A Message from the Director of Alumni and Development Relationships
Students often arrive on UMR’s campus with hopes and aspirations for a career in health, science and medicine. Through academic discovery, experiential learning and collaboration with classmates, faculty and world class health professionals, students graduate from UMR with a purpose driven mission to solve the grand health challenges of the
Now more than ever, health professionals are being tasked with a litany of challenges from treating critically ill patients to expanding the field of known study in search of a vaccine. Others are planning and implementing complex public health initiatives. And still more are adjusting to a new paradigm
Amidst the backdrop of a rapidly changing world, The Kettle connects UMR graduates, showcases their achievements and highlights their growing impact. A term derived following field observations of hawks, “kettle” means a group of soaring raptors. Few words could capture more succinctly the ever growing community of Raptor alumni.
PDF Version of the Alumni Magazine.
Director of Development and Alumni Relationships, University of Minnesota Rochester
Growth & Fulfillment
Happy Little Accidents
Paying it Forward Through Scholarships
The Spirit of Innovation Still Reigns
Q&A with Maggie Mahan
UMR Alumni Mentorship Program
Recently launched, the Alumni Mentorship Program connects UMR students with Raptor alumni who share the same areas of professional interest. Raptor alumni mentors provide insight into career pathways, advice on academic pursuits and building a professional network. The program runs a full academic year with alumni mentors and student mentees paired in the fall semester. Student and alumni are encouraged to connect on a regular basis and focus on different aspects of career development. Through mentorship alumni demonstrate a commitment to the value of the UMR experience and to the growth and development of future Raptors.
Learn more and sign up to become a mentor at: z.umn.edu/UMRMentorship