The process of capturing the individual's personal history allows savvy advancement professionals to establish a deeper level of connection with the donor while documenting the impact that that individual has had on the institution, their community and the nation.
Dallas, Texas (Vocus) August 17, 2009
PCI announced today that it has established an exclusive partnership with The Priceless Legacy Company, a Dallas-based custom media publisher dedicated to preserving life legacies for future generations.
PCI and Priceless Legacy will offer a unique, custom publishing platform called the The Alumni Legacy Program™ to PCI's extensive client base, which includes 17 or the nation's top 25 universities as ranked by US News and World Report.
Experts agree that recognition programs should strive to achieve at least 3 basic goals - the program should be:
- Consistent with your mission,
- Of high quality,
- Encourage future giving
The Alumni Legacy Program will allow alumni and development offices to capture and preserve the life stories of distinguished alumni. The cornerstone of the offering is the "Life Story Package" which utilizes a proprietary publishing process to convert photographs and oral recordings with alumni into a high quality personal history books.
"Recognition of distinguished alumni is a critical element of driving alumni engagement and contributions for our clients," said PCI President and CEO Drew Clancy. "The emotional impact of a custom personal history is in perfect alignment with our client's desire to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of outstanding alumni."
"This is a time when all educational institutions are seeking ways to build intimacy with their alumni and donor communities," added Peter Gudmundsson, President of Priceless Legacy. "The process of capturing the individual's personal history allows savvy advancement professionals to establish a deeper level of connection with the donor while documenting the impact that that individual has had on the institution, their community and the nation."
About PCI (http://www.publishingconcepts.com )
PCI has served the alumni and development market in higher education and independent schools since 1982. PCI's mission is to assist clients in driving alumni engagement and contributions of both time and money. PCI has recently released a new online community solution called ENGAGE from PCI™ that provides:
- Free Online Community Software Applications,
- Revenue generating opportunities and
- Six Strategic Programs to Drive Alumni Engagement.
The Alumni Legacy Program™ is one of the six programs designed to drive alumni engagement. As you are deciding how to spend your donor recognition dollars this year, your PCI Account Executive will be contacting you to further discuss The Alumni Legacy Program™ as well as the other ENGAGE from PCI™ solutions.
About The Priceless Legacy Company (http://www.pricelesslegacy.com ):
Based in Dallas, Texas, The Priceless Legacy Company is a privately held custom media publishing company dedicated to helping people preserve their life legacies for the benefit of future generations. The company serves people through its fast expanding network of Legacy Consultants. Currently active in twenty-five states and one province, Priceless Legacy's consultants meet with clients to help them record their life stories. Services include interviewing, photo organizing and scanning and the production of beautiful heirloom quality Life Story Packages. The company's website is http://www.pricelesslegacy.com .
Contact: Peter A. Gudmundsson, CEO & Founder