Amanda Drumm

We are pleased to welcome two new board members, Shane Baglini, Senior Director of Marketing, Muhlenberg College, and William Keller, Assistant Vice President of Advancement Marketing & Communication, Office of College Advancement, Franklin & Marshall College.

The 17th annual CUPPIE Awards were presented on Thursday, March 14, 2024. A total of 407 entries were received from colleges, universities, agencies, and providers of private, specialized, and secondary education. Judges represented experts in the field of communications and included designers, writers, educators, corporate executives, and media professionals. Our Best of Show winner was Franklin & Marshall. Congratulations to everyone!

Entry Parent category Category Award
Pop, the Question Digital Media Audio (Radio/Podcast) Gold
Albright Out Loud: Season 2, Episode 9 – Spring Awakening Digital Media Audio (Radio/Podcast) Silver
Take Flight Radio Spot Digital Media Audio (Radio/Podcast) Bronze
MSU Brand Campaign – Audio Digital Media Audio (Radio/Podcast) HM
Widener University – Widener Family Connection e-newsletter Digital Media E-Newsletters Gold
Susquehanna University Year in Review Digital Media E-Newsletters Silver
Dragon Discoveries Newsletter Digital Media E-Newsletters Bronze
Susquehanna’s Weekly Student E-Newsletter Digital Media E-Newsletters HM
MSU Brand – Hulu Ad Selector Digital Media Interactive Media Gold
MSU Brand – Carousel Ad Digital Media Interactive Media Silver
100 Years of Honors Digital Media Long-Form Video >2:00 min Gold
Alumni Profile: Laura Diorio ’20
New York Stock Exchange Social Media
Digital Media Long-Form Video >2:00 min Silver
Congratulations on your acceptance to the Mount! Digital Media Long-Form Video >2:00 min Bronze
The Arborist Digital Media Long-Form Video >2:00 min HM
Win-Win: Promoting the EITC Program Digital Media Short-Form Video <2:00 min Gold
Holiday Video 2023 Digital Media Short-Form Video <2:00 min Gold
The Gettysburg Approach: Live a Consequential Life Digital Media Short-Form Video <2:00 min Silver
Visit Susquehanna University Digital Media Short-Form Video <2:00 min Bronze
MXene Research in Microgravity Digital Media Short-Form Video <2:00 min HM
Here & Beyond Social Campaign Digital Media Social Media Campaign Gold
POGIL Pledge Week – Social Media Campaign Digital Media Social Media Campaign Silver
Seton Hill University Grant Scholars Social Media Campaign Digital Media Social Media Campaign Bronze
Ken Burns Film Festival social coverage Digital Media Social Media Campaign HM
Pride 101 Series (Widener University) Digital Media Social Media Campaign HM
HeART & Design: Valentine’s Post Digital Media Standalone Post Gold
Barbie Campus Digital Media Standalone Post Silver
School Shopping 101 (Widener University) Digital Media Standalone Post Silver
Ben Fink Student Story – Turning “ugly” fruit into a brewtiful cider. Digital Media Standalone Post Bronze
Jeopardy! Clue Digital Media Standalone Post Bronze
Thomas R. Kline School of Law Duquesne University On the Rise post Digital Media Standalone Post HM
Class Spotlight – TikTok Digital Media Standalone Post HM
Duquesne University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion web area Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh Gold
Widener Pride Families Microsite Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh Gold
MU Digital Magazine Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh Silver
Susquehanna’s Center for Spirituality & Meaning Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh Bronze
Franklin & Marshall College Website Redesign Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh Bronze
Susquehanna University Homepage Redesign Digital Media Website – Redesign/Refresh HM
Young Alumni Website Digital Media Website Feature Gold
Explore Lancaster Digital Media Website Feature Silver
Living & Learning in Lancaster Digital Media Website Feature Silver
Strategic Direction / Gettysburg Approach Digital Media Website Feature Bronze
The Music Never Stopped Digital Media Website Feature Bronze
Student and Post-Graduate Development Digital Media Website Feature HM
Dragon Discoveries Digital Media Website Feature HM
