3 Steps to Start (and Strengthen) a Young Alumni Council
Article, BriefCASE Article Young alumni councils give recent graduates an opportunity to deepen their involvement with their alma mater. In return, these volunteer leaders can offer their alumni association fresh insights and energy.
Talking Points: Rough Waters
CURRENTS Article The new income-based plan Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE), which took effect in December 2015, adds more complexity to an already difficult decision. The big news, however, is that it can help alumni with older student loans to lower their monthly payments. Let's look at its pros and cons.
Young Alumni Engagement
Good Question Do you have any best practices on engaging young alumni?
Young Alumni Engagement Samples
Sample Collection The Library maintains this collection of young alumni engagement samples for all CASE members.
Making Transition a Tradition
CURRENTS Article The ways alumni associations welcome their newest alumni can set the stage for a lasting relationship.
The Road to Lifelong Engagement
CURRENTS Article By targeting specific alumni groups, alumni associations can create powerful connections that increase engagement, volunteerism, and giving.
CURRENTS Article A new NCAA resource helps former student athletes score great careers.
Effective Strategies to Engage Student and Young Alumni Volunteers
Podcast Allison Dykes from Emory University discusses how to find the right students and young alumni to develop into volunteers. Also, discover what roles are best fit for young volunteers.
Engaging Young Alumni
Podcast Hear Scott M. Mory from the University of Southern California discuss common characteristics of alumni born in 1982 and after—often referred to as the Millennial generation—and how alumni relations professionals can use this knowledge to better engage them.
“Right” Engagement Can Boost Young Alumni Interest
Article, BriefCASE Article Engaging young alumni via social media is a top priority for many alumni relations shops—but there’s a right way and a wrong way to reach out to this group, according to a faculty member of the CASE Social Media and Community Conference taking place this week in Chicago.
CURRENTS Article When a group of young Tufts alumni said it wanted to raise money for the institution, the university gladly obliged.
CURRENTS Article An alumni versus students broomball tournament brings young alumni to homecoming at Michigan Technological University.
Inspiration and Aspiration
CURRENTS Article The Welcome Event at the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law sets the stage for new students' lifelong relationship with the university.
The Big Reveal
CURRENTS Article Queen's University Belfast uses an impromptu fashion contest at graduation to engage its brand-new young alumni.
Advance Work: Young Alumni Rock
CURRENTS Article La Trobe University in Australia has success with its new young alumni group.
The Y Impact
Conference Presentation These slides review a fall 2007 survey that collected data about Generation Y students, and the implications for annual giving as they become young alumni and employees.
Making the Grade
CURRENTS Article It's time to assess your young alumni programming. Read about what some other institutions have done to engage this important segment of the alumni association.
Like With Like
CURRENTS Article Young alumni might not be as excited as your older alumni about coming back to campus for a traditional homecoming or reunion weekend. How do you keep them engaged? Think affinity programming.
Community Writ Large and Small
CURRENTS Article At many institutions the majority of students are women, the student body is increasing, or more ethnically diverse students are enrolling. Alumni officers are smart to revise their programming to serve these alumni.
Spotlight on the Stars
CURRENTS Article A selection of 2000 Circle of Excellence winners, including alumni relations programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Institute of Technology and Higher Studies of Monterrey, Queretaro Campus, and St. Clement's School; publications at Wake Forest University, La Pietra-Hawaii School for Girls, and Stanford University; and fund raising programs at Iowa State University Foundation, University of Western Ontario Richard Ivey School of Business, and Southern Methodist University.
Keeping Up with the Younger Crowd
CURRENTS Article Trying to connect with your recent graduates? Consider this sampling of successful ideas for finding, involving, and motivating new alumni
CURRENTS Article Tips on better reaching and serving young alumni.
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