Oglethorpe University recently embarked in a few money-saving sustainability projects funded through the Grants to Green initiative. This initiative, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, promotes sustainability in the non-profit sector. National’s Director at Oglethorpe, Lance Knight, has been integral in implementing these projects. We recently caught [...]
Harley Knowles, Ph.D., is president of Tennessee Wesleyan University, located in Southeast Tennessee. We recently talked to Dr. Knowles about his experience partnering with National to maintain the university’s pristine campus environment, and about the low-interest loan the school received through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Growth and Opportunity [...]
Located between Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tennessee Wesleyan University is a comprehensive liberal arts institution located in rural McMinn County. Home to just over 1,000 students, the university’s main campus is comprised of 21 buildings on 40 park-like acres. And, like most thriving private universities of its size, Tennessee Wesleyan is constantly seeking ways to enhance […]
Will Friesen, Ph.D., is provost and chief academic officer of Judson University, an evangelical Christian liberal arts college situated on the picturesque Fox River in Elgin, Illinois, forty-five minutes northwest of Chicago. We recently talked to Dr. Friesen about his decision...
Athletics are a big part of college life, not only for students but for visiting alumni. With cooler temperatures in the air, nothing creates an aura of excitement and nostalgia like a football game, heralded by the sounds of cheers and a marching band under a blanket of lights. Whether your college or university […]
It’s becoming that time of year again. At colleges everywhere, move-in week is fast approaching, and it’s a time filled with both excitement and anxiety for students and parents alike. Students are thinking about classes, making new friends and being on their own for the very first time, while parents want to be assured they’re […]
With fierce competition for tuition dollars, colleges and universities must quickly win over prospective students and their parents. Obviously, one of the best ways to do this is to ensure your campus looks and operates at its very best—not just for special events, but each and every day of the year. Many colleges have already […]
Fundraising is the lifeblood of colleges and universities—without it, many would cease to exist. Student tuition alone isn’t enough to keep schools running or to maintain and grow the physical structure of the campus, making a continued influx of donor dollars essential. While colleges know there are many ways to drive donations—from alumni giving […]