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Community Engagement

Taped end to end, the diplomas of our 120,000+ alumni could bridge the widest point of the Grand Canyon — over 18 miles. Make meaningful connections with alumni living in more than 100 countries, through alumni groups and gatherings, signature events, and Sun Devil traditions.

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Supporting alumni through career transitions

The W. P. Carey School is committed to supporting graduates through unexpected job loss, career transitions, and various life milestones that impact you along the way. If you are a W. P. Carey alum in a time of transition, please explore relevant resources available from your alma mater. We’re here to help!

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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 140 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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Executive Education

Transform on your terms

W. P. Carey Executive Education

Invest in your professional growth with transformative learning experiences. Our offerings include multi-day intensive programs led live by business faculty, stackable professional business certificates you can leverage into a future graduate degree, and self-paced online courses that you can enroll in any time.

 Intensive Programs  Business Certificates  Self-paced Courses

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.

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.

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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4,600+ 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.


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.


The school celebrated its 20th naming anniversary — and embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to guide its trajectory to 2028 and beyond.


W. P. Carey launched the Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence in Business (MS-AIB) — the first AI graduate degree program from a U.S. business school.

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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!