Bursting the Higher Education Bubble with Alumni Career Services

I attended a few weeks ago the ASU GSV Summit in San Diego and heard an interesting keynote from Dan Rosensweig, CEO of Chegg and his presentation focused on the higher education bubble.

How to get 42% Participation in an Alumni Mentoring Program?

Alumni Mentoring programs are clearly a buzz at the moment in the world of alumni relations and career services. Indeed most education institutions would like to have a successful alumni mentoring program or student mentoring program but may be confused as how best to make this happen.

Building the Foundation for Alumni Engagement

What makes the education industry unique and amazing, is its ability to share best practice with so called ‘competitors’. At the end of the day, we are all on the same side of wanting to improve the quality of and access to education everywhere and to create a foundation for alumni engagement post studies.

How Can We Drive Alumni Engagement Via Digital ‘Water Cooler’ Moments?

This blog will be discussing the notion of digital water cooler moments, how they can drive Alumni Engagement and how we can harness them to our benefit. At the most recent  Global Leaders Summit, I had the privilege of hearing four world-class speakers present break-through ideas and.  Each idea was driven by technology and social media, […]

Do Engaged Alumni Really Give More?

Ever wondered whether there is a correlation between the level of how much a school invests in engaging alumni and donor participation rates?

Can We Predict Alumni Engagement?

At the most recent Global Leaders Summit, I had the privilege of hearing four world-class speakers present break-through ideas on Alumni engagement.  Each idea was driven by technology and social media, and impacted alumni relations, career services, or the advancement world in general.

Can Alumni Relations Be ‘Digital First’?

At the most recent Global Leaders Summit, I had the privilege of hearing four world-class speakers present break-through ideas on the future of Alumni Relations in the digital world and discuss what digital Alumni Relations is.  Each idea was driven by technology and social media, and impacted alumni relations, career services, or the advancement world […]

Watch The Alumni Best Practices Debate

Forget Trump & Clinton, the best debate to watch for any alumni best practices professional was the one held at the Global Leader Summit at UCLA earlier this year.

Alumni Career Services: Your School’s ‘Social Media Day’?

At the most recent Global Leaders Summit, I had the privilege of hearing four world-class speakers present break-through ideas.  Each idea was driven by technology and social media, and impacted alumni relations, alumni career services, or the advancement world in general.

Alumni Engagement: Who Is Your True Alma Mater?

The words, ‘ Alma Mater ‘, are commonly used to refer to the school that an individual attended. Yet have you ever wondered why the plural version, ‘Almae Matres’, is rarely used?

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