Read on for this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the comments.
Colleges study successful students—More institutions are using data tools to track student success.
Student perceptions of career readiness not matched by reality—U.K. students are overly optimistic about how skills gained at university prepare them for the workplace, an international study suggests.
U.S. Education Department releases resource guide for undocumented students—The U.S. federal government’s guidelines include strategies for colleges and universities to support undocumented students.
How the community can encourage readiness—U.S. community colleges forge ties with high schools and community organizations to foster learners’ success.
Sharp increase in study abroad grants for Australian students—More than 2,500 students will be awarded grants in 2016, up from 1,600 grants issues in 2015.
CASE News and Resources
- Find ideas to boost young alumni giving in the October issue of BriefCASE.
- Also in BriefCASE: the new rules of content marketing, the U.K. government’s response to the Etherington Report and how gender impacts giving.
- Make these six lists every day, in Advancement Weekly (login required).
- Here’s why giving advice doesn’t work, and how to approach telecommuting’s tradeoffs (login required).
- CASE’s latest group of graduate trainees have begun their placements at universities in the U.K. and Ireland.
- Select CASE’s Platinum Categories and district awards programs are now accepting applications.
Trending on CASE Communities
What CASE Members Are Sharing
Things are getting spooky at the University of California, Berkeley.
Friday, October 23, is “A Day in the Life of Penn” at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology has turned to safety shaming to teach students a lesson about jaywalking.
Nobles and Greenough School announced its Nobles-Milton Challenge with this “Last Week Tonight” homage video.