Bringing Home the Gold: Pitzer Wins Two Top Awards from CASE


Claremont, Calif. (June 14, 2012)—Pitzer College won two grand gold 2012 Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for “Come Home to Roost,” last year’s alumni reunion weekend invitation designed by Communications Coordinator Mona Ducrocq. The invitation earned grand gold in the Excellence in Design Overall Category as well as the Overall Category for Institutional Relations Publications.

The invitation, featuring fowls from Pitzer’s chicken coop drawn by artist Steven Weinberg, is a 24-page booklet with reunion information laid out in mini-chapters inviting alumni back to campus for “swimming, sunning, green biking, hammocking, outbacking, dining, dancing, napping, laughing, remembering” and “roosting.”

CASE is an association for advancement professionals at educational institutions who work in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and related areas. The association’s international Circle of Excellence Awards recognize works that epitomize the profession’s best practices.

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