by Meredith Gurley Johnson

Hitting it Out of the Park: Achieving Alumni Event ROI

Events are often the first idea in a brainstorm about alumni engagement. Though they seem easy, events are some of the most labor-intensive projects that alumni professionals manage. Done well, they boost engagement goals. However, not all events…
by Kelly Kerner

Kelly's Vlog: September 2020

We're back on campus, and while things may look different, virtual life hasn't changed our values. Now more than ever, the world needs Bulldogs.
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by Danielle Bezila

Recap of successful 40 Under 40 Announcement

After the Alumni Events, Alumni Outreach and DARCOMM teams spent many months planning, pivoting and promoting, we were ecstatic to see the outstanding results from the 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 announcement on July 17, 2020. Before announcement…
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by Amanda Qubty

The Fresh Rinse of Alumni Awards AKA Celebrating honorees during a pandemic

Now this is a story all about how The Alumni Awards Luncheon got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute Just sit right there I’ll tell you how it became an opportunity to innovate and celebrate these honorees…
Collaboration Spotlight: Ask Me Anything
by Michelle Versfeld

Collaboration Spotlight: Ask Me Anything

The successful Ask Me Anything series is an example of the innovative collaboration that happens between DAR units even in challenging times.
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by Frances Beusse

5 Things to Ask Yourself before Hosting a Virtual Event while WFH

As a division, we have quickly pivoted to hosting online events, meetings and programs. Alumni Relations has hosted a few online events since working from home and, while this list isn’t exhaustive, here are a few questions we recommend you…
by Nyaboke Machini

Nominate for 40 Under 40 and Bulldog 100 today!

Given our current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we know our alumni are preoccupied with adjusting to the new temporary normal. Therefore we are asking our DAR and UGA colleagues to please consider nominating for the Alumni Association's…
by Luke Massee

Knowing the Process: Affinity Group Leadership Council Recommendations, Applications and Selections

Do you know someone who would be amazing on one of the UGA Alumni Association’s affinity group leadership councils? Keep reading for some FAQs!
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by Andrea Parris

Why you should nominate your colleagues for a Sic'Em Award

Servant Leadership, Innovation, Commitment… How do we embody these values? This is an important question we have been asking our DAR directors, colleagues and leaders over the past 18 months. We launched our Sic ‘Em Awards and Recognition…
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by Shannyn Smith

Q&A with Shannyn Smith

Check out our Q&A with Shannyn Smith, UGA Development & Alumni Relations' new Assistant Director of Foundation Relations!