BGSU wins two awards at CASE summit


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BOWLING GREEN, O.—Bowling Green State University was in the winners circle at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) annual summit July 8-10 in Chicago.

The University's Office of Marketing & Communications received two awards in the CASE 2007 International Circle of Excellence Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding efforts in institutional advancement. Open to all CASE members worldwide, the competition has 35 entry categories, ranging from alumni relations projects to Web design and advancement services.

Craig Bell, photography director in the marketing and communications office, captured the Bronze Medal in the photography category. His winning entry, which pictures a woman on the Kobacker Hall stage, was published in the 2005-06 BGSU Foundation Annual Report.

Bowling Green also received a Bronze Medal for its “Changing the World by Degrees Campaign” in the advertising campaign category. Previously, the campaign had won a Best of Show Award from the Toledo Ad Club, a Silver Award in the fifth district of the American Advertising Federation, a Gold Award from the Columbus Chapter of the American Marketing Association and a Crystal Award from the Toledo Chapter of Women in Communications.

Leading the BGSU creative team that worked on the marketing campaign with Communicá, a Toledo marketing communications firm, were Kim McBroom, associate vice president for University advancement and director of marketing and communications, and Fred Connor, senior marketing director.

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(Posted July 12, 2007 )