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by Evan Tighe

UGA Claims Beat Week Victory (Again)

It’s always an exciting matchup when UGA and Auburn go head-to-head, and Beat Week 2021 was no exception. Beat Week is the philanthropic counterpart to "The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry," and the rules are simple: the university with the…
New UGA Alumni President and Board
by Meredith Gurley Johnson

We Built this Board on Rock ’n Roll!

A true child of the ’80s, I think of the song “We Built This City” by Starship as the “walk-up song” for this year’s class of the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors. Building the ideal working board takes time, patience, and…
Between the Pages Mailer
by Sarah Sonenberg

The Between the Pages Engagement Story

Our Between the Pages events have been successful (check out the stats below for yourself!) and we’re going to steward registrants with a special direct mail piece this summer. Read on to learn why and how the Alumni team and DARCOMM partnered…
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by Sarah Sonenberg

The Delia Effect

When you have the opportunity to host a big-name guest speaker, be sure to stop at the outset of your event planning to determine your goals. At the end of the event, be sure to measure your success to determine if anything should change in…
Albany State's Advancement Team
by Jill Walton

How ‘Bout Them Rams? – Working with Albany State’s advancement team

Our leadership team met with colleagues from Albany State University to share, learn and find opportunities to work together.
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by Caitlyn Richtman

UPDATED: Top 9 UGA Alumni Association Social Media Posts of 2021

Check out the top 3 posts on each of the alumni social channels for January and February 2021.
by Elizabeth Elmore

A Georgia Magazine Primer for DAR Staff 

Here’s a peek behind the curtain on how MARCOMM leverages GA Mag to encourage engagement and financial support for UGA
by Ally Howard

Tips For Using Zoom's Breakout Rooms Feature

My name is Ally, and I am an associate director of alumni chapters with the Alumni Association—but I probably could add “Zoom Expert” to that. I assume you have been on at least one Zoom call, or perhaps even hundreds! Did you know…
by Meredith Gurley Johnson

Hitting it Out of the Park: Achieving Alumni Event ROI

Events are often the first idea in a brainstorm about alumni engagement. Though they seem easy, events are some of the most labor-intensive projects that alumni professionals manage. Done well, they boost engagement goals. However, not all events…