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May 2014
Volume 3, Issue 11

Community College Advancement News

Get Compliant with Charitable Solicitation Laws

Community college advancement leaders should ensure that their institutions are compliant with complex charitable solicitation laws before fundraising outside of their home state. Read more...

Learn from a Peer Advancement Review

Two community college advancement leaders recently invited teams of their peers to identify strengths and weaknesses of their advancement programs. Read more...

Leverage the Benefits of Benchmarking

Information that allows community college foundation staff to compare their work to that of their peers is critical to ensuring fundraising success, says a foundation director. Read more...

Upcoming Networking Opportunities

Two informal networking groups, which are free and open to CASE members and non-members, will meet online next month to discuss current topics and best practices:

  • Register to participate in a conference call for community college alumni relations practitioners on June 10 from 2 to 3 p.m., Eastern. Topics of discussion will include alumni and student mentoring and career service programs.
  • Register to participate in a conference call for new (and relatively new) community college foundation directors on June 11 from 2 to 3 p.m., Eastern. Topics of discussion will include scholarship criteria and scholarship awarding processes.

Welcome to CASE

The following community colleges recently became CASE members:

  • Hawkeye Community College (Waterloo, Iowa)
  • Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, Kan.)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (Schnecksville, Pa.)
  • New River Community and Technical College (Beckley, W.Va.)
  • Rock Valley College Foundation (Rockford, Ill.)
  • Santa Monica College (Santa Monica, Calif.)
  • Tallahassee Community College (Tallahassee, Fla.)

In The News

Behind Every Community College President is a Strong PIO
(Community College Daily)
A strong relationship between a community college president and public information officer is built on trust, writes a president. Read more...

The Good that Community Colleges Do
(Chronicle of Higher Education)
It's hard to measure what community colleges do well, writes an English professor. Read more...

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