Posted on Aug 8, 2019 in Career/Life and News
More than 300 Jayhawks at 22 different events came together Aug. 1 over coffee, at happy hours or online to network and make new connections for Kyou Networking Day.
One of those connections came from San Antonio, where 30 Jayhawks attended a happy hour. “We had a woman who had recently moved to San Antonio and was looking for a job in the education field,” said network leader Morgan Bertram, d’02. “She was able to connect with a principal of a local school who was able to help her in finding some teaching openings.”
Here’s a look at a few more of the many events that alumni organized for Kyou Networking Day.
“Out of 11 attendees, four of them were from Hugoton, Kansas. Small town, small world!” -Network leader Julie Andrews, d’81
Twelve Houston Jayhawks made the trip to Holman Draft Hall for a happy hour, including three attendees who had moved to Houston in the last six months.
“We had a great Denver Kyou Networking Day breakfast this morning. There were seven KU alumni in attendance, two returning from a previous breakfast event. And Chris won the award for furthest drive, joining us in north Denver from over an hour away!” – Network volunteer Alisha Templeton, c’01
Fifteen KU alumni spent their Thursday afternoon together, including a large group of recent graduates.
If you enjoyed your network’s event, or want to see one happen in your own city, visit our volunteer resource page. To learn more about how KU can help you find a career connection of their own, visit the Jayhawk Career Network.