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Peer Agents 

Who are Peer Agents?

A Peer Agent is an alumnus/a who assist the Office of Institutional Advancement with its efforts to increase the number of engaged alumni through an annual gift, volunteering of their time and talent, lending their network and advocating for High Point University.

Using a peer-to-peer model, agents will represent HPU through personal outreach to their classmates and network. They will promote HPU events to their network and encourage financial support of the University.

Why Does It Matter?

Through this mutually beneficial relationship, Peer Agents fill these critical roles:

    - Remaining personally connected and involved with the University
    - Sharing University news and events with peers
    - Facilitating and encouraging engagement with HPU among fellow alumni
    - Aiding with internship and job opportunities for HPU students and alumni
    - Promoting HPU among prospective students and families
    - Supporting HPU through an annual one-time or sustaining gift
    - Encouraging fellow alumni to invest in today's students

What is the Role of a Peer Agent?

Length of Term: 1 year

Time Commitment: 3 outreach periods per year
     #GivingTuesday (November/December)
     #DayforHPU (March)
     Fiscal Year End (May 1 - May 31)

Remember To:

    - Share HPU updates, news and giving opportunities with peers
    - Serve as a liaison between HPU and alumni by sharing ideas and feedback
    - Communicate regularly with the Office of Institutional Advancement on your outreach
    - Stay involved on social media by following HPU on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as well as
      participating in regional alumni communities (if applicable)
    - Thank friends and classmates for making a gift

If you have any questions, please contact Rebekah Hatherly '19, Young Alumni and Student Engagement Coordinator, at rhather1@highpoint.edu
or 336-841-9829.


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