American University Alumni Association

The American University Alumni Association serves over 150,000 alumni worldwide through local, regional, and international programming.

We offer a suite of benefits, resources, and services which can be found at american.edu/alumni.

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06/18/2024
06/17/2024

Are you a graduate of the Class of 1974 or prior? If so, we hope you'll join us on campus for the Golden Eagles Reunion taking place August 23-24 to celebrate your long-standing relationship with American University! These events are an excellent opportunity to learn about what’s going on at AU, reminisce about your college days, rekindle old friendships, and create new ones.

Learn more and register today: https://together.american.edu/page/62953/action/1

AU’s Model UN Team is No. 1—Again 06/07/2024

For the third year in a row, American University's Model UN team has landed atop the Best Delegate North American College Model UN Final Rankings, released last week. AU—which raced to the top of the rankings after debuting in the top 50 in 2014–15—is only the second university to three-peat!

AU’s Model UN Team is No. 1—Again The team, backed by financial support from SIS, helps students learn about diplomacy and international relations and find community at AU.

Honing a Global Vision 05/31/2024

Honing a Global Vision At SIS, Rosy Chavez-Martinez, SIS/BA ’24, a recipient of the Raynard Family and Andrew Juster Family Scholarships, pursues her interest in security and policy in Latin America.

Celebrating Lydecker Way and Tunnel 05/30/2024

Celebrating Lydecker Way and Tunnel The new naming recognizes the generous gift of Charlie Lydecker, SPA/BA ’85, and Christine Lydecker, Kogod/BSBA ’86, Kogod/MS ’88, to support student thriving at AU.

05/24/2024

Come out and show your Eagle pride as the Washington Nationals host American University Day at the ballpark on August 28 against the New York Yankees! Join fellow alumni, students, parents, faculty, and fans as the Eagles take over the ballpark for a day. Tickets even come with an exclusive AU-Nats jersey (until sold out)! ⚾️🦅

Get Your Tickets: https://www.mlb.com/nationals/tickets/specials/college-day-series/american-university

CAS Faculty Books of 2023 05/20/2024

🌞📚 Ready to prep your summer reading list? Dive into these fantastic books by College of Arts and Sciences at American University faculty, published in 2023! There's something for everyone.

CAS Faculty Books of 2023 College of Arts and Sciences faculty producing works of fiction and nonfiction, music, poetry, and more

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Congratulations and welcome to all our American University Washington College of Law graduates!

Alumni Benefits 05/15/2024

From career resources, the alumni audit program, virtual book club, and so much more, there are numerous benefits to being an American University alum!

Alumni Benefits AU's alumni association offers a variety of benefits and services to alumni.

American University Alumni Join Gates Cambridge Class of 2024 05/15/2024

Two AU graduates, Aneisa Babkir, SIS/BA ’23, and Ifeanyi Umunna, SPA/BA ’23, are among 75 recipients of the Gates Cambridge University postgraduate program for scholars from around the world! Established in 2001 through a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the program has awarded more than 2,000 scholarships to students representing nearly 800 institutions of higher learning in more than 100 countries.

American University Alumni Join Gates Cambridge Class of 2024 American University Alumni Join Gates Cambridge Class of 2024

New Scholarship Honors Local News Legend and Alumna Wendy Rieger 05/14/2024

For more than three decades, Wendy Rieger, SOC/BA ‘80, was the heart of local journalism in the DMV, anchoring and reporting for NBC4 Washington. Her dedication to informing and educating the community left an indelible mark on all who knew her.

Now, her legacy continues through the Wendy Rieger Memorial Scholarship Fund, designed to empower the next generation of aspiring journalists at American University School of Communication.

New Scholarship Honors Local News Legend and Alumna Wendy Rieger The scholarship aims to empower the next generation of aspiring journalists at SOC.

2024 President’s Award Winner Has a Hunger for Addressing Food Deserts 05/13/2024

Meet the winner of American University's 2024 President's Award, Ekua Hudson, CAS/BA ’24. In December 2020, after taking a master class as part of the Frederick Douglas Distinguished Scholar program, Hudson opened her own nonprofit, the Food for Thought Foundation. The foundation works to help eliminate food deserts across the country and create a more equitable food system.

“The pandemic heightened food insecurity for a lot of people, so it was a great time to actually step in and do something about it,” Hudson said.

2024 President’s Award Winner Has a Hunger for Addressing Food Deserts Through her nonprofit, Ekua Hudson, CAS/BA ’24, is working to create an equitable food system for underserved communities in DC and beyond.

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A huge congratulations to all our newest graduates! Welcome to the alumni family!

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Welcome to the alumni family Class of 2024! We're so excited to have you.

