The Students Association of MacEwan University Gains Value by Switching to VolunteerHub

Volunteer Hub

The Students Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) switched from another volunteer management solution to VolunteerHub in order to leverage VolunteerHub’s reward and recognition, user groups, and kiosk features.

Six Universal Employee Desires

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Bob Rosen , author of the book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , there are six universal desires about what employees want from work, regardless of their age: A sense of purpose and meaning.

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The Six Universal Desires Of Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Bob Rosen , author of the book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , there are six universal desires about what employees want from work, regardless of their age: A sense of purpose and meaning.

Top 5 Higher Education Fundraising Software for Universities

Donor Search

University Fundraising

Wherefore Universal Analytics

Allegiance Group

Since it has come out of beta, we have been fielding a lot of questions about Universal Analytics, the latest and greatest analytics package from Google. What Makes Universal Analytics So Different? There are a few things that make Universal Analytics different from Google Analytics. ” With Universal Analytics, it becomes possible to link those three visits. In Universal Analytics, you can make your own. In short, Universal Analytics is inevitable.

Delhi University

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My next stop in New Delhi was Delhi University. So, I was able to stay for several nights at less than one tenth the price in the University's International Guest House, which was a great change of pace. Lord Mountbatten proposed to his wife in that building and was later the Chancellor of the University as the UK's last Viceroy to India. Plus, the demand for English accessible books is especially acute at the University level.

Scrum: A Universal Process for Organizational Success

VisionLink

VisionLink studies manufacturing processes and team best practices to inform the way we operate. Many of our teams use the agile methodology Scrum as a structure, but we rely upon our experience with collaborative work to make this approach work smoothly. Here are a few of the key ideas we integrate into our work. When done correctly, collaborative workflows can achieve the best results, the most reliable timelines, and the happiest teams.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

EveryAction

Alumni giving is an important part of a university’s financial program, but it requires a significant amount of time and effort to cultivate alumni into lifelong supporters of their alma mater. With so many other influences vying for their time, attention, and financial support, it can be difficult for Alumni Engagement offices to ensure that alumni are retaining a sense of connection to the university.

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

Donor Search

For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

Donor Search

For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

University Presses Cooperate with Bookshare

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have been very lucky to continue to partner more closely with the publishing industry, as a major segment of educational publishers come on board with Bookshare: the university presses. We recently announced partnerships with The University of Chicago Press, the University of California Press and New York University Press, where they will be sending digital files of their books to Bookshare to be made available to people with print disabilities.

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Philanthropy University Offers Amazing (Free!) Online Courses

Tech Soup Blog

The courses are compliments of the nonprofit Philanthropy University , which is in turn a project of NovoEd , the massive open online course (MOOC) company, and the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. All of the Philanthropy University courses are free and available anywhere in the world. What You Can Learn at Philanthropy University. Amr Al-Dabbagh, the founder of Philanthropy University, on leadership.

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

A Remedy For The Universal Occupational Hazard.

VisionLink

No matter who you are, or your job title, or job responsibilities we all suffer from one universal occupational hazard - Tunnel Vision! You’re good at what you do, that’s why people pay you to do it, you have things to get done, you have deadlines to meet, and milestones to achieve. You need to focus, to keep your head-down, working - working -working. And down the tunnel you go.

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

Connection Cafe

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Higher Education end of year fundraising Higher Ed Fundraising social ambassadors University Fundraising University Fundraising Campaigns year end fundraisingIn 2016, higher education institutions saw 17.7% of total giving occur in December.

Breaking Giving Day Records at Brown University

Connection Cafe

With the demonstrated power of giving days for higher ed, now is a perfect time to start thinking about adding one to your fundraising strategy like we did at Brown University.

Raising Money for Universities during COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Changing Higher Ed Episode 43: Raising Money for Universities during COVID with Scott Roberts and Tim Hill . Higher education fundraising is even more critical as colleges and universities navigate the unexpected and unpredictable financial situation caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

Connection Cafe

One day can make a difference and New Mexico State University (NMSU) can prove it! Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday giving tuesday Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday ideas Higher Ed Higher Ed Fundraising New Mexico State University NMSU stewardship

[New Report] 3 Key Findings for University Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Here are 3 major lessons for colleges and universities from this year’s Charitable Giving Report: 1. Giving to Colleges and Universities is Up, But Growing Slowly. The increase in giving to colleges and universities was slightly higher, at 1.5%. Likewise, universities seeking sustained philanthropic growth will need to develop a clear plan for engaging young alumni early and developing them into the next generation of annual and major givers.

