Clark receives awards for website, AIR, magazine, recruiting materials

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Clark University has received awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District I Excellence contest.

The University’s admissions recruiting package (which included two viewbooks, academic brochures, a water bottle, poster and a T-shirt) earned top honors with a silver award (no gold was awarded in that category). Clark’s website focusing on alumni outcomes and the “return” on a Clark education was given honorable mention in the digital category.

CLARK alumni magazine earned a bronze award in the best overall magazine category, circulation of 25,000 and above.

The University's Office of Alumni Affairs received a silver award for its Alumni-in-Residence program in the category of Alumni Programs - Individual Special Events.

“It’s always rewarding to be recognized by your peers, and the roster of fellow awardees puts us in very good company,” said Paula David, vice president of marketing and communications at Clark. “We’re particularly gratified by the silver award for our admissions recruiting package, which reflects the University’s commitment to attract exceptional students through LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice), our pioneering model of higher education.”

Clark was the only Worcester-area college or university to receive awards in this year’s competition. Other colleges to receive recognition include Brown University, Boston University, Tufts University, Northeastern University, MIT, Colby College, Boston College, and Hampshire College.

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE District I includes the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.

Founded in 1887 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University is a small, liberal arts-based research university addressing social and human imperatives on a global scale. Clark’s faculty and students work across boundaries to develop solutions to contemporary challenges in the areas of psychology, geography, management, urban education, Holocaust and genocide studies, environmental studies, and international development and social change. The Clark educational experience embodies the University’s motto: Challenge convention. Change our world.

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