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Excited to welcome our newest graduates to the alumni family!

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Welcome to the alumni family! We're so excited to have you.

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Excited to welcome our 's to the alumni family!

05/10/2024

Congratulations to all our ’s! Along with our family of 150,000+ American University alumni around the world, we are excited to celebrate YOU and welcome you to the nest. 🎓🦅🎉

AU Celebrates First Cohort of District Scholars to Graduate 05/09/2024

Ten inaugural recipients of American University’s signature scholarship for talented DC students are the first of 37 District Scholars to collect their diplomas.

AU Celebrates First Cohort of District Scholars to Graduate Ten inaugural recipients of AU’s signature scholarship for talented DC students are the first of 37 District Scholars to collect their diplomas.

05/08/2024

Recently, we had the honor of hosting the 2024 Alumni Awards Dinner and Ceremony, shining a spotlight on six remarkable Eagles who are soaring in their fields and communities. Please join us in congratulating these honorees, whose outstanding achievements and service embody the changemaking spirit of American University.

Learn more at: https://www.american.edu/alumni/news/alumni-awards-recap-2024.cfm

05/08/2024

We're excited to welcome Dr. Marnel Niles Goins who will join us this July as the new dean of American University School of Communication!

🎉 EXCITING NEWS! Dr. Marnel Niles Goins joins us as the new dean of , bringing a wealth of experience in communication and academia. With her leadership, American University is poised for even greater success in shaping the future of journalism, PR, media arts, and beyond. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Niles Goins! https://www.american.edu/soc/news/dr-marnel-niles-goins-named-dean-of-american-university-school-of-communication.cfm

Photo Credit: Terrence Forte

Alumni Audit 04/24/2024

Interested in participating in American University's Alumni Audit Program? The application for Summer Session A classes closes on May 12. Have questions about the program? Email [email protected].

Alumni Audit American University's Alumni Audit Program allows alumni to take part in campus courses for a modest fee.

04/24/2024

More than 3,000 members of the Class of 2024 will collect their diplomas next month, joining our alumni community of more than 150,000 Eagles. Meet the speakers—David M. Rubenstein, Michael S. Barr, British A. Robinson, Caroline Aaron (a fellow alumna), Kwame Alexander, and Sherrilyn Ifill—who will offer words of encouragement and lessons in perseverance for our newest graduates!

AU is thrilled to announce our Spring 2024 commencement speakers:

David M. Rubenstein: Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Carlyle Group

Caroline Aaron, CAS/BA ’74: Actor, Author, and Playwright

British A. Robinson: Coordinator, Prosper Africa

Michael S. Barr: Vice Chair of Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Kwame Alexander: Poet, Educator, and Producer

Sherilyn Ifill: Civil Rights Lawyer and Scholar

Learn more at: https://www.american.edu/news/commencement-speakers-exemplify-impact-excellence-service.cfm

Manual: A Little off the Top 04/22/2024

🌱 Spotlight: School of International Service, AU alumnus Roberto Jose Coquis, SIS/BA ’93, president of the Northern Virginia Bonsai Society, began cultivating his green thumb 10 years ago as a new dad. The parallels were unmistakable: “You feed them, nurture them, help them develop.” And as with parenting, “you’ll never master bonsai,” Coquis laughed.

Manual: A Little off the Top Roberto Jose Coquis shares a beginner's guide to bonsai

04/22/2024

We ❤️ our University alumni volunteers!

To all our incredible volunteers, happy and thank you for all you do on behalf of our Eagle family! Your support strengthens our entire campus community and helps us soar toward our goals, including reaching the finish line of the campaign. With your involvement, we're closing in on our $500 million goal. In honor of AU’s 150,000 alumni Eagles across the globe, alumni gifts to the Finish Line Initiative will be matched by a generous anonymous alumnus, up to $150,000. Your volunteer efforts and contributions make a tangible impact on our community's future.

Learn more about ways you can get involved as a volunteer: https://www.american.edu/alumni/volunteer/

Learn more about the Finish Line Initiative and be a part of Change Can't Wait: https://www.american.edu/change-cant-wait/finish-line.cfm

Q&A: The Sole of a Teacher 04/17/2024

Once the youngest serving principal in Mississippi, Phelton Moss transformed an underperforming middle school from an F to a C in just two years. Now, the expert in leadership and policy is helping American University School of Education students make the grade, preparing them to help build a more equitable and just public education system. The Teach for America alumnus reflects on his experience walking the halls of Quitman County Middle School and what he learned about using footwear to engage Black boys’ minds and tap into their soles.

Q&A: The Sole of a Teacher SOE's Phelton Moss on why Black boys' sneakers should matter to educators

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