2018 CUPPIE Award Winners

The 11th annual CUPPIE Awards were presented on Thursday, March 15. 495 entries were received from colleges, universities, and providers of private, specialized, and secondary education in Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisonsin. Judges represented experts in the field of communications and included designers, writers, educators, corporate executives, and media professionals.  Congratulations to the CUPPIE Award winners listed below. Click here for other awards given during the conference.

Division Name Award Organization Category Name Entry Title Credits
Advertising Gold Kutztown University Online web/social media advertising Ologie
Advertising Silver Peirce College Online Peirce College Program Specific Display Banner Ads Don Ulinski, Chad Jarae
Writing Gold Swarthmore College Long Form Story (more than 1-000 words) “Becoming Yourself” Jonathan Riggs
Writing Silver Swarthmore College Long Form Story (more than 1-000 words) “American Tiger”
Writing Bronze Lawrenceville School Long Form Story (more than 1-000 words) A Reliable Source Sean  Ramsden
Writing Honorable Mention Rider University Long Form Story (more than 1-000 words) BOOM by Adam Grybowski Adam Grybowski
Advertising Gold Franklin and Marshall College Online Dip Dash Ads Leigh Friedman, Tim Brixius, Deb Grove, Jenny Gumbert, Alexander Monelli
Advertising Silver Cabrini University Online Pandora Digital Radio Undergraduate Ads Megan Maccherone, Kevin Haugh, Linda Boyk
Advertising Bronze Duquesne University Online Duquesne University School of Business Advertising Campaign Duquesne Marketing & Communications Staff
Advertising Gold Temple University Outdoor Impact Bus Shelters Angelo Fichera, Robert Frawley, Didier Garcia, Samantha Krotzer, Chris Stein, Morgan Zalot
Advertising Silver Eastern University Outdoor Courage to Create Railcard Daniel  Peirce , Michael  Thomas
Advertising Bronze Cabrini University Outdoor SEPTA Outdoor Brand Awareness Ads
Advertising Honorable Mention Pennsylvania College of Technology Outdoor “Dreams Welcome” Billboard Carlos  Ramos, Sarah Patterson
Advertising Gold Kutztown University Outdoor Billboards adams outdoor
Advertising Silver JPL Outdoor Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences_Outdoor Advertising Staff
Advertising Bronze Aloysius Butler & Clark Outdoor USciences Tuition Reset Steve Merino, Jonathan Mathers, Alexandra Parkowski, Andrew Raftovich
Advertising Gold Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Print Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Psychology Awareness Campaign Terri Blair, Katie Foley
Advertising Silver JPL Print Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Ad Campaign Staff
Advertising Gold Franklin and Marshall College Print Encore Cultural Arts Calendar Booklet Michael Fink, Jason Klinger
Advertising Silver Bucknell University Print College of Management Launch Wall Street Journal Ad Andy Hirsch, Josie  Fertig
Advertising Bronze Wilmington University Print Wilmington University “You are Different. So are We.” Print Ad Natalie  Ridgeway, Bill  Swain, Johan Way, Virginia Gould, Melissa DiRocco, Eric  Mumford
Advertising Gold Wilmington University Radio Wilmington University Spring Registration Radio Spots Paul  Patton, Virginia Gould, Melissa DiRocco, Maria Hess, Patrick Pastor, Bill  Swain
Advertising Gold Eastern University TV I’m So Proud of You Aidan  Guynes , Michael  Thomas , Lisa  Woods
Advertising Honorable Mention Pennsylvania College of Technology TV “What Does It Take To Succeed” Tom Speicher, Carlos  Ramos
Advertising Gold University of the Sciences TV Thousands of Reasons to Take a Look at USciences Patricia Vanston, Michael Schwartzman, Angela Buchanico, Brian Kirschner, Aloysius Butler & Clark , Eskimo
Advertising Silver Paskill, Stapleton and Lord TV United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) TV Spot for ESPN staff
