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Citizen Alum Session at AACU 2016–The Virtual Version

Citizen Alum Session at AACU 2016–The Virtual Version

Our session on “New Majority Alums: Frameworks for Learning with Alumni” was scheduled for Saturday January 23 at 9:15 am–at the peak of the blizzard in Washington DC. We have had to cancel it: four of the five presenters were unable to make it to the conference due to the appalling weather. Therefore we are posting session materials–a ppt presentation,…read more →

Invitation to Partner on Citizen Alum Institutes

Invitation to Partner on Citizen Alum Institutes

      About Citizen Alum Institutes Citizen Alum and the Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education at the University of Minnesota (“the J Center”) have partnered on two institutes for Citizen Alum campus teams: a national institute in June 2013 and a regional institute in September 2014. The institutes have two goals: to send teams home with a plan for their…read more →

Summer Travels of Citizen Alum: With Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg

Summer Travels of Citizen Alum: With Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg

      With collaborator and spouse Mark Creekmore, Julie Ellison has been invited to introduce Citizen Alum to a renowned arts education center in Johannesburg in June 2015, with support from the University of Michigan. Kim Berman, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Artist Proof Studio (APS) and Associate Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Johannesburg, partnered with…read more →

Summer Reading: Citizen Alum Featured in “Democracy’s Education”

Summer Reading: Citizen Alum Featured in “Democracy’s Education”

          From Citizen Student to Citizen Alum Harry Boyte, editor of Democracy’s Education: Public Work, Citizenship, and the Future of Colleges and Universities (Vanderbilt University Press, 2015) foregrounds the connections between students and graduates in a section titled  “From Citizen Student to Citizen Alum: Students and Alumni as Agents of Change.” Jamie Haft, Associate Director of…read more →

Wagner College at the Forefront with New Citizen Alum Partnership

Wagner College at the Forefront with New Citizen Alum Partnership

        Congratulations to Wagner College on the launch of Citizen Alum as a partnership between the Wagner College Alumni Association and the Wagner College Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. On April 13, 2015, President Richard Guarasci characterized Citizen Alum as a logical outgrowth of Wagner’s curriculum: “Excited to launch a new project, Citizen Alum, that highlights alumni…read more →

Join Us at Two Citizen Alum Sessions at ADP Conference June 4-6 2015

Join Us at Two Citizen Alum Sessions at ADP Conference June 4-6 2015

        Spread the word! Two Citizen Alum sessions on the ADP/TDC/NASPA 2015 program ✪ Friday, June 05, 2015 10:35 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Studio 3 Intergenerational Learning Communities: Citizen Alumni and Stewardship of Place Panelists share intergenerational learning projects that bring current students and alumni together to share ideas about civic engagement. Inviting community-based alumni into the…read more →

Citizen Alum Invitational Meeting and Networking Breakfast at ADP Conference June 4-6 2015

Citizen Alum Invitational Meeting and Networking Breakfast at ADP Conference June 4-6 2015

      To learn more about Eric Stringer (above) visit Citizen Alum at the College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University  Attending the ADP/TDC/NASPA Conference in New Orleans? Follow the Citizen Alum track! ✪ Thursday June 4 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Galerie 2 Citizen Alum Network Meeting: From Start-Up to Sustainability–Building Capacity for Citizen Alum Have lunch on your…read more →

Online registration open! Citizen Alum Minnesota Institute 9/27-9/28 2014

Online registration open! Citizen Alum Minnesota Institute 9/27-9/28 2014

CITIZEN ALUM MINNESOTA INSTITUTE SEPT 27-28 2014 UPDATED SCHEDULE Hosted and Co-Sponsored by the Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education Think big about alumni as allies and partners in community engagement and civic learning. Join us in Minneapolis this fall to take your Citizen Alum program to the next level. Who?              Citizen Alum campus teams in the region and beyond When?          …read more →

Join us in Louisville at ADP/TDC–Two Citizen Alum Sessions (and thoughts on Civic Pathways)

Join us in Louisville at ADP/TDC–Two Citizen Alum Sessions (and thoughts on Civic Pathways)

Attending the American Democracy Project/The Democracy Commitment 2014 conference in Louisville this week? Come to Citizen Alum’s Pre-Conference Workshop today 1:00-3:00 (Salon VII). This is an introductory session for anyone interested in articulating “a new vision of what an alum is.” Then join us on Saturday at the Mini-Featured Session on Intergenerational Learning at 2:45 on Saturday (Salon VII). There…read more →

Announcing Citizen Alum Task Force on Intergenerational Learning

Announcing Citizen Alum Task Force on Intergenerational Learning

Citizen Alum Announces Task Force on Intergenerational Learning for College Students The new Task Force on Intergenerational Learning for College Students (ILCS) will build community of practice dedicated to new ways of teaching through educational partnerships with publicly active alumni—those who are deeply engaged in the places where they live and work. Task Force members will focus on building relationships…read more →