{750} - 1.6 Alumni Tours

The UGA Alumni Association works with several travel companies to provide trips around the world to interested alumni.  

Seniors at the University are offered a Senior Trip to Europe through this program.

  1. ALUMNI TOURS
    1. Manage reservation paperwork
    2. Prepare pre- and post-trip correspondence
    3. Maintain lists and files of all travelers and code on ASCEND
    4. Maintain historical files on tour program
    5. Serve as liaison to various tour vendors

 

1.         Regional Programs

 

  • A. Mission Statement: Regional Programs strives to bring graduates together, both

on and off the campus, for the common good of the alumni and the University in an effort to create an understanding of UGA's goals and objectives while encouraging membership in the Alumni Association and developing a supporting body of alumni leadership to serve current and future interests of the Alumni Association and the University.

 

  • B. Programming

 

  • 1. Chapters and Clubs: A chapter is defined by a specific geographic area

that consists of a minimum of 1,000 UGA graduates and has been organized and recognized by the Alumni Association while a club is defined by a specific geographic area that consists of a maximum of 999 and a minimum of 200 UGA graduates that have been organized and recognized by the Alumni Association.

 

                        2.         SoloSENIORS:  This group fosters interaction and networking among

mature single professionals. The group is open to unmarried men and women at least 50 years of age who are members of the UGA Alumni Association.

 

  • C. Events/Activities: Each organization is asked to coordinate a minimum of two

non-Game Watching (football) functions per fiscal year to be considered

"active". Alumni groups are instructed to host a variety of activities in an effort

to appeal to broad range of graduates. Such events include, but are not limited to, the following:

           

                       1.          Social

Examples: artist's opening night at a museum with a reception, Saturday bike ride, attend a lecture at local university, boat cruise, tasting at a local winery or brewery, block seating at a theatre performance, holiday social, a pot-luck dinner.

                       2.          Athletic

                                    Examples: Game Watching Parties for any televised Georgia sport,

                                    attending an event when any UGA team is in the area, pre or post game

                                    tailgate, coordinating activities with other SEC groups when possible,

                                    Fun Run, joining a local softball group that organizes alumni chapters and

                                    clubs to compete against one another or a sports outing to see a local pro

                        or semipro team or horse racing or NASCAR if there is a track in the

                        area, having a foursome represent the chapter / club in the Big Dawg

                        Challenge Alumni Golf Tournament in Athens.

 

                       3.        Family-Oriented

                                  Examples: Cook-out at a local park or visiting an amusement park or a

                                  zoo, going to the circus.

 

                       4.       Student-Oriented / Admission

                                 Examples: Keys to the Dawg House - this type of event involves an

                                 Admissions counselor attending the gathering to address what it "takes" to

                     be considered for enrollment at UGA. Other events include Admitted

                     students reception (Freshmen Send-Off), career receptions, welcome

                     freshmen / first year picnic, social for graduating seniors from the area,

                     mentoring or shadowing programs.

 

                       5.       Networking

                                 Examples: Bulldog Breakfast Clubs, Dinner With A Dozen Dawgs, First

                                 Thursday Dinner Club, Bulldogs After Business Hours, Welcome To the

                                 Area can all be held at convenient locations are a great opportunity for

                                 alumni to network.

 

  • 6. Educational

          Examples: Lunch & Learn, any activity that includes a presentation.  

 

                       7.      Community Service

                                Examples: getting involved with Habitat for Humanity (Annual Paws

                                Across America), Dawgs Feeding Dogs, food banks, book drive, Relay for

                                Life, Special Olympics, Adopt-A-Highway program or Public School

                                reading programs.

 

D.              Reporting

                              Volunteers:       Annual Calendar and Goals

                                                      Annual Officers List

                                                      Event Request Form

                                                      Event Evaluation Form

                                                      End-of-the-Year Report                       

                                                      Event Sign-In Sheet(s)

 

E.               Training

                              Chapter / Club Handbook

                              Staff member attends a chapter / club meeting when possible

                              Staff member participates in a conference call when face-to-face is not

possible

                              Annual Alumni Leadership Assembly

                              Online Resource Website

 

  • F. Working with Regional Programs
  • 1. Offer to establish a chapter or club in the area.
  • 2. Offer to serve as a volunteer with the local chapter or club.
  • 3. Attend chapter and club activities in the area.
  • 4. Invite other graduates to become involved with the local UGA alumni organization.
  • 5. Join the UGA Alumni Association.
  • 6. Become a Membership Partner.
  • 7. Offer space for an alumni event.
  • 8. Offer to be a speaker at an alumni event.
  • 9. Offer to sponsor an event, such as a Freshmen Send-Off.

 

 

 

1.         Alumni Tours Program

 

  • A. Mission Statement: To offer graduates, friends and members of the UGA Alumni Association discounted travel opportunities.

 

B.         Programming

1.         Alumni Travels 

2.         Graduation Trip

 

C.         Events/Activities: 

                  1.         Travel Preview - Annual event to announce the coming year's

selections.

                  2.         Variety of marketing activities to promote the Graduation Trip. These

include, but are not limit to:  tabling at student-oriented events, attending student organization meetings to discuss the trip, a pre-trip gathering to meet with the participants, etc.

     

D.        Working with Alumni Tours

                        1.         Participate in one of the journeys.

                        2.         Encourage friends and family to look to UGA for specialized travel

opportunities.

                        3.         Encourage a UGA student to participate in the Graduation Trip.

{883} - 1.6 Alumni Tours

Alumni Relations works with travel vendors to develop a comprehensive calendar of travel opportunities and then market the trips in a variety of ways including an annual catalog and the website.  Each year a travel preview is held in Atlanta and in Athens to showcase the various trips.  Seniors at the University are offered a Senior Trip to Europe through this program.

