Connect with Fellow Alumni

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Strengthen your professional and personal network by connecting with former classmates and colleagues.

Strengthen your professional network — follow the School of Public Health on LinkedIn and list the school in your profile.

In order to appear in all relevant LinkedIn searches and to maximize your networking potential, be sure to affiliate with the School of Public Health on your personal profile under education. The school will appear in a dropdown menu on the LinkedIn form as you begin typing. If you are a dual-degree holder, list each applicable institution in separate entries (for example: Carlson School of Business, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, College of Pharmacy, etc.)

Under degree, add a complete description so that people can locate your profile by degree and program:

  • Master of Public Health – MPH in Epidemiology
  • Master of Science – MS in Environmental Health
  • Master of Healthcare Administration – MHA
  • Executive Master of Healthcare Administration – MHA
  • Doctor of Philosophy – PhD in Biostatistics

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Unlock endless opportunities by joining the University of Minnesota’s Maroon and Gold Network. Sign up in less than two minutes and instantly connect with University of Minnesota students, alumni, faculty, and staff for career advice, networking, and mentorship. Search by the School of Public Health to connect with fellow SPH alumni. Everyone on the Maroon and Gold Network is looking to connect making it easy to create meaningful connections.

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Network with the SPH community, connect with other SPH alumni, and learn something new. SPH offers many events throughout the year and alumni are invited and encouraged to attend.

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Alumni engagement at the School of Public Health  is powered by volunteers. Share your time and talents with us to help advance the mission of the school and elevate your alumni community.

The award-winning SPH Mentor Program connects public health professionals to current students to help with career and professional development. Applications for the SPH Mentor Program are open late summer/early fall each year.

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Alumni Ambassadors are the School of Public Health’s most active and engaged alumni volunteers. They support admissions, career development and alumni programming by volunteering their time and sharing their talents.


Alumni ambassadors must participate in at least 3 volunteer activities per year. Volunteer activities can include but are not limited to attending SPH events, serving on panels, connecting with prospective students, and or joining SPH in a community service activity. Stay up to date on SPH information by reading SPH Alumni Sphere, SPH’s monthly alumni communication.

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Share your expertise as an alum in the public health field by providing feedback about what you are seeing with new graduates. Do they have the core competencies to be successful? What areas of growth do you new public health professionals have? This opportunity is available in January. If you have interest please email

Help us recruit the next generation of SPH Gophers by sharing your SPH story via written cards to prospective students. Alumni provide valuable insight and perspective for students deciding where to go for their graduate studies. This opportunity is available in January. If you have interest please email

Join our board of alumni directors! We welcome and encourage all SPH alumni in various career fields to apply. The time commitment is less than 30 hours per year but the impact is a lifetime. Application opens every March. If you have interest please email

Connect with the U of M Alumni Association (UMAA)

The School of Public Health encourages you to join the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Explore the many benefits and opportunities available to you through the UMAA.

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Alumni and Donor Relations
Phone: 612-625-0333

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