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October 2013
Volume 3, Issue 4

Community College Advancement News

Jump-Start Employee Giving

By highlighting the impact scholarships make on students' lives, a Wisconsin technical college increased employee giving participation from 34 percent to 92 percent in one year. Read more...

Stay Connected During a Natural Disaster

A New Jersey community college impacted by Hurricane Sandy used social media to provide its community with a sense of stability during a tumultuous time. Read more...

The Do's and Don'ts of Strategic Planning

Community colleges need robust strategic plans to address future uncertainty, say CASE faculty members. Read more...

Conference Recordings Available

If you missed the Conference for Community College Advancement, don't miss out on the great information that was presented. Audio recordings synched with PowerPoint presentations of all sessions—including keynotes—are available for purchase.

Join the Upcoming Virtual Conference on Alumni Relations

CASE will host a Community College Alumni Relations virtual conference on March 25-26, 2014. This event will offer institutions practical ideas to build their alumni relations efforts. The virtual format will include multiple opportunities for engagement with presenters and other conference participants.

Call for Conference Proposals on Institutionally Related Foundations

The 22nd Annual CASE Conference for Institutionally Related Foundations will offer a track of programming specifically for community colleges. To submit a proposal for an elective session, complete this form by Friday, Nov. 8. Proposals can be on any topic that is of interest to foundation executives. Questions may be directed to Heyward Smith at or 202-478-5666.

Institutionally Related Foundation Data Book Survey Open

CASE has launched the IRF Data Book survey for fiscal year 2013. Institutionally related foundation executives and professionals who complete the survey will be able to compare data related to their foundation's structure, funding, staffing and operations with their peers. The deadline for data submission is Friday, Nov. 15. For more information, contact Heather Harmon at or 202-478-5622.

In the News

College to Sell 300 Building Names
(KRQE News)
Central New Mexico Community College is selling the naming rights to facilities through its seven campuses to raise $10 million for student programs and scholarships. Read more...

Small Colleges Make Social Media a Priority
Two community colleges in Texas use social media to enhance their marketing and communication efforts. Read more...

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