Alumni Career Services: How alumni networks help everyone win

When Cheryl Bonner arrived in the field of Alumni Career Services in the early 2000s, alumni had just recently started turning back to their alma maters en masse as recovery from the “Dot Com Bubble” was in full swing. At the time, Career Services departments, for the most part, were solely focused on Students, and already spread thin. Providing services...

Alumni Groups & Volunteer Management White Paper

White Papers brought to you by #TeamTassl Topic: Successful Engagement Programs of 2016 Alumni groups play a key role in connecting alumni with their alma maters. We are excited to be able to share the great insights we uncovered from alumni group managers at universities across the country. To download a free copy of this white paper, please fill out...

Where should your alumni network live?

It’s been ingrained in us that our alumni networks are a selling point and major benefit of attending college. There are rankings and metrics like “average salary earned by XYZ alumni in ABC profession,” all of which aim to demonstrate the long-term value of a degree from whichever school is boasting the numbers that make them look the best....

Your Alumni Relations Secret Weapon: Professors!

From sports games to spur of the moment campus visits, it can often be hard for Alumni Associations to keep track of when alumni are back on campus. Thankfully, your university has a small army of people who can help: Professors. As you know, many professors do a great job of keeping in touch with their former students. Alums are...

Alumni Associations & Local Group Leaders: Bridging the Gap

Alumni Group Leaders like Jason Gerdom have a vision of the future of Alumni networks. He’s raised his hand to help guide his university towards that vision; first as a leader of the Boston Chapter of the Indiana University Alumni Association, and now as a member of the IUAA Executive Council. Many schools have some version of Indiana’s...