Volunteer Opportunities

Alumni Instagram Takeover


To show Fessenden Instagram followers a day in the life of an alumnus and to create a sense of community and belonging for alumni once they leave Fessenden.

How it works:

  • Identify alumni who would be interesting/would like to participate and get confirmation.
    • Diversity of age, location, profession, etc.
  • Two weeks in advance: Alumnus emails photo or headshot with short bio (name, class year, location, job, best Fessenden memory, etc.) for Instagram “teaser” of upcoming alumni takeover.
  • One week in advance: Alumnus emails 10 photos of their day* with captions and locations for geotagging (#fessyalumnitakeover).
    • Examples include:
      • Views from walk to work, morning workout
      • Favorite coffee/lunch/dinner spot
      • Group photo with coworkers
      • Photo of cool project you are working on at work
      • Views of your office/workspace
      • Post-work activities- dog? Meet up with Fessenden friends? Attend sporting event? Theater?
        *Your photos do not have to be from the same day.
  • We will choose at least five photos with captions to post throughout the day.

Get Involved:

Nominate yourself or one of your classmates! Even if you don’t want to participate, please feel free to nominate one of your classmates or send us a cool photo from one of your adventures.


Myrhia Brewer, Director of Alumni Engagement and Development

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