2006 Accolades Award Winners

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2006 Accolades Award Winners

2006 Achievement Award Winners

Joanne C. Anderson, District II Awards Chair

Winners were recognized at the 2006 District II Conference, Feb. 4-7 in Pittsburgh

1. Leadership in Educational Fundraising
2. Leadership in Communications
3. Leadership in Alumni Relations
4. Alumni Relations Programming
5. Individual Special Public Relations Projects
6. Special Events
7. Specific Media Relations
8. Excellence in News Writing
9. Website: Institutional home page
10. Website: Student recruitment
11. Website: Alumni relations
12. Website: Fundraising/Development
13. Website: News
14. Website: Publications/Special Purpose
15. Intranet
16. Video/CD-ROM/DVD Features
17. Video PSAs and Commercial Spots
18. Magazines
19. Newsletters
20. Magapapers
21. Periodical Staff Writing
22. Best Article
23. Student Recruitment Individual Publications
24. Student Recruitment Publication Packages
25. Fundraising Publications
26. Individual Institutional Relations/Alumni Relations
27. Photography
28. Print Advertising
29. Visual Design in Print
30. Marketing Programs
31. Creativity on a Shoestring
32. Annual Reports
33. Proposal Writing
34. Direct Mail

1. Leadership Awards in Educational Fund Raising Award

A. Independent Schools: None given B. Community College: None given C. Four-year Colleges, Universities:

  • Gold - Lebanon Valley College: Give a Little, Get a Latte campaign
  • Silver - Carleton University: Senior Giving program
  • Bronze - SUNY College at Oneonta: Parents Fund program

Host Judge: Robin Zanotti, ACFRE Vice President for Advancement Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

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2. Leadership Awards in Communications

A. Independent Schools: None given B. Community College: Gold - Montgomery County Community College (PA) C. Four-year Colleges, Universities: Gold - University of Maryland

Host Judge: Art Petrosemolo Associate Vice President Communications and Marketing Farleigh Dickinson University Teaneck, NJ

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3. Leadership Awards in Alumni Relations

No Awards Given

Host Judge: Janet Tucker Associate Alumni Director Lehigh University Alumni Association Bethlehem, PA

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4. Alumni Relations Programming

  • Gold - Purnell School
  • Silver - Union College
  • Bronze - Carleton University

Host Judge: Jeffrey D. Prokovich Senior Director of Alumni and College Relations Grove City College Grove City, PA

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5. Individual Special Public Relations Projects

  • Gold - Binghamton University: Binghamton University Delivers campaign
  • Silver - York University (Canada): VIP Movie Premiere campaign
  • Bronze - Montgomery College (MD): Portraits of Life campaign

Host Judge: Andrea Weinstein Director of Development and Public Relations River Campus Libraries University of Rochester Rochester, NY

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6. Special Events

A. Individual Events:

  • Gold - Carleton University (Canada): Alumni Hall and Sports Centre Grand Opening
  • Gold - Millersville University: Sesquicentennial Celebration at Millersville University: "Traditions and Innovations"
  • Silver - University at Buffalo: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Locker Room
  • Bronze - Carleton University (Canada): 2004 A.D. Dunton Alumni Award of Distinction

B. Event Series

  • Gold - Lehigh University: Shine Forever: The Campaign for Lehigh
  • Silver - University of Toronto: Shaker - Young Alumni Event Series
  • Bronze - The College of New Jersey: 1855-2005 Sesquicentennial

Host Judge: Timothy L. Channell Director of Alumni Relations West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon, WV

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7. Specific Media Relations Programs

  • Gold - Lehigh University: Countdown to Coverage: Columbia Shuttle Debris Media Relations Campaign
  • Silver - York University (Canada): Launch of the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative
  • Bronze - University at Albany: Experts Page

Host Judge: Deidra W. Hill Director, Marketing and Public Relations Prince George's Community College Largo, MD

 

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8. Excellence in News Writing

A. Excellence in News Writing - General

  • Gold - Rowan University
  • Silver -York University (Canada)
  • Bronze - Hilbert College
  • Honorable Mention - University of Maryland, College Park

B. Excellence in News Writing - Research, Medicine, and Science

  • Gold - University of Maryland, College Park
  • Silver - University of Toronto
  • Bronze - University at Buffalo

