NEW ALBANY, IN, (Nov. 8, 2012) – Indiana University Southeast’s 70th anniversary can add another accolade to its prestigious year – award-winning.
IU Southeast recently took first place in the Pride of CASE V Awards for Excellence in Special Events, Series of Events.
The University received a Gold Award for its series of 70th Anniversary celebrations including the 70th Year kickoff and timeline debut, the anniversary-themed Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner, the Thing-A-Ma-Dig tree planting, and the Warder Park Anniversary Concert.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V holds the awards program each year to honor institutions and individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the concept and execution of advancement programs and communications.
This is the third Gold Award in two years for IU Southeast. The University was honored in 2011 for Best Annual Report and Excellence in Special Events, Individual Event.
Many IU Southeast employees worked on the 70th Anniversary celebrations, including staff from the Office of the Chancellor, University Communications, Development, the Department of Music, Athletics, Campus Life, Information Technology, Physical Plant, and University Police. Within these departments, more than 30 people had some sort of planning, design, or execution roles.