As leaders in alumni engagement and philanthropy, the Office of Advancement has been recognized by the following professional organizations for our work.

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • The 2017 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership
CASE Circle of Excellence
  • 2016 Silver for Fundraising Publications Packages (For the Bold Case Statement)
CASE Educational Fundraising Awards
  • 2015 Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Improvement
CASE District III
  • 2019 Grand Award for Editorial Design (One Hundred Years of Co-Education article)
  • 2019 Award of Excellence for Alumni Website of Microsite (Homecoming & Reunion Weekend)
  • 2018 Opportunity and Inclusion Award (Earl T. Granger, III)
  • 2018 Special Merit for Alumni Relations (W&M Weekend)
  • 2018 Special Merit for Alumni Relations Engagement Project, Event, or Program (Tribe Trunk)
  • 2018 Special Merit for Special Event (Hulon Willis 25thAnniversary)
  • 2017 Grand Award for Marketing/Branding Video (For the Bold Campaign Video)
  • 2017 Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (The Significant Digits of Walter Hickey article)
  • 2017 Award of Excellence for Illustration – Cover (Summer W&M Alumni Magazine)
  • 2017 Award of Excellence for Fundraising Video (One Tribe One Day Series)
  • 2017 Special Merit for Magazine (W&M Alumni Magazine)
  • 2017 Special Merit for Editorial Design (Books & Beyond article)
  • 2017 Special Merit for Specialty Piece (Campaign Launch VIP Invitation)
  • 2016 Award of Excellence for Best Practices in Fundraising (One Tribe One Day)
  • 2016 Special Merit for Best Articles of the Year (Free Speech Under Fire article)
  • 2016 Special Merit for Overall Annual Fund Program (Annual Giving and Participation Program)
University and College Designers Association
  • 2018 Award of Excellence (W&M Wrapping Paper)
  • 2018 Award of Excellence (Charter Day Video)
  • 2018 Silver Award (One Tribe One Day Video Series)
Graphic Design USA
  • 2017 American Inhouse Design Award (Travel Brochure)
  • 2017 American Inhouse Deisgn Award (Moving Pictures article)
  • 2016 American Inhouse Design Award (LiftOff article)
  • 2016 American Inhouse Design Award (Campaign Launch VIP Invitation)
  • 2016 American Inhouse Design Award (Homecoming Invitation)
Annual Giving Network
  • 2019 Winner of AGN's Best in Annual Giving Challenge (2018 Move-In Items Solicitation)