Top 3 Accounting Myths Debunked: Learn What’s Changed and Where the Industry is Headed Executive Communications Opinion/Op-Ed Writing Gold
Dr. Marti Trudeau Op-Ed on The Role of Licensed Practical Nursing Shortage Executive Communications Opinion/Op-Ed Writing Silver
A college degree is still the best bet for a good salary Executive Communications Opinion/Op-Ed Writing Silver
How to interview Trump while avoiding the mistakes of the past Executive Communications Opinion/Op-Ed Writing Bronze
Two New College Presidents, One Unified Vision for Campus Health Executive Communications Opinion/Op-Ed Writing HM
A Taylor-Swift Inspired Commencement Address Executive Communications Speech Writing/Remarks Gold
Summit on the Future Address Executive Communications Speech Writing/Remarks Silver
MU JustAsk Campaign Marketing/Advertising Branding Campaign Gold
MSU Admissions Branding Campaign Marketing/Advertising Branding Campaign Silver
PCOM “Health is Everything” Branding Campaign Marketing/Advertising Branding Campaign Bronze
BluePrint Campaign Marketing/Advertising Branding Campaign HM
PennWest Giving Day 2023 Marketing/Advertising Digital Advertising Gold
MSU Admissions Digital Advertising Marketing/Advertising Digital Advertising Silver
Science with Purpose: New Expansion of Engineering Programs Marketing/Advertising Digital Advertising Bronze
Rowan University: Forever Forward Marketing/Advertising Digital Advertising Bronze
The Future of Medicine: New College of Medicine. Duquesne University Marketing/Advertising Digital Advertising HM
MU Admissions Lobby Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design Gold
Smartbox Graphics Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design Silver
Spooky Nook Fitness Center Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design Bronze
“Materials For” Poster Series Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design HM
Arcadia University’s New Welcome Center in Grey Towers Castle Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design HM
Susquehanna Rebranded Stadium and Street Banners Marketing/Advertising Environmental Design HM
MSU Brand – Outdoor Marketing/Advertising Outdoor Gold
Home of Arcadia University – Glenside SEPTA Station Marketing/Advertising Outdoor Silver
Majestic Theater Window Displays Marketing/Advertising Outdoor Bronze
Centennial Banners Marketing/Advertising Outdoor HM
100 Years Forward: The History of Rowan University Marketing/Advertising Print Gold
Education Exchange 2023 (alumni magazine) Marketing/Advertising Print Silver
PennWest Vulcans Baseball 2023 Marketing/Advertising Print Bronze
MU Accept Packet Marketing/Advertising Print Bronze
Seton Hill University – Fit for the World Advertisement Marketing/Advertising Print HM
Moore College of Art & Design 2023 Digital Viewbook Outreach Admissions Viewbooks Gold
Gettysburg College Viewbook Outreach Admissions Viewbooks Silver
MU Viewbook Outreach Admissions Viewbooks Bronze
You Belong Here – 2023 Viewbook Outreach Admissions Viewbooks HM
The Swarthmore Fund Annual Fall Appeal Outreach Advancement Communications Gold
Planting the Seeds of Success (Stewardship mailer) Outreach Advancement Communications Silver
At The Prep: The Campaign for The Prep Fund Outreach Advancement Communications Bronze
King’s College Donor Impact Report Outreach Advancement Communications HM
MU “Why I Play” Outreach Athletic Communications Gold
Energized Outreach Athletic Communications Silver
Go Blue Jays! Gameday Social Graphics Outreach Athletic Communications Bronze
Public Launch of Our Mission, Our Moment, Our Mount Campaign Outreach Capital Campaign Gold
2023 Bold Vision Case Statement & Campaign Materials Outreach Capital Campaign Silver
Together, We’re Golden: The Campaign for KU — Videos from Closing Event Outreach Capital Campaign Bronze
Stories of Service Foward Magazine Cover Outreach Covers Gold
Fall 2023 Muhlenberg Magazine Cover Outreach Covers Silver
Spring 2023 Muhlenberg Magazine Cover Outreach Covers Silver
Winter Bulletin Cover 2023: Honors at 100 Outreach Covers Bronze
Spring Bulletin Cover 2023: Concerts on Campus Over the Decades Outreach Covers HM
York College Magazine 2022-23 Vol. 3 Outreach Covers HM
Spring 2023 Muhlenberg Magazine Outreach Magazines Gold
MU Alumni Magazine Outreach Magazines Gold
