KU takes top honors in CASE higher ed communications awards

KU communicators were rewarded for their work at the CASE District VI awards earlier this month in Kansas City. For the second straight year, KU brought home the sweepstakes award, given to the institution that wins the most total awards.

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education honors internal and external communicators at colleges and universities. District VI includes Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, South Dakota and North Dakota.

KU’s winners were

KU Endowment

Gold, excellence in graphic design, brochure — Greater KU Fund annual report

Gold, excellence in photography, series — I give to KU because…

Silver, excellence in photography, news/editorial — Steinway piano

Bronze, excellence in writing — press release, Kansas Health Foundation donates $645,000 for Community Health Project

Bronze, excellence in graphic design, poster — black alumni poster

Bronze, excellence in graphic design, series — Get involved, stay involved ads

KU Alumni Association

Gold, special publications—calendars, 2010 Alumni Association calendar

Silver, periodicals — Kansas Alumni magazine

Silver, personality article or feature — "Love Story"

Silver, editorial design — "Love Story"

Silver, editorial design — "Antarctic Ice"

Bronze, alumni websites — KU Alumni Association site

Bronze, series or multi-piece project — redesigned Kansas Honors Program materials

University Relations/University Communications

Gold, excellence in writing, general publications — 2010 University of Kansas Commencement program

Gold, excellence in writing, speech — Toward the Horizon (inauguration speech)

Silver, excellence in multi-media, video — This is Kansas (TV spot)

Bronze, excellence in writing — Traditions brochure "What in the World is a Jayhawk?"

Department of Student Housing

Gold, excellence in graphic design for a series or multiple-piece project — “You Belong Here—Living at KU,” “Before You Move In” and “Scholarship Halls”

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Carey Novak, director of business relations and development, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies
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