Higher Education Content Strategy 101: The Fundamentals

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That means your university is competing with many other higher education institutions across the nation that are all catering to your potential students. And higher education marketing takes so many forms. Working in marketing at a university is one of the hardest jobs in the world.

Advancement in Education: How Salesforce + Blackbaud Compare

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Download the Advancement in Education: How Salesforce and Blackbaud Compare whitepaper to learn more about how to maximize your investment in your CRM implementation. The post Advancement in Education: How Salesforce + Blackbaud Compare appeared first on Cloud for Good.


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Providing education for incarcerated students


When we started working with Vera in 2017 to expand access to postsecondary education in prison, we worked out a five-year timeline.

3 Ways to Digitally Transform Stewardship in Higher Education

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The next step is to then encourage students to document how donor funds have impacted their educational experience. > impacted your education? Higher Education bbcon bbcon2018 digital transformation Donor Stewardship higher education fundraisingThis article is part of the bbcon 2018 Speaker Series on npENGAGE. Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact!

COVID-19 contributed to major education funding gap, report finds


An additional $59 billion a year in funding is needed to meet the United Nations’ goal of quality education for every child by 2030, a report from Theirworld finds. Without proper investment in education, more than 20 million children are at risk of never returning to the classroom.

Maximizing Multichannel Fundraising for Higher Education

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A survey from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) noted that “90% of higher education institutions agreed that social media is a much more important part of their communication and marketing efforts than three years ago.” Be sure to follow Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions on Twitter and LinkedIn for more on the latest topics in higher education.

How to Transform Your Higher Education Staff into “Retentioneers”

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Higher Education nonprofit management student and alumni engagementFor academic leaders, recruiting and solidifying the right students is top priority. But what happens after they arrive on campus? Two million first-time, full-time students who begin four-year colleges each year drop out before earning a diploma. Do you have a comprehensive retention plan to keep your students engaged and help them reach their academic goals?

10 Tips to Building Your Brand with Educational Videos

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10 Tips to Building Your Brand with Educational Videos. Check out how educational videos can help. This is why educational clips are a solid way to obtain new customers for your company. It can educate anyone across the globe, as it can be posted in multiple languages.

6 Website Optimization Tips to Make Your Higher Education Institution Shine

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Your higher education institution likely has several goals and requirements in mind when building and maintaining your website. Visit the Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions content hub for more great resources to help your institution achieve its mission. Higher Education higher ed digital strategy website designOne of the most important things for a brand is good web design.

Why Higher Education Institutions Need to Leverage Data and Analytics

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Higher education professionals must tap data and analytics to know their constituents and better predict their capability and mindset to give. You can also examine the best practice of peers in higher education, which are often shared through industry cohorts. So many times, whether it’s in higher education or any industry for that matter, people neglect this step. Higher Education data analytics Higher Ed Fundraising nonprofit technology

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is the Future of Education


Due to lockdowns across the world to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, education and training has had to move online. Read the article to know why online learning is the future of education

Student Discount on Windows 10 Education

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The post Student Discount on Windows 10 Education appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Are you wondering how to enjoy Microsoft amazing offers at a discount price? These steps guide you on how to enjoy windows 10 Student Discount at a discount price or even for free.

A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

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I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. I found the explanations good, and the first part of the plan is well worth reading to understand some of the trends in educational applications of technology. If producers adopt current industry standards for producing educational materials, materials will be accessible out of the box.

2020 – 2021 State of Salesforce in the Higher Education Sector Report

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Download the 2020-2021 State of Salesforce in the Higher Education Sector Report and see, first-hand, where other institutions like yours are looking to take the platform and potentially incorporate some of their innovations into your business processes.

Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

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Highlights of 2017 Charitable Giving Performance in Higher Education. As reflected in the recently released Charitable Giving Report Spotlight: How Fundraising Performed in the Higher Education Sector in 2017 , donors have responded to the calls for support in a resounding way. The percentage of total fundraising that came from online giving reached 7.3%–a record high for higher education. Can higher education maintain or possibly outperform last year’s results?

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

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Investing in education has an incredible multiplier effect as it leads to increased prosperity not just for individuals, but also for their communities and societies. Gallucci and Roy jointly announced a partnership of philanthropic organizations investing more than $15 million in grants to 23 projects as well as an additional $13 million available in the coming year for innovative projects that will increase the participation, quality, and relevance of secondary education.

Educating on the SDGs: TEL FOR GOOD is CSR at Work

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team apply these eight core SDGs to their CSR strategy, but they continued to utilize and educate their employees on all 17 of the United Nations SDGs.

December #4Change Chat: Education

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Education and it’s discontents are being changed by new ways of learning – much of it by new ways of creating, sharing and validating information and knowledge online. Tools and methods are being customized, adapted and remixed for various educational contexts. Topic: Education: How is social/new media affecting the future of education? Tags: events 4change education twitter This Thursday is the December #4Change Chat!

SEO Hacks to Incorporate in to your Higher Education Digital Strategy

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Higher Education digital strategy Search Engine Optimization SEOWhat is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why is it important? . SEO is the process of improving the visibility of your website or webpage in search engine results pages (SERP). This process likely falls under the marketing umbrella of your foundation or institution. And, why is it important?

Raspberry Pi for Educators

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Thanks to the Pi's low cost, simplicity, and extensibility, educators and do-it-yourselfers have been buying them up at times faster than the manufacturer can make them. For educational nonprofits, schools, and libraries, Raspberry Pi is very useful for teaching students about electronics, computing, and many other technical subjects for a price that's far less than a new computer. The Raspberry Pi was designed to help educators and students understand technology better.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 102: Spotlight on Giving Trends in Higher Education

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The digital world has opened a new range of possibilities for higher education institutions as they look to connect with alumni and other prospective donors. This episode features a discussion between Sue Cunningham, President and CEO of CASE, and Tim Hill, President & GM of Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions, about the Blackbaud Institute’s “2018 Charitable Giving Report: Higher Education Spotlight.” Webinar: 2018 Charitable Giving Report: Higher Education Spotlight.

