July 19th Webinar

Creating a Culture of Gratitude Among Our Students

Presentation Slides
Webinar Recording

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About the Webinar

In this session, you will learn about creating a culture of gratitude among your students. Educating them on the importance of giving back and the power of gratitude. We will discuss some innovative events geared toward different stewardship purposes and how our partnership with a student group on campus drives us forward.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about unique student philanthropy/stewardship events that help create the culture of gratitude on campus.

  2. Learn how we engage students on campus to serve as Advancement Team ambassadors.

  3. How to create a culture of gratitude among students.

Target Audience

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Experience Level

Private College/University Suitable for any size shop Suitable for all levels

About the Presenters

Katie Layton, Assistant Director of Donor Relations, University of Tennessee – Knoxville 

Katie serves as Assistant Director of Donor Relations at the University of Tennessee and is pursuing her graduate degree in Management & Human Resources. She has 8 years of experience in the field—5 in higher ed. Katie, a native of Atlanta, enjoys reading, traveling, & time with rescue dog, Poppy.

Gina Martin, Director for the Center of Student Alumni ProgramsUniversity of Tennessee – Knoxville 

Gina is the Director of the Center for Student Alumni Programs at the University of Tennessee and is a two-time graduate of UT. She has 14 years of experience in higher education, with time spent in Undergraduate Admissions and University Advancement. Gina is an avid sports fan (Go Vols, Titans, and Celtics), loves traveling, and enjoys some good binge-worthy TV.