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Henry Marshall

Henry is a Research Associate for P&C Insurance Monitor at Corporate Insight.

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Alumni Associations Kick Off with Bowl Season

Each year, alumni across the country rally to support their alma maters in the NCAA basketball tournament. With its dramatic upsets and buzzer beaters, March Madness is consistently one of the most exciting tournaments in collegiate sports. University alumni associations should use this opportunity to bolster support and spark engagement among their base during the […]

University of Virginia Embraces Augmented Reality Technology with New Mobile Feature

While universal adoption of mobile-friendly technology among alumni associations lags behind other industries, University of Virginia’s new mobile app feature looks to reshape how schools spark alumni participation and engagement. Through augmented reality technology, the feature allows alumni to take a video or picture with a 3-D hologram of the university’s mascot, the Cav Man. […]

Alumni Associations Spark Participation and Engagement for Valentine’s Day

Colleges and universities are continually looking for ways to spark alumni participation, and Valentine’s Day 2018 is no exception. This month, schools took advantage of the commercial holiday to connect with alumni through personal stories, to enter in sweepstakes and giveaways and to prompt participation in alumni associations. Through email, social media posts and public […]
Topics: Social Media

Alumni Associations Look to Giving Tuesday to Raise Donation Participation

Since its start in 2012, Giving Tuesday has grown to become a national occasion for giving back, kickstarting a time of holiday and end-of-year giving that follows longer-standing, consumer-centric events, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Primarily through employing #GivingTuesday posts on social media, organizations continue to use this day to raise money, and this […]
Topics: Giving Days