Visual identity system earns district award
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Three other colleges were honored in the institutional identity competition.
John Vander Stelt of Maurice, an artist who graduated from Northwestern in 1983, designed the new visual identity system. A key component is the wordmark, which features the name of
Northwestern’s Visual Identity Committee worked with Vander Stelt in the development of the designs. Members included Duane Beeson, director of public relations; Barry Brandt, director of athletics; Anita Cirulis, associate director of public relations; Ron De Jong, associate vice president for development; Glenda De Vries, bookstore manager; Dr. Mitch Kinsinger, assistant professor of religion/Christian education; Dan Robinson, web development manager; Rein Vanderhill, professor of art; Dr. Carl Vandermeulen, professor of English and communication studies; Jay Wielenga, director of development; and alumni Jean Vogel and Tim Zeutenhorst of Orange City and Erin Piehl of Hutchinson, Minn.
The award was presented at the district’s conference in
This is the third consecutive year Northwestern’s public relations office has won an award in the district competition. Last year, a video developed for the admissions office received a Silver Award. In 2004, a group of recruiting publications received the Gold Award in the student recruitment series category.