District I Excellence Awards
CASE District I annually honors individuals and schools with its Excellence Awards for producing innovative work in the fields of fundraising, alumni relations, stewardship, special events, advancement services, and communications.
CASE District I is also proud to partner with CASE International to offer Platinum awards in several fields, recognizing the “best of the best” programs and practices in educational advancement. Institutions enter via their district competition only, with up to two finalists advancing to the national stage of the competition.
CASE District I Excellence Awards
Congratulations to winners of CASE District I Excellence Awards. Visit the winners gallery.
Platinum Award District Finalists
Congratulations to these District I members who were recognized as Platinum Award Finalists. Finalists from each CASE District and Region are then evaluated by a global judging panel to determine the one Platinum Award winner in each category. The Platinum Award winners will be announced in June 2021.
Best Article: "Wine and Noses," Boston College
Best Photography: "Father Shanley Presidential Portraiture," Providence College/Division of Marketing and Communications
Best Practices in Advancement Services: "Best Practices in Measurement of Alumni Engagement," Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Alumni Association
Best Practices in Alumni Relations: "RICFEST 2020 Homecoming & Family Weekends," Rhode Island College/Alumni Relations
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: "F*ck It Won’t Cut It: Boston University's Student-Run COVID Campaign that is Provocative with a Purpose," Boston University/AdLab & PRLab
Best Practices in Digital Communications: "Ask the College Experts: An Entirely Homegrown Video Series," Bates College/Communications Office
Platinum Award District Honorable Mentions
Best Article: "From Neither Here Nor There," Harvard University
Best Article: "Upstarts," Brown University/The Warren Alpert Medical School
Best Photography: "Capturing how COVID has Transformed BU," Boston University/Creative Services
Best Photography: "Elevated Concerns," University of Maine
Best Practices in Advancement Services: "Engagement Scorecard for Development," University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc.
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: "Falcons Online," Bentley University
Best Practices in Digital Communications, "Why This Matters: The 2018-2019 Impact Report," Bentley University
Best Practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: "Amplify Women and Gender Initiative," Dartmouth College & Boston University
Note: There were no awards given in the category Best Practices in Fundraising.