2017 Award Winners

DISTRICT VI INSTITUTIONAL AWARDS

NOTE: These awards were given at the CASE V & VI Joint Conference in Dec. of 2016.

Advocacy Campaigns
Silver
Colorado State University
How a Place Matters
Bronze
Kansas State University
K-State Impact awareness campaign

Alumni Relations Programs: Marketing and Branding
Grand Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Marketing and Branding: Checkpoints rebranding
Gold
Kansas State University
100th Homecoming Celebration

Alumni Relations Programs: New Program Initiatives
Grand Gold
Colorado State University - Pueblo
Alumni Development Stipend Award Program
Gold
Central Methodist University
Central Serves- Alumni Living Lives of Service and Leadership
Silver
Dordt College
Dordt College Alumni Relations Regional Chapter Program

Alumni Relations Programs: Programming for Special Constituencies
Gold
Dordt College
Learning Vacation in Africa for Alumni and Friends of Dordt College
Silver
University of Kansas
Home for the Holidays

Alumni Relations Programs: Volunteer Engagement and Senior Leadership Involvement
Grand Gold
University of Northern Colorado Foundation, Inc
UNC Volunteer Leadership Summit 2016

Annual Magazines
Gold
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Perspectives magazine
Silver
University of Kansas
KU Collegian alumni magazine
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Bloch Magazine Fall 2015
Bronze
Kansas State University
"The Experience Matters."

Best Articles of the Year
Gold
University of Kansas
Mission: Relief, Kansas Alumni magazine
Silver
Saint Louis University
Extraordinary Mary from Universitas
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Walking for the Wounded

College and University General Interest Magazines
Grand Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Missouri S&T Magazine
Gold
University of Colorado at Boulder
Coloradan magazine
Silver
University of Denver
University of Denver Magazine
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Checkpoints alumni magazine

Design: Books
Bronze
Kansas State University
KSU Foundation - Personalized trustee engagement Pinchbook

Design: Calendars
Gold
Missouri State University
New Student and Family Programs 2016 Calendar
Silver
Kansas State University
K-State Alumni Association 2016 Member Calendar

Design: Covers
Gold
Drury University
Drury Magazine cover spring 2016
Silver
University of Nebraska Foundation
UNO Magazine, Summer 2016 - University of Nebraska at Omaha
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Checkpoints March 2016 Cover

Design: Editorial Design
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Missouri S&T Magazine - Miners of Invention
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Editorial Design: Road to Rio
Bronze
Drury University
Drury Magazine: Life of Lessons feature

Design: Illustrations
Gold
University of Nebraska Foundation
Fall 2015 UNO Magazine - University of Nebraska at Omaha
Silver
University of Kansas
Lifeline, Kansas Alumni magazine
Bronze
Drury University
Find Your Gift: Drury Magazine Spring 2016
Bronze
Wartburg College
2015 Christmas with Wartburg Mural
Bronze
University of Nebraska Foundation
UNO Magazine, Summer 2016 - University of Nebraska at Omaha

Design: Invitations
Grand Gold
University of Missouri - Columbia
University of Missouri Donor Recognition Weekend
Gold
University of Kansas
Chancellors Club Gala invitation
Silver
University of Nebraska Foundation
University of Nebraska at Omaha's Baxter Arena Dedication event materials
Bronze
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Invitation for RadioActive: An Off-Air Affair

Design: Multi-Page Publications/Folders
Grand Gold
Drury University
Acceptance package
Gold
University of Kansas
Hand in Hand KU Endowment Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Champions Banquet Program
Bronze
Drury University
Drury University Visit Folder

Design: Periodicals
Grand Gold
Drury University
Drury Magazine Spring 2016
Gold
Kansas State University
SEEK Research Magazine - Spring 2016
Silver
Kansas State University
KSU Foundation - Good for K-State magazine: Winter 2015
Silver
Saint Louis University
Universitas

Design: Posters
Grand Gold
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Crescendo 2015
Gold
Kansas State University
Wildcats Forever Poster

Design: Single-Page Publications
Grand Gold
University of Kansas
2015 New Donor Program
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Career Services Internship Brochure
Bronze
Kansas State University
2016 K-State Open House Postcard

Design: Specialty Pieces
Gold
University of Kansas
2015 Now and Forever popper
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
UMKC 2016 Orientation t-shirt
Bronze
University of Kansas
2015 Now and Forever puzzle

Digital Communications: Best Uses of Social Media
Gold
University of Kansas
#WeRoseFarAbove
Silver
Kansas State University
#DormWars social media campaign
Bronze
Kansas State University
Innovation and Inspiration Campaign public launch, #KStateInspires social media initiative

Digital Communications: Mobile Applications
Silver
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
AOG USAFA App

Diversity Programs: Alumni Programs
Gold
University of Kansas
KU Black Alumni Network Leaders and Innovators
Gold
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
DREAMBIG Academy