                        

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-The UGA Alumni Association works with several travel companies to provide trips around the world to interested alumni. />Seniors at the University are offered a Senior Trip to Europe through this program. +Alumni Relationsworks with travel vendors to develop a comprehensive calendar of travel opportunities and then market the trips in a variety of ways including an annual catalog and the website. Each year a travel preview is held in Atlanta and in Athens to showcase the various trips. Seniors at the University are offered a Senior Trip to Europe through this program.
-ALUMNI TOURS 
-Manage reservation paperwork 
-Prepare pre- and post-trip correspondence 
-Maintain lists and files of all travelers and code on ASCEND 
-Maintain historical files on tour program 
-Serve as liaison to various tour vendors 
-1. Regional Programs 
-A. Mission Statement: Regional Programs strives to bring graduates together, both  
-on and off the campus, for the common good of the alumni and the University in an effort to create an understanding of UGA's goals and objectives while encouraging membership in the Alumni Association and developing a supporting body of alumni leadership to serve current and future interests of the Alumni Association and the University. 
-B. Programming 
-1. Chapters and Clubs: A chapter is defined by a specific geographic area  
-that consists of a minimum of 1,000 UGA graduates and has been organized and recognized by the Alumni Association while a club is defined by a specific geographic area that consists of a maximum of 999 and a minimum of 200 UGA graduates that have been organized and recognized by the Alumni Association. 
- 2. SoloSENIORS: This group fosters interaction and networking among 
-mature single professionals. The group is open to unmarried men and women at least 50 years of age who are members of the UGA Alumni Association. 
-C. Events/Activities: Each organization is asked to coordinate a minimum of two  
-non-Game Watching (football) functions per fiscal year to be considered 
-"active". Alumni groups are instructed to host a variety of activities in an effort 
-to appeal to broad range of graduates. Such events include, but are not limited to, the following: 
- 1. Social 
-Examples: artist's opening night at a museum with a reception, Saturday bike ride, attend a lecture at local university, boat cruise, tasting at a local winery or brewery, block seating at a theatre performance, holiday social, a pot-luck dinner. 
- 2. Athletic 
- Examples: Game Watching Parties for any televised Georgia sport, 
- attending an event when any UGA team is in the area, pre or post game 
- tailgate, coordinating activities with other SEC groups when possible, 
- Fun Run, joining a local softball group that organizes alumni chapters and 
- clubs to compete against one another or a sports outing to see a local pro 
- or semipro team or horse racing or NASCAR if there is a track in the 
- area, having a foursome represent the chapter / club in the Big Dawg 
- Challenge Alumni Golf Tournament in Athens. 
- 3. Family-Oriented 
- Examples: Cook-out at a local park or visiting an amusement park or a 
- zoo, going to the circus. 
- 4. Student-Oriented / Admission 
- Examples: Keys to the Dawg House - this type of event involves an 
- Admissions counselor attending the gathering to address what it "takes" to 
- be considered for enrollment at UGA. Other events include Admitted 
- students reception (Freshmen Send-Off), career receptions, welcome 
- freshmen / first year picnic, social for graduating seniors from the area, 
- mentoring or shadowing programs. 
- 5. Networking 
- Examples: Bulldog Breakfast Clubs, Dinner With A Dozen Dawgs, First 
- Thursday Dinner Club, Bulldogs After Business Hours, Welcome To the 
- Area can all be held at convenient locations are a great opportunity for 
- alumni to network. 
-6. Educational  
- Examples: Lunch Learn, any activity that includes a presentation.  
- 7. Community Service 
- Examples: getting involved with Habitat for Humanity (Annual Paws 
- Across America), Dawgs Feeding Dogs, food banks, book drive, Relay for 
- Life, Special Olympics, Adopt-A-Highway program or Public School 
- reading programs. 
-D. Reporting 
- Volunteers: Annual Calendar and Goals 
- Annual Officers List 
- Event Request Form 
- Event Evaluation Form 
- End-of-the-Year Report  
- Event Sign-In Sheet(s) 
-E. Training 
- Chapter / Club Handbook 
- Staff member attends a chapter / club meeting when possible 
- Staff member participates in a conference call when face-to-face is not 
-possible 
- Annual Alumni Leadership Assembly 
- Online Resource Website 
-F. Working with Regional Programs 
-1. Offer to establish a chapter or club in the area. 
-2. Offer to serve as a volunteer with the local chapter or club. 
-3. Attend chapter and club activities in the area. 
-4. Invite other graduates to become involved with the local UGA alumni organization. 
-5. Join the UGA Alumni Association. 
-6. Become a Membership Partner. 
-7. Offer space for an alumni event. 
-8. Offer to be a speaker at an alumni event. 
-9. Offer to sponsor an event, such as a Freshmen Send-Off. 
-1. Alumni Tours Program 
-A. Mission Statement: To offer graduates, friends and members of the UGA Alumni Association discounted travel opportunities. 
-B. Programming 
-1. Alumni Travels 
-2. Graduation Trip 
-C. Events/Activities: 
- 1. Travel Preview - Annual event to announce the coming year's 
-selections. 
- 2. Variety of marketing activities to promote the Graduation Trip. These 
-include, but are not limit to: tabling at student-oriented events, attending student organization meetings to discuss the trip, a pre-trip gathering to meet with the participants, etc. 
-D. Working with Alumni Tours 
- 1. Participate in one of the journeys. 
- 2. Encourage friends and family to look to UGA for specialized travel 
-opportunities. 
- 3. Encourage a UGA student to participate in the Graduation Trip.