Accolades Award Winners

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2014 Accolades Award Winners

We are pleased to announce that the CASE DII Accolades Committees have selected the 2014 Accolades Award winners.  All award recipients will be recognized at the District II Annual Conference on February 9-11, 2014 in Baltimore, MD.  The Accolades Awards reception will be held on Monday evening, February 10. 

1. Best Practices in Alumni Relations
A. Independent Schools


GOLD

Kent Place Alumnae Mentoring Program

Kent Place School

B. Community Colleges
No Awards Given

C. Four-Year Colleges/Universities


GOLD

Hoya Gateway

Georgetown University

SILVER

RIT/CIAS Big Shot

Rochester Institute of Technology

BRONZE

Penn Alumni Families Programming

University of Pennsylvania

HONORABLE MENTION

Skids on the Loose - Alumni/Student Photo Challenge

Skidmore College

2. Best Practices in Communications
A. Independent schools
No Awards Given

B. Community Colleges


BRONZE

The Big Read in Pittsburgh

Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

C. Four-year Colleges/Universities


GOLD

Rutgers Medical and Health Sciences Restructuring

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

SILVER

Communications Campaign for Gettysburg College and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

Gettysburg College

BRONZE

Share Your Moment Campaign

Elizabethtown College

BRONZE

Ontario Universities Fair Booth and Material

University of Ottawa

3. Best Practices in Fundraising
A. Independent Schools
No Awards Given

B. Community Colleges
No Awards Given

C. Four-year Colleges/Universities


GOLD

The Carleton University FuruteFunder: Bringing Crowdfunding to University Philanthropy

Carleton University

SILVER

Villanova University TAG Day(s) - Thank Alumni for Giving

Villanova University

BRONZE

fuel the fURnace April Donor Challenge

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

Calendar and E-Calendar "Make My Gift" Reminder

Gettysburg College

4. Alumni Relations Programs
A. Events


GOLD

Mars Rover Curiosity Program

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

SILVER

RIT/CIAS Big Shot

Rochester Institute of Technology

BRONZE

Penn Alumni Families Programming

University of Pennsylvania

B. Affinity Programs
No Awards Given

C. Non print communication (community building activities)
No Awards Given

5. Community Relations Programs, Projects, and Special Events


SILVER

Open Streets Hamilton: McMaster Edition

McMaster University

6. Government Relations Programs, Projects, and Special Events


HONORABLE MENTION

Campaign to Restore Military Tuition Assistance

University of Maryland, University College

7. Advertising
A. Individual Advertising


GOLD

Be bold. Be a Viking. TV Commercials

Hudson Valley Community College

SILVER

UofT Affinity Program Gatefold Hamlet Ad

University of Toronto

BRONZE

York University "this is my time" TV Commercial

York University

B. Special Programs


GOLD

UofT Affinity Program Gatefold Advertising Campaign

University of Toronto

SILVER

George Eastman Circle Print Advertising Campaign

University of Rochester

BRONZE

Together We Will Make the World Ever Better

University of Rochester

C. Multimedia Packages 


GOLD

York University "this is my time" Brand Campaign

York University

SILVER

Widener Leadership Works

Widener Unviersity

HONORABLE MENTION

Friends Select School Advertising

Friends Select School

8. Individual Special Public Relations Projects


GOLD

First-Generation Stories: Take the Opportunity video series and web area

Bucknell University

SILVER

Gettsburg College Majestic Theater Environmental Window Graphic

Gettysburg College

BRONZE

Rochester Area Reunion Postcards

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

Showcasing McMaster's Library and Archives

McMaster University

9. Institutional Media Relations Programs


HONORABLE MENTION

Civil War Sesquicentennial Media Relations Plan

Gettysburg College

10. Visual Design in Print: Publications
A. Single Page Publications
No Awards Given

B. Multiple Page Publication


GOLD

The Skidmore Mind, aka the "brand book"

