Alumni Relations Landing Page

With more than 145,000 alumni in all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide, the Montclair State alumni network is a powerful group. Be a part of this successful network of fellow Red Hawks – explore this site to learn more about your benefits, events to attend, news, updates and more. Tap into your alumni network today!

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  • Homecoming 2023 is Still On!Friday September 29, 2023

  • Three Montclair State University Alumnae Recognized as Star EducatorsKristen Hickman ’02 (Union County), Corrine Laurie ’06 MA (Somerset) and Amanda Szuhany Rhodes ’03 (Passaic) excel at inspiring young mindsWednesday September 20, 2023

  • People under balloon arch at homecoming.

    Homecoming is Just Around the Corner!The countdown is on! Join us on Saturday, September 30, for Homecoming 2023. Come home to campus for a day filled with fun, food and football! Don’t miss the Alumni Barbecue, student performances, the Street Fair and much more! Online registration closes Wednesday, September 27, so get your tickets today!
    Wednesday September 20, 2023

  • Huron Benson ’00 is Building Bridges for Montclair StudentsWhen she isn’t leading oversight and governance of BNY Mellon’s technology disaster recovery program, Huron Benson ’00 is building pathways to success for Montclair students through her involvement in the Black Alumni Advisory Council. Wednesday September 20, 2023

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IMPACT Montclair State

Check out Montclair State’s crowdfunding initiative, IMPACT Montclair State. Support a campaign, team or fund that means the most to you and your Montclair State experience. Make a gift in support of the Red Hawk Pantry, which serves the needs of students who may be struggling with issues of food insecurity and other basic needs.

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Get Involved

The Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to provide many ways for you to expand your network, learn new skills or give back to our Montclair community. Check out the many affinity groups and volunteer opportunities available.

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Reunion 2023

This May, members of the Class of 1973, will have the opportunity to reconnect with former classmates and fellow alumni at their 50th Reunion. In celebration of this milestone anniversary, the classes are invited to campus for an in-person gathering and tour of campus.

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The Montclair State alumni network is a powerful group of more than 130,000 fellow Red Hawks in virtually every profession, across all 50 states, and in more than 75 countries worldwide.

MONTCLAIRconnect is the online community exclusive to Montclair State alumni. Tap into your alumni network! Visit the newly designed alumni portal, with a great new look and feel and expanded functionality. Join a group, look for resources, create your @alumni email account, start a discussion, and much more.

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Gian Paul Gonzalez ’07

Gian Paul Gonzalez ’07 doesn’t waste time dwelling on limitations. Gian Paul is an educator of high school students from his home city of Union City, New Jersey as well as high school students across the state and has also been an adjunct professor to graduate students seeking their master’s degrees in education. In addition, he is managing a successful career as a motivational speaker and as the founder of a community-based youth initiative. Gian Paul has even represented Montclair State University on an Amazon Prime Video exclusive series The College Tour. With a schedule like his, Gonzalez is determined to make every minute count.

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