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September 2013
Volume 3, Issue 3

Community College Advancement News

Event-Based Fundraising: What's the Real ROI?

Community colleges should reconsider holding special events like galas and golf tournaments to raise money as they often have a poor return on investment, say two CASE faculty members. Read more...

Tracking Alumni Engagement

To show the return on investment of alumni relations, two community colleges have developed systems to measure alumni engagement beyond donations. Read more...

Welcome to CASE

The following colleges recently became CASE members:

  • Barstow Community College (Barstow, Calif.)
  • Palomar Community College District (San Marcos, Calif.)

In the News

People Who Like to Build
Tiny staffs, heavy workloads and limited resources. Why are so many development pros finding happiness at community colleges? Read more...

Social Media Help College Presidents Reach New Audiences
(Community College Times)
Busy community college presidents are beginning to use Facebook and Twitter to interact with students, faculty and community members. Read more...

Results of Performance-Based Scholarships are ‘Modest but Positive'
(Chronicle of Higher Education)
A new study finds that low-income students who receive performance-based aid show slight gains in academic achievement, but their retention rates from semester to semester remain nearly unchanged. Read more...

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