The Lion's Roar

A university alumni poses with Roomie the Lion at the  2019 'Lion 4 Life' party. Being a member of the Alumni Association grants graduates access to a variety of social and networking events.

Alumni Association eliminates membership fees

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter July 14, 2020

The university’s Alumni Association has announced a new structure of initiation that will grant all graduates an automatic entrance into the alumni family. With the elimination of membership fees,...

The Lion 4 Life Launch Party, hosted by the Alumni Association, will be held on Dec. 12. Graduating seniors can bring their friends and family to celebrate their transition from students to alumni.

Seniors prepare to launch into a new chapter

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter December 10, 2019

The Lion 4 Life Launch Party is an event that celebrates the graduating seniors as their college careers come to an end. The celebration will take place on Dec. 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Alumni...

Alumni reunite for Homecoming Week activities

Alumni reunite for Homecoming Week activities

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter October 11, 2019

Festivities were underway this Thursday at Santa Fe Cattle Company in Hammond Square. Organized by the Alumni Association and Homecoming, the “Alumni Reunion Pep Rally” took place on Thursday, Oct....

Seniors celebrate grduation at the

Graduating seniors launched into Alumni Association

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter May 19, 2019

Graduates entering into an alumni base of over 70,000 were congratulated by the Alumni Association at the “Lion 4 Life Launch" party. Held on the lawn of the Alumni Association from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m....

Students received their rings at the

Students wear their symbols of pride

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter May 9, 2019

Students received their rings to show pride and commemorate their time at the university. The "Ring Ceremony" was held on May 8 at 6 p.m. Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the...

Graduates to be honored with rings

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter November 20, 2018

Seniors have a limited time to sign up for "Ring Ceremony" this fall. "Ring Ceremony" will take place on Nov. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom. Students who have completed 90 hours...

Tom Akers, the retired president of trading at Metal Exchange Corporation, was chosen as this year's alumnus of the year.

Akers named 2018 alumnus of the year

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor September 14, 2018

Tom Akers, a 1973 alumnus, grew from an aimless teenager starting college to the president of trading at Metal Exchange Corporation to the alumnus of the year. Akers thinks of his time at the university...

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