Canyon Creative Brands UNLV Alumni Awards

Clients, Creativity, Web Development

July 19, 2017 | Written by Ann Sprague

For over 40 years, the UNLV Alumni Association has recognized exceptional alumni, faculty, students and community leaders who represent the ideals of higher learning and Rebel pride. Their outstanding achievements and leadership at the university, throughout the community and around the globe are celebrated in grand style at the annual awards dinner. This year, Canyon Creative was chosen to rebrand and promote the prestigious event. 

Canyon Creative's Art Director, Joslynn Hupe, played the lead role in naming this year's event, designed the website, and created the marketing materials, including save-the-date, invitation, billboards, social media ads, print ad, event program, menu, table number cards and place cards. "It was a real honor to be selected to do the creative work. But, seeing the award winners and hearing about what they've done to make a difference was really inspirational," Joslynn said.

Lea Lumba, Canyon's Social Media Coordinator and UNLV alumna, said, "My experience at UNLV was phenomenal and I'm so proud of all the people who won awards. Attending the ceremony and seeing our creative used in so many aspects of the event was the cherry on top of the sundae! "

Visit UNLV Annual Alumni Awards to see our work.

More About the UNLV Annual Alumni Awards

The UNLV Annual Alumni Awards honor the best of the best in 19 categories. This year's top honors went to Chip Johnson, President of Real Estate Services Group, and Lindy Schumacher, CEO of Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas. Learn more about Chip, Lindy, and other well-deserving award recipients.

Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year: Chip Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a well-respected commercial real estate professional and has remained a loyal member of the UNLV alumni family. He commissioned the bronze "Hey Reb!" statue in the courtyard of the Richard Tam Alumni Center and was instrumental in funding the Jerry Tarkanian statue in the Thomas & Mack Center plaza.

Silver State Award: Lindy Schumacher

Ms. Schumacher’s career has focused on non-profit work, with her most recent endeavor dedicated to achieving a long-term, meaningful impact on college attendance and graduation rates for students growing up in economically under-resourced communities in Las Vegas. Prior to that, she was Director of Nevada Giving for the Dream Fund at UCLA as well as The Lincy Foundation, which supported education, health and social services initiatives. 


Written by Ann Sprague

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