What is JAA? The Conference of Jesuit Advancement Administrators

JAA is a professional organization of advancement staff serving Jesuit higher education in the United States.

Advancement professionals engaged in development, alumni relations, public relations and publications, and government relations are among the constituents served by the programs and activities of JAA.

The organization operates under the umbrella of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) which has its office in Washington, D.C.

Learn more at the JAA website.

Thank you for attending. Save the Date for JAA 2015, hosted by the University of San Francisco, July 19-21.

JAA Recognition Awards Winners

Special Events

First Place

Saint Louis University

25th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating Father Biondi's Leadership of Saint Louis University

Clear example of a good experience for those attending. Exceeded goal of guests by 300. Amazing event with huge money raised for scholarship.

Second Place

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland Campaign Celebration

Beautiful kickoff event to campaign. Integrated students and trustees. Did a great job of displaying various aspects of the school. Came in under budget.

Third Place

St. Joseph's University

St. Joseph’s University Inaugural Dinner

Gave guests an experience they will talk about for years. Well thought out, creative, innovative and done within budget. Wonderful use of storytelling.

Initaives and Special Projects

First Place

Santa Clara University

Solar Decathalon 2013

Creative use of media. Love the religion-technology tie in. Effective in raising awareness of the University, its mission and its programs. Huge return on investment.

Second Place

Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University 125th Anniversary

Creative and well planned. Good use of resources. Beautiful project. Represented 125 years in a myriad of ways.

Second Place

Marquette University

Perry & Alecia O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service

Great use of alumni in promotion of project and school. Creative, well-planned and beautifully executed. Good leverage of resources.

Publications

First Place

Gonzaga University

Gonzaga Magazine

Well executed traditional design. Impressive sections. Nice use of color. Powerful photos tell the story without many words. Superior execution and great imagery.

Second Place

LeMoyne College

2008-2013: Five Transformative Years (Brochures/Collateral)

Practical creativity. Well written. Easy to read. Great Brand consistency. Great titles. Great packaging and design.

Third Place

Santa Clara University

Momentum: Indicators of Success (President's Report)

Marvelous use of content and consistent use of theme. Incorporates strong online features in print.

Electronic-Digital-Social Media

First Place

Le Moyne College

Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College Overview Video

Dynamic, compelling video. Mission was clear and strong. Well done on a limited budget. Short video packed with information. Love the alumni-student connection.

Second Place

Saint Louis University

Social Media Communication Strategy: Ignatian Thoughts

Simple, thoughtful and reflective. Well done.

Third Place

Saint Joseph's University

Portrait of Progress: Maguire Campus Anniversary Video

This was a wonderful video. Really good stewardship idea. Great use of limited budget.

Third Place

Marquette University

"Joy" – Marquette's 2013 Christmas Video

Love the Christmas message. Good statement of mission.

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