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Nov 9, 2016

Universities Can Become More Competitive by Embracing Unique Stories

A group of more than 4,000 university presidents and chancellors agree that one of the biggest challenges in higher education today is rising tuition, competition with online education or even hiring and developing professors. … Read more

Nov 2, 2016

North Dakota State unveils Advent designs at the SHAC

Although most notable as a football powerhouse, North Dakota State athletics has a rich history and culture beyond the gridiron. On Nov. 3, North Dakota State unveiled the Sanford Health Athletic Complex, a new … Read more

Oct 26, 2016

3 Simple Tips on Engagement from CALS16

By John Roberson I’m not an athletic director, but I’m a fan of athletic directors and athletics. That’s why I enjoyed the opportunity to speak with ADs and associate ADs at the College Athletic … Read more

Oct 19, 2016

Jordan shoe wall steals the show in North Carolina’s locker room upgrades

Michael Jordan is a one-of-a-kind basketball legend. Now, North Carolina will honor its most famous basketball alum with a one-of-a-kind experience. As North Carolina celebrated the start of men’s basketball practice this week, the … Read more

Jul 29, 2016

Titans Wowed By First Look at New Locker Room, Team HQ

When defensive lineman Jurell Casey saw the Tennessee Titans’ locker room and team headquarters at Saint Thomas Sports Park in 2016, he could say he felt like he was in an NFL facility. That … Read more

Jun 29, 2016

Differentiation: The No. 1 Issue Facing University Presidents

By John Roberson Part of being university presidents and chancellors is dealing with a host of challenges. There’s investing in students and staff, fundraising, marketing and balancing needs from differing groups and — oh, … Read more

Jun 22, 2016

Players’ Lounges Can Be a Powerful Statement to Recruits and Families

As Advent works with athletic departments around the country, an increasing number of schools and teams are asking for ways to enhance the student-athlete experience beyond just state-of-the-art stadiums and weight rooms. It has … Read more

Jan 20, 2016

Florida State Sends Powerful Message with New Players’ Lounge

In 2016, Florida State football revealed extensive upgrades to its facilities, including one of the most important additions — a new players’ lounge. Advent designed a warm, friendly space that boasts a theater, a … Read more

Jan 19, 2016

Day of Service: Carpenter’s Square

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” On MLK Day, the Advent team embraced this call to action and helped to renovate … Read more

Jan 6, 2016

How Schools and Teams Can Turn Fans into Social Media Messengers

As far as fans are concerned, the most basic characteristic of a sporting event is the shared social experience. Studies consistently indicate that even more than wins and losses, the stadium experience and the … Read more

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