Family Engagement in Higher Education Webinar Series

Each semester AHEPPP: Family Engagement in Higher Education provides our members with complimentary webinars. Webinars are free of charge for members, but advance registration is required. Members also have on-demand access to our webinar archive. If you are considering becoming a member, we encourage you to take advantage of a free trial webinar. Please contact [email protected] to sign up today. 

Setting the Stage for Family Engagement During Orientation
April 25, 2023
2:00pm ET/ 1:00pm CT/ 12:00pm MT/ 11:00am PT

Join AHEPPP & NODA to learn about various strategies to engage families and to encourage them to take advantage of opportunities for connection during their orientation experience and beyond. How do you start to engage families and what are promising practices? This presentation will bring together various experts to discuss how across different institutions engage to help support your campus's efforts.

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Building Fundraising Foundations Through Family Engagement
February 27, 2023

Building connections to campus and forming relationships are the foundation of fundraising. How can development and family programs staff support one another to create mutually beneficial relationships with families? This presentation will bridge the gap of collaboration with take-home strategies to enhance your development and programming efforts at all levels of giving. From Orientation to Athletics and Welcome Week to Graduation, you’ll leave this presentation with inclusive pathways for success. 

Heather Rappaport, CFRE | Senior Director of Development, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Helping Parents Navigate the Job Search: Hiring Trends for Recent Grads
January 24, 2023

It's almost Spring and that means families will be guiding students to plan for summer internships, jobs after graduation or enhanced learning opportunities. This webinar will cover:

  • Trends – what’s happening in the job market
  • Student/grad misconceptions about the job search
  • What to do when early job seekers have no idea what to pursue or how to start
  • And answers to your questions

Beth Hendler-Grunt: AHEPPP associate member Beth Hendler-Grunt is the President of Next Great Step, a leader in advising college students and recent grads to land the internship or job they deserve. She is a dynamic leader, adviser, and facilitator who has extensive experience consulting from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms. Ms. Hendler-Grunt has leveraged and scaled her corporate expertise to guide college students to help them succeed when they graduate. This is based on a clear understanding of the career development process and the requirements needed to succeed in today’s competitive environment.