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Event Types in 4WARD

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Last Updated: 10-05-2023


Event Types reflect the general program area or purpose of an event. This item includes a full list of types and their definitions.

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AdvocacyActivities that educate/inform/activate alumni on key policy and higher education issues
Award/Recognitions/ScholarshipsActivities that celebrate and acknowledge individuals and achievements (e.g. Alumni Awards, scholarship receptions)
Board/Committee MeetingCampus Boards of Visitors, WFAA Board, WAA President’s Advisory Council, committee meetings/events.
Campus AdvancementWFAA led activities for the benefit of campus partners, including informational meetings, Lunch and Learn and ABE refreshers.
Career/NetworkingActivities focused on career networking, career resources, mentoring, and professional connections.
Development/Cultivation/FundraisingEngagement activity with the primary purpose of identifying prospects / donors or raising funds for particular WFAA fund groups. Could include campus unit events related to the comprehensive campaign.
Diversity and InclusionActivities initiated with the Diversity team at WFAA and in partnership with campus partners with the purpose of informing and connecting alumni of color and all alumni around diversity initiatives.
Enrichment/Alumni LearningLocal and regional activities featuring UW faculty and focusing on content.
Giving SocietiesActivities (social and enrichment) for established donor giving societies such as Bascom Hill Society, Van Hise Society, 1848 Society, Middleton Society.
HomecomingEvents and activities around Homecoming
Meeting/Event Only
ReunionsClass or affinity group reunions (e.g. Daily Cardinal, All Nursing Alumni Reunion, 50th Class Year)
Social/CelebrationActivities that celebrate a milestone or special moment in time, including campus building groundbreaking or grand opening
Students and Recent GradsEvents and activities with the primary audience of student and recently graduated alumni.
VolunteerParticipants in organization or chapter-sponsored volunteer activity (tagged as Volunteers rather than Participants). Also, alumni who have signed up / created profiles in the volunteer module.
WAA Travel ProgramParticipation on WAA-sponsored, international and domestic, non-athletic trips and travel events (i.e. Traveler Reception).
WAA/UWF CorporateStaff meetings & celebrations