The Dilemma of Alumni Career Services

There are a number of key stakeholders that have an important say in the relationship between an educational institution and their alumni; Career Services, Development, Alumni Relations, Communication, Marketing and Admissions to name but a few.

Say Goodbye to your Graduating Class. Forever.

The countdown has started. It is already March, and for many schools, it is just 12 weeks until graduation.

Picturing Your Alumni Engagement Strategy

This blog will be discussing Best Practices surrounding Alumni Engagement Strategy. I received an inspiring email this week from Erica Yaeger.

Online Alumni Networks – An Understanding

In this blog I will be discussing online alumni networks and illuminating some of Graduway’s independent research.   Have you ever wondered which type of alumni are the best at online alumni networking? Are men more active at alumni networking than women, or the other way around?  And which groups are most active in online alumni […]

3 Steps To Ensure Your Alumni Relations And Fundraising Are Data Compliant

Guest blogger on the topic of Alumni Relations and Fundraising: Graduway’s CFO and Data Protection Officer, David Whitefield

Snapchat’s $24M Lesson For Alumni Relations Best Practices

Snapchat’s $24M Lesson, You may well have read about Snapchat’s IPO last week that raised billions of dollars. What you may have missed in the news is a fascinating story on how Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California, made $24 million from the Snapchat IPO. About 5 years ago, a parent of two students at […]

Alumni Website or Alumni App – Which Should Come First?

Every education institution is aware of the explosive growth in usage of mobile phones.

Must Alumni Mentoring Relationships Be Like ‘Marriages’?

A question for both alumni relations and alumni career services professionals – must alumni mentoring relationships really be like marriage?  I don’t believe so. Let me explain.

Career Services for Alumni: Does Your School Pass The Red Socks Test?

This blog will be analyzing the state of career services for alumni by looking at a brilliant commercial from the University of Phoenix.  The University of Phoenix aired this slick commercial some time ago. It’s brilliant in many ways. Concise. Clear. Catchy.

Do Alumni Associations Really Want To Engage Alumni?

Ask a sample of Alumni Associations to name their key objectives for the year ahead.  I guarantee you that engaging alumni, in one form or another, will likely appear at the top of the list. It seems self-evident that Associations would and should be doing everything in their power to maximize alumni engagement, right? But […]

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