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Pam Russell
director of communications


For Immediate Release
Aug. 29, 2012

CASE ASAP Names 18 Top Student Leaders, Advisers and Student Advancement Programs in North America for 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.—CASE ASAP recently recognized the winners of its 2012 Network Awards during a ceremony at the CASE ASAP 39th Annual Network Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.

CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Programs foster and enhance student involvement in all areas of advancement.  The CASE ASAP annual awards recognize outstanding student and adviser leadership and achievements as well as outstanding student educational advancement programming by CASE ASAP member organizations.

More than 665 students and advisers from 140 student advancement organizations participated in this year's convention.  The 2012 CASE ASAP Network Award winners are:

Outstanding Internal Program

Helmkat Club, University of Idaho, Student Alumni Relations Board

Membership Management, Clark University Student Alumni Relations Committee

New Member Training, Kansas State University Student Alumni Board

Outstanding External Program

Alumni Speaker Event Series, Queen's University, Student Alumni Association

Hokie Bucket List, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Student Alumni Associates

Philanthropy @ Drake Week, Drake University, Student Alumni Association


Outstanding Tried and True Program

GTSF Allocations, Georgia Institute of Technology, Student Foundation

K-State Proud Student Campaign, Kansas State University, Student Foundation

The MUSS, University of Utah, Student Alumni Board

Outstanding Student Leader

Adam Apicella, University of Connecticut, Student Alumni Association

Sarah Leahy, Northeastern University, Student Alumni Association

Anthony Nastase, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Student Organization for Alumni Relations

Outstanding Adviser

Constance Hansen, University of Northern Iowa, Connecting Alumni to Students

Chris McBride, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Poly Reps

Gregory Trudell, Northeastern University, Student Alumni Association

Outstanding Organization

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Red & White Student Organization

University of California, Davis, Student Alumni Association

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Order of the Bell Tower


Earlier this year, CASE's eight districts presented district awards to 117 student advancement organizations throughout North America.  District award winners advanced to compete for the 2012 CASE ASAP Network Awards. A team of judges from colleges and universities across the country selected the 2012 winners for making a significant impact on their organization, campus or community.

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the Network Convention, which will take place Aug. 8 - 10 in New Orleans, La.

For more information on the CASE ASAP program, contact Robyn Neeley at asap@case.org

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