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Community Engagement

Taped end to end, the diplomas of our 100,000+ alumni could bridge the widest point of the Grand Canyon — over 18 miles. Make meaningful connections with alumni from more than 160 countries, through alumni groups and gatherings, signature events, and Sun Devil traditions.

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Do you know the Carey Code?

The origins of the Carey Code began with our alumni community wanting a clear call of what it means to be a W. P. Carey Sun Devil for life. We hope it’s also a reminder of the support and community you can always find here, and an inspiration to support the future success of every W. P. Carey Sun Devil — alumni, students, staff, faculty, and friends alike. Go to know!

Alumni Groups & Gatherings

Engage with your W. P. Carey School community through alumni clubs and events — including our private LinkedIn group for W. P. Carey alumni.
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Alumni chapters

When you graduated from W. P. Carey, you automatically became a lifelong member of the W. P. Carey School’s dedicated alumni chapter. Your W. P. Carey alumni status guarantees you continued access to our career support, alumni events, learning opportunities, and more.

Beyond W. P. Carey, there are more than 170 Sun Devil alumni chapters worldwide. Explore and join chapters by location and by interest:

 Hispanic Business  MRED  U.S.  International  Special interest  Academic
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W. P. Carey Alumni Council

Alumni Council members advance our goals through direct action, input, and collaboration. Bringing perspectives from a variety of degree backgrounds, grad years, and locations, this distinguished group plays a key role in the enhancement of the school and its alumni initiatives.

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Alumni Corporate Ambassador Program

Embody, organize, and enhance Sun Devil pride within your workplace, while enjoying insider advantages and the chance to directly shape the school’s strategies and future. Contact us to learn more.

  • Receive a seat on the W. P. Carey School's Alumni Council
  • Expand awareness around W. P. Carey initiatives and achievements
  • Earn ongoing benefits for yourself and your organization
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Signature events

Signature W. P. Carey events are a great way to catch up with your alma mater and your community on a regular basis. Whether you attend once a month or once a year, we look forward to connecting with you soon. View upcoming options in our alumni events calendar.

Our annual W. P. Carey Golf Tournament welcomes you to link up on the green for a good cause.

Established in 1977, the W. P. Carey Alumni Hall of Fame honors new inductees with a celebration before Homecoming.

The Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) hosts the premier speaker event series in the Valley.

Sun Devil 100 celebrates the achievements of Sun Devil-owned and Sun Devil-led businesses across the globe.

The Lawrence R. Klein Award recognizes consistency and accuracy in economic forecasting.

Back to Class is a free learning event series for alumni, featuring timely insights from leading W. P. Carey faculty.

Alumni reunions

Plan an alumni reunion of your own, with support from the W. P. Carey School of Business. From the initial invite to your classmates to campus activities and class gifts, we look forward to helping you create a special event.

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W. P. Carey Alumni Book Club

Discover great business books and conversations with fellow ASU business alums. Designed to connect you with relevant people and insights, new members are welcome to join the W. P. Carey Alumni Book Club at any time.

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W. P. Carey Alumni Social Justice Movie Club

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Social Justice Movie Club

Join us as we explore the power of film and the diverse knowledge and perspectives of your global community of peers. This curation of “movies that matter” is a great entryway into having thoughtful conversations and expanding your understanding of social justice topics.

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5,000 W. P. Carey Double Devils

Thousands of alumni hold both undergraduate and graduate degrees from W. P. Carey. For those of you considering a new degree program, keep in mind that we offer exclusive discounts and waivers for qualified alumni.

Explore: MBA programs | Specialized master’s degrees

Sun Devil Traditions

Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and traditions of ASU and the W. P. Carey School of Business. No matter your graduation or your location, this community is yours for life. Learn more about our history — and how you can be a part of what’s next.

The history of business at ASU dates back to our days as a teaching school.

1916

Department of Commerce established — unofficial start of the W. P. Carey School.

1926

First Homecoming game and parade! The Class of 1923 marched down Mill Avenue to celebrate.

1955

Arizona State College at Tempe established the College of Business Administration (COBA) — official start of the W. P. Carey School.

1958

Created by vote of the people, Arizona State University finally became a university in name and fact.

1972

Dedicated alumni association created for and by Sun Devil business graduates — the first of its kind to be formed at an ASU college.

1977

Alumni Hall of Fame established to honor business graduates for outstanding contributions to their professions, the community, and the school.

1985

Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) launched to give business, government, and labor leaders a platform to network, learn, and discuss economic issues.

1995

Executive MBA students received university email accounts — another ASU first.

2003

Our benefactor Wm. Polk Carey and the W. P. Carey Foundation endowed the W. P. Carey School of Business with a $50 million gift — the second-largest single donation to any business school at the time.

2007

Hispanic Business Alumni chapter celebrated 25 years of giving.

2013

First issue of W. P. Carey magazine hit doorsteps.

2017

Melvin Montenegro (BS Finance/Computer Information Systems ’17) became the 100,000th W. P. Carey School graduate.

2019

With a second gift by the W. P. Carey Foundation, your degree and association with the W. P. Carey School became even more credible and valuable.

2021

W. P. Carey Career Management and Employer Engagement launched a virtual career platform with curated opportunities for students, employers, and alumni.