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Implementation Process For Rookies

October 03, 2017

You’ve completed the purchasing process for AcademicWorks system, now what? This blog will outline everything you need to know about how to implement your AcademicWorks system efficiently, effectively, and most importantly, on time!

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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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Five Steps to Gaining Technology Adoption from Scholarship Reviewers

February 15, 2017

Scholarship review committees take their own time to help select scholarship recipients, sometimes giving up their personal nights and weekends to complete these reviews. During the review process they must ensure the selected applicant meets scholarship criteria and that they represent the intention of the donor. While scholarship review committees are a...

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How Colleges & Universities Execute Their Scholarship Process

December 15, 2016

For the past year, we have been researching how financial aid, advancement, and academic departments are working together to award scholarships. The results from our “Where Scholarships and Stewardship Collide” survey offer a summary of how hundreds of institutions have structured their scholarship awarding process.

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After Your First Year With AcademicWorks from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Completing your first year with AcademicWorks is a right of passage for every client. Everything you’ve learned in implementation comes to fruition as you navigate your first cycle with an online application process. You might come across a piece of functionality that you didn’t know you’d want to use. Or, you might find room for improvement and better ways...

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Community Foundation Case Study Presentation from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Making the move to an online scholarship system can be a daunting task for any foundation. However, with a little bit of planning and extra communication, applicants, administrators and donors can be won over - and even delighted - with the AcademicWorks scholarship platform.

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Exploring East Carolina University with Hollywood Squares: A 4-Year Public Case Study from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

“AcademicWorks Welcomes East Carolina University to the Hollywood Squares!”

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AW Beginners - No Shame Session from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Whether you’re truly an AcademicWorks beginner or just need a comprehensive refresher, we went back to the basics to deliver your need-to-know information for a smooth ride through your next awarding season.

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The AcademicWorks Implementation Process From #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Spanning everything from large-scale “big picture” topics to more detailed discussions of specific steps, The Implementation Process gave attendees helpful insight into what they can expect and plan for when implementing AcademicWorks.

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Addressing Common Concerns When Implementing Scholarship Management Software

March 06, 2015

Most large institutions recognize the benefits that a comprehensive scholarship management solution can provideincluding improved fund utilization, compliance and donor stewardship. However, implementing a solution to manage the scholarship application processes, varying deadline dates, and administrators in different colleges and departments can be a daunting...

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