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August 2014
Volume 4, Issue 2

Community College Advancement News

It Pays to Lighten Up at Work

Levity and humor can help managers and their employees excel in the workplace, says a keynote speaker at the upcoming CASE Conference for Community College Advancement. Read more...

Students Help College Profile Alumni

The alumni relations staff at an Illinois community college recently partnered with an English 101 class on a project to interview alumni and write profiles about them. The new collaboration has already proven itself a win-win for all involved. Read more...

Earn District Recognition

Deadlines are approaching for the following CASE district awards programs:

Participate in Voluntary Support of Education Survey

Community colleges are encouraged to participate in the latest Voluntary Support of Education Survey, which is open until Oct. 1. Any community college that completes the survey for the first time will receive free access to an online search engine of 300 data variables about private giving. Watch this archived CASE webinar about how institutions can best make use of the survey information. For more information or to register for the survey, contact

Welcome to CASE

The following community colleges recently became CASE members:

  • Catawba Valley Community College (Hickory, N.C.)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (Hopkinsville, Ky.)
  • River Valley Community College (Claremont, N.H.)
  • Rose State College (Midwest City, Okla.)
  • State Fair Community College (Sedalia, Mo.)

In The News

CASE Member Profile: Diane Shoger
Learn more about the executive director of the Monroe Community College Foundation, located in Rochester, N.Y.

Building Relationships through Social Media
(CASE Blog)
Communications professionals can build strong and relevant relationships with students via social media interactions, writes the social media coordinator at San Jacinto College in Houston, Texas.

Engagement Marketing Via Social Visibility
(Community College Daily)
Community colleges should use social media to reach out to prospective students, writes the chief marketing officer at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Mass.

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