ALUMNI

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 →

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 →

Public Work Into Jobs: Citizen Alum and the KSU Alumni Jobs Group

Public Work Into Jobs: Citizen Alum and the KSU Alumni Jobs Group

By Tamara Hutto — I work in the Graduate College at Kennesaw State University. I had the opportunity today to talk to an Alumni Job group for underemployed or unemployed alumni from KSU. This Job group meets every week, for 9 weeks, talking about all aspects of how to be competitive in a tough job market. A couple of months…read more →

Adam Bush on Ashé College Unbound

Adam Bush on Ashé College Unbound

“The Long Now.” We don’t know what an alumnus of College Unbound means. We don’t know what role an institution based around creating the conditions of lifelong-learning needs to be for graduates who are long into life. You’re the only ones who can show us. For a longer extract from Adam Bush’s 2012 commencement address for the founding class of…read more →

REGISTER FOR WEBINAR AND IN-PERSON EVENT AT UMN’S JANDRIS CENTER: RESEARCH ON CIVIC IDENTITIES OF STUDENTS AND ALUMS

How Can Research on Civic Identities of Students and Alumni Spark Innovations in Civic Engagement? December 12, 2012, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota  This interactive event will engage panelists and participants, both in person and online, in a discussion of emerging research exploring civic identities of students and alumni. Details and registration at http://jcdec12.eventbrite.com…read more →