>> Engage with your alma mater and fellow alumni
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.
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.
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
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.Join us
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
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.
Hosted by the W. P. Carey Career Services Center, Career 4 Workshops are repeated on a rolling basis annually.
The 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.
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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Social Justice Movie Club
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.
Department of Commerce established — unofficial start of the W. P. Carey School.
First Homecoming game and parade! The Class of 1923 marched down Mill Avenue to celebrate.
Arizona State College at Tempe established the College of Business Administration (COBA) — official start of the W. P. Carey School.
Created by vote of the people, Arizona State University finally became a university in name and fact.
Dedicated alumni association created for and by Sun Devil business graduates — the first of its kind to be formed at an ASU college.
Alumni Hall of Fame established to honor business graduates for outstanding contributions to their professions, the community, and the school.
Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) launched to give business, government, and labor leaders a platform to network, learn, and discuss economic issues.
Executive MBA students received university email accounts — another ASU first.
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.
Hispanic Business Alumni chapter celebrated 25 years of giving.
First issue of W. P. Carey magazine hit doorsteps.
Melvin Montenegro (BS Finance/Computer Information Systems ’17) became the 100,000th W. P. Carey School graduate.
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.
The W. P. Carey Career Career Services Center launched a virtual career platform with curated opportunities for students, employers, and alumni.
The W. P. Carey School welcomed Ohan Kadan as its next dean.
“W. P. Carey is already leading business education into new frontiers. I’m honored to join that movement and continue to guide the school through a period of educational transformation,” Kadan said.
Continued connection has many benefits. Read alumni perspectives on community engagement at the W. P. Carey School of Business and beyond.
Making a difference through mentorship
Entrepreneur and W. P. Carey mentor Lendrick Robinson (MS-FIN ’16) believes that access to mentorship is a brilliant idea for students. He has switched roles from mentee to mentor throughout his career, and credits much of his success to mentors and mentees alike.
AZ Entrepreneur lays the foundation for real estate ventures
Jerry Coleman (BS Accountancy ’97) shares best practices that helped him successfully found and scale multiple companies, including Offerpad, and the philosophies that led him to get involved with board work supporting more favorable environments for local startups.
Alumni Q&A with Jennifer Boonlorn
Throughout her journey as an entrepreneur, Jennifer Boonlorn (BS Marketing '01) has always followed what makes her happy while remaining open to new possibilities. Boonlorn believes W. P. Carey gave her a phenomenal foundation to start her career.
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