2013-2014 Winners

 
 

2013 - 2014 Winners

Overall Best Practice Awards

Best Practices in Alumni Relations

Grand Award
Emory Alumni Association
Emory University

Award of Excellence
Making Waves and Moving Forward
The University of North Carolina General Alumni Association

Special Merit Award
WKU Alumni Association
Western Kentucky University

Best Practices in Communications and Marketing

Grand Award
UCF Marketing
University of Central Florida

Award of Excellence
Think and Do ‐ Hunt Library Best Practices
NC State University

UF Development and Alumni Affairs
University of Florida Foundation

Best Practices in Fundraising

Grand Award
JMU's Madison Forever Vision Fund Initiative
James Madison University

Award of Excellence
The Campaign for Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University

Special Merit Award
Soul Bowl Giving Challenge
Jackson State University

JMU Employee Giving Campaign
James Madison University

Best Practices in Advancement Services

Award of Excellence
Top Donor Giving History Audit
Rollins College

Best Article of the Year

Grand Award
2020 Vision: Fighting River Blindness in Uganda
Emory University

Award of Excellence
Track Stars
NC State University

Special Merit Award
The Act of giving back
College of William and Mary

Immigration Immersion
College of William and Mary

Undefeated
College of Charleston

Best Photographer of the Year

Grand Award
Roger W. Winstead
NC State University

Award of Excellence
Marc Hall
NC State University

Scott Cook
Rollins College

Special Merit Award
Beth Liggett
Austin Peay State University

Andrew Davis Tucker
University of Georgia

Clinton Lewis
Western Kentucky University


 

Programs and Projects

Alumni Relations Special Project, Event or Program

Grand Award
Fishermen reel in the dollars for student scholars at the 11th Annual FIU Fishing Tournament
Florida International University

Award of Excellence
Emory Cares International Service Day 10th Anniversary Celebration
Emory University

Back to Class: South Florida ‐ Emory Alumni Association
Emory University

Special Merit Award
Pave the Way Campaign
Elon University

JMU Alumni Association's Big Event
James Madison University

Canvas & Cabernet
University of Central Florida

Communications and Marketing External Relations Engagement Program

Grand Award
College Presidents for Gun Safety
Oglethorpe University

Award of Excellence
#BellarmineBound
Bellarmine University

Centre College Vice Presidential Debate
Centre College

Special Merit Award
24-Hour Donor Challenge
Morehead State University

Kicking Off Florida Tech Football
Florida Institute of Technology

VCU RamSmart Campaign
Virginia Commonwealth University

Communications and Marketing Media Relations Program

Grand Award
Discover Clemson Research
Clemson University

Award of Excellence
Running on empty: MTSU researcher drives coast‐to‐coast using no gas
Middle Tennessee State University

Georgia Tech Online Master of Science in Computer Science
Georgia Tech College of Computing

Special Merit Award
Asteroid Encounter
University of Central Florida

FIU Hispanic Poll sheds light on Latino voters
Florida International University

BookBots and Virtual Battleships: Introducing Hunt Library to the World
NC State University

Communications and Marketing Special Event

Grand Award
TEDxVirginiaTech 2012 "Knowing"
Virginia Tech

Award of Excellence
Celebrating the Tradition ‐ One Last Roll
Auburn University

Cirque des Sciences
UNC‐Chapel Hill Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Special Merit Award
Celebrating the 9th President of Randolph College
Randolph College

UCF's 50th Anniversary Celebration: A Knight to Remember
University of Central Florida

Clemson University Tigertown Bound Accepted Student Receptions
Clemson University

Communications and Marketing Branding/Identity Overall Program or Campaign

Grand Award
The T Transit System
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Award of Excellence
New Brand Identity
William Peace University

Special Merit Award
UNC Asheville Wayfinding and Signage
UNC Asheville

Communications and Marketing Crisis/Issues Management Plan

Grand Award
VSU's Application of Crisis Communications Plan to April 2013 Incident
Virginia State University

Award of Excellence
Changes to the Honor System
University of Virginia Alumni Association

Special Merit Award
UWF Crisis Communications Promotion
University of West Florida

Philanthropy Overall Annual Fund Program

Award of Excellence
Davidson College Annual Giving Program
Davidson College

3000 Strong for Hampden‐Sydney
Hampden‐Sydney College

Special Merit Award
How Deep is Your Love
The Ensworth School

Philanthropy Sub unit Campaign

Grand Award
UCF Foundation Faculty and Staff Campaign
UCF Foundation, Inc.

