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Moravian College debuts online community for alumni

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)— Moravian College recently unveiled its new "online community" service for Greyhound alumni. The online community provides a forum for alumni to connect and exchange ideas, keep up to date on events, post messages and chat with other members, as well as network for career and job opportunities.

"The online community went live on Monday, August 20th, and alumni began signing-on by 7:00 a.m.," said Bertie Knisely, Moravian’s director of alumni relations. "By the end of the first day our community already included graduates from the classes of 1938 to 2001. Moravian is delighted to offer this powerful networking tool to our alumni, and we look forward to communicating with them through this increasingly popular medium."

Features of the Online Community include:

    An Online Directory that enables alumni to search for other alumni in a fast and easy manner and keep those searches available with the MyContacts feature.

    A "lifetime" Permanent Email address for alumni thateliminates the hassles every time there is a change with an alumni’s ISP or email location.

    A Personal Web Pages feature that helps alumni build their own web site with easy to use, fun tools.

    Totally interactive Chats with real-time message capability between participants and easy to use Message Boards where alumni can post messages to other alumni or business school faculty.

    A Career Resource Center where alumni can search for jobs, post job listings, share career advice, create and post resumes, participate in a mentoring program and link to other career related web sites.

    Business Yellow Pages where alumni can advertise to other alumni around the world by posting an online ad that promotes your product or service.

    An Event Calendar for upcoming college and alumni functions.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.