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The Alumni Way

Building Lifelong Value from Your University Investment

By Maria L. Gallo

Published

Sep 1, 2021

Page count

208 pages

ISBN

978-1447362807

Dimensions

216 x 138 mm

Imprint

Policy Press

Published

Sep 1, 2021

Page count

208 pages

ISBN

978-1447362814

Dimensions

216 x 138 mm

Imprint

Policy Press
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    Are you a college or university graduate?

    Do you support students looking ahead to life after graduation?

    Are you curious about how your alumni network can benefit your life?

    Does the alumni strategy in your organisation need inspiration?

    In this enlightening, original book, ‘The Alumni Way’ reimagines graduates’ alumni status as a gateway to immense opportunities through professional and personal networks. To discover this alumni potential, Maria Gallo guides you through the four key traits of ‘The Alumni Way’: reflection, curiosity, passion and generosity.

    With a sound academic foundation, combined with practical activities and checklists, ‘The Alumni Way’ is the ultimate resource for inspiring savvy, active alumni citizens of the world.

    Maria Gallo is the Founder of KITE and The Alumni Way Academy. An internationally renowned alumni scholar, Maria has held higher education leadership positions in Canada and Europe. She is currently a Visiting Research Fellow with the Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin.

    Introduction: We are all Alumni

    Part I. Charting the Course of the Alumni Way

    Starting at the Finish Line

    The Compass: Identify our Alumni Capital

    Summary: Stepping Forward by Stepping Back on Campus

    Part II. The Alumni Way Trait: Reflection

    Reflecting on the ‘Keep in Touch’ Call

    Reflection Signpost: Recognize the University is a City

    Reflection Signpost: Advance ourselves as Alumni Citizens

    Summary: Alum From Day One, Revisited

    Part III. The Alumni Way Trait: Curiosity

    Our Career, our Alumni Capital, and our Curiosity

    Curiosity Signpost: Build our Alumni Hyper-network

    Curiosity Signpost: Leverage Alumni Capital for Business

    Summary: Shining a Light

    Part IV. The Alumni Way Trait: Passion

    Immersing in our Passions: The Alumni Dimension

    Passion Signpost: Nourish ourselves through our Alumni Capital

    Passion Signpost: Watch our Alumni Self Flourish

    Summary: Our Lives, our Alma Mater

    Part V. The Alumni Way Trait: Generosity

    When Giving Back has New Meaning

    Generosity Signpost: Recognise We Are All Philanthropists

    Generosity Signpost: Understand the Power of Giving

    Summary: Our Generosity as Service

    Part VI. Alumni: Bringing it to our Lives

    Our Potential: Building our Alumni Way

    Our Alumni Call to Action