Award of Excellence
SPURS ‐ Students Promoting the University's Reach for Success
University of South Carolina

Special Merit Award
The Heart of the Grounds Participation Campaign
University of Virginia


 

Writing

Feature Writing

Grand Award
A Dearth of Newspapers
Auburn University

Award of Excellence
The Homeless Children Next Door
Florida International University

The Future of Teaching
Stetson University

Special Merit Award
Faith Sustains Catena on Sudan Mission
Duke University

America Beauty: Why Kirsten Haglund 13C is more than a pretty face
Emory University

After Challenging Military Ban on Women in Combat, Molly Pitcher Project's Dreams Are Realized
University of Virginia School of Law

Publications Writing

Grand Award
William Peace University Bulletin (Campus Magazine)
William Peace University

Award of Excellence
Campbell Magazine: Winter 2012‐13
Campbell University

President's Biennial Report, 2013
Middle Tennessee State University

Special Merit Award
Ave Maria University Magazine
Ave Maria University

Special Edition: Campbell launches a med school
Campbell University

University of South Carolina Freshman View Book
University of South Carolina

Speech Writing

Special Merit Award
College of Medicine Charter Class Commencement 2013
University of Central Florida

Writing for Fundraising
Grand Award
A Living Laboratory
University of Florida

Award of Excellence
Transforming Medical and Dental Education in Georgia
Georgia Regents University

Promising Futures: An Endowment Initiative
Sacred Heart Schools

Special Merit Award
Creating a Library of Life
University of Florida

Ways to Give booklet
University of Kentucky

Column for a planned giving tabloid
University of Kentucky

Writing for the Media

Award of Excellence
Bait‐Averse Cockroaches Shudder at Sugar
NC State University

Media Relations for the University of Virginia School of Law
University of Virginia School of Law

Special Merit Award
College of Medicine's First Graduation
University of Central Florida

Writing for the Web

Grand Award
Highlighting philanthropy and stewardship through compelling story‐telling
Virginia Tech

Award of Excellence
EC Scholars 2013
East Carolina University

Today in NC State History
NC State University

Special Merit Award
The Golf Shot that went Viral
Campbell University

Campbell Proud Series
Campbell University

Only at JA
Jackson Academy

 

Print and Digital Publications

Recruitment Publication

Grand Award
Roanoke College Viewbook
Roanoke College

Award of Excellence
Stetson University's School of Music Brochure
Stetson University

University of South Carolina Freshman Viewbook Book
University of South Carolina

Special Merit Award
Dare To Be Significant Mini View book
Stetson University

"see blue." at the University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky

Welcome to St. Catherine's School
St. Catherine's School

Recruitment Publication Series

Grand Award
EKU Recruitment Publications
Eastern Kentucky University

Award of Excellence
Clemson University Recruitment Publications
Clemson University

University of South Carolina 2013‐2014 Recruitment Series
University of South Carolina

Special Merit Award
The Bolles "KNOWLEDGE" Recruitment Series
The Bolles School

UNCSA Collateral Package for Admission/Recruitment/Branding
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Fundraising Publication

Grand Award
Roanoke Rising Case Statement
Roanoke College

Award of Excellence
Our Defining Decade Case Statement
The Lovett School

Fundraising Initiative Series
Ringling College of Art and Design

Special Merit Award
Ways to Give booklet
University of Kentucky

We Believe Brochure
UCF Foundation, Inc.

Science and Health Science Fundraising Brochure
Lipscomb University

Annual Fund Publication

Grand Award
Spring Clean Shave Campaign for Parent Participation in the Annual Fund
Flint Hill School

Award of Excellence
First Giftday Brochure
Old Dominion University

Special Merit Award
UCF Foundation Faculty and Staff Campaign
UCF Foundation, Inc.

