The Alumni Relations Office has moved into a new, larger suite within the recently renovated Administration Building, featuring an engagement space for programming, a conference room for professional development, and two offices. We are excited to welcome our alumni to their new home on campus.
We look forward to branding the suite with IU and IU South Bend specific features, such as a crimson wall, a Titus the Titan decal, candy stripes, and the IU trident. Comfortable furnishing and updated technology will complete the transformation, welcoming alumni back with Hoosier Spirit and Titan Pride.
The new location allows for gatherings in an intimate, decorated space for networking events, receptions, small lectures, and focus groups. We want to create a highly visible and welcoming atmosphere to encourage camaraderie and conversation with current and future alumni.
The conference room holds exciting potential for engaging with alumni as a career and professional development room. This space is a great resource for IU alumni, because it gives them a place to develop their skills, strengthen their personal brand, interview for jobs, and hold meetings.
The professional development room will accommodate up to six people and be equipped with technology to make it possible for alumni to attend video conferenced job interviews and meetings in a professional and controlled setting.
Our alumni have made it clear that they are looking for assistance throughout the course of their professional lives. Partnering with the IU South Bend Office of Career Services and the IU Alumni Association Office of Career and Professional Development will maximize use of the space as alumni turn to us for networking events, résumé help, and career guidance.
IU South Bend’s commitment to our alumni doesn’t end at graduation; we’re here to help when you need it and to celebrate your achievements when you succeed. We are looking to nurture our relationship with alumni by fostering engagement and building relationships in our new home.
Please stop by the next time you are on or near campus. We’d love to give you a tour.
Fundraising for this project is ongoing and your tax-deductible gift will help us reach our goal. If you have any questions, please contact Moira A. Dyczko at either firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 520-4383.
Written by Moira A. Dyczko, director of alumni relations and campus ceremonies.