Reunion 2022: How to Optimize Community Engagement for the 2022 Alumni Reunion (Part 2 of 4)

Reunion 2022: How to Optimize Community Engagement for the 2022 Alumni Reunion (Part 2 of 4)

Alumni reunions are the most anticipated university activity for college graduates. It’s a celebration where former classmates and friends are invited to reconnect, reminisce over memories from decades past, and learn what others have been up to since their last encounter. Jerome Short, a psychology professor at George Mason University said in an article, “In the college years, we had goals of identity establishment and emotional intimacy in relationships. A reunion allows us to fill in details of our life stories.” While social media has become the go-to source for your alumni network, the pandemic has reminded us of the…
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Reunion 2022: The Significance of the 2022 Alumni Reunion (Part 1 of 4)

Reunion 2022: The Significance of the 2022 Alumni Reunion (Part 1 of 4)

The pandemic has impacted universities worldwide along with the beloved traditions and activities that campus communities look forward to on an annual basis. Since early 2020, most universities have either chosen to innovate and safely plan remote activities or otherwise delay on-campus experiences such as homecoming, family weekends, and class reunions. As more positive health-related progress has been made in comparison to the start of the pandemic, these universities are finally planning to make good on that delayed rain check, set dates, distribute invitations, and prepare for the ultimate 2022 alumni multi-reunion. But, university reunions of 2022 will look quite…
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6 Ideas to Build Alumni Communication with an Alumni Relations App

6 Ideas to Build Alumni Communication with an Alumni Relations App

How do you currently engage your alumni network? Instead of monthly printed newsletters mailed out with the potential of being sent to an old address or immediately thrown away, or emails that sit in someone’s inbox or redirected to their spam folder, universities are turning to a more proactive approach. It not only organizes and maintains communication among your alumni, with an alumni relations mobile app, it provides them with constant communication between your former students. The alumni app gives alumni users the ability to network at their own leisure and is a communication method that resonates with this modern…
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5 Tips for a Successful Alumni Reunion App

5 Tips for a Successful Alumni Reunion App

Connecting alumni to engage with your college or university long after their last class on campus can be a challenge, and the alumni reunion or homecoming event can be the catalyst that brings alumni coming back again and again. That said, keeping up with alumni years after graduation can be a challenge, though advances in technology and development of an alumni reunion app have made great strides in reconnecting alumni. If your alumni relations team is considering introducing an alumni reunion app, read on for five tips for success: 1. Distribute a Clear Calendar of Events Reunions and homecoming weekends…
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