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Conferences & Conventions: 2008 NACCE Convention Day 3

8 Jan

Today was the third (and last full) day of the 2008 National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship convention and I have to admit that there is some degree of conference fatigue setting in at this point. Nonetheless, there were a couple of sessions that stood out today: a follow-up discussion about e-marketing and another one about the pros and cons of different financing options for entrepreneurs. In addition, I’ve embedded Brad Kleinman’s e-marketing presentation from yesterday that he’s uploaded to SlideShare, the YouTube of PowerPoint shows.

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Conferences & Conventions: 2008 NACCE Convention Day 2

7 Jan

san-antonio-skyline.jpgThis was the first full day of full-blown NACCE sessions here in San Antonio. I took my time last night in the hotel room going over the convention program/schedule to look for exactly the sessions I thought that I would get the most out of. All in all, I attended five presentations covering e-marketing, for-profit ventures at non-profit schools, self-assessment tools, and leadership styles over the course of day before finishing up with a “networking cocktail hour” on a giant veranda overlooking the Texas Hill Country.

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Conferences & Conventions: 2008 NACCE Convention Day 1

6 Jan

naace-logo.gifAt long last, I am back in my room after the opening afternoon of the 2008 National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship convention at The Westin La Cantera in San Antonio, Texas. The are sessions about entrepreneurship programs at schools around the country as well as ones on management/supervisory issues, for-profit ventures at two-year colleges, fundraising, e-marketing, and more. (A whole lot more!) I’ve been interested in coming here to figure out more that I need to know in running our publishing start-up, find resources for our interns who want to be freelancers, see what might be of interest to TSTC in terms of offering entrepreneurial training, and, as always of course, scout around for book projects.

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Conferences & Conventions: National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

2 Jan

tccta-logo-2.jpgToday a big “Thanks!” goes out to Scott Nelson, Communications Associate at the Texas Community College Teachers Association. Back in early December as I was looking at the TCCTA site about info on their upcoming conference I came across this post at their blog about scholarships covering registration fees at the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship conference this next week in San Antonio.

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