Skidmore College

SILVER

Innovation Ignited

University of Toronto

HONORABLE MENTION

St. Lawrence University Viewbook

St. Lawrence University

11. Visual Design in Print: Other
A. Covers
No Awards Given

B. Logos/nameplates


BRONZE

One Rochester: Faculty & Staff Campaign

University of Rochester

C. Posters


GOLD

2012 Fall Show Poster

Princeton University

SILVER

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

University of Maryland, University College

HONORABLE MENTION

Dover Site Wall Graphics Installation

Wilmington University

HONORABLE MENTION

Summer Trimester Promotional Campaign

Towson University

D. Illustrations


HONORABLE MENTION

2012 Holiday Card

Elizabethtown College

HONORABLE MENTION

Spring Achiever 2013 | Three Illustrations

University of Maryland, University College

12. Visual Design in Print: Specialty Items
A. Calendars


SILVER

2013 Impact of Giving Report/Calendar

University of Guelph

B. Invitations


GOLD

Benefit 2013 invitation: Conge

Convent of the Sacred Heart

SILVER

Inauguration Invitation Package

University of the Sciences

BRONZE

Carey Quadrangle Dedication Invitation

Bryn Mawr School

C. Promotional items


GOLD

WVU: Boy Scout Jamboree

West Virginia University

SILVER

George Eastman Circle Commemorative CD Set

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

York University Brand Pocket Lookbook: Global Thinking, Shaped Here

York University

HONORABLE MENTION

WU Brew Coffee Bags

Widener University

13. Photography
A. Color


GOLD

Seneca Lake Steam

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

GOLD

Iron Lotus

Princeton Plasma Physics Saboratory

SILVER

Prof. David Evans stares down a dinosaur

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Beauty in Numbers

University of Toronto

BRONZE

Photo in Widener Magazine; photo contributed by Becky Schott

Widener University

B. Black and White
No Awards Given

C. Computer or Digital Enhanced Images


GOLD

WVU magazine: Innovation Issue - Dr. Larry Rhodes

West Virginia University

14. Fundraising
A. Case Statements


GOLD

Endowed Professorships: Furthering the Tradition of Faculty Excellence

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

Case statement for WE DO, The Campaign for Bucknell University

Bucknell University

B. Fliers/Pamphlets


GOLD

The Circle of Visionaries Brochure

University at Buffalo

HONORABLE MENTION

Bold Puzzle Spring Mailer

Gettysburg College

C. Fundraising Packages


GOLD

Muhlenberg College Here & Now Portfolio

Muhlenberg College

SILVER

Endowed Professorships: Furthering the Tradition of Faculty Excellence

University of Rochester

BRONZE

25th Anniversary of the Wheeler Society

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

HONORABLE MENTION

I Choose - a fundraising awareness campaign

University of the Sciences

D. Letter/Postcard
No Awards Given

15. Proposal Writing


SILVER

The RBC Initiative for Building Water Expertise

University of Waterloo

16. Special Events
A. Individual Events


GOLD

A Taste of UC

University College - University of Toronto

SILVER

15th Annual Star Gala

Monroe Community College Foundation

BRONZE

WE DO Campaign Launch Weekend

Bucknell University

HONORABLE MENTION

INTEGRATE

West Virginia University

B. Event Series


GOLD

Initiative Campaign Launch

Queen's University

SILVER

The Inauguration of Joel Stuart Bloom, Eighth President of NJIT

New Jersey Institute of Technology

17. Magazines
A. Independent Schools, Four Color


SILVER

Mercersburg Magazine

Mercersburg Academy

HONORABLE MENTION

Shady Side Academy Magazine

Shady Side Academy

B. Community Colleges, Four Color


HONORABLE MENTION

Insights/Full color annual alumni magazine

Montgomery College

C. Four-Year Colleges/Universities, Four Color


GOLD

American magazine

American University

SILVER

Dickinson Magazine

Dickinson College

BRONZE

Hue Magazine

Fashion Institute of Technology

HONORABLE MENTION

ICView -The Magazine of Ithaca College

Ithaca College

HONORABLE MENTION

Pitt Magazine

University of Pittsburgh

D. One to three color (Independent Schools, Community Colleges, Four-Year Colleges/Universities)
No Awards Given

18. Newsletters
A. One to three color
No Awards Given

B. Four color


GOLD

Between the columns

University of Maryland, College Park

HONORABLE MENTION

Transforming Lives

SUNY Buffalo State

C. Electronic


SILVER

Mawrginalia

The Bryn Mawr School

BRONZE

Discover-e: Insights and Innovations from Binghamton University

Binghamton University

HONORABLE MENTION

McMaster Highlights - Hamilton Edition

McMaster University

HONORABLE MENTION

YFile: York University's daily newsletter

York University

19.  Student Recruitment: Individual Print Pieces
A. Viewbooks and Prospectuses


SILVER

NYIT Viewbook

New York Institute of Technology

BRONZE

St. Lawrence University Viewbook

St. Lawrence University

HONORABLE MENTION

The Skidmore Mind, aka the "brand book"

Skidmore College

HONORABLE MENTION

2013 Undergraduate Viewbook

St. John's University

B. Catalogs
No Awards Given

C. Student Handbooks
No Awards Given

D. Recruitment Search Publications, Miscellaneous Fliers and Brochures


SILVER

A Liberal Arts Education With Results/Search Publication about Career Preparation & Student Outcomes

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

BRONZE

Program Emphasis Brochure (Set of 5)