Advertising Bronze Allied Pixel TV Central Penn College – Adrienne Mary Wetzel, Joshua Ash, Bill Haley, Dan Mendenhall, Arielle Thomas
Print Gold Waynesburg University Advancement Communications 2015-2016 Annual Report Carrie McAfee, Ashley Wise, Matthew Stultz, Joshua Beppler, James DePriest, Maryann White
Print Silver Wilmington University Advancement Communications Wilmington University Personalized Inquiry Brochure Natlie  Ridgeway, Marie Gerrish
Print Bronze Franklin and Marshall College Advancement Communications Visual Arts Center Package Leigh Friedman, Todd Lineburger
Print Honorable Mention Franklin and Marshall College Advancement Communications Annual Report of Giving 2015-2016 Leigh  Friedman, Todd Lineburger, Diane Gegg, Cathy Roman, Jess  Cooley
Print Gold Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Postcards University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Postcards staff
Print Silver Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Postcards Spelman College Recruitment Postcard Series staff
Print Gold Manor College Postcards Spotlight Series Postcards Kelly Peiffer, Celeste Joyce, Shiloh Silverman, Stephanie Walker
Print Silver Penn State, Brandywine Postcards Penn State Brandywine 50th anniversary invitation Bill Tyson
Print Bronze Temple University Postcards Temple University Campus Visit Postcard Ryan Brandenberg, Angelo Fichera, Didier Garcia, Samantha Krotzer, Betsy Manning
Print Gold Misericordia University Covers The Arch and so much more Paul Krzywicki, Kayley Lefavier, Jim Sabulski
Print Silver Misericordia University Covers Unraveling Mysteries of the Brain Paul  Krzywicki, Kayley Lefavier
Print Bronze Penn State, Berks Covers Penn State Berks Blue & White Magazine Cover 2017 Kathryn Quinn, Jacqueline Cozma, Lisa Baldi
Print Honorable Mention Bucknell University Covers Cover of the Food Issue of Bucknell Magazine, Summer 2017 David Harp, photographer, Sherri Kimmel, editor, Matt Hughes, associate editor, Donna  Glass, designer
Print Gold Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Posters History on Food Sandy  Busch
Print Silver Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Posters Black History Tyler  Sing
Print Bronze Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Posters University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Poster Series staff
Print Honorable Mention Franklin and Marshall College Posters We Are F&M Poster Eric Forberger, Chris Karlesky, Michael Artman
Print Gold Muhlenberg College Advancement Communications Muhlenberg College Annual Report 2016-2017 William Keller, Nikki Gum, Susan Williams
Photography Gold Swarthmore College Feature Photo Hive Minded Laurence Kesterson
Photography Silver Franklin and Marshall College Feature Photo Un-bee-lievable Deb Grove
Photography Bronze Ithaca College Feature Photo Focused: When Passion Meets Purpose Adam Baker, Giovanni  Santacroce
Photography Honorable Mention Bucknell University Feature Photo Admitted Student Day at Bucknell University Emily  Paine
Photography Gold Swarthmore College News/Event/Sports Last Collection Laurence Kesterson
Photography Silver Kutztown University News/Event/Sports Kodo Andrew Ferguson
Photography Bronze Eastern University News/Event/Sports Solar Eclipse at EU Elyse  Garner
Photography Honorable Mention Franklin and Marshall College News/Event/Sports Commencement Deb Grove
Wild Card Gold Bucknell University Wild Card Eclipse Coverage Package Matt Hughes, Emily Paine, Joey  Krulock , Heather  Johns, Christina Wallace
Wild Card Silver Temple University – College of Liberal Arts 2 Wild Card Class of 2021 Poster Map Chelsea Pro
Wild Card Bronze Manor College Wild Card Manor College Annual Report website Kelly Peiffer, Emily Carroll, Kimberly Hamm, John  Winicki, Jonathan  Peri
