It was my pleasure to attend the CASE ASAP 40th Annual Network Convention in New Orleans, La., last week. What a conference! Very much by the students, for the students—attendees and speakers at the the convention brought boundless enthusiasm to all things student advancement.
Four days of dawn-to-dusk training in alumni relations sounds exhausting, doesn’t it? Not when you have witty, insightful and quotable faculty members like the five who led the 2013 CASE Summer Institute in Alumni Relations.
It wasn’t too long ago that I was the wide-eyed newbie in the front of the room at my first CASE Social Media Conference. I was already using some social media in my personal life but the thought of running accounts and creating content for our alumni seemed daunting. Fast forward three years and three CASESMCs later, I’m still the wide-eyed guy in the front of the room… but mostly because I have terrible distance vision.
In April, 150 advancement professionals met in Boston at the CASE Social Media and Community conference to learn more about the social media techniques, ideas and strategies used by experts and peers at institutions around the world. Participants speak about their takeaways on camera.
What is your institution doing on social media? How do you compare with other institutions? This post offers an overview of findings from the 2013 CASE/Huron Education/mStoner social media survey.
The CASE Social Media & Community conference took place April 17-19, 2013 in Boston, Mass. [View conference recap on Storify]