Excellence in News Writing: General News Writing
Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
General News Writing: March 2016 Checkpoints alumni
Silver
Colorado State University
Colorado State University's Excellence in News Writing: General News Writing
Bronze
Iowa State University
Excellence in News Writing: General News Writing

Excellence in News Writing: Research, Medicine, and Science News Writing
Gold
Kansas State University
K-Stater magazine: Safeguarding our food supply, fall '15; Skylines and Green Vines, fall '15; Working Together to Fight Cancer, winter '15; K-State 2025 Update, spring '16; Vision for Veterinary Medicine, summer '16
Silver
Kansas State University
Kansas State University research, medicine, and science news writing
Bronze
Iowa State University
Science Writing at Iowa State University of Science and Technology

External Audience Tabloids and Newsletters: Digital
Grand Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
7258'
Gold
Kansas State University
@K-State alumni e-newsletter May 2016
Silver
Kansas State University
@K-State alumni e-newsletter August 2015
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
ZoomiEnews

Fundraising Programs: Annual/Regular Giving Programs
Gold
Colorado State University
Colorado State University Day of Giving - Love Your State
Silver
University of Missouri - Columbia
Rally Mizzou - How a student fundraising project mobilized a campus in crisis

Fundraising Programs: Comprehensive Campaigns
Grand Gold
Colorado State University
State Your Purpose, The Campaign for Colorado State University

Fundraising Programs: Principal, Major or Special Giving Programs
Grand Gold
Dordt College
Dordt Gives

Fundraising Publications Packages
Gold
Kansas State University
Kansas State University Foundation - gift planning publications package

Fundraising Publications: Annual Reports and Fund Reports
Gold
University of Missouri - Kansas City
TuneIn, the member newsletter of KCUR 89.3, Spring 2016

Fundraising Publications: Case Statements/General Cultivation Publications
Gold
Kansas State University
Kansas State University Foundation - Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University case statement
Silver
University of Nebraska Foundation
UNL East Campus Student Commons Case Statement

Fundraising Video: Long Video
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rachel's Journey
Silver
The College School
A Digital Recording Studio: Raise Your Paddles
Silver
Northwestern College
Why are You Here? Donor Thank You Video

Fundraising Video: Short Video
Gold
University of Kansas
Towering Toward the Blue University of Kansas Celebrates 150 Years of Donor Generosity
Silver
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
University of Nebraska Business Thank You Video
Bronze
Kansas State University
Kansas City Wabash CannonBall 10thAnniversary: Fund-A-Wildcat video

General Information Videos: Long Video
Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Founders Day 2016 - The Academy Way
Silver
University of Kansas
James Naismith: The Creator of Basketball Memorializing a Legend at the University of Kansas
Bronze
University of Nebraska Foundation
"Handle With Care: Celebrating the Work of Harold Chenoweth"

General Information Videos: Short Video
Gold
Iowa State University
Meet the cat ISU vets outfitted with very rare prosthetic legs
Silver
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Cudgel Carry: A campus tradition
Bronze
Kansas State University
K-State Research Showcase
Bronze
South Dakota State University
Jack Talk: Kellen Schmidt

Individual Fundraising Publications
Grand Gold
University of Nebraska Foundation
Formal proposal for early childhood education support at the University of Nebraska.
Gold
University of Kansas
Enhancing Cancer Care Throughout the Region The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Individual In-House Publications
Gold
Wartburg College
Transforming Tomorrow Clinton Hall Countdown
Silver
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Enhancing Lives
Bronze
Northwestern College
Ron & Peg Juffer Athletic Facility Thank You Postcard
Bronze
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Enhancing Lives-Strengthening Relationships

Innovative Uses of Technology: Alumni Relations
Gold
Kansas State University
Exclusive Holiday Gifts Email

Innovative Uses of Technology: Fundraising
Gold
University of Kansas
White Coats Email Campaign
Silver
University of Kansas
Launch KU Crowdfunding Initiative

Innovative Uses of Technology: Public Relations and Marketing
Gold
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University Expert Series
Silver
Central College
Iowa Private College Week Digital Advertising
Bronze
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Which St. Pat's Icon are You?

