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News 2017-11-10T21:06:00+00:00

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Trends in Alumni Relations

January 2018 At a time of major change for alumni associations, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution, and there are numerous legacy issues related to traditional approaches practiced over decades. Yet in this context, alumni associations are rethinking and, in some cases, radically changing, their longstanding models for programs and services, organizational structures and relationships with their colleges and universities. Alumni needs, interests and approaches to their alma mater’s relevance to their lives are changing; at the same time, institutions are more strategically [...]

  • Binary Brain A.I.

AI: The Present & Future of Business & Organizational Life

November 2017 There is no doubt artificial intelligence (A.I.) is playing a greater role in business in a variety of sectors than ever before. “[A.I.] is not the future of the workplace, it is the present and happening now,” according to Forbes. A.I. investment also continues to grow: worldwide revenues for cognitive and A.I. systems will reach $12.5 billion in 2017 – an increase of 59.3 percent over 2016 – to more than $46 billion by 2020, predicts research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). [...]

EDUCATION NEWS

A New Era for Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State

F. Javier Nieto, new Dean of the College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS) at Oregon State University, described his college's strategic planning project in an all-college meeting on September 19, 2017. "Our students [...]

  • Saint Mary's College of California

Saint Mary’s College of California – One of the “Best in the West”

For the third year in a row, Saint Mary’s College of California has been listed as one of the top 10 best regional universities in the West in the just released 2018 U.S. News & [...]

BUSINESS NEWS

Hospice Secures Its Role as Health Care Needs Rise

The volatile health care environment has challenged health-related community nonprofits to take a hard look at their business side, set mission-focused priorities, adapt organizations and systems for financial sustainability and where possible, diversify services to [...]

BizFlow’s New Brand Supports Strategic Repositioning

BizFlow, which delivers Business Process Management (BPM) solutions, has announced a new tag line, “Be Efficient,” to advance its overall corporate brand. “We wanted to send a clear, succinct, message to customers about the value [...]

ALUMNI NEWS

  • Alumni Relationship Building

Relationship Building in a Digital World – Lessons from Business for Alumni Engagement

March 2015 Satisfied customers today expect information and interactions on-demand, personalized and simple, thanks to digital tools directed at “now,” “me” and “ease.” The massive changes in relationship-­building in a digital world are reflected [...]

CLIENT NEWS

New York Times Op-Ed: Let’s Waste College on the Old

For the second year in a row, San Francisco's Golden Gate University is named the Top-Ranked University for Adult Learners by Washington Monthly. Here's what the New York Times had to say about GGU's longstanding [...]

Grimmway Academy Expands its Educational Model for Rural Underserved Youth

Six years ago, Grimmway Schools in California's Central Valley launched a new learning model blending academics, nutrition and wellness in the education of youth underserved rural communities. Today, with edible schoolyards and kitchens as part [...]

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Trends in Alumni Relations

January 2018 At a time of major change for alumni associations, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution, and there are numerous legacy issues related to traditional approaches practiced over decades. Yet in this context, [...]

  • Binary Brain A.I.

AI: The Present & Future of Business & Organizational Life

November 2017 There is no doubt artificial intelligence (A.I.) is playing a greater role in business in a variety of sectors than ever before. “[A.I.] is not the future of the workplace, it is the [...]

Independent Schools Chart Their Futures with Strategic Thinking

February 2016 Private independent schools for elementary and secondary students have been central to the United States' educational continuum as long as higher education has existed, but there is nothing “old school” about the environment [...]

  • PLACEHOLDER

A Presidential Leadership Index: Lessons Learned for Higher Education

September 2015 The headlines this spring and summer in higher education have captured the steady drumbeat of challenges: supporters sued to block the closing of Sweet Briar College – and after weeks of litigation [...]

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