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Rutgers communicators honored by CASE

Archived article from Feb 21, 2005

By Pam Orel  

Several communications professionals and units at Rutgers have been honored for excellence in writing, design, alumni programming and special events by District II of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

The nine awards recognize excellence in communications and alumni relations initiatives. Among the honors:

The Creative Services unit, part of Rutgers University Relations, received three Gold Awards in the categories of Visual Design in Print-Multiple Page Publications, Web Site Publication/ Special Purpose and Student Recruitment-Individual Publications. The awards honor materials prepared for Rutgers Study Abroad and the Rutgers Science Web site,

In addition, the unit won two Silver Awards, one in Periodical Staff Writing for a group of Rutgers Magazine articles and one in the category of Color Photography.

Creative Services also received a Bronze Award in the category of Student Recruitment Publications Packages for five college-related recruitment brochures submitted as a group.

In other honors, the Douglass College Office of Communications and Marketing received a Bronze Award in the category of Special Events for a symposium, “Women in the Era of Globalization,” held in March 2004 at Douglass College. The event, which explored the feminization of poverty, HIV/AIDS and other concerns, drew more than 250 participants.

The School of Law-Newark was presented with a Silver Award in the category of Leadership in Alumni Relations for a swearing-in celebration for Rutgers law school graduates newly admitted to the New Jersey State Bar. The event, held in December 2003, designed to celebrate the achievements of the school’s newest alumni, drew more than 200 graduates, family members and friends of the school.

Also on the Newark campus, Campus Communications won a Bronze Award in the Newsletter (1-3 Color) Category for the campus newsletter, Connections.

CASE provides education professionals in alumni relations, communications and development with essential tools to advance their institutions. District II comprises Delaware, Washington, D.C., Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Ontario.

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