Lessons from the Universe

Get Fully Funded

If you aren’t familiar with Mike, he writes ‘Notes from the Universe&# ( www.tut.com ). I spent the day with Mike Dooley this past Saturday at his event in Charlotte, NC. Mike is an entertaining speaker and the day was full of ‘aha’ moments for me. I thought I’d share with you some of what I learned. Situations will repeat themselves until you take responsibility. History repeats itself, right? I see that in my own life.

The Best order to watch Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies

Find the free stuff

The post The Best order to watch Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Searching for the best movie marathon to have on a Saturday night? Then the Marvel movie collection is for you! Watch marvel films in chronological order! The Marvel films have garnered much popularity over time. The endings are sure to grab viewers attention for their well-planned twists and turns. The Marvel series is full of.

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How Salem State University Launched Its First Ever Giving Day

Connection Cafe

Salem State University is located in historic Salem, Massachusetts. The university maintains a growing, vibrant community of families, students, educators, alumni, and staff, with a diverse culture steeped in pride. After all, our university logo is the Viking and we needn’t look too far for inspiration. We found that Purdue University had a great Giving Day model that we could leverage for ours.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Julie Vargo, The Ohio State University

Connection Cafe

Today’s Q&A is with Julie Vargo, CIO of Advancement IT at The Ohio State University. She is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and oversight of information technology and records for the university’s advancement office, and currently serves as the chair of the Blackbaud Higher Education Product Advisory Group. Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of as CIO of The Ohio State University Foundation?

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Visit to University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just got back from a short jaunt to the University of Washington in Seattle. Not only is it the school my son Andy attends (beam, beam), but it is also a hotbed of activity around advancing people with disabilities. My long-time friend Professor Mari Ostendorf (who was a grad student with me at Stanford) was running a summer research program for engineering students with disabilities.

Universal Mobile Phone Charger

Tech Soup Blog

Mobile phone companies including Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson (which together account for over 80% of the mobile phone market worldwide ) have struck a deal with the European Union to introduce the one-size-fits-all or universal mobile phone charger by January 2010. Whenever I've gone to tech conferences, it's always the engineers in the crowd who stand up and ask why on earth we can't all agree to standardize the plugs and inputs on electronic devices.

Should Universities Fear Millennial Alumni?

Achieve

For schools, alumni departments and university foundations, this research is nothing short of eye opening. As universities work fervently to secure alumni donors and preserve their existing alumni base, they are doing so during a time of obvious and turbulent change in the world of higher ed.

Should Universities Fear Millennial Alumni?

Achieve

For schools, alumni departments and university foundations, this research is nothing short of eye opening. As universities work fervently to secure alumni donors and preserve their existing alumni base, they are doing so during a time of obvious and turbulent change in the world of higher ed.

How to Get into a UK University as an International Student

Find the free stuff

The post How to Get into a UK University as an International Student appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Great Britain is famous for its educational system, which has absorbed the wisdom of centuries-old traditions. If you plan to get higher education in this country, pay maximum attention and time to prepare for it. Here you can find a brief guide on how to do it correctly. Choose an Institution To get started, choose.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Tim Snyder, Wake Forest University

Connection Cafe

Today’s Q&A is with Tim Snyder, associate vice president, Alumni and Donor Services at Wake Forest University. In his role, Tim is responsible for the overall management of Alumni Services, the Wake Forest Fund, and Donor Services and Advancement Services at the university.

How the University of Minnesota Leveraged Social Ambassadors for Giving Day

Connection Cafe

One of those organizations is the University of Minnesota. Their ambassadors then helped to celebrate the public launch of Driven: The University of Minnesota’s Campaign in September 2017, aiming to raise $4 billion. These efforts led to the institution’s biggest ever online giving day and a robust volunteer opportunity for the University’s most fervent online advocates. The University partnered with Blackbaud and used Attentive.ly “What’s next?”

Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market

WBT Systems

Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market. Read more about Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, the secret to Bookshare is that it's not Benetech making it so successful, it's our volunteers, our community, the schools, colleges, universities, authors and publishers that make it work so well for people with print disabilities so severe that they cannot read a standard printed book effectively. I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. coming up on April 29th.

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Universal Museum Widget

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kurt Stuchell just finished a project and created a new widget called the Universal Museum Media Podcasts & Blog Widget. I'm headed off for the Museum Computer Network conference in Chicago tomorrow. The widget contains a collection of museum podcasts and blogs. If you don't see your favorite museum's podcast on this list, contact Kurt Stuchell. He has made the widget available on Facebook and it can also be added web site, MySpace (hmm. is the museum crowd on MySpace?),

The Two Most Important Groups for College and University Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Every college and university, no matter how small, is capable of casting a huge and compelling vision for their donors. Nonprofit Fundraising Alumni donor cultivation fundraising ideas Higher Ed University FundraisingYour school does great work, and has lots of potential donors. Parents and other family members, community organizations, foundations, businesses and more can and should be donating to help your institution continue its mission and work.

Fundraising University

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Just back from vacation. And although it's still August and the calendar says summer lasts another month, that Back to School vibe is in the air and the season is definitely waning. The "let's get back to business" feeling seems to be widespread - everyone is blogging about fundraising this week. I always eat up this information, because I'm not an expert in development, but I'm always asked to help automate development tasks.

Universal Analytics – To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

Allegiance Group

Recently, a lot of our clients have been asking us if they should upgrade their standard Google Analytics (ga.js) to the new Universal Analytics (analytics.js.) Based on how Google has treated past versions of analytics (remember Urchin) we know that they will continue to support standard Google Analytics for several years, but that all new development will be done on the new version, Universal Analytics.

Four Ways Universities or Colleges Use Prospect Research

Donor Search

Every college or university needs to fundraise to have enough money to give students the best educational experience possible. Extravagant dorms attract new students, superior educational opportunities keep upperclassmen satisfied, and guest speakers provide students with unique experiences as only a place of higher learning can deliver. None of that can be accomplished without funding.

University Fundraising: 3 Ways to Increase Millennial Alumni Giving

Achieve

Looking to make some extra cash in college, I joined a small but relentless army of student workers calling alumni and asking them to donate to the university. If you’ve graduated from a four-year university in the past century, chances are you’ve received a call like this.

The Universal Language of Technology Conferences: Schwag

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I arrived in Mumbai on Monday morning in the very early morning hours (3:00 am) after a trip that lasted nearly 24 hours and hopped across 12 time zones. I greeted at the airport with a sign that read " Nasscom Leadership India Forum - Miss Kanter." The driven took me to the Grand Hyatt Hotel saying that during the day the traffic is much different. The conference hotel one of the largest hotels in Mumbai with many rooms and a large convention area. .

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

What Branham and Hirschfeld discovered is that the best companies use six "universal drivers" that maximize employee engagement : Caring, Competent, and Engaging Senior Leaders Effective Managers Who Keep Employees Aligned and Engaged Effective Teamwork at All Levels Job Enrichment and Professional Growth Valuing Employee Contributions Concern for Employee Well-Being Branham also explains that to get the best from your employees you need to re-engage them.

Universal Analytics – To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

Allegiance Group

Recently, a lot of our clients have been asking us if they should upgrade their standard Google Analytics (ga.js) to the new Universal Analytics (analytics.js.) Based on how Google has treated past versions of analytics (remember Urchin) we know that they will continue to support standard Google Analytics for several years, but that all new development will be done on the new version, Universal Analytics.

How to Plan Your University’s Best Giving Day Yet

Connection Cafe

Read How Salem State University Launched Its First Ever Giving Day. A successful day of giving makes the news: the 2018 Purdue Day of Giving brought in a record $37 million in 24 hours. When a high-profile giving day smashes participation and dollar goals, annual giving teams across the country double down on strategies to cement their own success.