Alumni AssociationMay 21, 2023 2023-08-24 22:49
The Alumni Association at our university is a key factor in encouraging enduring relationships and participation among alumni, students, and other members of the university community. It serves as a platform for graduates to stay connected with their university, enabling them to network with fellow alumni, mentor current students, and contribute to the growth and development of the university. For the purpose of fostering fruitful relationships and cross-disciplinary collaboration among alumni from many professions, the Alumni Association organizes a variety of occasions, reunions, and chances for professional growth.
Latest Event of the Alumni Association
Ramadan Iftar with Alumni at Deraya University
Amazing evening with our alumni at the iftar! It was wonderful to catch up with old friends and hear about their successes since graduation. From starting their own businesses to pursuing advanced degrees, our alumni are making a difference in the world. Grateful for the opportunity to connect and share in the spirit of Ramadan together. It was a reminder of the power of connection and community, and of the impact that we can have when we come together to support one another. As we move forward, we will carry with us the memories and friendships that were formed during this special evening, and we will continue to make a difference in the world in our own unique ways.
The first meeting resulted in the following agreements:
- Approval of establishing the Alumni Association.
- Agreement on methods of communication with the alumni.
- Setting a date for monthly meetings with association members.
- Setting a date for an annual meeting with the alumni.
- Organizing seminars targeting young graduates to connect them with the job market.
- Developing a set of bylaws for the Alumni Association.
- Creating a timeline and schedule for association events.
Promoting a Sense of Pride and a culture of Loyalty
Maintaining an Alumni Database
Assisting Alumni with Career Needs
Organizing Annual Alumni Meetings
The Alumni Association serves as a catalyst for nurturing pride and loyalty among graduates. By organizing events and programs that celebrate the achievements and milestones of alumni, the association reinforces its affiliation with the university. From highlighting success stories to showcasing alumni accomplishments in diverse fields, the association instills a deep sense of pride among graduates, fostering a lifelong connection to their university.
An essential responsibility of the Alumni Association is to maintain a comprehensive database of alumni. This database serves as a valuable resource, enabling the association to stay connected with graduates, share updates about university advancements, and facilitate networking opportunities. The alumni database also helps in tracking the accomplishments and contributions of alumni, showcasing the diverse achievements of graduates across various industries and sectors.
The Alumni Association recognizes the importance of supporting alumni in their professional journeys. Through career development programs, workshops, and mentoring initiatives, the association provides guidance and resources to help alumni navigate their careers successfully. By leveraging the expertise and experience of accomplished alumni, the association facilitates networking, mentorship, and job placement opportunities, empowering graduates to achieve their professional goals.
Annual alumni meetings are a highlight of the Alumni Association’s activities. These gatherings provide a platform for alumni to reconnect, share experiences, and forge new connections. The meetings often feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, and networking sessions, creating an environment conducive to collaboration and knowledge exchange. These events foster a strong sense of camaraderie, allowing alumni to reminisce about their university experiences while also fostering new friendships and professional connections.