Foraging: Our Alumni Networking in Action

It’s blackberry season. This year, there’s a bumper crop. So far this month, I have filled baskets of blackberries. For anyone who is a foraging enthusiast like I am, you will know what a meditative practice it can be. In the weeks prior to my book launch (30th of September!) this remains a welcome escape. […]

Is Higher Education Worth It? Start with Your Alumni Network

At graduation, questions pop up on the value of a higher education degree. I was contacted by Transforming Society Blog to write a piece to offer some insights into some ways alumni networks add value to students. (Side note: I love this photo associated with the blog! It’s very appropriate for the power of our […]

‘Alum from Day One’: An essential strategy that matters

I didn’t coin the phrase ‘alum from day one.’ While that might be true, I still talk about it everyday. I discuss this with clients, colleagues and even alumni. Students should be thought of–and treated– like a member of the alumni community from the moment they register, start classes and step foot on campus. It’s […]