Dear Alumni:
The university is very proud of the achievements of the thousands of graduates and attendees who have experienced Southern through the years. Your continued support for your alma mater with your time, talents, and treasure is most appreciated. You are Southern's greatest ambassador! 

Here's how you can get more involved:

  • provide internships through your business
  • recruit and hire Southern graduates
  • mentor students and other alumni through the LEAP (Leadership Education through Alumni Partnerships) program
  • volunteer to help with special events and projects on and off campus
  • pray for God's continued guidance for students, faculty, and staff
  • spread the word to potential students about the strong academic programs
  • encourage family and friends to attend
  • make a lasting impact on future generations by making a gift

Be sure to stay connected to each other and to the university through Southern Community online! Let me know how Southern can best serve you. We value your input and Director Evonne Crookideas.

With warm Southern wishes,                                                        
Evonne Crook
Evonne Kutzner Crook, ‘79
Director of Alumni Relations


P.S.- Stay connected with Alumni Groups through LinkedIn and Facebook.  

News and Events

SU Medical/Dental/Health Professionals Convention - Alumni Ice Cream Social - Saturday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort, 4021 Lakeview Dr., Stone Mountain, GA. Space limited to 75 attendees. RSVP by emailing or by calling 423.236.2829. Complimentary tickets may be picked up onsite at the Southern exhibit booth.

Homecoming Weekend 2016 - Thursday, Oct. 27-Sunday, Oct. 30 - Honor classes: 1936, 46, 56, 66, 71, 76, 86, 91, 96, 06. Early highlights include celebration of the 60th anniversary of Southern's nursing program; reunion for former Student Services staff, residence hall deans, and resident assistants (event details and registration options are available at

Alumni Europe Trip 2017- Alumni and friends of Southern are invited to join the “Martin Luther and the Reformation-Celebrating 500 Years” tour scheduled for June 13-25, 2017.  Visit major sites of the Protestant Reformation in Germany and Switzerland during this historic, milestone anniversary.  Immerse yourself in European culture and breathtaking scenery with experienced tour leader, Bill Wohlers.  The cost is $3,950 per person and includes air fare, ground transportation by motor coach, lodging, breakfasts and dinners, as well as an estimated 20 sightseeing activities.  Contact Alumni Relations by emailing or by calling 2830 to learn more and to reserve your space before January 1.


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