Alumni Engagement
by Meredith Gurley Johnson

How Does Alumni Relations Measure Engagement?

You know the parable about the starfish on the beach, right? To summarize, an elderly man walks on a deserted beach. He comes upon a boy surrounded by thousands of starfish. The young boy picks up the starfish one by one and throws them back…
UGA Alumni Events
by Meredith Gurley Johnson

Everything You Should Know about Planning an Alumni Event

An amazing event can create amazing engagement opportunities, corral a willing audience to hear your pitch, energize your cause. Events are incredibly time consuming. They are deceptively difficult to pull-off, and they can negatively impact…
UGA Alumni
by Meredith Gurley Johnson

Who Do I Follow?

With just about 20 Alumni Relations staff, and more than 350,000 living alumni, the alum to staff ratio is about 15,900 alumni to each staff member in the Office of Alumni Relations.  This of course, does not count all of the great work managed…