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Share Your Stuff in San Diego

Feb. 12 is the deadline to submit proposals for the 2016 Conference for Community College Advancement. The fifth annual event will have a new format to better meet the needs of attendees. There are three types of 60-minute sessions:

  • "How to..." Practical, specific ideas on how to accomplish something. For example: How to redo your website; How to manage scholarships; How to increase employee giving; How to develop a social media plan.
  • "CASE studies." Individual or panel presentations that provide multiple perspectives on a topic. For example: Case studies - Crisis communications; Case studies - Board development and management.
  • "Leadership Challenges." You would host a session and provide background on a topic, then lead a robust discussion. For example: Leadership Challenge - Attracting and retaining talent; Leadership Challenge - Transitioning a foundation board; Leadership Challenge - Ethical dilemmas in fundraising.

The conference offers programs for all aspects of advancement: marketing and communications, alumni relations, advancement services and fundraising. Organizers also seek sessions of interest to foundation board members and presidents/chancellors. Submit your proposal online by Feb. 12.

The conference is Oct. 5-7 at the San Diego Westin Gaslamp Quarter. Read more about the conference and get ideas from last year's program.


This article is from the February 2016 issue of the Community College Advancement News.

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