The Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VI Conference took place Jan. 13-15 in St. Louis. and several KU Endowment, University Relations and Self Graduate Fellowship employees received awards. CASE is the professional organization for advancement of professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications and development. CASE combines areas into districts, so Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are all in District VI.
KU Endowment received several awards for Excellence in Fundraising Materials as well as one for Institutional Relations and Writing. The following received Gold Awards:
Cathy Ledeker, Doug Barth and Kirsten Bosnak for A Sense of Place.
John Scarffe, Doug Barth and Leah Steinberg for Annual Giving Roll of Honor.
Cathy Ledeker, Doug Barth and Leah Steinberg for Spring Mail Poster.
Doug Barth and Leah Steinberg for Hawk-Notized Young Alumni Mailing.
Doug Barth for KU First Banners.
Reeder & Co. and Diane Silver for Catalyst.
John Scarffe and Anna Kraxner for Vision to Reality.
The following received Silver Awards:
Judy Wright, Moore Media Creative Inc., Kirsten Bosnak and KU faculty for "Pathways, the Chancellors Club."
Members, KU Endowment, Development Staff, Rosemary Hope and Anna Kraxner for Hall Family Foundation Proposal.
Steven Scannell, Anne Johnson and Anna Kraxner for Proposal to Christina Hixon.
Scott Indermaur, Doug Barth and John Scarffe for KU First Case Statement.
Dicke and Jeanne Tinberg, Dept. of Annual Giving and Communications, and Intrust Bank for KU First T-Shirts.
Diane Silver and Roger Martin for Cosmic Truths.
Doug Barth and Kristen Bosnak for Pathways: Annual Report 2000.
The following received Bronze Awards:
Doug Barth for KU First Donor Prospect Box.
University Relations received awards for Excellence in Graphic Design and Excellence in Communications. The following received a Gold Award:
Jan Morris Nitcher and Jeane Counard for the Planet Jayhawk Logo.
The following received a Bronze Award:
Doug Koch, R. Steve Dick, Kelly Heese, Jan Morris Nitcher, Jeane Counard, David McKinney, Lois Sierra and Deb Graber for KU Viewbook, Discover KU, KU Preview.
The Self Graduate Fellowship won a Gold Award for Excellence in Communications-Overall Publications for its brochure Quite a Fellowship, created by Patrick Dooley, Roger Martin, Danette Michaels and Cathy Dwigans.
The university also was recognized for achievement in this years Admission Marketing Report contest. University Relations received three awards:
The Planet Jayhawk logo won a gold in the logo/letterhead design category. Graphic designers Jan Morris Nitcher and Jeane Counard put together the winning logo.
Welcome to the University of Kansas won a bronze for video viewbooks. The film was put together by electronic media coordinator Frank Barthell. The print version, which Counard, Deb Graber and staff photographers created, received a merit award in the viewbook category.