Seton Hall University’s Alumni Relations department is pleased to announce the hiring of four staff members. Erika Klinger, M.A. ’10; Robert Mayers ’10/M.B.A. ’12; Terranze Griffin; and Seth Moncrease, Jr. joined the office in May, 2013.
Please join us in welcoming them to their new roles, as they begin to work to fulfill Alumni Relations’ mission of strengthening the frequency and quality of alumni engagement by inspiring Seton Hall graduates to become informed, involved and invested in the life and progress of Seton Hall University.
On May 1, Robert Mayers re-joined the Alumni Relations team as Associate Director of Alumni Clubs. Rob will be responsible for administering the department’s alumni and corporate “affinity” clubs. These clubs are groups of alumni who share a particular bond with Seton Hall. Whether by gender, age, profession or campus experience, the engagement of these networks is critical to Seton Hall’s outreach to its 92,000 alumni and an important part of the Alumni Relations strategic plan.
Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in sport management, bachelor’s degree in marketing and M.B.A. in finance, all from Stillman. He is a former graduate assistant in Alumni Relations and has most recently worked for COED media Group in New York.
Seth Moncrease, Jr. started on May 1 as Assistant Director of Student and Young Alumni Programs. Seth will build upon existing programs, events and services to engage current students and those who graduated within the past ten years in a lifelong relationship with Seton Hall. This includes serving as the liaison to the nationally-recognized and award-winning Student Alumni Association and our Young Alumni Club. Seth will develop tomorrow’s alumni leaders who will inspire peer alumni to become informed, involved and invested in Seton Hall.
Seth holds a bachelor’s degree in African American studies from Penn State, where he began his career in their Student Activities office.
Erika Klinger joins us from Seton Hall’s Admission department. She will serve as Associate Director of Campus Partnerships. Erika will be responsible for establishing and expanding partnerships with a wide array of campus departments to create alumni engagement opportunities. This wide-ranging position requires being able to strategically understand alumni needs and interests and then determining which campus partners must be involved in responding to those needs.
Erika holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Susquehanna University and a master’s degree in strategic communications from Seton Hall. Erika started in the office on May 13. She also teaches a public speaking class at Kean University.
Terranze Griffin joined Seton Hall on May 20 as Associate Director for Regional Alumni Engagement. In this role, Terranze will be responsible for expanding Seton Hall’s reach geographically by engaging alumni in more ways throughout the country and the world through a robust regional alumni chapter program. This position is responsible for expanding the engagement of Seton Hall University alumni, donors, major gift prospects and other key constituencies by strengthening the University’s regional and national image through a vibrant and robust network.
Terranze’s background is in university events and admission outreach, a position he most recently held at Arcadia University. He has a bachelor’s degree in consumer economics and a master’s degree in educational leadership, both from the University of Delaware.
Seth, Rob and Erika will report to Dan Nugent ’03/M.P.A. ’10, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement. Terranze, Meghan Codey, Director of Alumni Events, and Dan Nugent will report to Matthew Borowick ’89/M.B.A. ’92, Associate Vice President of Alumni and Government Relations.
Alumni Relations is the University’s primary source of contact with its more than 90,000 alumni. The department creates exciting and meaningful ways for alumni to participate in the life and vitality of the University. Through this increased engagement, alumni will help Seton Hall move forward and improve its position as one of the nation’s leading Catholic universities.