Social Media 101 for Alumni Club Leaders

There are so many options when it comes to selecting the right social media platform(s) for your club and so little time to manage them all. That’s why the key is to pick the ones that make the most sense for your group. This is the 1st of four posts on using social media platforms to engage your alumni.

#AlumniSpacesHack: Categorize Your Events For Easy Reference

Our alumni club repeats some of our popular events each year. We also like to share updates about our events to our university and at our annual alumni dinner. In both of these scenarios we found that we had to do a lot of paging through our activities to find what we were looking for. We use Alumni Spaces as our club website and we recently figured out an easy hack that allowed us to create and assign categories to our events so we can easily search for and filter them.

Handling Your Club’s Media Inquiries

If you’re a club leader, you may from time to time be contacted by the media for comments on university issues. It’s not as easy as just sharing your thoughts because they might be in conflict with your university’s position. So how do you handle this? Here are my thoughts based on what happened to our club.