Academica Group has signed a formal strategic alliance with SEM Works, a North American leader in SEM consulting based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Now, in addition to comprehensive market research, recruitment strategy, web technology and social media consulting services, Canadian colleges and universities will benefit from a full spectrum of recruitment, admissions, retention, and enrollment management consulting services. Internationally, Academica Group will now serve as the exclusive market research provider to SEM Works clients in the United States and abroad.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO)
Academica Group is a Corporate Partner of AACRAO, based in Washington DC. AACRAO is a non-profit association representing more than 10,000 admissions professionals in more than 30 countries. It will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2010.
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Academica Group is a corporate partner of CASE, the US-based international association of college and university advancement, marketing, and public affairs professionals.
Academica Group Inc. is a gold-seal accredited corporate member of the Market Research and Intelligence Association, which conducts regular audits of our research facilities, personnel and processes. Academica Group is one of a select group of market research firms with this accreditation.
Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC)
Academica Group has exhibited and delivered keynote addresses to the ARUCC national conference.
Ontario University Registrars Association (OURA)
For several years, Academica Group has sponsored the OURA annual conference, exhibiting, attending and presenting.
Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA)
Academica Group's CEO, Rod Skinkle, is a long-time member of CIRPA and a regular attendee at the national conference.
Committee of Registrars, Admissions and Liaison Officers (CRALO)
Academica Group has provided speakers to CRALO conferences in Ontario.
Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE)
Academica Group has exhibited and presented at the national CAUCE conference.
Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA)
Academica Group is a sponsor of the annual OSCA conference for high school guidance counsellors.
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC London)
Academica Group co-founder Ken Steele has been a member, director and committee chair for IABC London for the past 12 years.
Canadian Association of Communicators in Education (CACE)
Academica Group co-founder Ken Steele has been a member of CACE and a presenter at the annual conference.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
Academica Group co-founder Ken Steele is a long-standing member of the AMA, a member of the Toronto AMA chapter, and a regular attendee at the AMA Higher Education Symposium in the US.
Internatioal Centre for Education Inc. (ICE)
Academica Group works with the International Center for Education, based near Toronto, to develop international recruitment strategies and facilitate international outreach for student recruitment. ICE has coordinated recruitment fairs, school visits, and foreign diplomatic events in China, India, Nepal, Oman, and the UAE, in partnership with Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and scores of Canadian universities and colleges. ICE has just established a timeshare liaison facility in Mumbai's World Trade Center, and has a number of international missions planned to Asia and the Middle East.