This is a pivotal moment for alumni relations. As institutions think about their engagement strategies that meet the needs of alumni, it is also a moment for a call-to-action to these graduates.
Dr. Dey asked our team to raise their hand if they were in a job or profession that they planned on in college. As you can imagine, not a single hand was raised.
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).
This year, we introduced our first inaugural PeopleGrove Scholarship, an essay competition open to full-time college or university students.