Alumni Relations        
    4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW
    Melissa Bevins
    Assistant Director,
    Alumni Programs

    Any AU alumnus/a who graduated in the last 10 years and lives in the D.C. metro area is welcome to join the Young Alumni Chapter (YAC). The YAC sponsors social, cultural, and professional events and works with other alumni groups in creating meaningful programs to enrich the lives of young alumni.

We also have a Young Alumni Chapter in NY

Get Involved

There are a limited number of Young Alumni Chapter board positions that are filled on a rolling basis as vacancies arise. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. For more information, or to apply, contact Melissa Bevins at 202-885-5933, and be sure to find us on Facebook.

Chapter Board Members

President: Amy Cada Anda, Kogod/BSBA ’02
Vice President: Vacant
Secretary: Katharine Glenn, SOC/BA ’10
CAN Liaison: Ashley Philips, SOC/BA ’02; SOC/MA ’03
Outreach Relations: Ignacio Cundin, SIS/BA ’06

At Large Board Members
Matt Bormet, SPA/BA ’03
Nathan Dolezal, CAS/BS ’08
Ema Gantcheva, SIS/BA ’06; SIS/MA ’08
Mark Kanarick, SPA/BA ’04
Laura Matteo, CAS/BA ’07
Steven McGovern, SIS/BA ’05

Update Your Information

Not receiving information about alumni activities in your area? Update your contact information here, or e-mail with your grad information, address, phone number, and e-mail address. You’ll be plugged into all our activities in your area.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Young Alumni Happy Hour in the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Join fellow young alumni for a happy hour in the AU Museum. There is no cost to attend this event.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Stafford H. "Pop" Cassell Hall of Fame Ceremony
Join us to celebrate the rich history of American University as we honor the 46th Hall of Fame class at their induction ceremony taking place in conjunction with the Men's Basketball game vs. Lafayette.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dinner with Alumni Elliot Bell-Krasner & John Sonsalla
Current undergraduate juniors and seniors, if you are interested in the government affairs, advocacy, and nonprofit career fields, then this dinner is for you.  Meet AU Alumni who have been in your shoes and have now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join John Sonsalla (SPA/BA '11) and Elliot Bell-Krasner (SPA/MPP '12) for dinner and a great networking event. This event is FREE for current students only.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

2015 Multicultural Student-Alumni Career Connection
Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Career Center, the Black Alumni Alliance and the Latino Alumni Alliance at this highly anticipated event. Alumni will share insights and advice on career planning and job searching from a multicultural perspective.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Founder's Day: Cake on the Quad
Come celebrate Founder's Day with some cake on the quad.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Being LGBTQ in the Workplace
Join the Career Center, CDI, and the Pride Alumni Alliance for a discussion on how LGBTQ identities are expressed and handled in the workplace, followed by a networking session and refreshments.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Comms for a Cause #DigitalAdvocacyAU
Join the Career Center and the Alumni Association for a panel discussion and networking session around career paths in digital advocacy.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Alumni in the KNOW: Women in Leadership
Join the AU Alumni Association, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Career Center as a panel of distinguished alumnae discuss and share their experiences as women in leadership.