Wild Card Honorable Mention Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Wild Card United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Lamp Post Banner Series staff
Public Relations and Marketing Gold Drexel – University Communications Branding Campaign Ambition Can’t Wait Lori Doyle, James Katsaounis, Carrie Roye, Craig Kampes, Alese Dickson, William  Ezell
Public Relations and Marketing Silver Kutztown University Branding Campaign It’s good to be golden Ologie
Public Relations and Marketing Bronze Manor College Branding Campaign Manor College Rebrand Campaign Kelly Peiffer, Emily Carroll, Jonathan  Peri, Ruben Charmelus, Sarah  Clymer, Heseung  Song, Steven Sonntag, Mackenzie Sheely, Margot Mahon
Public Relations and Marketing Honorable Mention Duquesne University Branding Campaign Duquesne University Image Campaign Duquesne Marketing & Communications Staff
Public Relations and Marketing Gold University of the Sciences PR Campaign USciences Tuition Reset Patricia Vanston, Michael Schwartzman, Angela Buchanico, Brian Kirschner, Amy Christopher, Gina Kernan, David Schulman, Jenn Pizzi, Aloysius Butler & Clark and Eskimo, Fleet Walker Productions
Public Relations and Marketing Silver Gettysburg College PR Campaign Journey mapping the prospective student experience Staff
Public Relations and Marketing Bronze Penn State, Brandywine PR Campaign Penn State Brandywine 50th anniversary Bill Tyson
Public Relations and Marketing Honorable Mention Rowan University PR Campaign Rowan University Water Quality Crisis Joe Cardona, Lori Marshall, Patricia Quigley, Rosie Braude, Danielle Roberts, Jen Bell, Frank Troiani, Lynne Musick, Steve Pimpinella, Kyle Corrigan
Public Relations and Marketing Gold Rowan University Sp. Event Promotion Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University Barbara Baals, Lori  Marshall, Joe  Cardona, Rosie  Braude Esposito, Daniel Murphy, Steven  Pimpinella, Thuy Vo, Judy  Haraburda, Kyle Corrigan
Public Relations and Marketing Silver Drexel – University Communications Sp. Event Promotion Drexel Universitys 125th Anniversary Alissa Falcone, Sonja  Sherwood, Lori Doyle, Jim Katsaounis, Chris Johnson, Chip Hartford, Lynn Clouser, Russell Cooke, Ros Remer
Public Relations and Marketing Bronze Waynesburg University Sp. Event Promotion 2016 Day of Giving Carrie McAfee, Ashley Wise, Matthew Stultz, Joshua Beppler, James DePriest, Maryann White, Institutional Advancement
Public Relations and Marketing Honorable Mention Luzerne County Community College Sp. Event Promotion 50th Anniversary Campaign Lisa Nelson, Robert Bogdon, Kathy Goeringer, Mark James
Print Gold Villanova School of Business Brochures VSB Graduate Brochure Cathy J. Toner, Monica Allen, Matthew Schmidt Design
Print Silver Rutgers University, Camden Brochures We Know How Undergraduate Admissions Brochure Monica  Buonincontri, Sam Starnes, Ali  Doucette, Lucy  Price
Print Bronze Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Brochures University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance Brochure staff
Writing No Winner Blog Writing
Print Gold Temple University Brochures Temple University Community Resource Guide David Bonomo, Jazmyn Burton
Print Silver UPenn Grad School of Education Brochures #commoncore Project Bridget Goldhahn, Charlie Layton
Print Bronze Ithaca College Brochures Visit Messaging Series Erin Davis, Cristina Eagan, Paula Welling, Nate Padavick, Nellie  Wallace, Hope Dodge, Kelly Stern, Adam Baker, Giovanni Santacroce
Print Honorable Mention Towson University Brochures Arts & Culture Calendar – Spring 2017 Virginia Cook, David Calkins, Heather Sorenson
Writing Gold Temple University Short Form Story (less than 1-000 words) Decades apart, two Owls share aspirationsand a gown Angelo Fichera
Writing Silver Wilmington University Short Form Story (less than 1-000 words) Carlos Cotto: Higher (and Higher) Education Bob Yearick
