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Whether you graduated this year and are beginning your professional career, or you graduated 50 years ago and are enjoying your retirement or a new career, being a graduate of Illinois Tech means that you can count yourself amongst an impressive group of over 80,000 alumni who are uniquely prepared to make important impacts on society.
Together with the Illinois Tech Alumni Association, our dedicated staff and alumni volunteers provide our Hawk community with a variety of meaningful ways to connect to each other, to current students and to faculty. This connectivity will bring you support and resources you’ll need along your journey as you tackle new adventures. At the same time, we hope you will not only engage with Illinois Tech in ways that will fulfill your goals, but will also help advance Illinois Tech’s mission.
Raj Echambadi Named Illinois Tech's 10th President
Join us in welcoming incoming Illinois Tech President, Raj Echambadi. After an extensive nationwide search, the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve Echambadi on Monday, June 14. He will take over the top administrative spot at the university on August 16 from outgoing President Alan W. Cramb, who announced his retirement from the post in December 2020.Read more
3/22 - Boston, MA Alumni Gathering
Join the Illinois Tech Alumni Association in Boston for a reception.
4/4 - Alumni University with Mohammad Asadi
Join us virtually on Tuesday, April 4 for our next Alumni University lecture "Advanced Materials to Decarbonize Our Future?" presented by Dr. Mohammad Asadi, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering at Illinois Tech.
4/18 - San Francisco, CA Alumni Gathering
Join the Illinois Tech Alumni Association in San Francisco for a reception.
Elisabeth Hieber has already made an impact in improving the lives of transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people.Elisabeth Hieber (LAW ’19)
Jim Grudzinski achieved both of his graduate degrees on a part-time basis via distance learning, video recordings, and evening coursework.Jim Grudzinski (M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ’96, Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ’12)
After emigrating to the United States, Kabre ran her own business before pursuing a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and a career in academia.Julienne Kabre (Ph.D. APPLIED MATHEMATICS ’17)
Now a full-time lecturer on game development, alumnus Michael DeAnda is teaching the next generation of game designers to consider inclusivity and the cultural stories their games can tell.Michael DeAnda (THUM ’19)
There were reasons for Oscar Cazelez to give up. He never did, and then graduated from Illinois Tech with two degrees and a path toward success.Oscar Cazalez (BA/M.S. FIN ’18)
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A ‘Billion Dollar’ Purpose: Illinois Tech Announces $1 Billion Campaign to Fuel Chicago’s Tech Rise
Illinois Institute of Technology announced, on September 27, 2022, a historic $1 billion fundraising campaign to further Illinois Tech’s founding mission to uplift people from all backgrounds with a...
Illinois Tech Appoints Alumna Ellen Jordan as First Woman University Regent
Illinois Institute of Technology has announced Ellen Jordan (PSYC ’79, M.B.A. ’81) as its eighth University Regent in recognition of her decades of service and leadership to the university. Jordan is...
An Honor Befitting the Work: Illinois Tech to Invest Three New Endowed Chairs
Fittingly, as the university community comes together to celebrate all that makes Illinois Institute of Technology unique during the annual Homecoming celebration, it will also take time to recognize...