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June 2015
Volume 4, Issue 12

Community College Advancement News

New Practitioners Should Make Connections

Community college advancement practitioners new either to their job or the sector should develop relationships with key influencers on their campus, say two CASE faculty members leading a newcomers workshop. Read more...

Plan for Campus Crises

Every community college should have a crisis management plan for logistics and communications, write a pair of experienced institutional leaders. Read more...

Community Colleges Recognized for Advancement Work

Six community colleges received a combined eight awards as part of the CASE 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards, which honor outstanding work in advancement at institutions around the world. Read more...

Top Fundraising Community Colleges Honored

CASE has named 11 community colleges as recipients of its 2015 Educational Fundraising Awards, which recognize U.S. institutions for overall performance and improvement in educational fundraising programs. Read more...

Hot Topic Networking Calls Next Week

CASE is hosting three networking calls for community college advancement professionals to discuss hot topics in the field. There is no charge to participate, and the conversations are open to CASE members and non-members.

To allow for candid conversations and exchange of ideas, the events will not be recorded. To suggest a topic or pose a question prior to the event, contact Paul Heaton, director of the CASE Center for Community College Advancement, at

Deadline Nearing for Newcomers Conference Scholarship Nearing

Professionals new to the advancement field are encouraged to apply for a Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship. The application deadline is July 22.

Through the program, CASE grants scholarships each year to cover registration fees at selected CASE conferences. Eligibility is open to advancement professionals with three or fewer years of experience who are currently working full-time at CASE member institutions. Scholarships are also available to those who have changed advancement disciplines, such as moving from alumni relations to fundraising, in the past three years.

CASE Profiles Community College Member

Ann-Marie Thornton, director of development and alumni relations at the Community College of Baltimore County in Catonsville, Maryland, was the featured CASE member profile in last month's issue of BriefCASE.

Welcome to CASE

The following institutions recently became CASE members:

  • Harrisburg Area Community College (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
  • Tacoma Community College (Tacoma, Washington)

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