CCHS magazine lauded for excellence

November 1, 2022

The College of Community Health Sciences Annual Report magazine received two prestigious awards for excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The 2020 publication was awarded a Circle of Excellence Award and a Best of District III Award.

Circle of Excellence Awards recognize outstanding work in communications, marketing and alumni relations from colleges and universities around the world. The CCHS Annual Report was selected out of more than 4,500 entries from 28 countries for a Circle of Excellence Silver Award.

“The Circle of Excellence Awards inspire others by showcasing innovation, best practices and resourcefulness,” said Sue Cunningham, CASE’s president and CEO. “I encourage you to be proud of this accomplishment. We are thrilled for your success and delighted to celebrate your accomplishments.”

The Annual Report magazine also received CASE’s award for Best of District III. The district spans the Southeast and includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

“You are recognized for extraordinary work. Your creative and innovative ideas will serve as inspiration for countless others in the months and year ahead,” said Vicky Medlock, District III awards chair. “CASE District III is laser-focused on emerging trends. Your work ensures that our profession continues to innovate and improve our practices.”

CCHS External Relations staff who produced the 2020 Annual Report are Nicholas Jones, the department’s assistant director, and Leslie Zganjar, the department’s director.

“These awards encourage us to continue producing compelling work showing the world the impact of The University of Alabama,” said Ryan Bradley, UA’s vice president for Strategic Communications.

CASE works to advance and support higher education institutions by enhancing the effectiveness of communications, marketing, alumni relations and advancement.