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Pam Russell
Director of Communications


For Immediate Release
June 27, 2014

CASE Announces 2014 Recipients of Clarence J. Jupiter and CASE ASAP Fellowship Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—CASE ASAP has selected 12 college students for paid, one-semester internships in educational advancement.

The Clarence J. Jupiter Fellowship and CASE ASAP Career Fellowship programs seek to diversify and increase the number of professionals in educational advancement. These programs are designed to attract students who may not have previously considered a career in the field. Fellows receive on-the-job training and gain valuable skills in the various advancement disciplines—alumni relations, communications and marketing, and fundraising. They also receive sponsorship to attend the CASE ASAP Network Convention or a CASE district conference and other CASE resources.

The 2014 Clarence J. Jupiter Fellows are:

  • Angelica Aseltine, Ithaca College
  • Stephen Browne, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Navpreet Chima, University of California, Davis
  • Samuel Koester, University of Idaho
  • Michelle Le, University of California, Riverside
  • Ninjia Miles, Centenary College
  • Liandra Pires, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Derick Taylor, Prairie View A&M University

The 2014 CASE ASAP Fellows are:

  • Samantha Brandon, Montana State University
  • Christopher Gallick, Michigan State University
  • Andrew Cappuzzello, Kent State University
  • Elijah Kohli, Loyola University Maryland

"CASE continues to seek ways to increase the advancement pipeline," says Rob Henry, executive director of emerging constituencies. "These fellowships allow students hands-on experience in alumni relations, communications and marketing, and fundraising."

This year, CASE is also assisting institutions in creating their own advancement internship programs. Institutions interested in participating or hosting a fellow should contact CASE's Rob Henry rhenry@case.org for more information.

CASE ASAP comprises student alumni associations, student foundations and similar organizations at more than 400 CASE member institutions. Its goal is to foster and enhance student involvement in all areas of advancement—from alumni relations and communications to fundraising, marketing and related areas.

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