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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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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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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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Success with SAAS: How to Have a Smooth Implementation

July 05, 2017

This aint’ your grand-pappy’s blog article (unless of course your grand-pappy is a wannabe hipster blogger). If you’re here it’s because you really want to knock your newly acquired SAAS product’s implementation out of the proverbial park.

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AcademicWorks Clients Share Best Practices For Planning A Top Notch Donor Event

June 29, 2017

Who doesn’t love a good party? Parties, dinners, and receptions are an amazing way to celebrate scholarship recipients and donors while promoting a personal connection. 78% of colleges and universities host some sort of event each year to celebrate scholarship recipients and donors! We asked our network of donor stewardship professionals to share a little...

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Austin Community College

June 14, 2017

Problem: Using a Partially Automated Scholarship Application System

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University of Illinois at Chicago

May 26, 2017

Problem: Decentralized Oversight

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Mississippi State University

May 12, 2017

The Problem: Multiple Application Processes with Multiple Deadlines

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