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Episode 4: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Mark Bentley

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Release Date: 05/25/2020

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Welcome to our third episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices in the field). In this episode, we invited Mireya Landacay from UTPL Ecuador, to talk about virtual events and alumni engagement. Mireya is the alumni coordinator in UTPL, and she has a lot of experience working with virtual education. UTPL Ecuador is one of the Latin American institutions with more experience in distance education.

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Episode 22: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Soleiman Dias show art Episode 22: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Soleiman Dias

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Soleiman Dias, Director of Alumni and International Relations at Chadwick International in South Korea takes us through his career journey. He then highlights the important role international schools and international education plays in inclusiveness; shares how he navigates his work and manages his stakeholders; and talks about the advancement landscape in Korea and its growth. Lastly, hear how advancement professionals in schools can benefit from attending the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference.

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Episode 21: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Heather Hamilton and Brad Entwistle show art Episode 21: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Heather Hamilton and Brad Entwistle

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In the first episode for the year, hosts Brad and Heather are also the guests. Hear Heather share her learnings from 2020, her outlook for advancement, the focus of CASE Asia-Pacific in 2021, and what listeners can expect at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference. Brad shares what will drive the next era of marketing, a blind spot that marketing and communications professionals can do away with, as well as imageseven’s plan for 2021.

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Hear from Jonathan Cosgrove, Director of Development at Deakin University on how he and his team managed to lift their performance and drive some of Deakin's best donor participation and ROI in a very uncertain environment. Also, listen in for how Deakin University embeds strategic thinking within advancement and across the University, involving academic leaders. Lastly, Jonathan shares his biggest learnings for leading a team in times of change, and the value of the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference

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Dr. Kaarle Hämeri, Chancellor of Helsinki University, holds a role unlike other chancellors around the world: his primary responsibility is specifically advocating for the university and higher education on a national scale. His work includes taking care of the external relationships for the university, and engaging with external constituencies in support of the university. This conversation explores how higher education is viewed by the public in Finland and the Nordic countries.

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Episode 19: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Penny Richards Fowler show art Episode 19: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Penny Richards Fowler

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Penny Richards Fowler, advancement manager at Sacré Cœur, a prep to Year 12 Catholic girls school, shares how they achieved success in their bursary appeal and engaged with their community during COVID-19. She also talks about how they produced the best performing video for the school this year; which CASE resources helped during uncertain times; Sacré Cœur’s upcoming projects; her biggest learnings from 2020; as well as what she most looks forward to at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference.

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Welcome to our second episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices in the field). In this episode, we invited Vielka Morales, from Carol Morgan School, Dominican Republic, to talk about the importance of advancement in Latin America and the challenges in schools. Vielka is the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations of Carol Morgan School. She has an experience of many years in advancement and gift campaigns.

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In this special episode, Sue Cunningham speaks with Dr. Violet Patton, the 2020 recipient of the CASE James M Fisher Award for Distinguished Service to Education. Dr. Patton was nominated for the award by Ohio University, based on her longtime support of the university. Hear about Dr. Patton’s path to becoming a passionate about advancing education, from her very early days with her family where she saw their dedication to teaching and education. Her story brings light to the season of giving.

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On Self-Determined Reading Lists, the Importance of Listening, and Giving Advancement a Seat at the Table show art On Self-Determined Reading Lists, the Importance of Listening, and Giving Advancement a Seat at the Table

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Professor Michael Arthur describes his leadership at University College London, on the eve of his forthcoming retirement. The conversation spans the rationale for taking a long view in the UCL’s strategic planning process and why a twenty- year planning horizon made sense; the importance of listening, and how an institution needs to take responsibility for histories of institutional racism in order to set a starting point for making progress in racial and ethnic equity.

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Episode 18: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Antonia Yeung show art Episode 18: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Antonia Yeung

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Antonia Yeung, Associate Vice-President of Development and Campus Services at HSUHK discusses how stakeholder experience is closely linked to campus development. Antonia’s insights cover how planning a retreat in the first month of her new role helped her work; how HSUHK manages stakeholder experiences and campus development despite the volatile year; the distinctive feature of HSUHK; as well as skills and tools valuable for handling difficult situations and in engaging various stakeholders effectively.

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