Excellence Awards Winners 2019

CASE District I annually bestows its Excellence Awards on individuals and schools doing innovative work in the fields of special events, fundraising, stewardship, volunteer engagement, alumni relations, student alumni initiatives, advancement services, and communications. District I is proud to partner with CASE International to introduce the Platinum Categories, recognizing the “best of the best” programs and practices in educational advancement.

Congratulations to our colleagues who have recently won Excellence Awards for their outstanding work!

Excellence Awards 2019 Winners

ADMISSIONS EXCELLENCE

Gold

Bates College

“A Personal Touch: Engaging Faculty & Current Students to Encourage Enrollments”

Silver

Providence College

“Providence College Admission Suite”

Bronze

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“WPI Undergraduate Recruitment Suite”

Gold

Brandeis University

“Brandeis University Admissions Viewbook”

Silver

Clark University

“Clark University Viewbook”

Bronze

University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc.

“UConn Admissions Viewbook 2018”

Gold

Boston College

“Boston College Special Delivery”

Silver

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

“Own Your Experience”

Bronze

St. Mark’s School

“Voices of St. Mark’s, Class of 2017”

Gold

Bentley University

“Bentley University Graduate Admission Website”

Silver

The Williston Northampton School

“The Williston Northampton School’s website, Williston.com”

Bronze

Bryant University

“Bryant University’s Admission Website”

FUNDRAISING AND ALUMNI RELATIONS EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

Gold

Smith College

“Connecting with Smithies: An Alumnae Relations Orientation Program for New Students”

Silver

Boston University

“Experience: Building the Dream”

Bronze

University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc.

“1881 Series: UConn Alumni Limited Release”

 Gold

Brandeis University

“Wisdom Wanted program facilitates meaningful career connections between Brandeis alumni and students”

Silver

Bates College

“At Your Fingertips: An Alumni Volunteer Pocket Guide”

  Gold

College of the Holy Cross

“Why are these people so happy?” Efforts to Bring Dynamism into Gift Planning Marketing”

Silver

Wentworth Institute of Technology

“Team #WentWorthIT, Ragnar Relay Student Emergency Fund”

Silver

Dartmouth College

“Dartmouth College, case statement for The Call to Lead: A Campaign for Dartmouth”

Silver

Harvard Business School

“HBS planned giving marketing campaign templates”

Bronze

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“MIT Kendall Square Project Fundraising Suite”

Gold

Boston College

“The Minds behind Mindhunter: A conversation with Professor Ann Burgess and John Douglas, presented by Boston College’s Connell School of Nursing”

Silver

The Meadowbrook School

“Can Mr. grover Do The Floss?”

Bronze

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

“#MyUMassDScholarshipStory: Putting a Face on Philanthropy for Increased Participation”

Gold

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“MIT Research Slam”

Silver

McGill University

“Welcome Class of…”

Gold

St. Paul’s School

“Mission: Possible
50/50/50 challenge”

Silver

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Theater Arts Building (W97) Opening Event”

Bronze

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“Hall of Luminaries Inaugural Induction Ceremony”

Gold

University of Hartford

“Founders Day Whisper Challenge”

Silver

Hellenic College

“2018 Hellenic College Holy Cross Day of Giving”

Bronze

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“MIT 24HR Challenge Inspiration Video”

GOLD

McGill University

“NeuroXXceptional”

SILVER

Providence College

“We’re with you, Coach Cooley”

BRONZE

University of Maine

“Tending the Yard”

GOLD

Smith College

“Giving to Smith”

Silver

Dartmouth College

“The Call to Lead, A Campaign for Dartmouth Website”

Bronze

Boston College

“Gasson Circle Door Openers: A Campaign for Financial Aid”

GOLD

University of Maine

“UMaine Today”

SILVER

University of Massachusetts Amherst

“UMass magazine”

CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

Gold

Colby College

““Crash Course” Instagram Series”

Silver

Colby College

“”Try It” Instagram Series”

Bronze

Boston University

“Highlighting Boston University Research and Connecting with Targeted Audiences via Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) and Facebook Live (June 2017 through August 2018)”

