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Validating Higher Education Visionaries

Texting in Advancement: Best Practices and New Opportunities

In this free, 45-minute webinar, learn how advancement professionals from UNC Charlotte and Coe College are leveraging texting to enhance and improve alumni engagement and fundraising.

Hear from a panel of advancement professionals who have begun to utilize texting to communicate with alumni for both engagement and fundraising purposes. Topics for discussion surrounding texting in advancement include:

  • How to implement creative texting strategies
  • Sharing success stories and positive outcomes
  • Identifying potential pitfalls (lessons learned)

Tuesday, October 9 at 2 p.m. ET


Meet the panelists

shayna-headshotsShayna Long

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, UNC Charlotte


emily-headshotsEmily Porter

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, UNC Charlotte


tad-headshotsTad Fundermann

Data Services & Outreach Specialist, Coe College


Mongoose moderator

laurenj-headshotsLauren Jaeger

Director of Client Development, Mongoose

If there’s one thing to take away from this blog, it’s this: Before you hit send, ask yourself, “Is this valuable information for students?”

While texting is a powerful way to engage prospective and current students, there are right and wrong ways to do it. Here are some tips for effective SMS texting.

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