10 Simple Ways to Make a Difference
Update your alumni profile on www.miamialumni.net
It only takes a few minutes to update your information and connect with over 3,000 other alumni. Reconnect with a classmate and network with contacts in a variety of fields and geographic locations.
Join the School’s LinkedIn and Facebook groups and follow us on TwitterBuild even more connections as a member of these increasingly popular School of Business social networking groups, and help us continue to grow our vast network of alumni and friends. You can find links to all of our groups at bus.miami.edu/connect.
Host a local alumni event in your city or attend Alumni Weekend and Business School activitiesHelp organize valuable activities for alumni in your location, or attend one of the School’s prestigious conferences and guest lectures. For more information contact Heather Costa, Director of Alumni Programs at 305-284-5341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hire UM School of Business students and graduatesAlumni are extremely valuable to the career placement process. Post internship and/or job opportunities for current students or alumni.
- Ziff Graduate Career Placement Center: 305-284-6905 or email@example.com
- Toppel Career Center- 305-284-5451 or www.sa.miami.edu/toppel
Mentor studentsForm a meaningful relationship with a student by becoming part of our award winning mentor program comprised of over 120 local professionals and over 130 School of Business students. To learn more, visit www.bus.miami.edu/alumni/get-involved/mentor-program/index.html.
Make a financial giftDid you know that the percentage of alumni who participate in annual giving affects university rankings? Your gift, regardless of its size, will make a significant impact such as help fund important research, scholarships and improvements that strengthen the value of your degree. Also, check for corporate matching to double your gift. Visit www.bus.miami.edu/gift to make a contribution. For more information, contact Lance Balding, Director, Annual Giving at 305-284-1675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enrich your careerSchool of Business alumni have access to the School’s Executive Education Programs designed specifically for your company. Visit http://www.bus.miami.edu/executive-education/index.html or contact our Executive Education Center at 305-284-5670 to discuss a specific training solution for your company. Unique MBA, EMBA and certificate programs are also available.
Refer fellow alumniKeep the School’s alumni network strong by helping us identify other alumni who should reconnect and be engaged. Contact Heather Costa, Director of Alumni Programs at 305-284-5341 or email@example.com.
Become a member of your local Alumni Club ChapterRegardless of where you live, you can remain connected with fellow UM and School of Business alumni. To find an alumni club near you, visit www6.miami.edu/alumni/groups.
Help with student recruitmentBy referring an applicant and helping recruit and retain top applicants, you enhance the value of a degree from the UM School of Business for all graduates.
- Undergraduate admissions: 305-284-4641 or www.bus.miami.edu/undergraduate-programs/admissions/index.html
- Graduate admissions: 305-284-2510 or www.bus.miami.edu/grad