2009 Accolades Award Winners

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2009 Accolades Award Winners

Congratulations to the following institutions for their award-winning entries.

1. Best Practices in Alumni Relations

A. Independent Schools
No Winning Entries

B. Community Colleges
No Entries

C. Four-Year Colleges/Universities

Gold
Nazareth College - Golden Flyer Challenge

Silver
Georgetown University - Alumni Career Services Webinar Program

Bronze
Carleton University - Great Grad Speaker Series

Honorable Mention
New York University - NYU Alumni Day

Honorable Mention
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT/NTID Vlog Series

2. Best Practices in Communications

A. Independent Schools
No Entries

B. Community Colleges
No Entries

C. Four Year Colleges/Universities

Gold
Princeton University - Lunch 'n Learn: Fully Integrated Outreach

Silver
University of Maryland - 2007 Electronic Holiday Greeting Card

Bronze
Buffalo State College - Beat System

3. Best Practices in Educational Fundraising

A. Independent Schools

Gold
Greenwood College School - Founding Families

B. Community Colleges
No Entries

C. Four Year Colleges/Universities

Silver
Rensselaer Polytechnic University - Student Philanthropy Program

Bronze
York University Foundation - 50 to the Power of 50

4. Alumni Relations Programming

A. Events

Gold
Carleton University - Great Grads Speaker Series

Silver
Rensselaer Polytechnic University - Study Days at the Heffner Alumni House

Bronze
Seton Hall University - Many Are One Alumni Awards Gala

Honorable Mention
Drexel University - Can DU Earth Day Project 2008

B. Affinity Programs
No Entries

C. Non-Print Communications (Community-Building Activities)
No Winning Entries

5. Community Relations Programs, Projects & Special Events

Gold
University of Waterloo - Canada Day Celebrations 2007

Silver
Albany Law School - Senior Citizens' Law School

Bronze
University of Pittsburgh - Tuskegee Airmen

6. Government Relations Programs, Projects & Special Events

Gold
Seton Hall University - Hall on the Hill

Honorable Mention
SUNY Binghamton - Advocacy Day in Albany

7. Advertising

A. Individual Advertising

Gold
Fashion Institute of Technology - Fall Continuing Education

Silver
Ross University - Animal Magnetism

Bronze
Shippensburg University - InternShippensburg

B. Special Programs

Gold
Queens College - Queens College is the Place for...

C. Multimedia Packages

Gold
York University - 2007 Reputation Advertising Campaign

Silver
Shippensburg University - Shippensburg Multimedia

8. PSAs & Commercial Spots

Gold
University of Puerto Rico - The University Has to Grow WithThem

Silver
University of Maryland, College Park - HigherIntelligence

Bronze
Rochester Institute of Technology - ImagineRIT

9. Blogs

Silver
West Virginia University - Blogging From Abroad

Bronze
Adelphi University - Green Living: An Environmental Blog

10. Crisis Communication

Silver
Buffalo State College - Sungard Theft

Bronze
Millersville University - Millersville University Lockdown

11. Individual Special Public Relations Projects

Gold
Saint Joseph's University - Faculty Expert Guide

Silver
University of Pittsburgh - Tuskegee Airmen

Bronze
Seton Hall University - Strikeouts for Scholarships: The Ed Lucas '62 Scholarship Program

Honorable Mention
West Virginia University - oneWVU

12. Specific Media Relations Programs

Gold
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Launch of the Tetherless World Campaign

Silver
Seton Hall University - Papal Visit 2008

Honorable Mention
Hilbert College - Hilbert Media Relations Program

13. Targeted Mail: U.S. Mail and Email

A. Letter

Gold
Slippery Rock University - Orientation Registration

B. Package

Gold
Nazareth College - Golden Flyer Challenge

Silver
Binghamton University - Office of Residence Life Postcard Series

Bronze
Seton Hall University - Discover Your Seton Hall Treasure

Honorable Mention
Buffalo State College - Flash Drive Mailing

C. E-Solicitations

Gold
University of Pennsylvania - Penn Fund Leap Year 2008 Email

D. Invitations

Gold
SUNY Oswego - Reunion 2008 Flash

Silver
Gettysburg College - Orange and Blue Club Athletic Hall of Honor

14. Visual Design and Print

A. Single Page Publication

Gold
Towson University - Apply Yourself at TU

Silver
University of Pittsburgh - Tuskegee Airmen Invitation

B. Multiple Page Publication

Gold
University of Toronto - Excellence, Innovation, Leadership: Research at the University of Toronto

Silver
University of Waterloo - Faculty of Environment Brochure

C. Covers

Gold
Albright College - 2008 Albright Report

Silver
University of Pittsburgh - Pitt Med. Summer 2008: Showtime

D. Logos/Nameplates

Gold
Millersville University - Millersville University Theme: Reason & Hope in an Age of Uncertainty