Writing Bronze Gettysburg College Short Form Story (less than 1-000 words) Becoming Bat-man in the name of science Carina Sitkus
Writing Honorable Mention Swarthmore College Short Form Story (less than 1-000 words) ART AS A WEAPON Gina Myers
Electronic Media Gold Temple University Video Discover Temple: A brand video experience Rene Cosides, Vivienne Dobbs, Eryn Jelesiewicz, Francesca Reynolds, Maria Raha, Bowstring Studios
Electronic Media Silver Grove City College Video Faith & Purpose at Grove City College Brad Isles, Lesley Jaycox, Jacki Muller
Electronic Media Bronze Temple – College of Liberal Arts Video The Story of Darion Porter ’17 Joseph Master, Dan Leung, Max Goldberg
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Cabrini University Video You Are Welcome Here Video Eugene Ahn, Allied Pixel
Electronic Media Gold Ithaca College Video Planet Ithaca Adam Baker, Giovanni Santacroce, Hudson Payer, Zack Martin, Josh Margolis, Griffin Shultz, Gabe Shakour
Electronic Media Silver Bucknell University Video Bucknell Art Student Steve Gibson, Dan  Neinhuis, Andy Hirsch
Electronic Media Bronze Millersville University Video Spring FestiVille Concert Weekend Promo Anthony Burgos ’18
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Video Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Student Stories Rachel Eisenmann, Claudia  Cappelli, Alyssa D’Addieco
Print Gold Juniata College Viewbooks 2017 Juniata College Viewbook Juniata Marketing Team , Juniata Enrollment Team , Cognitive Marketing
Print Silver Thiel Viewbooks Where… Richard Orr, Kelly McKenzie
Print Bronze Paskill, Stapleton and Lord Viewbooks Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) Viewbook staff
Print Honorable Mention Villanova School of Business Viewbooks/Annual Report Center for Global Leadership Annual Report 2016-2017 Cathy J. Toner, Shannon M. Wilson, Kimberly Cahill, Matthew Schmidt Design
Print Gold Duquesne University Viewbooks Duquesne University Undergraduate Viewbook 2017 Duquesne Marketing & Communications Staff
Print Silver Cabrini University Viewbooks Undergraduate Admissions Viewbook Megan Maccherone, Kevin Haugh, Linda Boyk
Print Bronze Villanova University Viewbooks/Annual Report Villanova College of Engineering Annual Review 2016-17 Kimberly Shimer, Johanna Roebas
Print Honorable Mention Towson University Viewbooks Graduate Studies Viewbook Kristen Hughes, Michelle Stidham, Michael Berends
Print Gold Franklin and Marshall College Magazines Franklin & Marshall Magazine Chris Karlesky, Todd Lineburger, Kevin Burke, Gregory Wright, Anita Focht, Michael Artman
Print Silver Villanova School of Business Magazines Villanova Business Summer 2017 Magazine Cathy J. Toner, Shannon M. Wilson, Matthew Schmidt Design
Print Bronze Rutgers University, Camden Magazines Rutgers – Camden Magazine Michael  Sepanic, Sam  Starnes, Domenica  Genovese, Brenda  Foster
Electronic Media Gold Temple University E-Newsletters Nutshell, a Temple University student e-newsletter David Bonomo, Rose Caporaletti, Andrew Collette, Robert Frawley, Kristina Gannotta, Didier Garcia, Samantha Krotzer, Brandon Lausch
Electronic Media Silver Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine E-Newsletters Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Link Renee Cree, Claudia Cappelli
Electronic Media Bronze Millersville University E-Newsletters ‘Ville Daily Campus E-Newsletter Janet  Kacskos
Electronic Media Gold JPL Interactive Media (virtual tour- apps. etc-) Harrisburg University Projection Mapping Display Robert Wood, Jason  Slenker, Charles Palmer, Josh Miller
Electronic Media Silver UPenn Grad School of Education Interactive Media (virtual tour- apps. etc-) #commoncore Project Jonathan  Supovitz, Maria Kelly, Rebecca Leech, Antonietta Kies, Charlie Layton, Bridget Goldhahn
