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What We Say, How We Say It

Written by: Erin Leo In any form of communication, we need to be conscious of three things when we are speaking to someone: what we say, how we say it, and body language. This holds true even for communication that is done via the internet…

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The Best Kind of Donors

Written by Marissa Fragomeni Many nonprofit organizations find it easy to attract new people to donate to their mission. Keeping these donors interested and satisfied is where the problems sets in. The best kind of donors are those who are loyal and consistent. Many researchers…

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The Millennial Impact

Written By:  Shannon Bianchi Merriman-Webster’s dictionary defines a “millennial” as someone born in the 1980s or 1990s. However as a Millennial myself, I can say there is much more to this epithet than Merriman-Webster suggests. According to Forbes.com, there are over 80 million members of…

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“Little Drops of Water Make a Mighty Ocean”

Written By: Karuna Reang Recently, I came across an article in the Boston Business Journal. The headline read Boston’s new wealth on a mission. This seemed like an interesting topic because the two words “wealth” and “mission” are terms you find hard to resist. The…

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When the Classroom and Community Service Collide

Written By: Shannon Bianchi Community-Based Learning (CBL) classes at Stonehill give the student a whole different type of learning experience. Offering a new take on education, CBL courses combine a regular classroom course with additional hours dedicated to implementing projects or conducting research in partnership…

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Volunteering: Stonehill Style

Recently, I came across an article in the Nonprofit Quarterly  conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics within the U.S Department of Labor which explains that volunteer rates are at a 10-year low. I found this information hard to believe, especially with communities such as…

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Intern Spotlight: Julie Forest ’15

                    Hometown: New Ipswich, NH Involvement on Campus: Core Leader of the Good News Club, Student Minister, Work Study “Stitcher” in the Theater Department Most Memorable Volunteer Experience: It is very challenging to think of just…

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Intern Spotlight: Whitney Shufelt ’14

                    Hometown: West Barnstable, MA Major/Minor: Public Administration & American Studies double major Involvement on Campus: Phonathon Student Manager, Legacy Committee, Relay for Life Team Captain, former DFLI participant, E-board member of Students for Service special interest housing…

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Interested in Internships!?

If you are looking for an internship opportunity, CNM has several to offer for students of all majors! CNM is dedicated to providing students who have a passion for nonprofits with an internship experience that matches their qualifications and interests. Internships are offered during fall,…

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CNM 2013 Needs Assessment!

Hello everyone! Before I start describing one of the valuable projects that the Center for Nonprofit Management is in the process of completing this summer, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Sarah Wilson and I am serving as the CNM Program Intern…

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