Final Year – Time to Refocus

  You’re entering your final year and it’s an electric time of year. Motivations are high, there’s anticipation of the increased intensity and aspirations for grades are set.  It seems to be the pinnacle of all your hard work – graduation, the final hurdle. But I implore you to pause and question – is the […]

Let’s ask more from the University-Alumni relationship! – University Business article

Low expectations. I’ve often thought we need to raise the expectations of the relationship between university and its alumni community. Boiling it down to career development for alumni and donations by alumni is doing the relationship a disservice. In my article in University Business magazine, I argue that we do need to raise our expectations. A key quote: “Alumni […]

Is Higher Education a Lifelong Investment?

Yes! The answer is that simple. The investment in higher education goes far beyond your degree parchment. There’s an enriching university community for lifelong learning opportunities, connections for your career or business and so much more. And the alumni network—your connection to thousands of others that have come before you (and will come after you) […]

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 […]