Host Judge: Jack Croft Director of Editorial Services Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA

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9. Web Site: Institutional Home Page

  • Gold - The Chapin School
  • Silver - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Bronze - Buffalo State College

Host Judge: D. David McOwen Web Communications Manager Temple University Philadelphia, PA

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10. Web Site: Student Recruitment

  • Gold - University of Pittsburgh
  • Silver - None awarded
  • Bronze - University at Albany
  • Bronze - Lehigh University

Host Judge: Suzanne Chamberlain University Advancement University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY

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11. Web Site: Alumni Relations

  • Gold - Lehigh University
  • Silver - University of Pittsburgh

Host Judge: Steven DiGuiseppe Executive Director of Alumni, Special Events and Data Management Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville, PA

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12. Web Site: Fund Raising/Development

  • Gold - Lebanon Valley College: Give a Little, Get a Latte Recent Graduate Web Site
  • Bronze: Lebanon Valley College: Triple Crown Reunion Giving Web Site
  • Honorable Mention: University of Pittsburgh: Office of Institutional Advancement Web Site

Host Judge: Robert Cotter Director of Institutional Advancement Friends Select School Philadelphia, PA

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13. Web Site: News

  • Gold - University of Maryland
  • Silver - York University ( Canada)
  • Bronze - Hofstra University
  • Honorable Mention - Princeton University
  • Honorable Mention - Lebanon Valley College

Host Judge: Mary L. Mazzuca Associate Director of Alumni Programs American University Washington, D.C.

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14. Web Site: Publication/Special Purpose

  • Gold - Rutgers University
  • Silver - The College of New Jersey
  • Bronze - University of Rochester

Host Judge: Nancy Masterson-Newkirk Development Communications and Marketing Coordinator Office of Development Montclair State University Montclair, NJ

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15. Web Site: Intranet

No Awards Given

Host Judge: Joanne C. Anderson University Communications Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA

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16. Video/CD-ROM/DVD Features

A. Alumni and Fundraising Features

  • Gold - University of Toronto: Alumni Video 2004
  • Silver - Skidmore College: The Gateway to Music Building
  • Bronze - UMDNJ: Imagine the Difference You Can Make!

B. Student Recruitment

  • Gold: Ramapo College of New Jersey: Student Recruitment DVD
  • Honorable Mention: Binghamton University: Self-Guided Tour Video

C. General Institutional Relations

  • Gold - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: Voices of UMDNJ
  • Honorable Mention: Montgomery College (MD): Montgomery College Today

Host Judge: Rosemary Martinelli WVU Foundation Office of Corporate Relations West Virginia University Morgantown, WV

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17. Video PSAs and Commercial Spots

  • Gold - University of Maryland
  • Silver - Butler County Community College
  • Bronze - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Judge Host: Christine Mueseler Vice President for Institutional Advancement Seton Hill University Greensburg, PA

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18. Magazines

A. Independent Schools, one-to-three-color

  • Gold - None awarded
  • Silver - Blair Academy: Blair Bulletin
  • Bronze - St. Alban's School: The Bulletin (St. Alban's School)
  • Bronze - The Hun School of Princeton: Hun Today
  • Honorable Mention - Ethical Culture Fieldston School: EFC Reporter

B. Community Colleges, one-to-three-color

  • Gold - None awarded
  • Silver - None awarded
  • Bronze - None awarded
  • Honorable Mention - Anne Arundel Community College: Workforce Solutions

C. Four-Year Colleges/Universities, one-to-three-color

  • Gold - School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo: Buffalo Physician
  • Silver - None awarded
  • Bronze - Albright College: The Albright Reporter
  • Honorable Mention - Fordham University: Fordham

D. Independent Schools, four-color

  • Gold - None awarded
  • Silver - The Lawrenceville School: Lawrentian
  • Bronze - None awarded
  • Honorable Mention - None awarded

E. Community Colleges, four-color

No awards given

F. Four-Year Colleges/Universities, four-color

  • Gold - Adelphi University: Adelphi University Magazine
  • Silver - University of Pittsburgh: Pitt
  • Bronze - University of Maryland: Terp
  • Honorable Mention - Gettysburg College: Gettysburg
  • Honorable Mention- Lehigh University: Lehigh Alumni Bulletin
  • Honorable Mention- University of Toronto, College of Arts & Sciences: Idea&s Magazine

