Big haul for McGill at CCAE and CASE

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

By McGill Reporter Staff

Derek Cassoff, Director of Communications for the Office of University Advancement, poses with McGill's CCAE haul.

Derek Cassoff, Director of Communications for the Office of University Advancement, poses with McGill’s recent CCAE awards haul.

It was a big week for McGill at the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education’s national conference in Saskatoon, where the University won eight Prix d’Excellence awards, tied with the University of Alberta for most in the country. That total included a remarkable five gold medals, along with three silvers.

This followed news the previous day that University Advancement has won a Platinum Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its Feed the Lead program in the category of Best Practices in Advancement Services. The Platinum categories recognize the best-of-the-best programs and practices in educational advancement among all CASE member institutions internationally. This marks the first time that McGill has received a Platinum award in any of the eight eligible categories.

Here is the complete list of McGill’s CCAE Prix d’Excellence awards:

Gold Medals:

  • Best Donor Relations Initiative for a coffee table book celebrating Seymour Schulich’s history of giving to McGill
  • Best Report to Donors for our new series of Donor Impact reports
  • Best Website for the University’s new undergraduate recruitment web site‎
  • Best Feature Writing in French to the McGill News for a profile of Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, the McGill medicine student who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL
  • Best Advancement Services Initiative for the Feed the Lead program

Silver Medals:

  • Best Brochure, Newsletter or Flyer for our Annual Fund Impact Report
  • Best Feature Writing in English to the McGill News for a profile of alumnae Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders
  • Best Advancement Services Initiative for the Prospect and Proposal Details report

 

 

 

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