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49er Varsity Club

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Membership

  • Any person who competed for a Long Beach State Athletics Sport team, including student-trainers and student-managers.
  • Membership begins immediately after graduation or departure (to pursue other career interests) from the University.

Mission

  • Athletes helping athletes


Goals
  • Create networking opportunities for former and current student-athletes
  • Renew and reaffirm former student-athlete pride in Long Beach State Athletics
  • Keep former student-athletes current on the happenings at their Alma Mater

Objectives

  • Create and maintain an online directory containing former student-athlete information
  • Provide at least one individual sport and one all-sport alumni event each year
  • Promote job placement of graduating student-athletes with former student-athletes throughout the country
  • Host anniversary celebrations to recognize significant accomplishments, such as national championships, Olympic Game participation, etc.
  • Host team reunions
  • Work with the CHAMPS/Life Skills and the Bickerstaff Center for Student-Athlete Academic Services to involve former student-athletes in current student-athlete focused activities such as the etiquette dinner, mentoring, tutoring, Heads Up, and etc.
  • Update former student-athletes on Long Beach State Athletic improvements through athletic facility tours, Inside Athletics E-Newsletter, and other communications
  • Encourage all former athletes to become members of the 49er Athletic Club

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