Coffee and Community: What Makes a College Experience

Our summer intern, Seo Young Lee, reflects on the value of her education at Georgetown University. Read her takeaways on how the experience of leading a student-run business and the impact of meaningful mentorship have defined her college experience.

Campus is more than bricks and mortar: How Yale brings their gathering space online with PeopleGrove

“We envision this as a game-changer for connecting alumni with students and with each other,” said Weili Cheng ’77, executive director of the Yale Alumni Association, which arranged the launch of Cross Campus.

5 Mistakes in Setting Alumni Strategic Priorities — Avoid These Pitfalls Before Investing in Any Alumni Platform

Many universities seek technology to help them provide value and engagement for alumni, but it’s about finding the right platform for your needs — and knowing what red flags and missteps to avoid.

The True Measure of Success: It’s Not Just About Clicks — How to Measure the Value of Alumni Platforms, Connections & Mentorship

The Alumni Association looks at three key metrics for measuring the success of Hoya Gateway: the number of meeting requests (annually and cumulatively), the meeting request response rate (how many requests are responded to), and the acceptance rate (how many alumni are confirming a meeting request).

Soaring Student Debt, Declining Affinity: How Advancement Leaders Are Addressing the Challenges Ahead

Nova Network will be at the center of a new campaign — Nova Network November — which will be a series of 30+ online and on-campus events dedicated to enhancing the professional development of Villanova alumni, graduates and students in the College of Professional Studies.