recognized for Institutional Advancement efforts
Metro State's Institutional Advancement
team won five awards from the regional chapter of the Council for
Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), including two Grand
Golds, which are given only when the judges deem the entry exceptional.
The 2003 CASE
District VI Institutional Awards Program recognizes excellence for
innovative and effective programs or projects in the areas of alumni
relations, advancement services, communications and marketing, and
Metro won the
A Grand Gold
Award in the Special Publications category for an invitation to
a Center for Visual Art exhibition entitled "Clear Chaos."
The award went to Julie Strasheim, art director, Creative Services.
A Grand Gold
Award in the Alumni Event/Nontraditional Alumni category for "Homecoming
2003, Hoops and Hearts." The award went to Director Cherrelyn
Napue and Assistant Directors Kristin Magill and Duncan Burgermeister
of Alumni Relations.
A Gold Award
in the Graphic Design/4-Color Cover category for the Metropolis
Magazine Spring 2003 cover, "50,000...But Who's Counting?"
The award went to Ron Lambert, director, Creative Services.
A Silver Award
in the Graphic Design/Single Brochure, 1, 2 or 3-Color category
for "Opportunity Rocks." The award went to Ron Lambert,
director, Creative Services.
A Bronze Award
in the Development Writing category for "Proposal to Daniels
Fund for Daniels Opportunity Award." The award went to Barbara
Gregg, director of grants.
Lambert, in the past three years, Institutional Advancement has
won two Grand Gold, nine Gold, seven Silver and six Bronze awards
at the district level, and one Gold award at the national level.
In each category,
the judges select two entries for gold awards, two for silver and
two for bronze. For the first time this year, judges were allowed
to select one entry in each category as a Grand Gold recipient --
a "best in show" recognition.
CASE is an
international association of professionals who advance educational
institutions in the areas of alumni relations, communications and
development. Its membership represents more than 3,000 colleges,
universities, and independent elementary and secondary schools in
the United States and 44 other countries.