Iowa State University

John Anderson, University Relations, (515) 294-6136


AMES, Iowa -- The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has recognized Iowa State University as a Sweepstakes winner in its District 6 Recognition Program.

This is the seventh consecutive year Iowa State has won a Sweepstakes Award, which recognizes schools consistently earning high scores in numerous communications competitions. Iowa State won 36 awards, ranging from first to third place, in this year's competition.

The awards recognize achievement in the areas of publications, special events, public relations campaigns, design concepts, writing, photography, and audio and visual productions. Projects were completed by member schools during the 1995 fiscal year.

Following are Iowa State's award-winning stories, products and creators. Gold denotes first place, silver denotes second place and bronze denotes third place.


-- Writing (profiles): "Practice What You Preach" (VISIONS alumni publication), Dan Davenport

-- Writing (science/technology/research): "A Year in the Life of IPRT 1993-94," Anita Rollins

-- Visual design (magazines): VISIONS, Deb Gibson

-- Visual design (series or multiple-piece projects): Legacy program, Mary Jo Banwart

-- Photography: Unveiling (VISIONS), Jim Heemstra

-- Electronic media: Good Work, Carole Custer

-- Visual design: Athletic identity, Carole Custer

-- Marketing: ISU basketball billboards, athletic marketing department: Scott Barnes, Jeff Shoultz, Mary Zeigler

-- Direct mail appeal: Hixson Opportunity Award, Phyllis Peters

-- Special publications: College of Engineering promotional brochure, Janet Rohler


-- Student recruitment: Plant health recruitment, Brian Meyer

-- Internal communications (periodicals): Inside Iowa State, Diana Pounds, Linda Charles and Anne Dolan

-- Writing (news stories): "Accents in the Classroom," Steve Sullivan

-- Writing (news stories): "Activist Tries New Tack," Steve Sullivan

-- Visual design: Strategic plan brochure, Carole Custer

-- Visual design: CoHort membership brochure, Carole Custer

-- Visual design: Summer session, Carole Custer

-- Electronic media: Team Work, Carole Custer

-- Special constituency giving: ISU Lawyers Association, Bob Watson, Monica Porter

-- Capital campaign: President's Scholarship Campaign, Sheila Strike

-- Special publications/brochure copywriting: President's Scholarship Campaign brochure, Phyllis Peters

-- Special publications/visual design: President's Scholarship Campaign, Phyllis Peters

-- Photography: College of Engineering promotional report, Mike Haynes

-- Alumni Relations event: Legacy, Mary Jo Banwart


-- Periodicals (external audience): The Iowa Stater, Diana Pounds, Linda Charles, Anne Dolan

-- Writing (science/technology/research): "Hot Tip, Cool Fiber Discovery," Skip Derra and Diana Pounds

-- Internal communications: "View from Both Sides of the Desk," Anne Dolan

-- Special constituency giving: Blue Ribbon Weekend, Russ Wilson

-- Institutional relations publications: Events calendar, Deb Gibson

-- Magazines: VISIONS, Deb Gibson

-- Calendars: Events calendar, Deb Gibson

-- Feature stories: "Church and State University," Dan Davenport

-- Photography news or features: Masked Marvel, Jim Heemstra

-- Photography news or feature: Sight Unseen, Jim Heemstra

-- Electronic print advertising: The Bottom Line, Sarah Buck

-- Print advertising: A World of Opportunities, Phyllis Peters


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