissions Questions on Instagram

University of Toronto