The marketing and communications office received notification of the following awards in the 2020 Best of CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Awards:
- A gold award for University of Portland Junior Viewbook, produced by Rachel Barry-Arquit, Elizabeth Gilmore, Amy Shelly, Patricia McDonald, Frances Pimentel, Jason McDonald, Tanya Wangsmo, Ologie Agency, in the category “Alumni, Student, Donor and Community Engagement: Viewbooks and Prospective Student Publications.”
- A gold award for “UP Admissions Rebranding Campaign: Wonder,” in the category “Visual Design: Print Design: Series of Related Publications.” Team: Rachel Barry-Arquit, Elizabeth Gilmore, Amy Shelly, Patricia McDonald, Frances Pimentel, Jason McDonald, Tanya Wangsmo, Kris Travis of Firesign Design, and Ologie Agency.
- A silver award for “UP Wonder Transit Design” (ads appearing on Tri-Met buses), in the category “Visual Design: Environmental Graphic Design.”
- A silver award for “First Gen: Changing the Possible” by Anna Lageson-Kerns, Adam Guggenheim, Amy Shelly, and Connie Ozyjowski in the category “Video and Multimedia: Multimedia for Special Events.
- A silver award for Portland Magazine, Winter 2019, in the category “Magazine: Print General Interest Magazines, Circulation Under 30,000.” Editor: Jessica Murphy Moo.
- A silver award for “Here Goes” by Jessica Murphy Moo, in the category “Editorial Shorts (Print or Web, less than 1,000 Words”
- A bronze award for the “Love on The Bluff” campaign in the category “Advancement Practices and Initiatives: Alumni, Student, Donor and Community Engagement Programs,” by Roya Quirk, Petra Khan, Frances Pimentel, and Amy Shelly.
- Honorable mention for Portland Magazine’s “J.H. Carroll, We Remember You,” in the category “CASE Platinum Awards: Best Article of the Year.” Author: Eileen Bjorkman.
These latest awards follow a strong showing in the July 2019 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards, which recognized advancement work on a national level:
- The hard-bound edition of Sweet Dreams, Storycatcher was a Grand Gold winner for book design, one of only 26 Grand Golds awarded. The book is a collection of essays written for Portland Magazine by the late Brian Doyle.
- The Junior Viewbook earned a bronze award in the viewbook/prospectus category, out of 132 bronzes awarded, citing “The University of Portland’s viewbook beautifully conveys the university’s interest in the life of the mind, beginning with the cover statement, ‘when we wonder’…” It was one of four to be recognized in the viewbook/prospectus category.
Award recipients will be recognized at the Best of CASE VIII Awards Luncheon on Thursday, January 30. Gold awards will be considered for the Grand Gold in their award categories. The Virginia Carter Smith Grand Crystal award, recognizing the most outstanding entry of the year, will be selected from the Grand Gold winners.