Electronic Media Bronze Temple University Interactive Media (virtual tour- apps. etc-) True Grit: An interactive photo essay showcasing Temple University rowers Ryan Brandenberg, Kim Fischer, Robert Frawley, Samantha Krotzer
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Bucknell University Interactive Media (virtual tour- apps. etc-) Bucknell 360 Videos Heather Johns, Emily Paine
Electronic Media Gold Temple University Social Media Campaign The #YouAreWelcomeHere Campaign Elle Butler, Lisa Meritz, Jessica Sandberg
Electronic Media Silver Bucknell University Social Media Campaign Facebook Live Campus Tour Heather Johns, Lisa Scott, Steve Gibson, Dan Neinhuis, Andy Hirsch, Rob Springall, Lauren Rambo
Electronic Media Bronze Drexel – University Communications Social Media Campaign #Drexel125; founder’s mustache Instagram campaign Sonja Sherwood, Carla Delgado, Jim Katsaounis
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Bucknell University Social Media Campaign BUCKet List Challenge Heather Johns, Elaine Waldron, Adrienne Beaver
Electronic Media Gold Franklin and Marshall College Social – Standalone Post (FB- Tweet- Instagram) Presidential Plunge Andrew Bilindabagabo, Timothy Brixius
Electronic Media Silver Penn State Lehigh Valley Social – Standalone Post (FB- Tweet- Instagram) PSU-LV Mannequin Challenge Previn  Joseph, Jessie Heimann
Electronic Media Bronze Grove City College Social – Standalone Post (FB- Tweet- Instagram) New Website Announcement Justin Harbaugh, Brad Isles, Lesley Jaycox, Jacki Muller
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Grove City College Social – Standalone Post (FB- Tweet- Instagram) Harbison Chapel reflection in puddle Andrew Stein, Brad Isles, Jacki Muller
Electronic Media Gold Kutztown University Web Feature Package admissions microsite Ologie
Electronic Media Silver Saint Joseph’s University Web Feature Package Outcomes: One Campus. Countless Stories. That’s Living Greater. Colleen Sabatino, Will Marsh
Electronic Media Bronze York College of Pennsylvania Web Feature Package My York Experience Nicole Montgomery, Andy  Shaw, Jon  Shaw
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Bucknell University Web Feature Package New Bison Mascot Statue Matt Hughes, Emily Paine, Heather Johns, Christina Wallace , Joey Krulock
Electronic Media Gold Rutgers University, Camden Website Redesign/Refresh Rutgers University Undergraduate Admissions Web Suite Monica  Buonincontri, Victoria  Toomer, Yosmeriz Roman, Diane Harris, Julie Barad, Jill Ferraro, Jennifer Hollis, Nicole  Sutherland, Kevin Dowlin, Staff
Electronic Media Silver Wharton – University of Penn Website Redesign/Refresh Wharton Doctoral Programs Website Colleen Mullarkey, Kelly   Andrews, Karuna Krishna, Rachel Woodman, Kathy  Menkes
Electronic Media Bronze Drexel – University Communications Website Redesign/Refresh Drexel Magazine website redesign Sonja Sherwood, Koncordia Group, Chip Hartford
Electronic Media Honorable Mention Lebanon Valley College Website Redesign/Refresh Lebanon Valley College Website Redesign Nicole  Berkhimer, Molly O’Brien-Foelsch, Jasmine Bucher, Emily  Acri, Ali  Wenger, Tom  Hanrahan, Dave Shapiro, Jason  Gamble, Laura Brent, Sam Spurlock
Print Gold Thomas Jefferson University – Marketing Magazines Innovator Trish Shea, Pat Bladridge
Print Silver Drexel – University Communications Magazines Drexel MagazineSpecial 125thAnniversary Edition and Redesign Sonja Sherwood, Alissa Falcone
Print Bronze Lafayette College Magazines Summer 2017 Issue of Lafayette College Alumni Magazine Mark Eyerly, Kathleen Parrish, Dave Block, Bill Landauer, Kathryne Keck-Harris, Donna Kneule, Dale Mack, Kevin Hardy, Ashli Truchon
Print Honorable Mention Saint Joseph’s University Magazines Saint Joseph’s University Magazine Molly Harty, Carol McLaughlin, Ian Riley, Lisa  Chicchi