Tag: career

AT23. Engaging Graduate and Doctoral Alumni

What’s Up Trendsetters!

Today, I talk with a panel of experts about engaging graduate and doctoral alumni from alumni relations, career development, and philanthropic perspectives.  Our panelists include:

  • Anna De Cheke Qualls, Director of External and Alumni Relations, Graduate School, University of Maryland (Linkedin)
  • Natalie Lundsteen, Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Past President of the Graduate Career Consortium (Linkedin)
  • Tiffanie Purvis, Director, Office of Gift Planning, University of Maryland (Linkedin)

Our trend lines include:

  • what makes graduate and doctoral alumni unique,
  • examples of impactful engagement and philanthropic projects, and
  • issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.

AT22. Alumni Career Services with People Grove CEO Adam Saven and Jen Pollard, Interim Executive Director Wellesley College Career Education

What’s Up Trendsetters!

Today’s trend lines with People Grove CEO Adam Saven and Jen Pollard, Interim Executive Director Wellesley College Career Education, include:

  • using technology to scale career services;
  • making technology decisions;
  • COVID-19 collaboration for innovation;
  • micro-internships and gig projects sourced from alumni for students.

About Adam Saven
About Jen Pollard