How colleges turned annual auctions (and their accompanying galas and dinners) into successful virtual events
The Community College of Baltimore County and Mt. Hood Community College each transitioned their in-person auctions, dinners, and galas into online events this year—and learned new ways to engage with their communities in the process.
How alumni relations teams have embraced engagement metrics and learned more about their constituents
Alumni engagement metrics have come a long way in a short time and are proving to be crucial to advancement teams. With years of solid data under their belts, many in alumni relations are finding significant results from building systems around these metrics, altering their actions in response, and displaying the value of their work to constituents, institutional leadership, and board members.
Community college grant professionals vital in navigating CARES Act funding
St. Petersburg College’s Katie Shultz and Valencia College’s Lashon Henderson discuss recommendations and pitfalls related to CARES Act funding and how essential community college grant professionals are to the process.
How institutions are meeting challenges and finding opportunities when changes affect the way constituents perceive them
When a university or college undergoes a name change or merger, becomes widely known for a new program, or has a changing student population, what steps do advancement shops take to communicate these changes to their constituents and pursue the advantages of the situation?