Currents, an award-winning magazine for CASE members, explores contemporary issues, trends and best practices in advancement. The magazine takes an interdisciplinary approach to education advancement, featuring articles on topics such as effective gift fundraising, the importance of storytelling, building connections with alumni of international schools, marketing to digitally savvy students and the necessity of creating a productive workplace culture.
Currents shines a light on institutions and individuals who are doing exceptional work and pushing the field of advancement forward.
Special Events Issue: From family picnics to campaign galas to regional alumni happy hours, special events can touch every corner of advancement. Let this special events-focused issue of Currents be your guide to planning and pulling off great events.
Changing herstory: Female presidents are writing new chapters at historically black institutions. Plus, the key to making data-driven decisions and expert tips to avert legal issues.
January-February 2019 issue of Currents: How international schools build global connections that last. Plus, the case for hiring slow, a look at how one new college president cultivates campus ties and a guide for hosting a board retreat.
November-December 2018 of Currents: Winners of the 2018 Circle of Excellence Grand Gold Awards. Institutions explore new ways to market to a digitally savvy generation of students and the importance of creating a healthy and productive workplace culture.
September-October 2018 issue of Currents: How storytelling can deepen donor relationships. Ways that community colleges can foster lifelong relationships with alumni and supporting women's growing influence in philanthropy.
July-August 2018 issue of Currents: The untapped superpowers of alumni employees, the importance of data protection, and how to relieve donor fatigue and reinvigorate donors.
May-June 2018 issue of Currents: Tips on safeguarding your mental well-being at work. Facing the issue of diversity in the advancement field and preparing for the next generation and how institutions can leverage their physical location to attract students.
March-April 2018 issue of Currents: Pursuing a global career in advancement, protecting donor data and how Northwestern shone a spotlight on alumni stories on Instagram.
January-February 2018 issue of Currents: What independent schools can do to engage millennial parents. Protecting free speech on campus and preparing faculty for the media spotlight.
November-December 2017 issue of Currents: The 2017 Circle of Excellence Awards Grand Gold Winners. How to have the best Giving Day ever and turning competition between campuses into advancement wins.
September-October 2017 issue of Currents: How smaller institutions can effectively raise funds for athletic programs. Responding to difficult questions as a campus leader and how community service can galvanize alumni engagement.