Fanning Book, Alive as Long as He LivedTyler Daniels
by Tyler Daniels

When Our Values Matter Most

I’ve been thinking a lot about our new alumni. A new breed of Bulldogs ready to take the field–a field of incredible uncertainty. We’re all feeling the weight of this tumultuous season, and our newest graduates especially are facing more…
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.
Establishing Visual Hierachy in DesignAmanda Qubty
by Amanda Qubty

Establishing Visual Hierarchy

Everything is a bit different these days, and we’re all finding ways to navigate a world that includes significantly more digital communication than before. Consider these principles of visual hierarchy before sending your next fundraising…
UGA Alumni Zoom Backgrounds
by Leah Hansen

Show your Bulldog Spirit while WFH with themed Zoom Backgrounds

Let's face it. Not all of us are blessed with swanky home offices that we are happy to show off on Zoom calls. However, with Zoom, you can swap your "home office" (whatever that view may be) for a customized virtual background. For the UGA alumni…
Mom and Babies
by Emily Munnell

Fellow DAR Colleagues Survival Tips for Working Remotely

Everyone’s challenges are a bit different and everyone approaches things in their own way, and that’s okay. But we can also learn from each other. You never know who out there needs to hear the advice you have to offer or will be comforted…
by Melissa Lee

Building Trust Through Transparency

The field of donor relations and stewardship is relatively new. The practice has been occurring alongside fundraising in its entirety, but organizations didn’t see its success until they entered their second—or even third—round of campaigns. Often,…
Behind the scenes of The Jerry Tanner Show
by Clarke Schwabe

The Origins of The Jerry Tanner Show

When I was hauling an office chair up the Tate Center stairs to the Sanford Drive bridge last September, sweating through a t-shirt with a goat on it, I did wonder which of my work standards this fell under.
person at keyboard
by Emily Munnell

Say What You Mean to Say (in writing)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new normal. Everyone is working remotely, and turning to applications like Zoom, FaceTime and Microsoft Teams to preserve face-to-face interactions. At the same time, we are relying on written communications…
Board Game
by Zach Armstrong

How to Sic ‘Em at Board Game Lunch

The Division of Development and Alumni Relations gains much from our university’s long history, one part of which is memorable phrases baked into our shared tradition like White Lily flour. One of these phrases, “Sic ‘em Dawgs,” has…
by Caitlyn Richtman

Why We Meme

Meme: noun.  an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is spread widely online especially through social media Do you ever wonder why brands try to jump on the latest social media trend…