Awards
4e. Digital Communications: Mobile Applications

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Eligible programs may come from any area of institutional advancement. Entries must be actual applications rather than mobile versions of websites.

Entry Questions

Entry Instructions

Judging Criteria


Entry Questions
  • Title of entry.
  • Provide a concise summary of your entry. If your entry is selected for an award, your summary will be used in award-related materials. Please limit response to 250 words.
  • Briefly describe your institution/organization (type, enrollment FTE, mission).
  • List the names, titles and roles of primary staff contributors and note their significant contributions.
  • List your target audience(s) and how you addressed their needs, if applicable.
  • If outside vendors/consultants were used, please explain what role they played.
  • List your target audience(s) and how you addressed their needs
  • If outside vendors/consultants were used, please explain what role they played
  • Why do you think your entry is distinctive? Entrants can emphasize budget, staff, challenges addressed, goals met, meeting the mission, serving the target audience or anything else that makes your entry worthy of an award. Please limit response to 500 words.
  • Describe your goals/objectives and how they were measured/met. If this is a recently launched program, describe your plans to evaluate it.
  • List all applicable URLs and necessary passwords.
  • Describe how design, content and navigation are noteworthy.
  • Total annual budget for the program, including the cost of vendors/consultants (excluding salaries).
  • Describe the research you conducted to develop this program.
  • Provide data that demonstrates the effectiveness of your entry, i.e. open rate, click rate, followers, page views, retweets, etc.).
  • Feel free to provide any additional information that clarifies the purpose and/or outcome of this work (including any comments about attachments).
  • So that we may recognize our winners through social media, please provide your institution's preferred @handle and/or #hashtag. (For example: @CASEAdvance #CASECOE).

Entry Instructions

Each program constitutes a single entry. You may enter as many programs as you wish. Programs may be ongoing or new this year but must have been in place long enough to show quantifiable results. Winning programs may not be resubmitted for an award within three years of first submission.

  1. Submit your entry with attachments through our online entry process. Make sure URLs or other information listed on your entry form is correct. Applications that cannot be accessed using the submitted information will be disqualified.
  2. Your entry form and supporting documents must be submitted online no later than March 1, 2019. This category will be reviewed electronically. However, please print out your entry application for your records.

Judging Criteria

Judging sessions for this awards program are mostly done face-to-face at a member institution. This category will be reviewed electronically. Mobile Applications that cannot be accessed using the submitted information will be disqualified. Online entries and attachments are also used to post the winners on the CASE website for members to view.

Grand Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards may be given to recognize outstanding mobile applications.

Judges will evaluate programs on:

  • Content
  • Usability
  • Innovation
  • Understanding of target audience(s)
  • Budget and use of available resources
  • Plan to evaluate program
  • Results


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