Congratulations to Sara Mitchell, Marketing and Communications Specialist at North Hennepin Community College, recipient of the 2020 Michael Kiser Scholarship!
About the Scholarship
Note: Because in-person events are currently suspended, the terms for this scholarship have been updated.
The Michael Kiser Scholarship provides the opportunity for a promising new professional to attend the Newcomers Online Institute in Communications and Marketing, a signature training program for newcomers to the communications and marketing field.
The scholarship provides full registration to participate in the institute, plus a $500 credit to be used toward other CASE products and services, including conferences and books.
The nomination period is closed, and will reopen tentatively in February 2022.
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.