Susquehanna University

E.  Posters
No Awards Given

20. Student Recruitment: Packages


GOLD

Recruitment Package

St. Lawrence University

SILVER

Arts and Sciences Booklets

Nazareth College

BRONZE

Viewbook and Search Piece

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

21. Marketing Programs


GOLD

York University "this is my time" Brand Campaign

York University

SILVER

Math Cafe

Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

BRONZE

Legacy Marketing Series Featuring Briana Earle '13

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

HONORABLE MENTION

uOttawa Alumni Week: Integrated Marketing Program

University of Ottawa

22. Institutional Identity/Branding Programs


GOLD

Identity/Branding Effort

Friends Select School

SILVER

York University "this is my time" Brand Campaign

York University

BRONZE

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Celebration of Support

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

HONORABLE MENTION

Building on the Brand Without Breaking It

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

23. Creativity on a Shoestring


GOLD

Tag You're It Campaign

Elizabethtown College

SILVER

Goose Map

University of Waterloo

BRONZE

Sunderman Conservatory Personalized Poster Tube Label

Gettysburg College

24. Annual or Institutional Reports
A. Print


GOLD

Questions Come Alive

Smithsonian Institution

SILVER

Think. Connect. Act. 2011-2012 President's Report

Union College

BRONZE

Innovation Ignited

University of Toronto

B. Digital


GOLD

Questions Come Alive

Smithsonian Institution

25. Blogs


GOLD

Unfiltered: Union as Students Experience It

Union College

SILVER

ALUMNI BLOG - BRINGING ALUMNI TOGETHER THROUGH CONVERSATION

University of Waterloo

HONORABLE MENTION

5 Things

University of Rochester

26. Web Site: Alumni Relations


SILVER

Morrisville State College Alumni Web Site Redesign 2013

Morrisville State College

BRONZE

Alumni Awards Web Site

University of Rochester

HONORABLE MENTION

Princetoniana

Princeton University

27. Web Site: Fundraising/Development


GOLD

Carleton University Future Funder: Bringing Crowd Funding to University Philanthropy

Carleton University

SILVER

University at Buffalo Giving Web Site

University at Buffalo

BRONZE

George Eastman Circle Web Site

University of Rochester

28. Web Site: Institutional Home Page


GOLD

Gettysburg College Homepage

Gettysburg College

SILVER

PPPL website home page

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

BRONZE

WVU's Home page

West Virginia University

HONORABLE MENTION

Redesigned University homepage and website

St. Lawrence University

29. Web Site: Publications/Special Purpose


GOLD

About WVU Website

West Virginia University

SILVER

Celebrate

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

BRONZE

200 Years of the Union Campus

Union College

HONORABLE MENTION

125 Years- The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America

HONORABLE MENTION

Magazine website

University of Baltimore

HONORABLE MENTION

U of T Ignites Innovation

University of Toronto

30. Web Site: News


GOLD

YFile: York University's Daily News Web Site

York University

SILVER

Discover-e: Insights and Innovations from Binghamton University

Binghamton University

BRONZE

McMaster Daily News

McMaster University

BRONZE

Buffalo State News and Events Web Site

SUNY Buffalo State

31. Web Site: Student Recruitment


GOLD

Lehigh University Undergraduate Admissions Website

Lehigh University

SILVER

See What You Can Be

P.I. Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University

BRONZE

Elizabethtown College's School of Continuing and Professional Studies Website Redevelopment

Elizabethtown College

HONORABLE MENTION

SUNY Buffalo State Undergraduate Admissions Website

SUNY Buffalo State

32. Video Features
A. Alumni and Fundraising Features


GOLD

A Legacy Is...

Johns Hopkins University

SILVER

UD Belongs to You (fiscal year-end fundraising video)

University of Delaware

BRONZE

Campaign Video: "One Word To Describe Brockport" (1:13)

The College at Brockport

B. Student Recruitment


BRONZE

York University "this is my time" Brand Campaign Video

York University

C. General Institutional Relations


GOLD

Without Challenge, There Can Be No Mountaineers

West Virginia University

SILVER

Gettysburg College 2013 Commencement Highlights

Gettysburg College

BRONZE

Holiday E-Card

Bard College

D. Public Service Announcements
No Awards Given

33. Mobile Campaign/Apps
No Awards Given

34. Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)


GOLD

Lehigh University Commencement Social Media Campaign

Lehigh University

 SILVER

Quake on the Lake II / Social Media Fundraising Campaign for Annual Giving

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

BRONZE

The Digital Story of WVU Graduation 2013: Why College Matters

West Virginia University

HONORABLE MENTION

The Swarthmore Twitter 100

Swarthmore College

35. Staff Writing


GOLD

Bardian Articles written in the 2012-2013 Year

Bard College

 SILVER

The Hill Magazine

McDaniel College

BRONZE

5 magazine Articles

Union College

36. Best Article


GOLD

“A Season of Midges,”

University of Pittsburgh

SILVER

“Tarnish on the Golden Years: Geriatrician Shortage Persists”

Thomas Jefferson University

BRONZE

“Superstar in Green,”

Swarthmore College

37. Excellence in News Writing
A. General News Writing


GOLD

Princeton University News Writing

Princeton University

SILVER

University of Rochester General News Writing

University of Rochester

BRONZE

Collection of stories from union.edu/news

Union College

B. Research, Medicine, and Science News Writing


GOLD

Plasma meets nano at PPPL

Princeton University

SILVER

University of Rochester research and science news

University of Rochester