District III Awards
The CASE District III award programs recognize the very best in advancement across the Southeast.
CASE District Opportunity & Inclusion Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted. Learn more and start your application here >
2021 Institutional Awards
Congratulations to the winners of 2021 CASE District III Institutional Awards. They represent the very best in advancement across the Southeast.
Winners were announced during the live Awards Presentation on Thursday, Jan. 28. If you missed it, view the presentation recording.
Regardless of whether you participated, visit the Winners Gallery for ideas and inspiration.
2021 Platinum Awards
We are pleased to recognize these District III Platinum Award Finalists. These Finalists will now be evaluated by a global judging panel alongside Finalists from the other CASE Districts and Regions to determine the one Platinum Award winner in each category. The Platinum Award winners will be announced in June 2021.
DISTRICT III PLATINUM AWARD FINALISTS
Best Article: "Man on Fire," Emory University
Best Photography: "Graduation Photos in the Time of COVID-19," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Best Practices in Advancement Services: "Depths of Digitalization and Mobility in the FIU Foundation," Florida International University
Best Practices in Alumni Relations: "Share the Light Jobs Challenge," Rollins College
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: "'Invest in Me' Campaign," Virginia Commonwealth University
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: "'Anchor Down. Step Up.' Campaign," Vanderbilt University
Best Practices in Digital Communications: "Pride Your Ride: Using Gamification and Lead Generation to Rebrand A Staple," University of Miami
Best Practices in Fundraising: "UVA Memorial to Enslaved Laborers," University of Virginia
In addition, the judges recognized the following entries with Honorable Mentions. Although Honorable Mention entries will not advance to the next round, it is indeed a distinct honor to be recognized.
DISTRICT III PLATINUM AWARD HONORABLE MENTIONS
Best Article: "Lady’s Man: Profile of Recording Industry Alumnus Lee Foster," Middle Tennessee State University
Best Article: "Investigating White Lies," The University of Alabama
Best Photography: "Georgia vs. Notre Dame Football Gameday," University of Georgia
Best Practices in Advancement Services: "Keeping Track of Business – Daily Gifts Delivery," Florida International University
Best Practices in Alumni Relations: "Think Fast Forums," The University of North Carolina General Alumni Association
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: "A $100 million Love Story," University of Miami
Best Practices in Digital Communications, "The Volunteer," University of Tennessee
Best Practices in Digital Communications, "Emory School of Medicine Virtual Match Day 2020," Emory University
Best Practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: "Black Alumni-owned Business Directory," Virginia Commonwealth University
Best Practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: "70 Years of Integration," University of Kentucky
Best Practices in Fundraising: "'Invest in Me' Campaign," Virginia Commonwealth University
Best Practices in Fundraising: "'Pathway to Philanthropist: How FIU is Redefining Planned Giving," Florida International University
The District III Individual Awards provide an opportunity for you to celebrate those individuals who make your campus unique and who reflect the core values and best practices of your institution.
Nominate your outstanding leaders, volunteers, mentors, and the people on the team who have gone above and beyond this year. Learn more.