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…
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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…
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…
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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…
Working from Home
by Kelly Kerner

DAR Teleworking: Reminders and Resources

As we find ourselves in a "new normal," many of us are working from home for the first time. We’re confident this is the right decision for our staff and our local community, but we also recognize that teleworking can pose challenges. Please…
Super Bowl Appetizer by ChasingmyHalo from pixabay
by Katie DeGenova

The BEST Super Bowl Ad: what can we learn?

As a marketing professional and an American, it’s my job to have an opinion about Super Bowl ads. Which ones were funny? Which ones were terrible? Which ones were worth it? These :30 moments cost $5.25 million, and that’s just for the…
Traffic Jam Photo by Iwona Castiello d'Antonio on Unsplash
by David Jones

Solicitation Traffic Control

Savvy UGA communicators can rely on the GAIL Planning Calendar to manage the channels and messages reaching our alumni and friends.
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by Zach Armstrong

Choose Your Own Productivity Adventure

No one's perfect, especially when it comes to managing tasks at work. We hope a few of these tools can be useful to you in your day-to-day work.
Storybrand - Don't be the hero
by Tyler Daniels

Don't be a Hero: The Key to Good Storytelling

Storytelling can be an incredibly powerful tool for any type of persuasion, but there’s a common mistake we often make that can limit our power to persuade.
Edwin Hammond vlog
by Edwin Hammond

DARCOMM Video Tips

In the days of yore, you needed an actual video camera to make videos. In today’s modern world, though, if you have a smartphone, you’ve got a movie-making machine right in the palm of your hand. With such easy access to a…