District VII Awards
CASE District VII annually recognizes the excellence of members within the district.
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Awards of Excellence
The Awards of Excellence showcase best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, public/government relations, advancement services, special events and outstanding communications. Experts from all disciplines throughout the district judge the entries in more than 60 categories and select the Grand Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners for each category.
Congratulations to the winners of 2021 Awards of Excellence. Check out the Winners Gallery for ideas and inspiration >
District VII hosted a "Homecoming Celebration", recognizing the 2021 Awards of Excellence winners, live on Feb. 5. View the recording on the District VII Facebook page.
We are pleased to recognize these District VII 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 VII PLATINUM AWARD FINALISTS
Best Article(s): Hiding In Plain Sight, Salt Lake Community College
Best Article(s): We Thought It Was Just a Respiratory Virus, University of California, San Francisco
Best Practices in Advancement Services: Zeitgeist Intelligence, Santa Clara University
Best Practices in Alumni Relations: Wildcat Connect Webinar Series, California State University, Chico
Best Practices in Alumni Relations: "I'm a Toro" Banner Campaign, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: Hawai’i Pacific University Turnaround, Hawaii Pacific University
Best Practices in Communications and Marketing: Turning a Marketing Effort into a Declaration of What We Stand For, California State University, Stanislaus
Best Practices in Digital Communications: LOL with "Landis on the Line," Wildwood School
Best Practices in Digital Communications: UCI Summer Session Successfully Surfs From Offline to Online Services, University of California, Irvine
Best Practices in Fundraising: A Successful Merger: Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives, University of California, Berkeley
Best Photography: Together Apart, California State University, Chico
CASE District VII Awards of Excellence Celebration
The district also recognizes outstanding individual contributions and achievements through our People Awards programs. Nominations are received from CASE members representing universities, colleges, independent schools and community colleges. People Award winners are also recognized at a special awards luncheon during our annual District VII conference.
We are pleased to announce the 2020 honorees for the People Awards, recognized at Connect West 2020 in San Francisco: