Events

Recognize Burnout for Better Worklife Integration

As we enter into the new year of 2021, setting goals and reflecting on the previous year is common, especially after such a memorable (and for some, challenging) 2020. How can we improve? What can we change to make our lives better? Even after a winter break, you may feel the “Sunday Blues” as you …

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Posted in Events, Tips and Tools

IU is headed to the Outback Bowl!

We’re excited to support Big Ten Coach of the Year Tom Allen and the Hoosier football team as they head to Tampa to play Ole Miss in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 2. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. on ABC. We join IU Athletics in excitement about the season, and the bowl berth is only …

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Food and Alcohol Policy for Staff & Volunteers

We recently updated our Food and Alcohol Policy. This policy establishes rules around food and alcohol served at events as well as staff and volunteer conduct while consuming alcohol at events. Below is an explanation of the key changes: Consistency of Insurance Certificate Requirements. IUAA will now require a certificate of insurance for any vendor …

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Posted in Events, IUAA Policies

LGBTQ+ Distinguished Alumni Nominations Sought

The IU LGBTQ+ Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievement by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) alumni of Indiana University. We seek nominations of IU LGBTQ+ alumni who excel in their chosen field, advocate for their community, and contribute to a better world for all in ways that only IU alumni can! …

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Posted in Events, History and Inspiration

Network, Pivot, and Take Risks: IU Alumni Share Their Career Lessons to Inspire the Younger Generation

As I reflected on IUAA’s inaugural virtual career week that began September 14, focused on helping the newest IU alumni thrive as they kick start their careers, the Career and Professional Development team feels grateful for all of the seasoned alumni who contributed their stories of trials, successes, and unexpected pivots. These stories of tenacity, …

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Posted in Events, Tips and Tools

Spotlight: Clayton Rose, BA’16, MS’20

We continue our volunteer alumni leader video spotlight series with Clayton Rose, a two-time IU-Southeast graduate, secretary of the IU Southeast Alumni Board, and member at large on the IU Alumni Association executive council. Check out the video, conducted over Zoom with our Alumni Communities Student Fellow Jasmyn Burks, to learn more about Clayton.

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Posted in Events, Spotlight

A New Cream and Crimson

It was strange to hold anything close to Cream and Crimson during a global pandemic. But we did – and it came off without a technical hitch at all! Thanks to numerous IUAA staff members, the support of the University Events Team, and the participation of almost 200 alumni, we produced a good Virtually Cream …

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Posted in Events, Notes from J T. Forbes

Connect with Us and Join the Fun

We may not be gathering in person, but the IU Alumni Association has some terrific opportunities to engage and learn something this summer! Virtually Cream and Crimson Virtually Cream and Crimson will be held on Friday, June 5, from 9-11:15 am. Pretty short schedule, huh? But we will make the most of it as you …

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Spotlight: Nicole DuPriest, BS’09

This week we have an uplifting spotlight highlighting an amazing volunteer leader, Nicole DuPriest. Nicole graduated from the Kelley School of Business on the Bloomington Campus in Finance Real Estate and is currently the president of the IUAA San Antonio Chapter in Texas. She first became involved with the IU Alumni Association when she moved …

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Posted in Events, Spotlight

Great Things Happening in South Bend

The IU South Bend campus has a terrific retention effort happening in collaboration with the alumni, and it’s come at a perfect time in our current stay-at-home situation. For two years, my office has worked on a project whereby alumni volunteers write postcards to new graduates, welcoming them to the IUAA ranks. It’s been well …

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Posted in Association News, Events

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