New Online Alumni Communities Foster Connection Amid Pandemic

The year 2020 heralded the arrival of an all new engagement platform for Golden Bear alumni. New functionality includes the ability to update contact information and communication preferences, quickly register for events with information pre-populated based on your profile, learn about volunteer opportunities that match your interests, and schedule and opt-in to mentoring areas of support including informational interviews, résumé reviews, and networking. Additional features will launch throughout 2021.

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The Alumni Association also launched several new Facebook groups to help foster connection among alumni in shared geographies and industries. Regional alumni groups include Boston, NYC, Providence, and Springfield/Hartford. The Law Alumni Association also launched a group for Law Alumni or those working in the legal profession.