Steal this Idea: 2008 winning entries

Best in Show

Matafest, California State University–Northridge, Tiffany Olay

Logo/brand identity

1st place, professional
Whipped, University of Arizona, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis

2nd place, professional
Children’s Center, Boise State University, Cale Cathey

1st place, student
Breakin’ Point, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Cara Shih

Honorable mention, student
Core, University of Arizona, Acacia Betancourt, Jackson Boelts, Nick Adamakis

Honorable mention, student
Full Belly, Southern Oregon University, Ashley Fuszek

Print advertisements

1st place, student
Karaoke Night, Texas State University–San Marcos, Michael Clayton

2nd place, student
Open Mic, Eastern Michigan University, Alan Langvirand

Honorable mention, professional
Slice It Campaign, University of Arizona, Nick Adamakis, Misha Harrison

One-color brochures (eight panels or less)

Honorable mention, professional
2007 Madrigal Dinner Mailer, Oklahoma State University

Two-color brochures (eight panels or less)

1st place, student
Baladi Fan, Boise State University, Paige Weber

Four-color brochures (eight panels or less)

1st place, professional
Healthy Options, University of Arizona, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis

1st Place, student
LGBT Spring Calendar of Events, University of Southern California

2nd place, student
Fine Arts Series, University of North Texas, Ashley Ellis

3rd place, student
Stars Mentor, California State University–Los Angeles, Tanya White

Brochures (more than eight panels)

1st place, professional
Arts@USC 07/08, University of Southern California

Honorable mention, professional
Fraternity/Sorority Recruitment Guide, University of Southern California

1st place, student
USU Brochure, California State University–Northridge, Sean Ruge, Tiffany Olay

2nd place, student
Cultural Center, Boise State University, Maria Kauffman

3rd place, student
Great Performances Theatre Series, Louisiana State University, Magen Gladden

3rd place, student
USU Year in Review 2006-07, California State University–Long Beach, Arian Franz, Chris Miller

One-color posters

1st place, student
ASI Mandatory Funding Workshop, California State University–Los Angeles, Saul Vargas

2nd place, professional
Women’s Music Festival, Boise State University, Jeremy Webster 

2nd place, student
ASI Student Government Beach Clean-Up, California State University–Long Beach, Miriam Farooa

Two-color posters

1st place, professional
Film Connections, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, University Unions Graphic Design Office, University Unions Arts and Programs, Inga Brege, Benita Murrel

Honorable mention, professional
Backyard Tire Fire, University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, Monica Venhuizen

1st place, student
Billiards Tournament, University of Cincinnati, UC Campus Services Marketing, Justin Curtis, Vicki Rogers, Eryn Yancy, Adam Bankovich

1st place, student
Billiards Tournament 2007, University of Cincinnati, UC Campus  Services Marketing, Justin Curtis, Vicki Rogers, Eryn Yancy, Jessica Butler

Honorable mention, student
Big Free Concert, The Ohio State University, Laura Sanders 

Honorable mention, student
USU Program Council $2 Movie Series Flash Pass, California State University–Long Beach, Chris Miller

Four-color posters

1st place, professional
Pub After Dark, California State University–Northridge, James Matzen 

2nd Place, professional
Four, University of Arizona, Gary Rozanc, Misha Harrison, Nick Adamakis

3rd place, professional
Bob Dylan Poster, Clemson University, Daniel Austin, Richard Gregory, Tina LeMay

Honorable mention, professional
Hygiene for Humanity, University of Arizona, Misha Harrison, Nick Adamakis 

Honorable mention, professional
Mother’s day Brunch Poster, Southern Illinois University–Carbondale, Kathryn Randall

1st place, student
Homecoming '07, The Ohio State University, Laura Sanders

1st place, student
Priceless, Boise State University, Greg Rowe, Sandy Friedly

1st place, student
SAF Spring Poster, The Ohio State University, Erin Lucarelli

2nd place, student
Company of Thieves, University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, Kristie Weaver

Honorable mention, student
Emerson String Quartet, University of Southern California

Promotional campaigns

1st place, professional
“More than a Building” Carolina Union, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Megan McGuire, Adrienne Edwards, Allison Badea

2nd place, professional
Hunger Banquet, University of Arizona, Nick Adamakis, Misha Harrison

Honorable mention, professional
Great Performances at Vanderbilt Season 2007-08, Vanderbilt University, Linda Marks

Honorable mention, professional
Sweet [Design] Promotional Campaign, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Adrienne Edwards, Roxanne Shabani 

1st place, student
University Unions 2007-08 Image Campaign, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Inga Brege, Laura Nichols, Laura Hillenbrand

2nd place, student
CSULB Student Recreation and Wellness Center Educational Campaign, California State University–Long Beach, Abel Rodriguez

3rd place, student
Tunnel of Oppression 2007, University of Arizona, Hsin Yi  Lin, Misha Harrison, Nick Adamakis, Sharon Claros

