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Step #1 Mentoring alumni before graduation

Alumni understand peer-to-peer relationships. They’ve spent the last four years involved in campus ministries with people their own age. Even the leadership is usually only a few years their senior. Singles ministries, friendships with peers and even dating are the...

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Why are mentors so important?

You’ve just graduated college, said goodbye to friends, and moved to a new city to begin your career. As you start your new job, you’re facing multiple decisions and new challenges. How do you navigate inter-office relationships? An issue arises with your boss. How do...

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How do you share Alumni Connect with graduating seniors?

At least twice a year, our Entry-Point Mentors across the countries host the senior Bible studies from campus ministries in their homes. This allows us to introduce our ministry and get individual contact information, so we can establish relationships with soon-to-be...

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Alumni Interview: Kevin

Why Alumni Connect? “I benefitted a lot from mentorship throughout college in the student ministry I was a part of; I really grew,” Kevin begins. This discipleship had an impact on his time in college, and he knew he would need someone guiding him during the the next...

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How to pray for alumni

When you graduate from college, it can be challenging—relocating, adjusting to a new job, and starting out on your own. During this spring semester, as Joani and I meet with seniors, one challenge looms larger than the rest... Finding a job. They’re completing their...

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So you’re a college ministry? No.

So you’re a college ministry? No. Okay, you’re an alumni and head hunting service? Nope. You connect churches and alumni, right? Scratch that. Then, what exactly does Alumni Connect do? These are common questions, and even assumptions we encounter when presenting...

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Attributes of a Strong Mentor/ Alumni Relationship #2

We shared the first important attribute back in November. Check out this post to see what we believe to be an important aspect of mentor/ alumni relationship. Here's the second attribute... 2.Relationships that Grow and Expand Greg has been meeting with his mentor for...

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How do you meet soon-to-be alumni?

As we talk with people, one question we often hear is “How do you meet people?” Specifically soon-to-be alumni. And it’s a good question! The primary way we meet seniors is through ministries like The Navigators, Cru and InterVarsity. Their regularly scheduled Bible...

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What happens after graduation?

What happens after graduation? How do you mentor college graduates as they enter the workplace, and move across the country? Building a Foundation Alumni Connect starts working with seniors several months before graduation. This allows us to build strong relationships...

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Attributes of a Strong Mentor/ Alumni Relationship #1

As we work with alumni, and hear from mentors, it’s become clear each connection can look different based on the individual and their season of life. However, while each is unique, we also see key attributes that are central to established mentor/alumni relationships....

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