Host Judge: Irene Farrell Towt Director, Office of Publications Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ

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19. Newsletters

A. One-to-three color

  • Gold - Princeton University
  • Silver - SUNY Oneonta
  • Bronze: No award given

B. Four-color

  • Gold - Johns Hopkins University
  • Silver - University of Pennsylvania
  • Bronze - Carleton University ( Canada)

C. Electronic

  • Gold - Lehman College
  • Silver - Temple University
  • Bronze - Binghamton University

Host Judge: Thomas M. Haederle Director of Public Affairs Columbus School of Law The Catholic University of America Washington, DC

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20. Magapapers

A. Newsprint

  • Gold - Temple University: Temple Times
  • Silver - No award given
  • Bronze - No award given
  • Honorable Mention: Montgomery College (MD): Montgomery College Today

B. Other

  • Gold - University of Toronto: Edge
  • Silver - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: UMDNJ Research
  • Bronze: Bucknell University: Bucknell World

Host Judge: Carol Boll College Editor LeMoyne College Syracuse, NY

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21. Periodical Staff Writing

  • Gold - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg: Brian Simpson
  • Silver - York University: Berton Woodward,
  • Bronze - Rutgers University: Joanne Dus-Zastrow

Host Judge: Steven DeSousa Editor, The Bulletin University of Toronto Department of Public Affairs Toronto, ON

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22. Best Article

  • Gold - University of Buffalo: Stormy Spring
  • Silver - Vassar College: On Both Sides of the Law
  • Bronze - University of Toronto: Why Good People Do Bad Things
  • Bronze - University of Pittsburgh: So You Want to Change the World

Host Judge: Rosemary Harty Communications Director St. John's College Annapolis, MD

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23. Student Recruitment Individual Publications

A. Viewbooks and Prospectuses

  • Gold - York University ( Canada): Enter Here 2005-2006 Admissions
  • Silver - Moorestown Friends School: MFS Viewbook
  • Bronze: Buffalo State College: What Drives You?

B. Catalogs

  • Gold - No award given
  • Silver - No award given
  • Bronze - Reconstructionist Rabbinical College: 2005-2007 Catalogue

C. Student Handbooks

  • Gold - No award given
  • Silver - No award given
  • Bronze - Hudson Valley Community College: 2005-06 Student Handbook

D. Recruitment Search Publications, Miscellaneous Fliers and Brochures

  • Gold - Rowan University: Market Segmentation Project
  • Silver - Colgate University: Q&A Colgate
  • Bronze - SUNY College at Oneonta: Living on Campus

E. Posters

  • Gold - No award given
  • Silver - No award given
  • Bronze - The Ellis School: Poster

Host Judge: Terry Capp Assistant Director, Publications and Marketing University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA

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24. Student Recruitment Publications Packages

  • Gold - Buffalo State College
  • Silver - Rutgers University: Undergraduate Admission Package
  • Bronze - Rutgers University: Undergraduate Professional School Package

Host Judge: Willa McCarthy Director of Alumnae/i Relations for Operations Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY

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25. Fund Raising Publications

A. Case Statements

  • Gold - College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Silver - Montclair State University
  • Bronze - St. Albans School

B. Fliers and Pamphlets

  • Gold - Ocean County College: Sailing Endowment
  • Silver - The Browning School
  • Bronze - No award given

C. Fund Raising Publications/Packages

  • Gold - Georgetown Preparatory School
  • Silver - Kent Place School
  • Bronze - No award given

Host Judge: Maureen O'Connor Director of Development Academy of the Holy Angels Demarest, NJ

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26. Individual Institutional Relations and Alumni Relations Publications

A. Individual Institutional Publications

  • Gold - University of Toronto: Research publication
  • Silver - Lehigh University: Bioscience & Biotechnology publication
  • Bronze - Cornell University: Library Guide
  • Honorable Mention - College of New Rochelle: Centennial publication

