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Announcing a New Member Benefit

We are excited to announce a new, career-enhancing offering available to our IUAA members: access to leading academic journals. We’ve partnered with IU libraries to give our members access to 2,000 academic journals and articles through JSTOR and Project MUSE. “These resources can help all IU alumni accelerate their careers through access to leading scholarly …

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A New Approach to IU Homecoming

If you have not made plans to come back to Bloomington for IU Homecoming (October 31-November 2), make sure to do so as you will experience a wonderful weekend of great programming and events.  After a year-long effort to retool and improve our approach to Homecoming, you will see a new branded look that will …

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How to Eat an Elephant

We all know the saying: How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. A big goal, such as the ALL IN membership challenge, can be like trying to eat an elephant. And while big goals are great, they can also be overwhelming. Breaking them into several, smaller goals can make them more manageable. We’ve …

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Inside the Fall Issue of the IU Alumni Magazine

The Fall issue of the IU Alumni Magazine is printed and mailed, and we hope by now you’ve dug into our latest effort to “share the spirit of IU.” With this post, we wanted to give you—our most loyal and engaged members and volunteers—a behind-the-scenes view of the magazine’s production. There’s an old saying in …

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Prizes, fabulous prizes!

Thank you to everyone who is participating in the ALL IN membership challenge! To reward you for your efforts, we have some fabulous prizes lined up for you! Participants who recruit at least one member between July 2013 and June 2014 will receive an IU gift bag, which will include one of our exclusive “IU …

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You Gotta Regatta!

Sometimes things are just a perfect fit. That’s probably the best way I can describe the IUPUI Regatta. It’s a canoe race on the downtown Indianapolis canal and has become the embodiment of IUPUI. It combines live music, food vendors, an art contest, student organizations, a dog costume contest and much more at an incredibly …

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A Look Back…

As both a new academic year and a fresh season of alumni engagement opportunities begin, I’ve been reflecting on the successes and lessons of our year that ended June 30, 2013. Thanks to the passion and generosity of IU alumni, Indiana University and your alumni association had a banner year. I’d like to share a …

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Welcome to webtest.iu.edu/~iuaawp1!

I’m so excited and proud to launch the IU Alumni Association’s newest resource for volunteer alumni leaders. Welcome to webtest.iu.edu/~iuaawp1! This blog was created for you, our current volunteers. We’ve witnessed your passion and dedication, and we’re committed to providing you with everything you need to make a difference for IU. From meaningful tools and …

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IUAA Bucks National Trend!

As you are aware, we’ve placed an important emphasis on growing our membership over the last year. Under Elizabeth Blevins and Joan Hall’s leadership we’ve done just that! We announced a few days ago that we experienced an increase in membership over the last 9 months of the 2012-13 fiscal year that ended June 30, …

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Are you “ALL IN”? The IUAA Membership Challenge is on!

At this year’s Alumni Leaders Conference, we issued a challenge for all of our alumni volunteers: Recruit 10 new annual IUAA memberships or one lifetime member. The potential growth from these efforts could impact IUAA in such an exciting way!

So, how are you doing on your “ALL IN” commitment? Be sure to record your progress on the Membership Challenge page of the Volunteer Leaders Intranet. You can use the form to find the recent IUAA members you recruited and track your achievements. Soon you could find yourself on the leader board!

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