Go West for A Day 2013
University of West Georgia

Magazine I

Award of Excellence
Rollins Magazine
Rollins College

Flint Hill Magazine
Flint Hill School

Special Merit Award
Bellarmine Magazine
Bellarmine University

Beacon Magazine
Mississippi College

Magazine II

Grand Award
Vanderbilt Magazine
Vanderbilt University

Award of Excellence
Duke Magazine
Duke University

Wake Forest Magazine
Wake Forest University

Special Merit Award
Emory Health
Emory University

UGA Graduate School Magazine 2013
University of Georgia Graduate School

Magazine III

Grand Award
Pegasus Magazine
University of Central Florida

Award of Excellence
UNCG Magazine
University of North Carolina Greensboro

Carolinian
University of South Carolina

Special Merit Award
Auburn Magazine
Auburn University

Tabloid

Grand Award
MyVU
Vanderbilt University

Award of Excellence
The University of Virginia Magazine E‐Newsletter
University of Virginia Alumni Association

Special Merit Award
Rollins360
Rollins College

Magazine/Tabloid Improvement I

Grand Award
Rollins Magazine ‐ Redesign
Rollins College

Award of Excellence
Randolph Magazine
Randolph College

The Bulletin
Randolph College

Special Merit Award
Shaw Gazette Alumni Magazine ‐ Redesign
Shaw University

Ave Maria University Magazine
Ave Maria University

Columns Magazine Improvement
Louisburg College

Magazine/Tabloid Improvement II

Grand Award
Campbell Magazine Improvements
Campbell University

Award of Excellence
Vanderbilt Magazine
Vanderbilt University

Connection Magazine
University of West Florida

Special Merit Award
Florida Tech Today Redesign
Florida Institute of Technology

Magazine/Tabloid Improvement III

Grand Award
Pegasus Magazine
University of Central Florida

Award of Excellence
Carolinian
University of South Carolina

Tennessee Alumnus Magazine
University of Tennessee System

Special Merit Award
MTSU CLA Magazine
Middle Tennessee State University

Increasing the Frequency and Appeal of Emory Report's Enewsletter
Emory University

Low Budget Publication

Grand Award
Babbler Express newsletter
Lipscomb University

Award of Excellence
Scoring New Beginnings
Austin Peay State University

UVA Law Website Redesign
University of Virginia School of Law

Special Merit Award
2012 Student Affairs Holiday Card
Clemson University

Tuesday Raider
Jackson Academy

Walton Stewardship
University of Arkansas, Sam M. Walton College of Business

Green or Sustainable Publication

Grand Award
VISUAL Magazine
Stetson University

Annual Report

Grand Award
The President's Biennial Report, 2013
Middle Tennessee State University

Award of Excellence
2012 President's Report
University of Virginia

"The Power of You" The FIU Foundation, Inc. 2011‐2012 Annual Report
Florida International University

Special Merit Award
Annual Report
NC State University

Mission: An Annual Report
Porter‐Gaud School

UCF Foundation 2012 Annual Report
UCF Foundation, Inc.

 

 

Graphic Design

SinglePage Publication or Flier

Grand Award
World Dare Brochure
Stetson University

Award of Excellence
Young Associates Mailer
Roanoke College

We Dare You Search Brochure
Stetson University

Special Merit Award
Get With the Programs Fact Sheets
Emory University

African Americans in Sports brochure
Emory University

Physics Brochure
Middle Tennessee State University

Multipage Publication or Folder

Grand Award
Hokie HY Virginia Tech Traditions Brochure
Virginia Tech

Award of Excellence
Welcome to St. Catherine's School
St. Catherine's School

Women & Philanthropy Brochure
University of Kentucky

Special Merit Award
Fraternity Recruitment Booklet
Auburn University

Vision 2020: A Future in Focus
Bellarmine University

Western Kentucky University Viewbook
Western Kentucky University

Periodical

Grand Award
FIU Magazine
Florida International University

Award of Excellence
Oglethorpe University Carillon Magazine Vol. 10 No. 1
Oglethorpe University

