WRITER: ALEXANDRA CESTEROS
CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0012
Release: June 9, 1999
UI annual report, alumni web page receive awards
IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa Alumni
Association's web page recently won a gold award, and the UI annual report,
"Surpassing Expectations," earned a silver award from the Council for Advancement
and Support of Education (CASE).
The CASE recognition program honors outstanding work
of the colleges, universities, and independent schools that are CASE members.
CASE receives more than 3,800 entries for its nationwide annual publications
Rachel Stewart, UI Alumni Association web editor,
and Carol Harker, UI Alumni Association communications director, won a gold
medal for the Association's web site in the 1999 CASE Circle of Excellence
Awards Program for Alumni Relations and Communications. The UI Alumni Association
received the only gold out of 97 entries from across the nation and Canada.
Six silver and three bronze medals were also awarded. The award-winning web
site can be seen at: www.biz.uiowa.edu/iowalum
The UI annual report, "Surpassing Expectations," won
a silver medal,
competing against 266 entries in the category, with seven gold, 12 silver
and nine bronze medals awarded. The publication team for the annual report
included: Mary Lynn Grant of the presidents office, editor; Osha Gray
Davidson, free-lance writer; Patti ONeill of the printing department,
designer; and Tom Jorgenson and Rex Bavousett of publications, photographers.
A web version of the report, designed by John Brogan, may be seen at: www.uiowa.edu/president/reports.