Claremont Graduate University wouldn’t be where it is today without its generous—and rapidly growing—alumni network. Many of you have remained involved with CGU through mentoring, philanthropy, volunteering, and more.
But there’s a whole lot of you we miss—and we hope you’ll consider helping us build for the future. Whether you want to grow your network, socialize, volunteer, or continue your education, getting involved with the alumni community is a great way to start.
Drucker Alumni Network
The Drucker School Alumni Network is comprised of over 4,500 dynamic professionals located in over 20 countries. Many have major responsibilities in organizations throughout the world. The community shares the Drucker ethos that effective business management is a critical means by which society excels. Drucker alum provide invaluable mentoring and networking opportunities for you, such as through our Drucker Board of Industry Advisors.
Alumni Teaching Community
Claremont Graduate University’s Alumni Teaching Community is an extension of its Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement. We hope to engage you as participants, contributors, collaborators, and mentors with the PFF program in ways that will benefit you and our current students who aspire to teach. The Alumni Teaching Community is designed to facilitate alumni-to-alumni exchange, collaboration, and mentoring. Interested in joining? Please fill out our membership form and program survey.
To learn more, contact Director Shamini Dias at 909-607-6225 or email@example.com.
Considering giving to Claremont Graduate University? We offer several affinity programs designed to ensure that our philanthropic alumni are recognized and rewarded with opportunities to make a difference in the lives of current students.
Named after our founding president, James Blaisdell, The Blaisdell Society consists of individuals who have made estate commitments or have entered lifetime contracts with Claremont Graduate University. The generosity of these alumni and friends provides vital support for our future.
The Colleagues is a community of generous CGU alumni and friends who share Claremont Graduate University’s steadfast commitment to graduate education by supporting CGU with a minimum annual fund gift of $1,000.
The Office of Alumni Engagement offers many worthy volunteer opportunities that allow our alumni to give back while expanding their networks and keeping them dialed in to the cutting-edge work being conducted by students and faculty.
As a mentor, you’re uniquely positioned to help CGU students and alumni. You can share your talent, skills, and experience to help enhance the educational or vocational experience of someone whose shoes you’ve been in, helping them grow personally and professionally. Other ways to help include resume review and information interviews.
To learn more, contact Rachel Jimenez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have you ever wanted to host an alumni social gathering or be involved in an on-campus event through your school? We are always looking for event volunteers. The Office of Alumni Engagement is happy to provide you with additional event hosting information. Contact Rachel Jimenez at email@example.com if you are interested.
Do you have a great idea that will help increase engagement within the CGU alumni community? We’d love to hear it! Consider becoming a CGU Alumni Association volunteer leader by joining a committee or serving on the board. Contact Rachel Jimenez at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Give to CGU
It’s easy to give to CGU! Make a one-time or a recurring gift using our secure online form.
You may be able to double or even triple the impact of your gift. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your company will match your contributions. Please indicate on your pledge if your company offers such a program.