Silver
Delbarton School - Delbarton School: The Spirit of Delbarton

E. Posters

Gold
Rutgers University, Newark - Centennial Celebration Poster Set

F. Specialty Items

Gold
SUNY Oswego - Green Bag

Silver
Skidmore College - Friends of the President Desktop Calendar

G. Illustrations

Gold
Cornell University - Baker Institute Holiday Card 2007

15. Photography

A. Color

Gold
York University - Adrianne Carney Photo

Silver
Temple University - Cover Image, Temple Review (Fall '08)

Bronze
University of Toronto - Cover Image, U of T Magazine (Autumn '07)

Honorable Mention
University of Western Ontario - Bowling Balls Photo

B. Black & White

Gold
Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning - Brian Lyons Photo

Silver
University of Toronto - Colin Russell Photo

16. Digital Computer Enhanced Images

Bronze
Swarthmore College - Swarthmore College Bulletin

17. Fundraising

A. Case Statements

Gold
Temple University - Baptist Temple Case Statement

Silver
Bucknell University - Fulfilling the Promise Campaign Case Statement Prospectus

Bronze
Kent Place School - Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders

B. Fliers/Pamphlets

Gold
University of Pennsylvania - Penn Fund Reunion Brochure

Silver
Delbarton School - The Spirit of Delbarton Campaign Brochure

Bronze
University of Maryland University College - President's Circle Brochure

C. Fundraising Packages

Gold
Muhlenberg College - The Talents Entrusted to Our Care Campaign Portfolio

Silver
Kent Place School - Annual Fund: Everywhere You Look

Bronze
University of Maryland University College - Scholarship for American Heroes

18. Proposal Writing

Gold
Seton Hall University - Proposal to the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to Fund Project Kids

Gold
University of Pennsylvania - Proposal to Name Penn Medicine's New Translational Research Building

Silver
Daemen College - Proposal to the John R. Oishei Foundation for the Western New York Service-Learning Coalition

Bronze
University at Buffalo - An Invitation to X Corporation to Create a Partnership in Science

19. Special Events

A. Individual Events

Gold
University of Pittsburgh - Tuskegee Airmen World Premiere

Silver
George Washington University - An Evening of Hip Hop: Art, Poetry and the Law

Bronze
Susquehanna University - Carnegie Hall Sesquicentennial Celebration

Honorable Mention
University of Maryland, College Park - Maryland Day: Explore Our World

Honorable Mention
York University Foundation - Speed-Mentoring Event

B. Event Series

Gold
Johns Hopkins Institutions - The Johns Hopkins Knowledge for the World Tour

Silver
Carleton University- Great Grad Speaker Series

Bronze
Hofstra University - Educate '08: Dialogue, Diversity & the '08 Debates

20. Magazines

A. Independent Schools (One-to-Three Color)
No Entries

B. Community Colleges (One-to-Three Color)
No Entries

C. Four-Year Colleges/Universities (One-to-Three Color)
No Entries

D. Independent Schools (Four Color)

Gold
The Lawrenceville School - The Lawrentian

Silver
Mercersburg Academy - Mercersburg Magazine

Bronze
Winchester Thurston School - Thistletalk Magazine

Honorable Mention
Albany Academies - Albany Acadmies Magazine

E. Community Colleges (Four Color)

Gold
Fashion Institute of Technology - Hue

Silver
Northampton Community College - Northampton Magazine

F. Four-Year Colleges/Universities (Four Color)

Gold
Lehigh University - Alumni Bulletin

Silver
Swarthmore College - Swarthmore College Bulletin

Bronze
York University - YorkU

Honorable Mention
Lehigh University - Resolve: A Focus on Lehigh Engineering

Honorable Mention
University of Pittsburgh - Pitt Magazine

21. Newsletters

A. One-to-Three Color
No Winning Entries

B. Four Color

Gold
University at Buffalo - Developments

Silver
University of Toronto - Edge

Bronze
Buffalo State College - Arts & Humanities

C. Electronic

Gold
York University - YLife

Gold
York University - YFile

Silver
Lehigh University - Lehigh Life!

22. Student Recruitment: Individual Pieces

A. Viewbooks and Prospectuses

Gold
Widener University

Silver
The Harley School

Bronze
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Honorable Mention
Friends Select School

Honorable Mention
Ranney School

Honorable Mention
Ryerson University

Honorable Mention
University of Waterloo

B. Catalogs
No Winning Entries

C. Student Handbooks
No Winning Entries

D. Recruitment Search Publications, Miscellaneous Fliers and Brochures

Honorable Mention
Union College - Self-Guided Tour

Honorable Mention
University of Waterloo - International Exchange Brochure

E. Posters

Honorable Mention
Gettysburg College

F. CD/DVD
No Entries

23. Student Recruitment: Packages

Gold
University of Baltimore - College of Liberal Arts Brochure: What's on Your Mind?

