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July 2018
Volume 8, Issue 4

Community College Advancement News

Vernon College Grant Is a Foodie's Delight

Farm-to-table dining is all the rage, including in north Texas, where Vernon College is collaborating with the Red River Valley Local Food Expansion Project-with the help of a USDA grant-to bring the best of the region's food to a hungry audience.   Read more...

Harmonious Partnerships Benefit Community College Progress

You could say it was a meeting of the minds when Lana Fontenot and Natalie Harder began working together at South Louisiana Community College in 2012.  Read more...

CASE Recognizes Community College Award Winners

CASE recently announced community college recipients of the 2018 Circle of Excellence Awards and District Awards Programs.

The CASE 2018 Circle of Excellence Awards were announced June 13, 2018. Among the 300-plus winners were 16 community colleges. The international competition honors outstanding work in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, marketing and fundraising at colleges, universities, independent schools and their affiliated organizations.

Community college Circle of Excellence winners include:

  • Marketing and Branding, Gold, George Brown College
  • Community College Magazines, Silver, Lethbridge College
  • Community College Public-Private Partnership, Gold, Victor Valley College
  • Stewardship, Gold, Harper College
  • Public or Private Grants, Silver, Dallas County Community College District

District Awards

District II

  • Silver, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY, USA
  • Gold, Montgomery College
  • Honorable Mention, Montgomery College

District V

  • Silver, Ivy Tech Community College

District VI

  • Silver, Colorado Mountain College
  • Gold, Colorado Mountain College
  • Gold, Pikes Peak Community College

District VIII

  • Gold, Portland Community College
  • Gold, Olympic College
  • Bronze, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Silver, Portland Community College
  • Bronze, Clark College
  • Silver, NorQuest College
  • Bronze, Olympic College
  • Bronze, Lethbridge College
  • Silver, Clark College
  • Silver, Bellevue College
  • Bronze, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Gold, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Bronze, NorQuest College
  • Gold, Southern Alberta Instutitute of Technology
  • Silver, Southern Alberta Institite of Technology
  • Silver, Portland Community College
  • Gold, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Bronze, NorQuest College 
  • Gold, Bellevue College
  • Gold, Olympic College

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