Young Alumni Chapter

Welcome to the Young Alumni Chapter!

We are the largest ASU alumni chapter and represent Sun Devils ages 35 and under. We are passionate about being Sun Devils and are eager to grow professionally and socially, while connecting back to the spirit, pride and tradition of ASU and networking with young Sun Devils.


Every year we host networking mixers, volunteer opportunities, game watching events, and more. Be a part of the Young Alumni Chapter and share your Sun Devil pride!

 

Benefits, Traditions and Career Development

Volunteer: Sun Devils make a difference! Join our group of committed young alums to improve and connect with the community through volunteer service.

Career Services and Networking Mixers: Let us help you connect with other professionals at a variety of career-driven events and access to career coaches, job fairs, signature employers and professional development related webinars.

Sparky's Touchdown Tailgates: Still a diehard Sun Devils fan? Whether home or away, be a part of the pre-game experience before the Sun Devils take to the gridiron!
Can’t get enough? Check out the full list of ASU Alumni events.
 

Upcoming Event

Sun Devil Social: RA Sushi

Tuesday, February 27
5:30 PM - 7 PM
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant (Tempe, AZ)
411 S Mill Ave
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Meet fellow Sun Devil young professionals during an energized evening of networking at our first-ever Sun Devil Social. Make new connections and learn how to roll sushi from a RA sushi chef! Register now >

Complimentary appetizers and cash bar.

Take advantage of this opportunity to make an exciting business collaboration, meet a new client or business contact or simply, learn a new skill.

ASU Alumni Night at ASU Baseball

Friday, April 6

6:30 p.m.

Phoenix Municipal 

Cheer on ASU Baseball as they play against the USC Trojans!

Past events

Career, Connections, and Cubs (March 2017)

 

Young Alumni Career Night (February 2017)

Click here for the full album

Young Alumni baseball night at Phoenix Municipal Stadium April 12, 2016. ASU defeats Arizona 7-5. Click here for an album! 


Young Alumni night at the Brush Bar in Feb. 2016.


Young Alumni career night at Tempe Center for the Arts - Feb. 11, 2016. Click here for an album




2015 ASU vs. Texas A&M game watching party at Alice Cooperstown. Click here for album!

 

FAQS

Do I have to pay to join Young Alumni?
No, anyone is welcome to participate in the Young Alumni Chapter’s activities. Some events may have a cost to attend.  You may notice “supporting member” and “non-supporting member” pricing. Membership is to the ASU Alumni Association (ASUAA), and you can learn more about the membership levels and benefits.  Membership is not required for participation in the Chapter’s activities, but we do encourage all Sun Devil alums to become supporting members of the ASUAA and support our mission and traditions.

What if I’m older than 35?
The Young Alumni Chapter plans activities geared toward engaging recent graduates who identify as young alumni. However, there is no age restriction on participation.

What if I’m not an actual alum or never received my degree?
Even if you attended ASU for just one class, you can still participate! The Young Alumni Chapter offers opportunities for social engagement and professional networking for anyone who thinks of himself/herself as a Sun Devil.

How often do you hold events?

We plan at least one event every other month, including weekly game-watching gatherings in the fall, networking and career mixers quarterly, and young alums socials mixed in year round. Be sure to visit this page for listings of our events.

Can my friends join Young Alumni and can I bring them with me to events?
Absolutely! Guests are always welcome at events.

How do I join?
Easy. Simply show up to any of our events or contact our President, Valerie Keim. If you’re interested in joining as a supporting member of the ASU Alumni Association, click here.

Can I join if I live out of state/country?
Definitely! Our chapter represents and targets all Young Alumni within Maricopa County, but we have a network of ASU alumni chapters and clubs across the United States that also plan events year round and occasionally host programs specifically geared toward Young Alumni. Click here to find your local ASU alumni chapter or club.

Can I be in Young Alumni if I’m an undergrad student or grad student?
Yes, current students are welcome to get involved with the Young Alumni Chapter. The goal of the Chapter is to aid in the transition from student to young professional. The sooner you get involved the better!

Are there any requirements?
Just be a Sun Devil, support our mission and traditions……and have fun!

How do I receive more information on the upcoming news?
The best way to stay up-to-date is to read our newsletter and like us on Facebook and Twitter. Our newsletter automatically goes out to all alumni ages 35 and under. If you don’t receive our newsletter, contact us at alumni@asu.edu or call 1-800-ALUMNUS.

I have an idea for the chapter, who should I contact?
If you have any ideas or questions, please contact anyone on our leadership committee, which is listed to the right.

The Young Alumni Chapter proudly donates proceeds from its events to the Arizona State Young Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Your donation may be considered a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of charitable contributions. Funds will be deposited with the Arizona State Young Alumni division of the ASU Alumni Association.

Chapter Leader & Contact

Alex Benezra

 

Leadership

President Alex Benezra '03 abenezra@gmail.com Secretary Jennifer Dwosh '12 jbdwosh@gmail.com Vice President Mark Garcia '08 markgarcia84@gmail.com Treasurer Kryslen Holt '13 Past President Valerie Keim '10 valerie.keim@gmail.com