The Michael Kiser Scholarship provides the opportunity for a promising new professional to attend the Summer Institute for Communications and Marketing, CASE's flagship training program for newcomers to the communications and marketing field.
The scholarship provides full conference registration (which includes lodging and most meals) and reimbursement of up to $500 in travel expenses for the Summer Institute for Communications and Marketing.
About Michael Kiser
The scholarship honors a dear CASE colleague, Michael Kiser, who served as a longtime volunteer, including many years on the faculty of the Summer Institute for Communications and Marketing. He also served as chair of the CASE Campaign Communications Conference and the Institute for Senior Communications and Marketing Professionals, and as a judge of CASE international and regional competitions in websites, subsites, and social media programs.
He received a number of CASE awards for his work in communications and marketing, including recognition for comprehensive institutional relations programs, social media outreach, magazine publishing, and donor stewardship.
He joined the CASE staff in 2016 as vice president for communications and marketing, and served until his death in April 2017.