Alumni and Friends

Graduating students

Continue the connection

We love our alumni! We want to hear about your personal and professional accomplishments because your success is our success. Also, alumni are a great resource for practicum and internship experiences, helping the next generation of our students. Please contact the department office with updates about your personal and professional achievements, so we can celebrate with you.

COM Week

During the spring semester, the communication department hosts its annual COM Week. This week features the achievements of our alumni in a number of ways. First, you may attend the alumni-student networking luncheon on the Friday of COM Week. Second, you can share your career experiences and expertise with our current students through a workshop lecture. In the past, alumni have shared on a variety of topics, including writing scholarship applications and job searching. We invite you to share in our COM Week festivities!

Once a bear, always a bear

Stay in touch with your alma mater through the Missouri State Alumni Association. Your involvement may reap a number of benefits, including the following:

  • Maintaining lifelong friendships.
  • Networking: connecting with alumni in similar fields, positions and locations.
  • Continuing your favorite traditions.
  • Being informed: receive the most up-to-date information about what’s happening on campus.
  • Celebrating all things maroon and white.
  • Giving back to the University community in a way that fits you – impacting the future of Missouri State.
  • Sharing your story.
  • Adding value to your degree: learn what’s new in your academic field.
  • Leaving your mark. Defining your legacy.

Attend alumni events

Alumni events are held in cities throughout the United States. These events are great opportunities for you to network, establish new relationships and reconnect with old friends in your area. See the upcoming events to find an alumni gathering in an area near you.

Giving to the communication department

Alumni donors can demonstrate their desire to continue improving the quality of education in the various communication programs at Missouri State by giving a private contribution. Your gift – no matter its size – supports the communication department, funds scholarships, improves facilities and provides for faculty development and research.


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