News

  • Thank You to our Outgoing Board Members

    Posted on October 17, 2017

    The SUNYCUAD Board of Directors would like to thank outgoing board members: Kathryn Coley, Nancy Griffin, Mary Hunt and Carol Leven for their outstanding contributions to the organization. These individuals were instrumental in the growth and success of SUNYCUAD and we will miss them greatly.    

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  • SUNYCUAD’s New Board Members – Part I

    Posted on October 17, 2017

    Meet SUNYCUAD’s eight newest board members in this three-part series. First up: Dawn Baumgarten, Matthew Colson, & Emily Hutchison. Dawn Baumgarten – University at Buffalo Dawn Baumgarten is a development professional with a 12+ year record of achievement in expanding, improving and managing a complex annual giving program on behalf of the University at Buffalo, […]

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  • Membership Has Its Privileges

    Posted on October 17, 2017

    Do you know what company trademarked that expression? It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since American Express launched that ad campaign – check out the phone at the end of this 30-second spot from 1987! Over the last year or so, we have been migrating to a new membership database and we’d like […]

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  • Barbara Hole Receives SUNYCUAD Hall of Fame Award

    Posted on June 20, 2017

    Barbara Hole has been awarded the SUNYCUAD Hall of Fame Award. Barbara currently serves as Sr. Philanthropic Advisor in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at the University at Buffalo.  She serves on the division’s senior leadership team and focuses on raising principal gifts university wide as well as coaching and mentoring development staff.  […]

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  • Getting to Know You…

    Posted on May 9, 2017

    SUNY ESC’s Michael Mancini Discusses the Importance of Being Genuine in Your Professional Relationships Michael Mancini knows a thing or two about building great work relationships. As chief of staff at SUNY Empire State College, Michael serves as an integral link between the Office of the President, other administrative offices and the entire college community. He […]

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  • SUNYCUAD Career Coaching Program Available

    Posted on May 2, 2017

    SUNYCUAD is offering a career coaching professional development program to connect experienced SUNYCUAD members with newcomers to the SUNY advancement community. The program provides a SUNYCUAD career coach to newcomers who are either new to SUNY or the advancement field within the past five years, or who have switched fields within advancement recently. Interested newcomers […]

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  • 2017 Charlton Scholars Announced

    Posted on May 2, 2017

    Each year, SUNYCUAD supports the professional development of members who are new to the advancement field through its Charlton Scholars Program. Named in honor of longtime SUNY and SUNYCUAD supporters Harry and Barb Charlton, the Charlton Scholarship provides funding to a select group of members for registration and on-site expenses to SUNYCUAD’s annual educational conference. […]

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  • Call for Nominations to the SUNYCUAD Board of Directors

    Posted on February 6, 2017

    The Nominating Committee of the SUNY Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) is issuing a call for nominations to the SUNYCUAD Board of Directors. The board consists of 19-25 individuals who represent the diverse interests of the advancement profession within SUNY. We are seeking a variety of perspectives – different campuses, sectors (community colleges, state-operated campuses, […]

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  • A Conversation with Storyteller Extraordinaire Rachel Coker, Director of Research Advancement, Binghamton University

    Posted on February 3, 2017

    Creative and compelling storytelling is an important tool for today’s higher education professionals as they try to make meaningful connections with key audiences such as prospective students, donors and alumni. Solid writing skills, a nimbleness with various topics — some of which can be pretty heady, to say the least — and a clear understanding […]

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  • Call for Nominations to the SUNYCUAD Board of Directors

    Posted on January 27, 2017

    The Nominating Committee of the SUNY Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) is issuing a call for nominations to the SUNYCUAD Board of Directors. The board consists of 19-25 individuals who represent the diverse interests of the advancement profession within SUNY. We are seeking a variety of perspectives – different campuses, sectors (community colleges, state-operated campuses, […]

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