Recent Connecticut regional events

Regional Programs in Connecticut

CASE District I is pleased to offer programs in Connecticut. Just as with the other Regional Programs throughout the District, the programs in Connecticut are professional development opportunities on timely and relevant advancement topics. Events are held at various times and locations, enabling our members in Connecticut to engage with colleagues from neighboring institutions.

In Advancement, it’s all about who you know!
So who do YOU know?
Who do you WANT to know?

Build your professional network, exchange ideas and start the new school year off right at



6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.

First and Last Tavern
220 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

$20 per person includes bar snacks.

Bring your magazines, newsletters, event invitations and other printed materials for our information exchange table.

And bring lots of business cards!


Lot parking is available at the Municipal Garage. The upper level of the garage offers paid parking on weekdays. Free parking is available on weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends. The lower level offers free parking on weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends.

There are two entrances to the garage. The entrance to the upper level is on Court Street, next to the Baldwin Courthouse. There is convenient access to Main Street via the pedestrian mall next to the police station. The entrance to the lower level is on Dingwall Drive, across from the Destinta Movie Theaters. Exit the garage and walk west on Dingwall Drive toward the First & Last Tavern’s front entrance on Main Street.

Hosted by the CASE District I Committee on Opportunity & Inclusion
and the District I Connecticut Regional Programs Committee

The Right Person in the Right Job
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

University of New Haven
Bartels Campus Center/Alumni Lounge and Annex
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516

We all want to be that person—and to be surrounded by these people. Join us for a dialogue with colleagues who have great stories and practical advice to share. Featured speakers include Megan O. Spelman (President, William Spelman Executive Search), Montique Cotton Kelly (Vice President for Alumni Relations, UConn Foundation), and Teresa Johnston (Senior Director of Human Resources, UConn Foundation). After the session, continue the conversation during a social hour with the panelists and Connecticut CASE District I colleagues.


Megan O. Spelman, President, William Spelman Executive Search
As President of William Spelman Executive Search (WSES), Megan leads the strategic direction and operations of the firm. With a decade of experience in executive search, she has a thorough understanding of the search process, a keen attention to client and candidate needs, and an appreciation for building long-lasting relationships. Megan is particularly well skilled in working with clients who seek assistance in delineating and analyzing strategic staffing priorities and developing solutions that support departmental and institutional goals. Prior to joining WSES, Megan held numerous managerial and consultative positions within the financial services industry.

Hear from Megan about why you should come to this program!

Montique Cotton Kelly, Vice President for Alumni Relations, UConn Foundation
Montique Cotton Kelly joined the University of Connecticut in June 2014. “Mo,” as she is called by family, friends, and colleagues, leads a staff of 23 and hundreds of volunteers to engage and support more than 255,000 UConn alumni. She led the effort to eliminate dues and integrate the Office of Alumni Relations into the UConn Foundation beginning July 1, 2015. A veteran alumni relations leader, Mo came to UConn from Bowling Green State University where she had served as executive director of the alumni association and director of alumni affairs since 2007. Prior to that, she held a number of positions there, including assistant and associate director of alumni affairs. Mo began her career at BGSU as an admissions counselor. Mo has more than 20 years of advancement experience including extensive experience in strategic planning, budget management, board development, program development, and fundraising. She has two bachelor’s degrees (psychology and journalism) and a master’s of education, all from BGSU.

Teresa Johnston, Senior Director of Human Resources, UConn Foundation
Teresa Johnston is the director of human resources for the UConn Foundation and has overall responsibility for all aspects of the HR department. Prior to joining the UConn Foundation in June 2015, she was the associate chief human resources officer for Community Health Center, Inc., where she led a team of HR professionals responsible for staffing, employee relations, compensation, HRIS, and operations. Teresa’s additional experience includes various consulting assignments in higher education and positions of increasing responsibility in for-profit organizations. Teresa has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Kansas and a master’s of education from the University of Hartford.


University of New Haven
Alumni Lounge, located in Bartels Hall (see #8 on the campus map)
300 Boston Post Rd
West Haven, CT 06516

Please enter from 300 Boston Post Road
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3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  Program
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.  Networking Cocktail Reception (hors d’oeuvres and cash bar)

CASE Members; $35, Non-Members; $50; CASE ASAP Students; $25

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and received no later than 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) three business days before the CASE DI program for which you are registered.
Written cancellation requests will be accepted via e-mail to your district at

To maintain the lowest possible cost per registrant, CASE District I is unable to offer refunds after the three-day mark, for any reason. Regrettably, we cannot offer refunds due to injury, illness, or inclement weather. Registrations, however, may be transferred to another member of your institution.