Engaging & Soliciting First-Year Alumni

Includes a Live Event on 11/12/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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The experience that alumni have during the first year after graduation can have a profound influence on their relationship with their alma mater for the rest of their life. When recent graduates feel welcomed and are informed about the benefits of belonging to the alumni community, they’re more likely to engage. What’s more, when they understand the importance and impact of giving back, they’re also more likely to get involved as volunteers and support the institution financially, now and in the future.

Register now for your entire team to learn how to successfully engage and solicit alumni during the first year after graduation.


  • Tips for welcoming recent graduates into the alumni community
  • Guidelines for maintaining good contact information and communicating regularly through email, social media, and other channels
  • Strategies for engaging new alumni through volunteer opportunities and events
  • Methods for soliciting and then stewarding first-time donors
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!


  • One log-in to the LIVE webinar; invite your entire team
  • Link to watch a recording of the webinar following the live event
  • Your questions answered by an expert
  • Copies of the presentation materials and resources
  • Eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit
  • AGN Members get FREE webinar registration. Click here to learn more.

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Craig Waltman

Director of Annual Giving, Haverford College

Craig Waltman is Director of Annual Giving at Haverford College, where he oversees all aspects of the College’s annual giving program. Prior to joining Haverford in 2010, he served as a fundraising strategy and communications consultant for nationally-known universities, public broadcasting stations, and others. He also held positions in annual giving at Swarthmore College and in advancement at The Pathway School. Craig is an active volunteer with STAFF, Elizabethtown College, and serves on the Board of his local YMCA. He has frequently served as a volunteer and presenter with CASE. Craig holds a B.A. in Psychology from Elizabethtown College.


Live Webinar
11/12/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  75 minutes
11/12/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  75 minutes