Office of University Communications receives CASE Awards

Office of University Communications receives CASE Awards

Dec. 22, 2015
For Immediate Release



By Jordan Antle, communications assistant


CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Campbellsville University’s Office of University Communications received three Grand Awards and three Awards of Excellence from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Ky. organization during the CASE-Kentucky conference recently in Lexington.


The office staff won the Grand Awards, the highest award, for the following: the Campbellsvillian alumni magazine in the print and digital publications category for institutions less than 10,000 students; the university’s Economic Impact Study under the category of graphic design, single-page publication or flier; and for a special print low budget publication “Homecoming 2014: Let the Good Times Roar” that was published in the Central Kentucky News-Journal.


The Award of Excellence was given to Campbellsville University for the following: a graphic design specialty piece Infographic for Campbellsvillian; Ministry in Action in the print and digital publications tabloid category; and the cover graphic design for the university’s Economic Impact Study.


Special merit awards were given for 10 other entries in advertising, graphic design, print and digital publications and programs and projects.


Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, who oversees the Office of University Communications at Campbellsville University, said, “We are very gratified by the large number of CASE awards. Our University Communications staff is a hard-working professional team that is dedicated to sharing the Campbellsville University story via various media and venues. Congratulations to the staff on a job well done, and a word of appreciation is expressed to CASE for this recognition by our colleagues in the higher education community.”


Chowning said, “The CU communications team endeavors to utilize all forms of media and venues - from traditional print publications to the latest in social media platforms - to share the exciting news of Campbellsville University continuing progress and emphasis on servant leadership for our faculty, staff, coaches and students."


The 2014-15 office staff consisted of Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator; Linda Waggener, marketing and media relations coordinator; and Drew Tucker, communications assistant.


McKinney and Tucker, who is now marketing and media relations coordinator, remain full-time staff members; Waggener is now retired but is working on a part-time basis.


CASE-Kentucky is one of the few statewide CASE organizations. CASE-Kentucky strives to provide networking and career opportunities for institutions within the state, including the posting of job openings on the organization’s website and attending an annual conference.


Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering over 80 programs of study including 24 master’s degrees, seven postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is


Download Printable Document