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report


Download The 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance Report to learn more about the 6% revenue growth and other key performance indicators of annual funds at more than 100 public and private institutions. Yesterday, Blackbaud released their 2011 Higher Education Fundraising Performance Report that gleaned some pretty positive trends in the Higher Education space. 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

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If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com

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Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com : Howell turned to the Internet for help. Though a combination of social media and the website Donorschoose.org, she was able to raise the money she needed in two days. Donors Choose is a charity website where teachers can post their needs as projects in the hopes of finding donors. Other colleagues of mine have had great success with the website,” she said.

Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

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James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. I want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are “falling behind.&# It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process.

How Video Conference Helps in Education

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Video Conference is taking over the corporate world and have also delved into the education system. Through video conferences, we can be in immediate contact with our students, no matter the country and place where they are, the only thing they need to participate in, is a device with internet access.

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

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Taking Education to New Heights. Pamela Clark began New Heights Educational Group in 2006, as part of a lifelong commitment to education. " Growing up, Pamela witnessed the havoc that a lack of education can wreak on a family, with a father and two brothers who never graduated high school, and a mother who struggled with alcoholism. Pamela, inspired by her grandmother, saw an obligation to fight against these problems through education.

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education


Ann Duffy, Facilitator, Education First. Phil Gonring of Education First, facilitating the Davidson County Community College team at the PBF Institute. Shaun Yoder of Education First, facilitating the North Carolina state team at the PBF Institute. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W. Douglas Zimmerman and Lois Ann Porter traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to organize the Performance-Based Funding Institute VisionLink produced for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education : "Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images" 'via Blog this

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Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365

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Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365 : "If your annual education conference attracts only 20% of your members what are you doing for the other 80%? How do you create and deliver education for them? How do you bring your community together

Meet Ash Shepherd, NTEN's Education Director


As the Education Director, Ash will be responsible for overseeing and designing programs for the NTEN Community to help them transform technology into social change. We are excited to welcome longtime NTEN Member, Ash Shepherd, to the NTEN team. For many of you, no introductions are needed! Ash has been a go-to resource for NTEN staff and members for years.

Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com

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Press Release Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com : That’s something that Austin’s Windows of Wonder Institute, or WOWi, wants to end. With its first international project in Siem Reap, Cambodia, WOWi aims to bring American audiences together with students of the Tchey school, to provide technical training to these students and help raise money for the education of Cambodian children.

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Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation

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Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation : The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable

Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com

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Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com.

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "More than 100 researchers interested in the emerging field of the social history of computer programming are running what may be the first academic conference held entirely using Web 2.0 tools

We Are All Educators


Educational Program Manager. All of us in the nonprofit technology family are educators. Whether you are teaching users about database functionality, educating vendors or consultants about your organizational needs, educating programmers about user needs or simply explaining what the latest shiny tech object does, you are an educator. That is one of the many reasons I am excited about being NTEN’s Educational Program Manager. John Kenyon.

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Shortly after last's week's earthquake in Haiti, a group of students working in a laboratory in Colorado unveiled a project that makes it easier for victims and volunteers to tweet for help.The lab, at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Atlas Institute, produced a guideline for a 'help specific' Twitter syntax that allows tweets requesting.

I just made an educational microloan!

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As someone with three kids in college, I'm used to the idea of educational loans. It's the American way of higher education! educational loans are not so common. And, education is the way out of poverty. This weekend, I made my first educational microloan, to Claudia Belén García Royz of Nicaragua, who is studying to be an industrial engineer. Kushal described Vittana as "Kiva for educational loans."

4 Lessons in Higher Education Engagement from “Animal House”

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We know it and we love it, but few of us knew that the 1978 National Lampoon hit Animal House could give us such serious insight into the world of nonprofit and higher education engagement. Higher education engagement is absolutely crucial because engaged students are more likely to turn around and promote you. Follow these useful lessons in higher education student engagement and you’ll be well on your way. “Seven Years of College Down the Drain.”.

Increasing High Quality Education Degrees - Lumina Conference


As part of their "Big Goal" to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by the year 2025, Lumina Foundation has convened state legislators, policy makers, higher education leadership and representatives from 18 states in Indianapolis this week. Too many talk too much about the importance of education.

Online Education Events for Nonprofits in July 2015

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Various organizations and organizations offer again an exceptional array of events. All times are Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT). If you are not located in Eastern United States, use this site to convert those times into your own time zone. This month we added webinars from the Nonprofit Marketing Guide to the list. Webinars and Other Online Events on Nonprofit Technology. July 9 — 2 p.m. Make It Rain: Using Google AdWords to Drive Impact Techsoup / Webinar / Fee: Free.

Take a Baby Step Toward Education Through Storytelling

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The Baby Steps Video Competition makes one big statement… that engaging with a child in the first five years of life, regardless of the activity, is the single most important step parents, care providers and educators can take to helping that child succeed. Early childhood education is the most important investment we can make in our children’s future. events tsdigs digital storytelling tsevents early childhood education campaign baby steps

Privacy Worries Shutter Gates-Funded Education-Data Nonprofit – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Privacy Worries Shutter Gates-Funded Education-Data Nonprofit – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : A foundation-funded nonprofit software company that collected and stored information about public-school students announced Monday that it was closing over parental concerns about privacy, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times report