The Bulletin, Spring/Summer 2023 Outreach Magazines Silver
Bulletin redesign Outreach Magazines Bronze
Honor Bound magazine Outreach Magazines Bronze
Spring Villanova Business Magazine 2023 Outreach Magazines Bronze
Rowan Research Outreach Magazines HM
The Bulletin, Fall 2023 Outreach Magazines Hm
A Mars-tastic Rover Photography Feature Photo Gold
Mother Nature’s Fireworks Photography Feature Photo Silver
Dawn of Classes Photography Feature Photo Bronze
“Holi Angel” by Mason Cavalier Photography Feature Photo HM
Celebration: Kutztown University field hockey Photography News/Event/Sports Photo Gold
Circuit City, Bucknell Magazine, Spring 2023 Photography News/Event/Sports Photo Silver
“She Believed” by Mason Cavalier Photography News/Event/Sports Photo Bronze
Susquehanna University Men’s Rugby Photography News/Event/Sports Photo HM
First-Year Seminar Brochure Print Brochures Gold
Parent Admit Packet – Widener University Print Brochures Silver
Living Our Promise Print Brochures Bronze
Value Piece Print Brochures HM
Blue Jay Blast Off – New Student Orientation Print Postcards Gold
Misericordia University Atrocious Name, No Way Print Postcards Silver
MU “Catch you on a Monday” Postcard Print Postcards Bronze
Theatre Poster – The Seven Sides of Satire: A Collection of Seven Short Plays Print Posters Gold
Student New Works Festival Poster Print Posters Gold
2023 Spring Dance Concert Poster Print Posters Silver
The World Needs Diplomats Poster Print Posters Bronze
F&M On the Camino Poster Print Posters HM
Shreiber School of Veterinary Medicine gift announcement and groundbreaking Public Relations and Communications Public Relations Campaign Gold
Welcome Home: Celebrating Hawks Soaring As Eagles Public Relations and Communications Public Relations Campaign Silver
Widener University – President For a Day Public Relations and Communications Public Relations Campaign Silver
Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 Public Relations and Communications Public Relations Campaign Bronze
Hispanic Heritage Month Series Public Relations and Communications Public Relations Campaign HM
2023 Juniata College Book Move Public Relations and Communications Special Events/Virtual Events Gold
Summit on the Future Public Relations and Communications Special Events/Virtual Events Silver
Alumni Weekend Branding Public Relations and Communications Special Events/Virtual Events Bronze
Compelling Perspectives Public Relations and Communications Special Events/Virtual Events HM
Pop Up Blue Jay Mascot Wild Card Wild Card Gold
Wagner College Admitted Students Packet Wild Card Wild Card Silver
First Impressions Project, Duquesne University Wild Card Wild Card Bronze
National Flight Map Wild Card Wild Card HM
Making Palianytsia at Manor College to Show Support for Ukraine Wild Card Wild Card HM
Helping students ACHIEVE Writing Blog Writing
Editor’s Letter Writing Blog Writing
Study Abroad Celebrate 100 Years Writing Blog Writing
“The Fruit is Out There” Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) Gold
MU “Lost & Found” Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) Gold
Architect Jared Della Valle is Designing Change Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) Silver
75 Years of the Only Station That Matters Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) Bronze
Discovery at Red Bank Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) HM
Honor Bound magazine – Bugging Out Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) HM
On Air with WXVU Writing Long Form Story (more than 1,000 words) HM
The Making of a Mascot Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) Gold
Optometry Alum Designs Frames for African-American Facial Features Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) Gold
Laying the Groundwork Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) Silver
The New Nimble Robot, Bucknell Magazine, Summer 2023 Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) Bronze
Rolling Stone Reporter: ‘F&M Was The Right Place for Me’ Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) Bronze
TikTok Phenom Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) HM
Philosopher Krista Thomason Explores Enigmatic Value of Bad Feelings in New Book Writing Short-Form Story (less than 1,000 words) HM