You remain front and center for everything we do. During these challenging times, we want to inspire you and share information about our university that reinforces why this is a special place. Do not hesitate to let us know if you have questions or wish to provide your perspective.

CGU Heroes

Many members of our CGU community have been working tirelessly—some behind the scenes and some on the front lines—to address the pandemic. They embody what it means to carry the flame.

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Lifelong Learning

We understand that your education doesn’t stop with the diploma. Here are some of the many opportunities to sharpen the saw.

Expert Talks

CGU has an array of world-class professors and staff that are adept at understanding complex issues and offering advice to help our community deal with some of the problems facing their lives. In these talks, they will share innovative and research-based ideas to support you in dealing with the challenging situations you may be facing right now.

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Past Expert Talks

Podcasts

CGU has podcasts from multiple disciplines that showcase the university’s diverse community of scholars, their innovative research, and the great conversations taking place on campus.

Our newest podcast, Sharing Air, features transdisciplinary conversations between CGU faculty that reflect, dig, bridge, and reconstruct our story around health and our humanity in the face of isolation.

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CGU Connections

Though we are practicing physical distancing, there’s no need for social distancing. Here are ways that we can stay in touch:

Virtual Meetups

Looking to grow your network or just connect with like-minded people? Attend a virtual meet-up and get to know someone new today.

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Facebook

The alumni network comprises more than 23,000 alumni. The Facebook group was created to help connect alumni to the school and to one another to network, post job opportunities, share resources, and ask questions.

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Career Services

The pandemic has caused an unprecedented spike in unemployment, but CGU is here to help. As a member of our university community, you get access to free career services for life. Explore the links below to take advantage of resources available to you today.

Career Development Office

The Career Development Office works in partnership with alumni to help them achieve their career objectives. We define our role as career consultants who provide the structure and services, including counseling and workshops, to help you focus on your search, target appropriate employers, implement job search strategies, and build skills in self-marketing. You are invited to participate in self-assessment, career exploration, and proactive job search strategies. Drucker alumni may also contact the Drucker Career Development Office.

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Career Development Webinars

Interested in increasing your knowledge when it comes to advancing your career? You can watch previously recorded career development webinars or register for an upcoming one.

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See Upcoming Webinars

One-on-One Career Counseling

Every situation is unique and sometimes a webinar doesn’t answer all your questions. Email Christine Kelly at christine.kelly@cgu.edu for information on making a virtual one-on-one career counseling appointment.

Job Portal: Handshake

All CGU alumni have access to career events, job listings, and employer contacts through Handshake, the shared career management system of The Claremont Colleges career offices. To set up your profile on Handshake, visit the link below or email Christine Kelly at christine.kelly@cgu.edu for assistance.

Open Handshake

Emergency Information Site

CGU has an emergency task force team meeting daily to ensure the campus is prepared should a change in guidance become necessary. Because this situation is changing rapidly, we recommend that members of our community check the emergency information site for updates or new messages.

Visit CGU Emergency Site

Additional Resources

Listed above is a sampling of some resources that we think may be most valuable to you at this time. However, this isn’t all the Office of Alumni Engagement has to offer.

Alumni Benefits & Resources

The Office of Alumni Engagement offers many other valuable resources.

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GIS Lab’s Coronavirus Response Hub

The Advanced GIS Lab at the Center for Information Systems and Technology focuses on advanced spatial analysis and the research and development of advanced GIS solutions—expertise that is providing valuable insights during the pandemic. Led by Professor Brian N. Hilton, the lab stresses a transdisciplinary approach to knowledge, research, and problem-solving using core ideas, methods, and concepts from several disciplines.

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The Inequality and Policy Research Center (IPRC)

The Inequality and Policy Research Center (IPRC) is charting the political, economic, public health, and social effects of the pandemic. The center is providing a Daily Brief on research news and local case statistics related to COVID-19.

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