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Parting Thoughts

by Ellen Davis – Temple College – Temple, TX
Being involved with NCMPR was one of the most rewarding parts of my job as a community college marketing director. It also was critical to my success on the job.

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D3 Storytelling

by Jaclyn Y. Garver – NCMPR National Office – Fort Wayne, IN
District 3’s conference in early October this year, Pure Creativity, was set in Grand Rapids. Things kicked off with keynote Somya Bhagwagar, who shared some ideas that flooded me with anxiety at the mere thought of doing things that way.

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The Art of Fundraising: Top 10 Fundraising-Related Expectations of Community College Presidents

by John J. “Ski” Sygielski, MBA, Ed.D. and Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
Whether you’re a seasoned president, a relatively new president or a prospective president, these 10 fundraising-related expectations of community college presidents can help you embrace your roll as chief development officer.

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Palo Alto College Celebrates the Cultures of South Texas During Latinx Heritage Month

by Jennifer Pue – Palo Alto College – San Antonio, TX
As we take time to learn about our nation’s history, it’s important to recognize the achievements and remember the challenges of our ancestors. By doing so, we’ll all gain a better understanding of our differences and backgrounds that ultimately make us one community.

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Before Joe and Kamala, There Were Ski and Linnie

by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
When I look at U.S. President Joe Biden, a white man, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, a Black, Asian-American woman, I see a familiar dynamic. No, this article is not about politics. Yes, this article is about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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