Institutional Relations Publications: President's Reports and Annual Reports
Gold
Missouri State University
Foundation Annual Report 2015
Silver
Missouri State University
Promises Fulfilled
Bronze
South Dakota State University
2015 Annual Report

Institutional Relations Publications: Research Publications
Grand Gold
Missouri State University
Mind's Eye 2015
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
re:search magazine, Fall 2015
Silver
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Early Childhood in CEHS
Bronze
Kansas State University
Seek Magazine

Internal Audience Publications: Digital
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Chancellor's Newsletter
Silver
Iowa State University
Inside Iowa State for faculty and staff
Bronze
University of Kansas
The College Ampersand

Internal Audience Publications: Print
Gold
South Dakota State University
IMPACT State Newsletter - August 2015

Issues and Crisis Management
Gold
University of Missouri - Columbia
Crisis at Mizzou
Silver
Dordt College
Management of a political crisis

Magazine Publishing Improvement
Gold
University of Northern Colorado Foundation, Inc
UNC Magazine - Redesign of the University of Northern Colorado semi-annual magazine
Silver
Drury University
New design and editorial design spring 2016 Drury Magaziine
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Checkpoints alumni magazine, United States Air Force Academy

Magazines: Special Issues
Gold
Kansas State University
KSU Foundation - Good for K-State: Innovation and Inspiration commemorative campaign edition (fall 2015)
Silver
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Checkpoints alumni magazine -- 40 Years: Women at the Academy

Marketing: Advertising
Gold
University of Kansas
Find Your And

Marketing: Institution-Wide Branding Programs
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Miners Dig Deeper: Building on a heritage of discovery, creativity and innovation
Silver
Missouri State University
Make Your Missouri Statement Brand Rollout

Marketing: Visual Identity Systems
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Missouri S&T - Miners Dig Deeper.
Silver
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University Billiken Athletics Logo and Branding
Bronze
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University Logo and Branding

Media Relations Programs and Projects
Gold
Saint Louis University
Publicizing Saint Louis University's expertise in geriatrics
Silver
Kansas State University
Official university news website distribution

Periodical Staff Writing
Gold
University of Kansas
Kansas Alumni magazine
Silver
Missouri State University
Missouri State magazine features
Bronze
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Checkpoints magazine, Periodical Staff Writing

Photography: Individual Photograph
Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Individual Photography: Inprocessing 2016
Silver
Drury University
Protima Roy photograph
Bronze
Kansas State University
Archeological Field School

PSAs and Commercial Spots
Grand Gold
Saint Louis University
This is Saint Louis University (60-second TV spot)
Gold
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Find the Falcon
Silver
Kansas State University
What makes traditions unforgettable? | The Wildcat Way
Bronze
Kansas State University
Johnson Cancer Research Center | The fight starts here

Public Relations and Community Relations Projects
Gold
Colorado State University
Bison: Preserving an icon

Recruitment Videos: Short Videos
Grand Gold
Saint Louis University
This is Saint Louis University (Long-form video)
Gold
Kansas State University
K-State Admissions Holiday Greetings Video
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Going Places Campaign Social Media Videos
Bronze
Central College
Welcome to Central College

Special Constituency Magazines
Grand Gold
Kansas State University
KSU Foundation: Good for K-State (Spring 2016)
Gold
Kansas State University
SEEK Research Magazine - Spring 2016
Silver
University of Missouri - Kansas City
UMKC Medicine: a magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Bronze
University of Kansas
KU Giving Fall 2015

Special Events: Multi-Day
Grand Gold
Kansas State University
Innovation and Inspiration Campaign Launch
Gold
Kansas State University
Alumni Fellows - Kansas State University Alumni Association
Silver
Kansas State University
Kansas State University's 100th Homecoming Celebration

Special Events: Single-Day
Grand Gold
Central Methodist University
Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Challenge
Gold
University of Missouri - Columbia
Float Your Boat for the Food Bank
Silver
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
Founders Day 2016

Special Events: Year-Long
Grand Gold
University of Missouri - Columbia
Mizzou: Our Time to Lead Campaign Kickoff

Student Recruitment Publications: Individual Publications
Silver
Missouri State University
Missouri State University Illinois Recruitment Brochure

Student Recruitment Publications: Publications Packages
Gold
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Missouri S&T Residential Life - New student resources
Silver
Missouri State University
Undergraduate Admissions Recruitment Package

Student Recruitment Publications: Viewbooks and Prospectuses
Gold
Wartburg College
Wartburg College Viewbook
Silver
Northwestern College
Viewbook: A Whole Education for Your Whole Life
Bronze
The College School
The College School Viewbook
Bronze
Missouri State University
Missouri State University Undergraduate Admissions Guide 2016-17

Websites: Complete Institutional Websites
Gold
Colorado State University
Colorado State University homepage
Silver
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Missouri S&T Digital Branding Update

Websites: Individual Sub-Websites
Gold
University of Kansas
Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas results website
Silver
Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
WebGuy

CASE VI PLATINUM CATEGORIES
Best Articles of the Year
Grand Gold
University of Kansas
Innocence Found

Best Practices in Alumni Relations
Silver
Kansas State University
K-State License Plate Program

Best Practices in Communications and Marketing
Grand Gold
Kansas State University
Statewide Extension Website Branding and Integrated Marketing
Silver
Kansas State University
#WildcatWay Brand Experience Campaign

Excellence in Photography
Silver
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Exploring Missouri S&T