Virginia Tech Research Magazine
Virginia Tech

Special Merit Award
Visual Magazine
Stetson University

Library Unlimited
NC State University

Rollins Magazine
Rollins College

Cover

Grand Award
Vitae Magazine Cover
Valencia College

Award of Excellence
Flint Hill Magazine Cover
Flint Hill School

125th Anniversary issue
NC State University

Special Merit Award
Emory Health autism cover
Emory University

Wake Forest Magazine Spring 2013
Wake Forest University

Book

Award of Excellence
Auburn Speaks: On Water
Auburn University

Campbell University 125th Anniversary Book
Campbell University

Poster

Award of Excellence
True Blue Respect Poster: Pick Up After Yourself
Middle Tennessee State University

Special Merit Award
Dracula
Stetson University

Insectaphobia
East Carolina University

All Sports Athletics Poster
Kennesaw State University

Editorial Design

Grand Award
50 Years, 50 Moments
University of Central Florida

Award of Excellence
Emory University Center for Neuropolicy Booklet
Emory University

Northern Magazine
Northern Kentucky University

Special Merit Award
NC State Alumni Magazine
NC State University

William Peace University Bulletin (Campus Magazine)
William Peace University

Campbell Magazine: Med School Edition
Campbell University

Specialty Piece

Grand Award
Georgia Tech Robot Baseball Cards
Georgia Tech College of Computing

Award of Excellence
Welcome Week Event Guide
Auburn University

"This Law School Needs Me" Pledge Drive Posters
University of Virginia School of Law

Special Merit Award
"Congrats!: APSU Acceptance Package"
Austin Peay State University

Button Campaign Pin‐Back Buttons
Middle Tennessee State University

Donor Birthday Card
University of Georgia

Illustration Cover

Grand Award
"Bridge the World" Cover Illustration ‐‐ Shenandoah Magazine Fall 2012
Shenandoah University

Award of Excellence
125th Anniversary issue (NC State Alumni Magazine)
NC State University

Dream Big
University of Central Florida

Special Merit Award
Honors Magazine Cover, Fall 2012 issue
Middle Tennessee State University

Northern Magazine ‐ Spring‐Summer 2013
Northern Kentucky University

Illustration Interior Spread

Grand Award
New Building Illustration
Duke University School of Medicine

Award of Excellence
The Mick Jagger of MOOCs
Georgia Tech

The Battle for the Farmers' Boys College (NC State Alumni Magazine)
NC State University

Special Merit Award
Science Labratory Building
Kennesaw State University

Photography Individual

Grand Award
Campus at Twilight
Rollins College

Award of Excellence
David Bettner
University of Central Florida

Class of 1951
Rollins College

Special Merit Award
Fireworks Over Lincoln
Centre College

Homeless ROTC Cadet Jake Cruz
Florida International University

Brain Study
University of Georgia Graduate School

Photography Series

Grand Award
Marching Band at the Inaugural Parade
Georgia State University

Award of Excellence
Reynolda Gardens photo series
Wake Forest University

Medical Partnership Third Year
University of Georgia

Special Merit Award
Franklin Fountain Tintypes
William & Mary Alumni Association

UNC Asheville Night Life
UNC Asheville

Lt. Bradley Miles
University of Central Florida

Unpublished Works

Grand Award
Michael C. Carlos Museum Corporate Membership Brochure
Emory University

 

Electronic and Digital Media

Total Website Design and Organization

Grand Award
NCSU.EDU
NC State University

Award of Excellence
Georgia State University Website
Georgia State University

Mississippi College Website
Mississippi College

Special Merit Award
College of Charleston Website
College of Charleston

Mobile Application Utility/Service

Grand Award
Asheville School App
Asheville School

Award of Excellence
Alumni College 2013 Digital App for iPad
Loyola University New Orleans

