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VCU Office of University Advancement

VCU Office of University Advancement

www.advancement.vcu.edu

Award winner2007 CASE District III award winner

Overview

The goals of the Office of University Advancement website include showcasing the success of the Campaign for VCU and providing a place for the university donors, friends, alumni, students and others to learn about giving opportunities and how they can make a difference.

The home page uses flash animation to introduce the many faces of advancement, and includes links to spotlight articles along with feeds from a staff-maintained news blog and university calendar feed (screen 1). The sublevel pages continue to emphasize the spotlights (screen 2), linking directly to the individual articles (screen 3). A staff intranet provides a central location for advancement faculty and staff throughout the university to find up-to-date forms and policies. The intranet includes secure reporting capabilities as well.

Special features/services

  • Blog
  • Flash animation
  • Database programming
  • Password-protected staff intranet
  • Secure reports
  • University calendar feed
  • Online photo album
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • Visual design and concept
  • HTML/CSS development