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You would kill to have these five mentors!

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:57:49 PM

If you are seeking for mentors, it can be assumed that you may be pondering about difficult questions that do not have a clear answer yet. Your needs and a mentor's expectations might not match, maybe they don’t have the time at all, or they could be a super star in their field but will not be able to mentor as you imagined they would.

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A solution to the Django admin view permission

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:57:25 PM

It's very likely that you've landed here because you're trying to solve the issue of being able to create read only permissions to be used on the admin interface. This is specially needed because a certain user (admin) who has access to edit objects of a model might need read access to another model to be set as foreign key.

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Alumni giving made easy

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:57:06 PM

Dear alumni relations officers, today we are excited to announce a critical integration that would make giving back to the Alma mater easier than ever. Your alumni can donate to a fund or make a payment towards the institution in a swish. Almabase has integrated PayPal payment gateway in the alumni websites. All institutions, colleges and universities using websites powered by Almabase can now receive payments through PayPal with their merchant accounts.

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An alumni community and its social impact

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:56:42 PM

Regent Park, is one of Canada’s oldest housing projects. During the late 90's, the neighborhood was infested with crime and violence. The young people were reckless and they got worse with each passing day. There were nine murders in the year 2000 alone within the project.

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Fun, Rivalry and Alumni Engagement!

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:55:51 PM

History’s long-standing camaraderie or rivalry comes with sports or sporting events. Sports fans have their psychological selves uplifted when their team wins. Be it sports fanaticism or an evening of casual playing, it is no doubt that roughing it out together, builds bonds that last a lifetime. There is something about running behind a ball, or hitting one with a bat that builds friendships and nurtures loyalty.

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14 of the best College websites and why.

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:55:20 PM

Think about the average college's website for a second.

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How to network with your alumni?

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:53:57 PM

In today's day and age, professional growth of an individual is multifaceted, and one contributing factor is one's network. The art of networking has evolved , diving deep into the complexly connected world that we see today. Yet, certain basics still form the foundation of networking. In the professional world, people network to know other people, and to identify opportunities that they can bring to the table. In this atmosphere it is important to know how to network.

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Why we believe in connecting Alumni

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:53:38 PM

Throughout modern human history, the wonders of collective action or aggregated strength have been far appreciated and praised. From the moment mankind waged wars to the present day where social movements are crowd funding their projects, we see the massive transformational power that groups of people possess. When this group or team is highly specialized, for example, like the IEEE or the ACM or groups and associations of that ilk, the reasons for their existence will be imparted to the world much strongly and loudly.

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Why a Payment Gateway is crucial for Alumni Websites

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:53:16 PM

In this era of booming e-commerce the customer has exceptional advantages of making important decisions that shape businesses. This power, or rather responsibility, resides with the customer largely due to the ease of handling monetary transactions. The easier it is to make a transaction, quicker the service and happier the customer.

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Build powerful alumni websites. For FREE!

Posted by Almabase on Mar 1, 2016 2:52:57 PM

At Almabase, we started our operations with an ambitious goal – to empower every academic institution in the world to create their own thriving alumni fraternity. We have come quite far. Today, we see our customers enjoying their well-connected alumni networks – reunions, alumni meets, jobs, fund raisers and so on. It gives us great pleasure to be able to provide the technology to make it happen. This only builds up our commitment and responsibility to all the academic institutions. With proven results, we are confident that building an alumni site with Almabase will change the course of an institute.

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