Social Media Strategy and Execution

Grand Award
#uncavl2013 Commencement Social Media Campaign
UNC Asheville

Award of Excellence
FIU Alumni Association's Social Media Strategy: 40% More Likes in 30 Minutes a Day or Less
Florida International University

NC State social media
NC State University

Special Merit Award
Worldwide Winthrop Day Social Media
Winthrop University

Campbell University Social Media
Campbell University

#stetsonupic Crowdsourced Instagram/Facebook Weekly Contest
Stetson University

Magazine or Publication Rendering for Tablet or Mobile Technology

Grand Award
2013 New Student Orientation Booklet ‐ iPad Edition
Clemson University

Award of Excellence
2012 VCU Medical Center Annual Report Website
Virginia Commonwealth University

MTSU iMagazine
Middle Tennessee State University

Recruitment Video

Award of Excellence
Preview Day Promotional Video
Mississippi College

"see blue." at the University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky

Fundraising Video

Grand Award
3000 Strong for Hampden‐Sydney
Hampden‐Sydney College

Special Merit Award
Baldwin Fund: Thank You 2013 Video
Mary Baldwin College

Elon University Night of the Phoenix
Elon University

Marketing/Branding Video

Grand Award
Choose USC Aiken video
USC Aiken

Award of Excellence
"Something Magical Occurs"
Western Carolina University

Special Merit Award
Wisni‐what?
University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Recruitment Website or Microsite

Grand Award
seeblue.com
University of Kentucky

Award of Excellence
ELRN 100: The SCAD eLearning Experience
Savannah College of Art and Design

Discover USCB: Admissions Website
University of South Carolina Beaufort

Special Merit Award
The Bolles School Recruitment Microsites
The Bolles School

World Ready. University of Mary Washington
University of Mary Washington

Florida Tech Undergraduate Program Listing & Pages
Florida Institute of Technology

Fundraising Website or Microsite

Grand Award
Roanoke Rising Website
Roanoke College

Award of Excellence
Gatton United Building Campaign Website
Gatton College of Business & Economics

Florida Tomorrow
University of Florida Foundation

Special Merit Award
Davidson College Athletic Center Fundraising Website
Davidson College

Alumni Website or Microsite

Grand Award
W&M Alumni Homecoming Website
William & Mary Alumni Association

Award of Excellence
U.Va. Magazine Website
University of Virginia Alumni Association

Beacon Magazine Online
Mississippi College

Special Merit Award
Alumni Association Website
University of Virginia Alumni Association

alumni.nku.edu
Northern Kentucky University

Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Website
Loyola University New Orleans

Online Innovation/Experimentation

Grand Award
GT College of Computing Easter Egg Hunt
Georgia Tech College of Computing

Award of Excellence
3000 Strong for Hampden‐Sydney
Hampden‐Sydney College

Innovation
NC State University

Special Merit Award
Preferred Candidate Cross‐Media Campaign
Stetson University College of Law

 

Advertising

Total Advertising Campaign

Grand Award
Think and Do Hunt Library Total Ad Campaign
NC State University

Award of Excellence
"We're Bach" 89.9 FM WDAV Classical Public Radio
Davidson College

"Make It Real" Campaign
Virginia Commonwealth University

Special Merit Award
50th Anniversary Campaign
University of Central Florida

The Bolles "KNOWLEDGE" Campaign
The Bolles School

Individual Print Advertisement

Grand Award
Dare to be Significant Ad
Stetson University

Award of Excellence
Think and Do Hunt Library
NC State University

Special Merit Award
Oval Office
University of Central Florida

Individual Digital Advertisement

Special Merit Award
Think and Do Banner Ads
NC State University

Individual Radio Advertisement

Award of Excellence
Holt Info Session Radio Spot
Rollins College

Commercial of Public Service Announcement

Grand Award
Blue. It’s Where Dreams Live.
University of Kentucky

Award of Excellence
Air Time
University of Central Florida

Find Your Art – Turchin Center 10-year Anniversary
Appalachian State University

Special Merit Award
UT Institutional Spot – Big Orange. Big Ideas: Unique and Creative Minds
University of Tennessee, Knoxville