ICAA March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022



Happy Spring from ICAA

Be on the lookout!

Details for Summer Conference registration will be coming soon. This year we'll be back in person:

July 27-29, 2022

Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls

If you have any questions about the ICAA Summer Conference, please contact the conference co-chairs Kyle Vaughn and Tammy Shadley-Hutton

We can't wait to see you!  


 Call for Summer Conference Presenters 

Be a part of the ICAA Summer Conference experience by serving as a presenter for a breakout session! Past and first-time presenters, co-presented sessions, and referrals of non-ICAA member presenters are welcome to submit proposals. Your participation is key to offering an inspiring conference of idea sharing, networking, and fun for our attendees!

Each session lasts approximately 60 minutes and may be presented in person or remotely via Zoom. This includes 45 minutes of educational content while leaving 15 minutes at the end for questions from the audience. 

The application will be open until April 22, 2022.  Once all applications are turned in the committee will meet and decisions will be communicated by the week of Monday, April 25, 2022. Please click here to submit your proposal today!

Have questions? Contact the Educational Programs Chair, Melissa Clarke BeckettThank you for your willingness to share your ideas, innovations, best practices and lessons learned with fellow ICAA members.


Summer Conference Award Nominations

It's time to send in your award nominations! This is your chance to recognize the great work of your colleagues, your advancement division, and even yourself (self-nominations are welcome and encouraged!). ICAA recognizes outstanding individuals and contributions to the industry through four awards presented at the annual ICAA Summer Conference. 

Ernest A. Sheetz Mentor Award

Newcomer Award

Program of Excellence Award

David T. Smittle Distinguished Service Award

Click here to learn more about each award and to nominate yourself, a colleague, or a program from your Advancement division. Submission deadline May 31.

Questions? Email Vickie Wilkins


 Welcome Back!

ICAA thanks the following institutions for recently renewing their memberships. It’s great to have you back on the roster!

Have good news?

Have new staff or promotions to celebrate? We love good news more than ever! Share with us for future newsletters by emailing ICAA Secretary Tammy Shadley-Hutton at


We’re Raising our Game on Social!

We Need Your Social Content Suggestions!

ICAA is bolstering its social media presence and needs your input for future content. Contribute your ideas here for what you would like to see on our platforms.

In addition to the ICAA LinkedIn group, you may also find ICAA on Facebook and Twitter @MYICAA1958. Follow us on all three platforms!  


  Job Postings

Do you know the most clicked page on the ICAA website is job postings? Check out current opportunities at ICAA member institutions here. Institutions with current memberships can post openings anytime.





Is your staff listing current?

Log in and check the staff list for your institution under “member directory.” You may be surprised by how many changes have occurred at your institution since you last viewed this list. Contact Lauren Kennedy for assistance with updating your member list so your entire team can receive future communications and invitations from ICAA.  


Be sure to visit the ICAA Membership page to update your information, review the list of active members from your institution, or help new employees sign up for their own accounts! 


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