Rising Star Awards

What is a Rising Star?

Rising Star Awards honor individuals with 3 to 5 years of experience in the advancement professions of Alumni Relations, Communications and Marketing, Advancement Services and Philanthropy, recognizing the accomplishments of those whose early success bodes well for future leadership and achievement. The Rising Star Awards will be presented at the 2019 District VIII Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13-15, 2019.

In the application process you will be asked to provide the following:

  • In 500 words or less please describe the nominator's association with the nominee and the nominee's accomplishments. Please include which advancement profession category they are being nominated in: Advancement Services, Alumni Relations, Communications and Marketing, or Philanthropy.
  • Nominee's Resume/CV
  • Letter of edorsement for nominee.

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The award is presented only in years when eligible candidates can be identified and are available to attend the conference. Only one award in each of the four categories-Alumni Relations, Communications and Marketing, Advancement Services and Philanthropy-may be presented. The Award winners will receive a complimentary registration to the District VIII Conference where they will receive their award. Recipients are responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses.

View 2019 Rising Stars Awards honorees

For more information and to submit nominations, please contact:

Darla McWilliams
CASE District VIII Board
Development Officer
University of Regina
210 Paskwaw Tower
Regina, SK CANADA S4S 0A2
(306) 585-4446