Silver
Delbarton School - Admissions Package

Silver
French-American School of New York - Admissions Package

Bronze
Susquehanna University - 2008 Recruitment Package

24. Marketing Programs

Gold
Millersville University

25. Institutional Identity Programs

Gold
Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Bronze
Susquehanna University

26. Creativity on a Shoestring

Gold
Nazareth College - Golden Flyer Challenge

Silver
Susquehanna University - Thank You! Card

Bronze
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Regional Kingpin Tournament

Honorable Mention
The Chapin School - A World Under One Roof

27. Annual or Institutional Reports

Gold
Buffalo State College - 2006-2007 Annual Report: The Power of Education

Silver
University of Toronto - Excellence, Innovation, Leadership: Research at the University of Toronto

Bronze
University of Pittsburgh - 2007 Report of Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg

Honorable Mention
Seton Hall University - President's Report 2008: The Character of a University

28. Website: Alumni Relations

Gold
Empire State College

Silver
University of Pittsburgh

29. Website: Fundraising Development

Gold
Muhlenberg College - The Talents Entrusted to Our Care: The Campaign for Muhlenberg College Web Site

Silver
Marymount Manhattan College - This is the Day Campaign Web Site

Honorable Mention
University of Pittsburgh - Building a School, One Web Page at a Time

30. Website: Institutional Home Page

Silver
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

31. Website: Magazines

Gold
The College of New Jersey - TCNJ Magazine, Web 2.0 Redesign

Silver
Lehigh University - Lehigh Alumni Bulletin Web Site

Bronze
University of Maryland, College Park - Between the Columns, February Edition

32. Website: Publication/Special Purpose

Silver
University of Toronto - Experience Research Web Site

Bronze
Nazareth College - Fight of the Flyers Web Site

33. Website: News (campus, online media centers, etc.)

Silver
York University - Navig8 Campaign Web Site

Honorable Mention
Swarthmore College - Swarthmore News Site

34. Website: Student Recruitment

Gold
University of Maryland University College - Military Students Web Site

Silver
Baltimore Collegetown Network - Baltimore Collegetown Web Site

Silver
University of Pittsburgh - Pitt Arts Web Site

Bronze
Buffalo State College - Buffalo State 2.0 Academic Department Templates

Honorable Mention
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Top 10 Web Site

35. Institutional Portal
No Entries

36. Webcast/Podcast/CD/DVD Features

A. Alumni and Fundraising Features

Gold
University of Maryland - Giving's Gift: The Power of Scholarship

Silver
Union College - ReUnion '08

Bronze
Princeton University - Gifts for All Seasons

Honorable Mention
Muhlenberg College - The Talents Entrusted to Our Care: The Campaign for Muhlenberg

Honorable Mention
Peddie School - Come to Reunion 2008

B. Student Recruitment

Silver
Ocean County College - A Celebration of Scholarships

Bronze
Peddie School - This is Where You Belong

C. General Institutional Relations

Gold
Rensselaer Polytecnic Institute
- It All Starts Here

Silver
Rochester Institute of Technology - Inside Imagine RIT

Bronze
Susquehanna University - Susquehanna University Science Research Video

Honorable Mention
Bucknell University - Bucknell University Podsquad

37. Online/CD/DVD content

Gold
Westtown School - What Matters Most

Silver
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - It All Starts Here

Bronze
Temple University - Access to Excellence 125th Anniversary Campaign

Honorable Mention
Lehigh University - Sand Mandala Image Slideshow

Honorable Mention
Mount St. Mary's University- The Spirit Continues

Honorable Mention
Princeton University - Devoted to the Arts: Combining Creative, Academic Pursuits

Honorable Mention
West Virginia University - WVU News Real

38. Staff Writing

Gold
University of Pittsburgh - Pitt Med

Gold
University of Pittsburgh - 5 Articles from Pitt Magazine

Silver
Dickinson College - Dickinson Magazine

Bronze
University of Toronto - Articles from Edge Magazine

Honorable Mention
Catholic University of America - 5 Articles from CUA Magazine

Honorable Mention
McDaniel College - 5 Stories from the Hill Magazine

39. Best Article

Gold
University of Pittsburgh - The Investigator's Path

Silver
Catholic University of America - The Record, the Broadcast, and the Nazis

Bronze
University of Pittsburgh - Greening of Vandergrift

Honorable Mention
Carnegie Mellon University - It's a Wonderful Life

Honorable Mention
Dickinson College - Shining a Light

Honorable Mention
University of Toronto - The Schools We Want

40. Excellence in News Writing

Gold
Rowan University - Rowan Press Releases

Gold
University of Maryland - Research and Science Writing

Silver
Princeton University - Princeton Press Releases