News Release

REF NO.: 293

SUBJECT: PSA: Memorial University seeking survey participants

DATE: March 16, 2010

Memorial is participating in a national survey examining how alumni feel about their school and needs your help.
“We always ask ourselves how can we better serve our alumni. How can we provide a truly useful service? We realized that we really need to go out there and ask those questions to better understand how alumni feel about Memorial,” said Dr. Penney Blackwood, director of the Office for Alumni Affairs and Development at Memorial.
The web-based survey takes only 10 to 15 minutes to complete and the alumni are asked to participate through an e-mail campaign.
“We invited everybody whose e-mail address we had in a database. It’s really important to us to get a broad selection of opinions so I would really encourage you to participate,” said Dr. Blackwood.
She explained that only those alumni who updated their information with their current e-mail address received the survey, but the invitation is open to all alumni. “If you haven’t received the invitation, but would like to fill out the survey, you can still do that. Just e-mail us at munalum@mun.ca and we will make sure you receive an invitation,” she said.
 All alumni who complete the survey will be entered into a draw for a Toshiba Satellite Pro laptop computer.

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