Young Alumni and Student Engagement
This conference is designed for newcomers to the advancement profession and professionals with mid-level responsibility.
Benefits of Attending
Participation in this conference will prepare attendees to:
- Discuss best practices in developing young alumni and student programs.
- Strategize on creative and dynamic methods for engaging young alumni and students.
- Review characteristics of the current generation of students and young alumni.
- Identify and cultivate potential young volunteer leaders.
- Assess how to build an effective student alumni society.
- Create a network of peers through onsite networking and engagement.
Who Should Attend
- Alumni relations professionals
- Student alumni organization advisers
- Coordinators of student programs, young alumni programs and career programs
- Annual fund and development professionals
Meet Your Chair
Skylar Beaver is the Assistant Director of Advancement, Director of The Lawrenceville Fund, and Alumni and Family Engagement at The Lawrenceville School. In this role Skylar oversees annual giving efforts, alumni and family engagement initiatives and oversees the advancement systems team. Previously, she led annual giving teams at The Spence School, Washington and Lee University and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
She has thirteen years of annual giving experience, is a frequent presenter with CASE, is a past chair of STAFF (Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals), and serves on the Northeast Annual Giving Conference (NEAGC) planning committee.
Skylar holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a master's degree in nonprofit management from SUNY Brockport.