The CASE Platinum Awards recognize the best-of-the-best programs and practices in educational advancement globally.
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BEST ARTICLE OF THE YEAR
Sometimes the best stories are right in front of us; we just have to figure out how to help our readers see them clearly.
BEST PRACTICES IN ALUMNI RELATIONS
EXCELLENCE IN PHOTOGRAPHY
These images are part of a series of storytelling efforts surrounding the devastating impacts of the Camp Fire to the town of Paradise and neighboring communities, as well as its effect on the people and programs at California State University, Chico.
BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
At the close of 2018—a challenging year at Michigan State University—an institutional-level holiday greeting and related campaign shared messages of good will and reflected what it truly means to be a Spartan in a way that was appropriate for the season and, more important, for the time.
BEST PRACTICES IN DIVERSITY PROGRAMMING
The Bystander Leadership Program is a program aimed at engaging faculty in discussions to enhance knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors about issues related to diversity and inclusion, and to move them to take action.
BEST PRACTICES IN FUNDRAISING
The Oxford Thinking Campaign is the largest and most successful fundraising campaign for higher education in Europe, having raised £3.3 billion from more than 170,000 donors.
BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS
We took our first steps in offering our readers a personalized content experience by sending the first Tec Review newsletter to 300 people in November 2015.
BEST PRACTICES IN ADVANCEMENT SERVICES
To maximize our fundraising efforts, Miami University instituted sweeping changes in FY19 to our prospect management program. Prior to that, our development officers each managed prospect portfolios of up to 300 households, and were evaluated primarily on volume of visits, and cultivation of those prospects.