Categories

TO ENTER: Simply click on the appropriate section below and then click on the specific category to enter into the online system. All of the District II Awards do require an online registration, but some categories also require mailed materials. Please see category description for specific details. Refunds will not be provided for entries submitted incorrectly.

Please be aware that your internet browser may 'time out' of the entry form if you remain on the same page for long periods of time without any activity. To avoid losing your work, we highly recommend 1) typing your entry answers in a Microsoft Word document and then copying and pasting them in the online system, or 2) frequently clicking the "Save Draft" button while you are completing your online entry.

Platinum Categories

1. Alumni Relations

2. Communications and Marketing

3. Fundraising

4. Diversity Programs

5. Digital Communications

6. Advancement Services Programs

7. Excellence in Photography

8. Best Articles of the Year

        

Traditional Categories

Alumni and Development

9. Alumni Relations Events and Affinity Programs

10. Fundraising Appeals

11. Stewardship Initiatives - NEW CATEGORY

12. Special Events

    

Marketing and Communications

13. Community Relations Programs, Projects, Government Relations and Special Events

14. Individual Special Public Relations Projects

15. Institutional Media Relations Programs

16. Institutional Marketing and Identity/Branding Programs

Print and Publications

17. Publications Design

18. Magazines - Print/Hard Copy

19. Student Recruitment

20. Annual or Institutional Reports

21. Staff Writing

22. Excellence in News Writing

     

General

23. Specialty and Promotional Items

24. Creativity on a Shoestring

     

Digital Media

25. Magazines - Online/Digital

26. Web Site: Institutional Home Page

27. Web Site: Individual Sub-Websites

28. Web Site: Publications/News (campus news, online media centers, etc.)

29. Video Features

30. Social Media (Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)

Thanks and good luck!