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Alcorn State University wins two CASE Awards

Alcorn State, MS (February 29, 2012) – CASE, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, awarded Alcorn State University’s magazine with the Award of Excellence for the second consecutive year and its “Get in the Game” athletic season ticket brochure with a Special Merit Award.

The judges raved, “Alcorn’s magazine is one of our favorites – engaging content, clean and creative design. An excellent use of color throughout to tie the magazine together – we loved it.”

The University accepted the awards at the CASE District III annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia, February 19-21. The magazine, Alcorn, recognizes the achievements of the university’s students, alumni, faculty, staff, research, community outreach, and degree programs. Alcorn was the only HBCU in Mississippi to be honored with two awards.

The entire University community participates in the production of Alcorn including the president. “Working with Institutional Affairs to create a publication that represents Alcorn at the highest level is hard work, and it is very rewarding to see that work come together to convey and connect with our audiences the distinctiveness of the Alcorn experience,” says Dr. M. Christopher Brown II.

“Alcorn State University is committed to producing excellent marketing materials that represent the essence of our rich history, public service and engagement,” says Marcus Ward, vice president for Institutional Affairs, adding that “the
Alcorn family greatly contributes to our marketing efforts and we thank them for all they do.”

CASE is one of the largest international associations of educational institutions, serving more than 3,400 universities, colleges, schools, and related organizations in 68 countries. CASE is the leading resource for professional development, information, and standards in the fields of education fundraising, communications, marketing and alumni relations.

To view the award-winning magazine, Alcorn online visit www.alcorn.edu.

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Alcorn State University is a premier comprehensive land-grant university that develops diverse students into globally-competitive leaders, and applies scientific research through collaborative partnerships which benefit the surrounding communities, state, nation and world.