MEMBERSHIP

The membership of the GCRG Alumni Association is designed to be inclusive and accessible, offering various levels and types of membership to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its alumni. The association aims to create a strong, engaged, and supportive alumni community through the following membership categories and benefits:

Membership Categories

  1. Regular Membership:
  • Eligibility: All graduates of GCRG College are eligible.
  • Benefits: Access to all events, newsletters, online resources, and voting rights in association matters.
  1. Associate Membership:
  • Eligibility: Non-graduates who have completed at least one year of study at GCRG College, including former students and faculty members.
  • Benefits: Access to most events, newsletters, and online resources, but no voting rights.
  1. Lifetime Membership:
  • Eligibility: Available to alumni who wish to make a one-time membership payment for lifelong benefits.
  • Benefits: All regular membership benefits, plus exclusive invitations to special events, additional discounts on paid

events and workshops, and recognition on the association’s website and publications.

  1. Honorary Membership:
  • Eligibility: Distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to GCRG College or the alumni association.
  • Benefits: All regular membership benefits, plus special recognition at events and in publications.
  1. Student Membership:
  • Eligibility: Current students of GCRG College.
  • Benefits: Access to networking events, mentorship programs, and certain workshops. This membership transitions to Regular Membership upon graduation.

Membership Benefits

  1. Networking Opportunities:
  • Events: Invitations to alumni reunions, mixers, professional networking events, and regional chapter meetings.
  • Online Platforms: Access to an exclusive online community and alumni directory to connect with fellow graduates.
  1. Career Support:
  • Job Listings: Access to job postings and internship opportunities shared by fellow alumni.
  • Mentorship: Opportunities to mentor current students or receive mentorship from experienced alumni.
  1. Professional Development:
  • Workshops and Seminars: Discounts on professional development workshops, webinars, and seminars.
  • Continuing Education: Opportunities for lifelong learning through courses and certifications offered in collaboration with GCRG College.
  1. Exclusive Resources:
  • Publications: Subscription to the alumni newsletter, magazines, and annual reports.
  • Online Library: Access to a repository of resources, including industry reports, research papers, and alumni success stories.
  1. Event Participation:
  • Special Events: Invitations to exclusive events such as award ceremonies, guest lectures, and alumni panel discussions.
  • Discounts: Reduced fees for paid events, conferences, and alumni tours.
  1. Giving Back:
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Engage in community service projects and initiatives organized by the alumni association.
  • Fundraising Campaigns: Participate in and contribute to fundraising efforts for scholarships, college development projects, and charitable causes.
  1. Recognition and Awards:
  • Alumni Awards: Eligibility for various alumni awards recognizing professional achievements, community service, and contributions to the alma mater.
  • Spotlight Features: Opportunities to be featured in alumni spotlights and success stories on the association’s platforms.

Membership Application Process

  1. Application Form:
  • Online Submission: Alumni can fill out an application form available on the association’s website.
  • Verification: Submission of necessary documents for verification of alumni status.
  1. Membership Fee:
  • Payment Options: Different payment plans available for regular, lifetime, and associate memberships.
  • Fee Waivers: Possible fee waivers for recent graduates for a limited period and for honorary members.
  1. Approval and Welcome:
  • Review: The membership committee reviews applications and documents.
  • Confirmation: Approved members receive a welcome package, membership card, and access details for online resources.

By offering these membership categories and benefits, the GCRG Alumni Association aims to foster a vibrant, engaged, and supportive alumni community, enhancing both personal and professional growth while strengthening ties with GCRG College.