Gryphons of the Last Decade (GOLD)

Posted: Oct 03, 2023

Congratulations on achieving GOLD status! ⭐️

Hey there, recent U of G grads! You are an essential part of our alumni community, known as GOLD - Gryphons of the Last Decade. We've given you this special name because, within our vast alumni network, we recognize you as "recent grads" with unique needs and interests in those first 10 years post-university.

We're here for you, ready to provide tailored engagement opportunities that suit your age and stage in life and help you deepen your connection to U of G. Our focus is on keeping you informed about the perks of being a grad, sharing all the exciting events to stay connected, and offering meaningful volunteer or philanthropic opportunities.

What do you receive as a member of the GOLD community? 

  • Free expert-led webinars tailored to where you are right now! Topics include:
    • kick-starting your career or making strategic and mid-career moves 
    • building a strong financial foundation for flourishing
    • finding wellness and balance in the early stages
  • In-person events to network with amazing fellow Gryphons!
    • Alumni reunion, homecoming, sporting events and more!
    • Help us plan happy hour or other business/social outings
  • Benefits and perks, including
  • Volunteer opportunities that leverage your skills and work around your schedule. Talk to Elizabeth Rauchenstein, Alumni Engagement Manager at about:
    • Joining our GOLD Focus Group to help shape strategic events and programming
    • Connecting with our #ForeverAGryphon Student Volunteer Team
    • Meaningful involvement with student organizations or as a guest speaker on campus
    • Presence at alumni-student events on campus

What can you do right now?

These are the basic steps we encourage all GOLD members to take:

1. Request your free U of G Alumni Card

2. If you have your card already, but want to update your contact info, do so here

4. Follow @UofGAlumni on InstagramLinkedIn, X (Twitter)Facebook  and TikTok

4. Add Homecoming and Alumni & Reunion Week to your calendar

5. If you’re interested, reach out to Elizabeth Rauchenstein Alumni Engagement Manager to ask about volunteerism at


You bring a fresh perspective, enthusiasm, and a deep understanding of student life. Your voice matters, and your involvement will help shape the future of the GOLD community. So, stay engaged, connect with fellow grads, and let's make these years after graduation just as memorable as your time on campus. By being part of GOLD, you'll always have a place in our Gryphon community!




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