B. Individual Alumni Relations Publications

  • Gold - College of St. Rose: Alumni events publication
  • Silver - Chapin School: Alumnae Bulletin 2005
  • Bronze - University of Baltimore Nota Bene: School of Law publication
  • Honorable Mention - University of Western Ontario: Young Alumni Magazine

Host Judge: Rebecca MacMillan Fox Senior Associate Vice President for University Advancement and Dean for College Advancement University of Rochester Rochester, NY

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27. Photography

A. Color

  • Gold - York University ( Canada)
  • Silver - University of Toronto
  • Bronze - Sacred Heart

B. Black and White

  • Gold - Lehigh University
  • Silver - York University ( Canada)
  • Bronze - University of Toronto

Host Judge: Jennifer Brett Fraser Manager, Events and Communications Alumni Affairs and Development University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario

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28. Print Advertising

A. Individual Advertising

  • Gold - New York Institute of Technology
  • Silver - The Ellis School
  • Bronze - University of Guelph

B. Special Programs

  • Gold - McMaster University
  • Silver - Montgomery College
  • Bronze - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

C. Multimedia Packages

  • Gold - York University ( Canada)
  • Silver: No award given
  • Bronze: No award given

Host Judge: Megan Galbraith Director of Communications The Sage Colleges Troy, NY

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29. Visual Design in Print

A. Single-Page Publications

  • Gold - Lehigh University: Zoellner
  • Silver - Drexel University: MBA
  • Bronze - University of Albany

B. Multiple-Page Publication

  • Gold - Rutgers University: Admissions
  • Silver - Lehigh University: Bioscience & Biotechnology publication
  • Silver - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Bronze - CAIT
  • Honorable Mention - Binghamton University
  • Honorable Mention - Colgate University

C. Covers

  • Gold - Georgetown Prep
  • Silver - Frostburg State University
  • Silver - University of Pittsburgh Medical
  • Bronze - Johns Hopkins University

D. Logos/Nameplates

  • Gold - The College of New Jersey
  • Silver - SUNY Buffalo: Fireworks
  • Bronze - SUNY Buffalo: Football

E. Posters

  • Gold - Rutgers University: Red
  • Silver - Rutgers University: Brown
  • Bronze - Queens College

F. Specialty Items

  • Gold - SUNY at Buffalo
  • Silver - Binghamton University
  • Bronze - Convent of the Sacred Heart

G. Illustrations

  • Gold - University of Pittsburgh
  • Silver - University of Toronto
  • Bronze - Trinity College

Host Judge: Diana Lygas Director of Annual Giving The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ

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30. Marketing Programs

  • Gold: No award given
  • Silver - University of Maryland: Fear the Turtle campaign
  • Bronze: No award given

Host Judge: Barbara Hurley Director, University Marketing Communications University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, NJ

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31. Creativity on a Shoestring

  • Gold - McMaster University
  • Silver - The Browning School
  • Bronze - Hobart and William Smith
  • Bronze - The University of the Virgin Islands

Host Judge: Starita Boyce Vice President for Institutional Advancement Cheyney University Cheyney, PA

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32. Annual Reports

  • Gold - Drexel University LeBow College of Business
  • Silver - Binghamton University Foundation
  • Bronze - Lebanon Valley College
  • Honorable Mention - Rutgers University Business School
  • Honorable Mention - Rowan University

Host Judge: Kelly B. Tehan Communications Director Wells College Aurora, NY

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33. Proposal Writing

  • Gold - No award given
  • Silver - No award given
  • Bronze - No award given
  • Honorable Mention - Temple University

Host Judge: Beth A. Chernichowski Director of Sponsored Research and Corporate and Foundation Relations Goucher College Baltimore, MD

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34. Direct Mail

A. Letter

  • Gold - Binghamton University: MBA in NYC Brochure
  • Silver - Carleton University: Carleton Cafe Postcard
  • Bronze - University of Pittsburgh: Broadway on 5th, Kuntu Season Brochure

B. Package

No awards given

C. E-Solicitations

  • Gold - University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music: A 60-second Eastman Experience
  • Silver - Canisius College: Journeys@Canisius
  • Bronze - Princeton University: Lumina Princetonia

Host Judge: Peggy Wolstoncroft Director of Annual Giving Grove City College Grove City, PA

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