NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III recognized the work of Clemson University staff members with awards for their outstanding achievements in media, design and communications in 2016 at its recent annual awards ceremony in Nashville.

Clemson staff members won eight awards:

Grand Award

  • Ken Scar — “American Survivor” (Media Relations Program)
  • Student Affairs Publications — “U-NITES! Handbills 2015-2016” (Single-page publication or Flier)

Award of Excellence

  • Michele Cauley, Jaqueline Fontana, Jesse Godfrey, Caroline Brown, Liz Tew, Ann Smith, Meghan Bundrick, Amy Craft, Larissa Kelly, and Katie Campbell Smith — “2016 Inaugural Give Day” 
(Alumni Relations Fundraising Project, Event or Program)
  • Michele Cauley, Jacqueline Fontana, Dave Dryden, Matt Bundrick, Caroline Brown and Liz Tew — “Clemson University’s The Will to Lead Capital Campaign — Fundraising Marketing and Communications” (Best Practices in Fundraising Campaigns)
  • Ken Scar — “Ken Scar Promotes Clemson University’s Military Heritage” (Excellence in Photography)
  • Student Affairs Publications — “SA Intramural Development Video – October BOT” (Unpublished Works)

Special Merit

  • Nancy Spitler, Julia Sellers and Judy Morrison — Clemson World Magazine (Magazine III)
  • Dana Morgan and Matt McFadden — Clemson Echo Alumni Mobile App (Mobile Application – Utility/ Service)
Clemson World magazine won the 2016 CASE III Special Merit award.

Clemson World magazine won the 2016 CASE III Special Merit award.

Both Scar’s Excellence in Photography and the Alumni Marketing and Development team’s Best Practices in Fundraising Campaigns awards were selected for submission into the national-level competition.

Founded in 1974, CASE is an international association of educational institutions and has one of the world’s largest membership programs for nonprofit education associations. It serves educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.

CASE includes more than 3,670 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in more than 82 countries around the globe and serves nearly 81,000 advancement professionals on the staffs of member institutions.

CASE District III supports education and professional institutions in the southeastern United States.

A collage of Ken Scar's award-winning photographs of Clemson's military heritage.

A sampling of Ken Scar’s award-winning photographs of Clemson’s military heritage.