Engagement Today

Advancement Legends Podcast: Mike Goodwin

When you think of the Advancement field in the Pacific Northwest you think of Oregon State’s Mike Goodwin. Goodwin’s experience with his college newspaper at the University of San Francisco lead to a drive to explore higher education...

Advancement Legends Podcast: Andrew Gossen

No one could ever accuse Cornell’s Andrew Gossen of not being an early adopter. After an educational journey that took him from Princeton to Harvard to a brush with Gaelic culture, Gossen wanted to explore what it was like...

Taking Alumni Engagement to the Next Level

The tides are shifting in Alumni Relations and there are several passionate professionals seizing this opportunity to define which direction the industry will head, determining how to have the most impact and enhancing the value of their Institution’s educational...

Lowering hurdles to build affinity

I had the opportunity to speak with Parks Smith, Director of Alumni Relations, at Longwood University, to talk about his department’s interesting view on Alumni Engagement. According to Parks, “A huge part of Alumni Relations is alumni saying ‘I...