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WSU tallies 14 regional communication awards

By Trevor Durham, University Advancement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff recently earned 14 awards in the 2017 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII communication awards competition.

WSU Foundation Cougar Colleagues poster.

The annual competition – which attracted 511 entries – recognizes excellence in marketing, communications and advancement among the district’s 152 member institutions throughout the northwest United States and western Canadian.

“It is a tremendous honor for Washington State University’s talented advancement staff to be recognized as leaders and innovators by their industry peers,” said John Gardner, vice president of advancement. “Their work is critical to our continuing efforts to advance the university’s strategic priorities around education, research and outreach and to deepen our stakeholders’ understanding of WSU’s value and impact statewide and beyond.”

Winning WSU entries and categories are:

Gold Awards:

“WSU Online Giving Campaign”
Fundraising, Special Event & Other Communications; Direct Mail/Advertising for Fundraising category
WSU Foundation: Tyrell Warren-Burnett, David Hoyt

CAHNRS honey bee research.

“2015 WSU Foundation Annual Recognition Gala”
Visual Design, Specialty Piece category
WSU Foundation: David Hoyt, Trevor Durham

“Campaign for WSU Celebration”
Visual Design, Print Design: Series of Related Pieces category
WSU Foundation: David Hoyt, Trevor Durham

“Dividend magazine – President Kirk Schulz introduction”
Photography & Illustration, Individual Illustrations/Photo-Illustrations category
Carson College of Business, WSU: Sue McMurray, Sarah Druffel, Shane Jackson, Scott Swanger, Noah Kroese

“New ‘Alien’ wasp discovered in Washington state”
Writing, Public Relations Writing category
University Communications, WSU News: Linda Weiford, writer; Cynthia King, editor

Silver Awards:

“The Pharmacist”
Photography & Illustration, Individual Illustrations/Photo-Illustrations category
Washington State Magazine: John Paxson, David Mueller, David Wasson, Larry Clark

WSU News ‘Alien’ wasp.

“Star Trails, Washington State Magazine Summer 2016”
Visual Design, Cover Design category
Washington State Magazine: John Paxson, art director; Rod Hoekstra, photographer; Larry Clark, editor

“Northwest Public Radio Annual Report”
Fundraising, Special Event & Other Communication; Annual, Semiannual or
Biennial Reports category
Northwest Public Radio: Jeffry E. Hipp, Kerry Swanson, Chris Falgiani, Christina Mangiapani, Sandi Billings

“Honey Bee Research Facility Campaign – ‘Bee Like Dan’ Event”
Alumni, Student, Donor & Community Engagement; Special Events category
WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural, Resource Sciences: Gerald Steffen, Marta Coursey, Melissa Bean, Seth Truscott, Scott Weybright, Danial Bleile, Therese Harris, Anastasia Blaisdell, Darrell Kilgore, Matthew Ziegler, Tim Osborn, Janet McGough, Jessica Munson

Bronze Awards:

“Battle of the Decades Recent Graduate Event”
Visual Design, Specialty Piece category
WSU Foundation: Hailey Rupp, Tyrell Warren-Burnett, David Hoyt

NWPR annual report.

“Cougar Colleagues Poster”
Visual Design, Posters category
WSU Foundation: David Hoyt

“Dividend magazine”
Visual Design, Cover Design category
Carson College of Business, WSU: Sue McMurray, Sarah Druffel, Shane Jackson, Scott Swanger, Noah Kroese

“Dividend magazine”
Alumni, Student, Donor & Community Engagement; Alumni Publications category
Carson College of Business, WSU: Sue McMurray, Sarah Druffel, Shane Jackson, Scott Swanger, Noah Kroese

“Out the Hack Door”
Photography & Illustration, Individual Illustrations/Photo-Illustrations category
Washington State Magazine: James Yang, John Paxson, Larry Clark
Founded in 1974, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.

 

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