Alumni Trending is a podcast that will explore the issues that alumni relations professionals face each day. From episode to episode, you will hear the voices of our profession discussing the challenges and opportunities they face and the innovative and creative solutions they deploy As alumni professionals we are here to lead a movement, a mobilization of our alumni in service to their alma mater Listen for ideas. Listen for inspiration. Listen to Alumni Trending for professional development and guidance on your favorite podcast app.
Paul Clifford, Host
Throughout my career, I’ve gained insights about our profession through simple, informal conversations with my colleagues around the world. Through this podcast, I hope to let others listen in and hear how others are approaching the challenges and opportunities we face.
Since 1996, I’ve served alumni of six different institution and I am currently the CEO of the Penn State Alumni Association.
Avery Clifford, Marketing Assistant
Avery is an incoming freshman at the University of Oregon where she will be an advertising major in the School of Journalism.
Avery has served as the director of communications for Happy Valley mini-Thon for the past three year and has been part of a team that raised over $30,000 for children fighting cancer at Penn State’s Hershey Medical Center.