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Why our Clients Love their Jobs

September 20, 2017

A recent Gallup poll found that 70% of employees are disengaged from their jobs, so what is it that makes people engage and what is it that people really love about their job?

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The Easiest Way to Increase Scholarship Applicants

September 13, 2017

“Free money, it’d be silly of me not to apply!” is a phrase not often said by prospective scholarship applicants. But why is that? Is it because they think it’s a waste of their time? Maybe they don’t think they’ll qualify for any? Or maybe it’s simply because they’re not aware of all the possible scholarships you have to offer? Whatever the question is, the...

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How to be Successful as an Army of 1

September 06, 2017

Working with higher education clients now for almost 4 years I have learned quite a bit when it comes to how Financial Aid works. One common theme I have seen, primarily with two-year institutions, is that there are typically 1-2 people in the Financial Aid office. These 1-2 people are responsible for many different tasks. Not only are they tasked with...

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Scholarship Life at North Carolina State University

August 31, 2017

During our recent webinar event with Tara Micgiel, Assistant Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid at North Carolina State University, she discussed how they have created a world-class scholarship program using the AcademicWorks Scholarship Management and Donor Reporting Platform. 

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AcademicWorks Summer Release:  Encourage a Gift Directly From Your Donor Reports

August 22, 2017

We are excited recently launched new functionality to  promote giving directly from your donor reports, help improve the reviewing process, put measures in place to help prevent over awarding, and more easily access applicant centric awarding 

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Auburn University

August 21, 2017

Problem: Managing Departmental Awards Processes via Spreadsheets

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Austin Community Foundation

August 07, 2017

Austin Community Foundation (ACF) began implementing the AcademicWorks Solution in 2016. “Our previous scholarship application and awarding process involved applicants emailing or delivering paper applications to our office and preparing and mailing packets for review committees,” says Shelby Bowman, Program Associate for ACF. “It was inefficient for...

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Germanna Community College

July 31, 2017

Problem: Paper Applications

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Customer Success: Manchester University

July 26, 2017

Goal: Streamline Scholarship Matching and Improve Donor Relations

Prior to implementing AcademicWorks, Manchester University relied on spreadsheets to track scholarship awards. A single employee from the student financial services office managed scholarships. This employee was in charge of managing awards along with several other job duties. In many cases,...

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Top 7 Reasons to Attend the AcademicWorks Conference

July 19, 2017

Wondering if you should attend the 2017 AcademicWorks Conference?  We've compiled a list of reasons why you should be there! Check it out and be sure to reserve your spot below!

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