Gold

Tufts University

““The Hunt for Hope in the Genome,” by Bruce Morgan, Tufts Magazine, Fall 2017”

Silver

University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc

“UConn Magazine “By a Thread: How Three Professors are Saving Cambodian Refugees — 40 Years After the Genocide”

Bronze

Tufts University

““Leading the Charge,” by Courtney Hollands, Tufts Medicine, Winter 2018”

Gold

Colby College

“Truth to Power: Rebecca Corbett, the New York Times, and #metoo”

Silver

Boston University

“Mitchell Garabedian vs. the Catholic Church”

Bronze

University of Maine

“Cultivating Skills”

Gold

Boston University

“BU Today: Discovering Marsh Chapel: Going Public, Interactive, and Digital with History”

Silver

Boston University

“Boston University Annual Report 2017”

Bronze

Harvard University

“Harvard Medical School Alumni Microsite”

Gold

Providence College

“Providence College Magazine — Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 issues”

Silver

University of Massachusetts Amherst

“UMass Magazine”

Bronze

Harvard Business School

“HBS Alumni Bulletin”

Gold

Harvard University

“Harvard Ed. magazine”

Gold

The Williston Northampton School

“The Williston Northampton School Bulletin: Fall 2017 and Spring 2018”

Silver

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“WPI Journal”

Bronze

Tufts University

“Tufts Nutrition, Winter 2018 and Summer 2018 issues”

Gold

Dartmouth College

“Occom: A Chronicle of Dartmouth Philanthropy”

Bronze

Friedman School of Nutrition Science

“Tufts Nutrition, Winter 2018 and Summer 2018 issues”

Gold

Phillips Exeter Academy

“Event Suite for the Grand Opening of The David E. and Stacey L. Goel Center for Theater and Dance”

Silver

Bowdoin College

“Bowdoin College Economic Report 2018”

Bronze

The Winsor School

“Godspeed, My Friends: Lessons from Miss Wing”

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL EXCELLENCE

Gold

Groton School

“Groton School Quarterly”

Silver

The Williston Northampton School

“The Williston Northampton School Bulletin: Fall 2017 and Spring 2018”

Bronze

Choate Rosemary Hall

“Choate Rosemary Hall Bulletin”

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Gold

Wentworth Institute of Technology

“Breaking new ground in paid advertising Wentworth Institute of Technology partners with Boston ”

Silver

Boston University

“Arts Initiative MBTA Posters

Gold

Boston University

“Boston University Annual Report 2017”

Silver

McGill University

“When you give to McGill: Report on Giving 2018”

Silver

Babson College

“Babson College Announces Expansion to Dubai”

Bronze

MassBay Community College

“MassBay Commencement is a Family Affair – The Lee Family”

Gold

Boston University

“BU Today, Boston University’s daily news website”

Silver

Boston University

“Research Website”

Bronze

Concordia University

“Concordia University NOW Newsletter”

Gold

Boston University

“Boston University’s Dining Website”

Gold

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“MIT homepage”

Silver

Boston University

“Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Website”

Silver

Berkshire School

“Berkshire School Website”

Bronze

The Williston Northampton School

“The Williston Northampton School’s website, Williston.com”

PLATINUM CATEGORIES

Gold (tie)

Harvard University

“Medicine in the Middle of Nowhere”

Harvard Business School

“Happy Meals (Are Here Again)”

Gold

Concordia University

“Change communications – facilitating the human side of a successful technical software “

Gold (tie)

Harvard University

“Harvard Law School Celebration 65: Raising Our Voices”

Smith College

“Smith College Women of Color Conference: Persistence, Possibilities, and the Power of Our Voices”

Gold (tie)

Boston College

“The Minds behind Mindhunter: A conversation with Professor Ann Burgess and John Douglas”

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“MIT Campaign for a Better World Roadshow series”

Gold (tie)

Harvard Business School

“Skydeck, The Harvard Business School alumni podcast”

McGill University

“NeuroXXceptional”

Gold (tie)

University of Connecticut

“Peter Morenus Portfolio, UConn”

Tufts University

“Anna Miller, portfolio of work”