Alumni Committees

Serve On An Alumni Committee

Find out first hand just how rewarding it can be to serve as a volunteer on a committee of the Alvernia University Alumni Association. Your experience with the Alumni Association lets you hone skills transferable to your profession and volunteer opportunities elsewhere.

Don't live near campus? No problem. Participation on the committees will be conducted by email, teleconference or from time to time, on campus. If you are interested in learning more about these and other volunteer opportunities, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at 610-796-8212

Nominations and Awards Committee

The Nomination and Awards Committee is charged with identifying, reviewing and recommending new Council members as well as directing and managing programs of orientation for new members. The Committee will also be responsible for managing the nomination and awards process for recipients of the Distinguished Alumni and Ellen Frei Gruber Awards.

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee will work closely with the Admissions Department to help identify specific methods to increase admission enrollment as well as retention. The committee will provide assistance to established Admissions programs as well as investigate other opportunities that will strengthen our collaborative relationship.

Career Development Committee

The Career Committee of the Alumni Council works with the University’s Career Development Office in addressing the transition from college to career. The committee looks to facilitate alumni engagement at every level, including mentoring students, career guidance, networking, providing information interviews, externships and internships.

Alumni & Student Engagement Committee

The Alumni & Student Engagement Committee strives to create targeted programming to increase the engagement of both Alumni and current students to the University, on and off campus. The committee works to enhance current programs such as Homecoming and Family Weekend, MargaritaVern, Networking Day (new) and regional programs to create and expand opportunities for alumni and students to network.

Affinity Groups Engagement Committee

The Affinity Groups Engagement is charged with identifying and working with affinity groups (including Chapters, Athletics, Adult Education constituencies, etc.) to develop and sustain a process to successfully increase the active participation and energy of these fellow Crusaders.

Alumni Advancement Committee

The Advancement Committee will assist the Institutional Advancement team in educating students and alumni about the impact of philanthropy and help inspire students and alumni to invest in the University. The Committee will focus on building programs designed to celebrate generosity, promote philanthropy and increase alumni giving.

Alumni Involvement