Get Involved! 10 Simple Ways to Connect

Get Involved! 10 Simple Ways to Connect

Want some easy ideas about ways you can connect with Owen and make an impact?

1.  Update your alumni profile on VUconnect.

Visit to reconnect with classmates, submit family or career news, upload your resume, access exclusive job listings and advanced search engines for more targeted networking, and more.

Log in to the VUconnect Directory

2.  Follow Owen via social networking sites.

Build even more connections by liking the Owen page on Facebook, joining the alumni group on LinkedIn and following the school on Twitter.

Join the Owen Alumni Facebook Group
Become a Fan of Owen on Facebook
Join the Owen LinkedIn Group
Follow Owen on Twitter
Follow Owen on Instagram

3.  Help attract great students to Owen.

Refer an applicant or attend an admissions event in your city. Contact Admissions: Email or call (615) 322-6469.

Refer an Executive Applicant
Refer an MBA Applicant

4.  Serve as an Alumni Council Representative for your class.

The Alumni Council enhances communications among classes by spreading the word about upcoming events and opportunities for alumni involvement. Contact Development and Alumni Relations: Email or call (615) 322-4760.

5.  Hire Owen students.

Post internship or job opportunities for current students or alumni. Contact the Career Management Center: Email or call (615) 322-4069.

Post a Job for Students
Post a Job for Alumni

6.  Share your expertise.

Present to a class or club, assist with mock interviews, or help students network within your industry. Contact the Career Management Center: Email or call (615) 322-4069.

7.  Make a financial gift.

Your gift, regardless of its size, helps fund important research, scholarships and improvements that strengthen the value of your degree. For more information, visit or contact the Development and Alumni Relations office directly at (615) 322-0815 or

Ways to Give

8.  Participate in an Owen event in your region.

Whether it is helping to organize or host a CityOwen event, or attending a dinner with prospective students, there are a number of ways to get involved with the Owen community near you. To learn more about what is going on in your area, visit, contact the Alumni Relations Office at (615) 322-9997 or email

9.  Attend Owen Alumni Weekend.

Reunite with your classmates in the spring and reminisce about your Owen experiences. Visit for a recap of the 2015 weekend and for additional details on next year’s festivities.

Learn more about Alumni Weekend
View Alumni Events Calendar

10.  Enrich your career.

Take advantage of Owen’s career management services and receive coaching and advice. Or attend an executive development class at a 15 percent discount.

Visit the Alumni Career Center

Learn more about Executive Development Institute Alumni Discounts