Minnesota Alumni magazine receives publishing industry award

Award of excellence from CASE

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, one of the largest international associations of education institutions, has named Minnesota Alumni magazine a bronze award winner of its 2017 Circle of Excellence awards program. The University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s quarterly magazine was recognized for its winter 2017 special reader-written issue on Aging. A panel of experts selected the Alumni Association’s entry in the Special Issues category from among 41 entries.

“In this issue, Minnesota Alumni takes a look at aging by inviting their readership (average age 55) to contribute,” the judges wrote. “Inviting the readership to contribute to the issue was an innovative approach. This results in a highly personal look at a difficult and often ignored topic. Beautiful use of black and white portraiture only enhanced the written content,” they said.

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education serves more than 3,670 universities, colleges, schools and related organizations in more than 82 countries. CASE is the leading resource for professional development, information and standards in the fields of education fundraising, communications, marketing and alumni relations.


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