3rd place, student
Volunteer Center 2007-08, University of Southern California

Honorable mention, student
Alcohol Awareness, California State University–Los Angeles, Eric Simabukuro

Honorable mention, student
Spring Quarterly Training, California State University–Los Angeles, Mina Nakashima

Honorable mention, student
Summer Session Programs 2007 Promotion, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Maria Nocenti

Honorable mention, student
The Forum and Artists Series 2007-08 Season Promotion, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Maria Nocenti

T-shirts

1st place, student
Leader Project, California State University–Los Angeles, Christian H. Campos

2nd place, student
Fall Student Fest, California State University–Los Angeles, Christian H. Campos 

3rd place, student
CSULA Commencement, California State University–Los Angeles, Judy Thang 

Honorable mention, professional
Go Greek, Boise State University, Cale Cathey 

Miscellaneous promotions

1st place, professional
100th Anniversary Celebration, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wisconsin Union Marketing and Graphics

2nd place, professional
Beauty, Elegance, and Southern Miss Heritage, University of Southern Mississippi, Jennifer Rigney

3rd place, professional
Union Gift Cards, University of Arizona, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis, Hsin Yi

Honorable mention, professional
Rec Room Table Tent, University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, Louis Morton 

Specialty items

1st place, professional
DSU Brand Buttons, Oklahoma State University

2nd place, professional
Rutgers Magic 8-Ball, Rutgers University–Camden Campus, Tom Di Valerio

2nd place, professional
New Student Admissions Initiative: You Always Get the Red Carpet treatment, Rutgers University–Camden, Tom Di Valerio 

Honorable mention, professional
New Student Admissions Initiative: The Lunch Box Project, Rutgers University–Camden, Tom Di Valerio

Honorable mention, professional
Tiger Paw Truck Wrap, Clemson University, Daniel Austin, Richard Gregory, Tina LeMay 

1st place, student
“Easy Mac,” University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, University Unions Event Services, Margaret Aldridge, Laura Hillenbrand

2nd place, student
Fall Fest Buttons, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Roxanne Shabani 

3rd place, student
2007-08 Official Trojan Spirit Box, University of Southern California

Honorable mention, student
Bowling Lane Back Panels (3 by 60 feet), Oregon State University, Matt Teske 

Honorable mention, student
USU Summer Mural, California State University–Los Angeles, Tanya White 

Honorable mention, student
Social Justice Leadership Center: Act. Educate. Empower., University of Arizona, Jessica DeWitt, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis

Calendars

1st place, student
USU Fall Calendar of Events, California State University–Los Angeles, Mirai Takashima 

2nd place, student
Make More Noise (Fall 2007), California State University–Northridge, Tiffany Olay 

3rd place, student
ASI Fall Calendar of Events, California State University–Los Angeles, Christian H. Campos

3rd place, student
Norris Fall Events Calendar, Northwestern University

Honorable mention, professional
University Unions Staff Calendar, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, University Unions Staff, Laura Seagram, University Unions Graphic Design Office, Laura Hillenbrand 

Signs/banners

1st place, professional
Beyond the Foodcourt, University of Arizona, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis

2nd place, professional
Moving ‘Round the Bases: The New Ohio Union Campaign, The Ohio State University, Chris Garbe 

3rd place, professional
MY PLACE! Banners, University of Arizona, Meredith Burton, Nick Adamakis, Misha Harrison

1st place, student
Veteran’s Day Celebration, Boise State University, Greg Rowe

Honorable mention, student
Core, University of Arizona, Acacia Betancourt, Jackson Boelts, Nick Adamakis

Honorable mention, student
Summer Events for Student Activity Fee, The Ohio State University, Stephanie McIlvoy

Cards/invitations

1st place, professional
More Served, California State University–Northridge, James Matzen

2nd place, professional
Carolina Union Holiday Card, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Adrienne Edwards

3rd place, professional
Positive Change, Boise State University, Jeremy Webster

Honorable mention, professional
A Night at Sothern Miss, University of Southern Mississippi, Jennifer Rigney 

1st place, student
Matafest, California State University–Northridge, Tiffany Olay 

2nd place, student
Matador Nights, California State University–Northridge, Mauricio Urquilla

Honorable mention, student
Holiday on Main, University of Cincinnati, UC Campus Services Marketing, Justin Curtis, Vicki Rogers, Eryn Yancy, Linda Gindele

Honorable mention, student
The Union Experience, Oregon State University, Chris Arth

Multipage publications

1st place, professional
ORSP Annual Report, California State University–Los Angeles, Veronica Woo

Honorable mention, professional
Meeting Services, California State University–Northridge, James Matzen 

1st place, student
Union Weekly 30th Anniversary Issue, California State University–Long Beach, Union Weekly Staff

Updated Dec. 11, 2009