• 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Student Philanthropy

Rutgers: Inspiring Student Philanthropy Through Education

April 5th, 2017|

There is an understanding at Rutgers University that the more educated a student is regarding philanthropy, the more inclined he or she will be to give as an alum. Which [...]

  • Webinar

Webinar: Merging Alumni Relations & Career Services

December 6th, 2016|

https://www.youtube.com/embed/z2jrbD-VZN4 For decades, Career Services and Alumni Relations have operated as sole entities in order to increase placement, career readiness, alumni engagement and donations. But in the past five years, [...]

  • Northeastern University Networking

Inside Northeastern’s Circuit Approach to Industry Networking

October 26th, 2016|

In August of 2015, Northeastern University launched its Circuits program to connect students, parents and over 240,000 alumni who share similar interests in specific industries through programming focused on networking [...]

  • 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 Volunteering

Connecting Alumni Volunteering to the Career Mission

August 17th, 2016|

After largely operating as sole entities, in the past five years career services and alumni relations professionals are integrating their offices to increase placement, career readiness, alumni engagement and donations [...]

  • Career Development

How Data & Alignment Power Career Development at U of Rochester

August 10th, 2016|

The University of Rochester is heading into a pilot year aligning the Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center with alumni relations and advancement, but Joe Testani, assistant dean and [...]

  • ACSN Elizabeth Wallencheck

UNC’s Methods for Alumni Career Counseling

August 2nd, 2016|

With 66 percent of millennials expressing the desire to leave their organization by 2020, today’s alumni career services professionals are tasked with providing alumni career counseling regarding changes in professions. [...]

  • Professional Success Stories

How Alignment Sparks Professional Success at Longwood

July 26th, 2016|

In laying alumni relations over the career services narrative and vice versa at Longwood University, the Virginia institution is engaging students and alumni around a specific purpose: Creating professional success [...]