2020 Prix d'Excellence Celebration & Results

Congratulations to all the 2020 recipients, and we hope you enjoyed this week’s celebrations!

Thank you to the fantastic emcee’s of this years celebration:

lynne connellyLynne Connelly

Development Coordinator, Université de Saint-Boniface

 

ben chapdelaineBen Chapdelaine

Associate Director, Annual Giving, McMaster University

 

Thank you to Tempo Framing Systems for their continued support of the Prix d’Excellence Award program for 20 years! 


Watch the 2020 Prix d'Excellence Celebration:


Results


 

CATEGORY

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silver

bronze


1. Best Alumni Event

15th Anniversary Criminology Dinner
Wilfrid Laurier University
Humber Film at 50
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Homecoming 2019
St. Francis Xavier University

2. Best Development Event

Juravinski Gala: Celebrating a Philanthropic Journey & Lasting Legacy
McMaster University

Made by McGill Campaign Launch
McGill University

RBC Learn to Work, Work to Learn Program Gift Announcement
University of Saskatchewan


3. Best Special Event

Celebrating 90 Years
Trent University

Welcome Home Dominion-Chalmers Pipe Organ Event
Carleton University

Bader International Study Centre 25th Anniversary
Queen's University


4. Best Alumni Initiative

Celebrating 50 years of Women Athletics
St. Francis Xavier University

How a Free Trial Led to a Big Welcome
McMaster University

Queen’s Venture Network – Supporting the Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Queen's University


5. Best Fundraising Initiative

One Day for Students
University of Saskatchewan

FY20 ALG Fall Campaign
University of Toronto

MBA Legacy Fund
Queen's University


6. Best Donor Relations Initiative

Mulroney Liaison Officers
St. Francis Xavier University

Centralized Annual Fund Stewardship
McGill University

2019 Thankathon
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation


7. Best Community Outreach Initiative

Food For Thought Film Screening and Forum
University of Saskatchewan
Estetics Program for Syrian Refugees
Algonquin College

Queen’s University Canada Day Celebration in England
Queen's University


8. Best Volunteer Initiative

Alumni Student Support & Engagement Team (ASSET)
University of Alberta

Leaders Alliance Lunch and Workshop
McGill University

No recipient


9. Best Indigenous Relations Initiative

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Alumni Gathering
St. Francis Xavier University

Michi Saagiig Protocol Guide Book
Trent University

Cérémonie des réussites autochtones
Université de Montréal


10. Best Media Relations Initiative

Black hole breakthrough
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Mulroney Institute and Mulroney Hall Grand Opening
St. Francis Xavier University

Leaving a legacy: $100 million research gift for three institutions
McMaster University


11. Best Public Relations / Marketing / Communications Initiative

Blown Away – Partnering on a Netflix Reality Show to Highlight Sheridan’s Expertise in Glass Education
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Saskatchewan Rush Fan Appreciation Night Honouring U of S Alumni
University of Saskatchewan

Peebles - Our Nobel Laureate
University of Manitoba


12. Best Student and / or Young Alumni Initiative

No Recipient

Earn a Car
Holland College

LUSAA is Born - The building of a team
Lakehead University


13. Best Annual Giving Initiative

Making Space for Music Giving Day
Wilfrid Laurier University

Calendar Year-End Appeal 2019
University of Waterloo

Giving Tuesday - Add Sprinkles UVic
University of Victoria


14. Best Advancement Services Initiative

No Recipient

ALG Campaign CUBE
University of Toronto

Behind the Scenes on Giving Tuesday
Carleton University


15. Best Use of Social Media

Science trip contests
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Encouraging Students to Think Global
McMaster University

@umstudent
University of Manitoba


16. Best New Idea: Creativity on a Shoestring

Our Contest Doesn't Suck
Wilfrid Laurier University

Alumni UBC Career Development Webinar Series - Career Planning for UBC Alumni, By UBC Alumni
University of British Columbia

Physics wallpapers
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


17. Best Website

Giving website
McGill University

Discover McMaster website
McMaster University

Waterloo-Connecting imagination with impact
University of Waterloo


18. Best Online Publication

ALLUMEZ - votre magazine web
Universite de Moncton

2019 Report to the Community
Saint Mary's University

Folio: Building a better brand journalism platform
University of Alberta


19. Best Use of Multi-Media

alumni UBC VR video
University of British Columbia
Sciographies
Dalhousie University
The Why & How Podcast
University of Guelph

20. Best Use of Video / Film

Made by McGill in Motion Picture
McGill University
View Video

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics Announcement
University of Guelph
View Video

“Concordians: take pride in your alma mater”
Concordia University
View Video


21. Best Print Magazine

UofTMed Magazine - The Art of Dying Issue (Winter 2019)
University of Toronto

UM Today The Magazine
University of Manitoba

2018-2019 Donor Impact Report
St. Francis Xavier University


22. Best Report to Donors

2018-19 Report on Giving
University of Waterloo

Boundless: Final Campaign Report - University of Toronto
University of Toronto

The Giving Report 
Acadia University


23. Best Printed Brochure, Newsletter, or Flyer

Gift Planning Flyer for the Isabel Bader Centre
Queen's University

Legacy Giving Newsletter 2019
McGill University

Brighter World: Research Excellence Brochure, Times Higher Education 8-Page Insert
McMaster University


24. Best Feature Writing – English

A decade at the helm
Queen's University

Truth and doubt
University of Saskatchewan

Fifty Years at the Forefront of Teaching Art in Motion
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning


25. Best Feature Writing – French

Pas de vacances pour la recherche!
Université de Montréal

Cinéma québécois : Le vent dans les voiles
McGill University

Stéphan La Roche Un homme et son musée
Université Laval


26. Best Advertisement or Poster

Black hole posters
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Waterloo Innovation Summit
University of Waterloo

Peebles Airport Execution
University of Manitoba


27. Best Photograph

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen: Below the Surface
University of Manitoba

On the Frontlines
Branksome Hall School

The Giving Report
Acadia University


28. Best Fundraising Materials

Made by McGill Campaign Materials
McGill University

The McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection & Immunity: Solving Humanity's Deadliest Puzzles
McGill University

Giving The Gift of Education - How the gift catalogue made giving to students make sense
Mohawk College