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December 2012
Volume 2, Issue 6

Community College Advancement News

Community Colleges Join Forces in Statewide Fundraiser

Maryland's 16 community colleges collaborated in a 24-hour online fundraising blitz last month and raised more than $62,000 for scholarships, programs, facilities and other local projects. Read more...

Community College Professor Gets National Recognition

Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Ariz., boasts a robust creative writing and women's studies program, complete with certificates and a visiting writer and scholar lecture series, thanks to Lois Roma-Deeley, the 2012 community colleges U.S. Professor of the Year. Read more...

Sessions Sought for Community College Conference

The inaugural Conference for Community College Advancement got rave reviews for its program quality, depth and setting, so CASE invites its members to help make the 2013 conference even better by submitting a session proposal. Read more...

Documents from Foundations and Alumni Associations Needed

CASE is seeking board and advisory group documents from community college foundations and alumni associations to build an online collection. Materials will be posted on the CASE website to assist members who need information about board and advisory group roles and responsibilities, nomination and selection processes, orientation, assessment and more. CASE has provided a list of possible documents to share. All materials are welcomed and can be emailed to

Participate in Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day

On Feb. 28, 2013, CASE ASAP and educational institutions around the world will spotlight the impact of their student advancement programs as part of Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day. See what the current participating institutions-including a two-year institution in Ohio-are doing to celebrate. To participate, please fill out this form indicating how your institution will celebrate the day. Send questions regarding Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day or CASE ASAP to Robyn Neeley at

Sessions Needed for CASE Summit

Plans are under way for the next Summit for Leaders in Advancement, July 14-16, 2013, in San Francisco, Calif. The planning committee is seeking presentations that today's higher education challenges and opportunities. The committee is accepting proposals for traditional format, 60-minute sessions as well as proposals for 18-minute, TED-style talks. Submissions by community colleges are welcome and do not need to be specifically about or for community colleges. The deadline to submit your ideas is Jan. 18, 2013.

Welcome to CASE

The following community colleges have become CASE members since November 2012:

  • Glen Oaks Community College (Centreville, Mich.)
  • Paul D. Camp Community College (Franklin, Va.)
  • Piedmont Technical College (Greenwood, S.C.)

In The News

Community College Takes on For-Profit Institutions
(Inside Higher Ed)
In a new marketing campaign, Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Mo., shows how its tuition compares to several big-name proprietary colleges. Read more...

University Of Phoenix to Partner with Community Colleges
(Huffington Post)
The largest for-profit institution in the United States plans to set transfer agreements with more than 100 two-year institutions in the coming year. Read more...

Toyota and Mississippi Community Colleges Launch Education Initiative
(Associated Press)
Students in the new program receive paid internships at Toyota while earning an advanced manufacturing associate degree. Read more...

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