Relations Department Wins Award for Alumni Magazine
2014 - Shaw
University's Public Relations Department received the "Special Merit" award
this semester for the re-design of the Shaw Gazette, the University's alumni
magazine. The Council For Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District
III presented the award during its annual "Make Waves" conference in Orlando,
Shaw's public relations department competed
against more than 30 universities and colleges in the district to receive the
award in the "Print and Digital Publications - Magazine/Tabloid Improvement"
category. The department is comprised of Odessa Hines, the University’s director
of public relations and Reneé Saddler, the University's webmaster and graphic
designer. Public Relations is responsible for writing, editing and designing
the Shaw Gazette which is published twice a year. This is the first time in the
University’s history that it has received an award from CASE.
CASE District III advances and supports
educational and professional institutions in the southeastern United States by
enhancing the effectiveness of the alumni relations, fund raising,
communications, marketing and other advancement professionals who serve them.
The District’s annual awards competition includes more than 68 categories
including "best practices in fundraising," "writing for the media," and "best recruitment