• ACSN Roundtable

ACSN Roundtable: Career Development and LGBTQ Alumni Networks

August 2nd, 2017|

At the recent ACSN 2017 Annual Conference in Boston, I was lucky enough to host two roundtable discussions titled "Career Narratives and LGBTQ Affinity Networks." The goal of the ACSN roundtable [...]

  • Cedar Crest College_Sophomore Expedition

Cedar Crest’s Sophomore Expedition Marks Study Abroad History

July 19th, 2017|

The screams of excitement were earsplitting on August 28, 2016, when President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced to the Cedar Crest College Class of 2020 that the destination for the inaugural [...]

  • University of Chicago Alumni Weekend

ACSN 2017: How the University of Chicago Is Approaching $5 Billion in Donations By Engaging Alumni

July 12th, 2017|

In October 2014, the Alumni Board at the University of Chicago launched a capital campaign to engage 125,000 alumni and raise $5 billion over five years. The university has completed [...]

  • Caltech Director of Communications for the Division of Engineering and Applied Science Trity Pourbahrami

The Caltech Storyteller Elevating Community and Awareness in Science and Engineering

May 16th, 2017|

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is among the standard-bearers in education, research and innovation in the field of applied sciences and engineering. Trity Pourbahrami, Director of Communications for the Caltech [...]

  • Undergraduate Experience

Quantifying Undergraduate Experience & Alumni Engagement

April 19th, 2017|

It’s widely understood that a positive undergraduate experience encourages students to give back to their institution monetarily and non-monetarily after they graduate. But, up until recently, the relationship between the [...]

  • Webinar

Webinar: Investing in Network & Corporate-Based Affinity Groups

January 30th, 2017|

In the current landscape of alumni engagement, institutions around the country have recognized two consistencies: No matter where alumni are in their career, they are expressing a need for career [...]

  • ASU Mobile Giving for Alumni Donors

5 Mobile Giving Strategies to Draw Alumni Donors

October 18th, 2016|

After revealing that 84 percent of millennials made a charitable donation in 2014, the 2015 Millennial Impact Report proved that millennials are active donors despite assumptions that they may be [...]

  • GW Alumni Industry Groups

GW’s Strategy to Restructure Alumni Industry Groups

October 6th, 2016|

After not achieving the desired results from two industry alliances focused on fundraising and development, the George Washington University conducted an Alumni Attitude Survey. Upon analyzing the results, Joshua Hiscock, [...]

  • Alumni Career Coaching

FIU’s Maria Tomaino’s Alumni Career Coaching Method

August 25th, 2016|

Florida International University (FIU) Associate Director of Alumni Career Development Maria Tomaino holds the responsibility of educating and empowering a 215,000 alumni population through a myriad of decisions they face [...]

  • Digital Volunteering

Tying Digital Volunteering to Time, Talent & Treasure

July 28th, 2016|

In a recent Higher Ed Live broadcast, “Connecting Digital Engagement Initiatives to the Bottom Line,” Syracuse Director of Strategic Communications and Digital Engagement Kim Brown hosted Cornell Executive Director of [...]