Student Alumni Committees

Undergraduate Student Alumni Committee. Top row: Tanvi Gupta, Liana Merk, Jules Oppenheim, and Sarang Mittal. Bottom row: Ruchi Pandya, Diandra Almasco, and Sarah Cai. Not pictured: Caroline Atyeo, Robin Brown, Sunny Cui, Ciara Ordner, Vaishnavi Shrivastava, Praful Vasireddy, and Daniel Xu.

Undergraduate Student Alumni Committee. Top row: Tanvi Gupta, Liana Merk, Jules Oppenheim, and Sarang Mittal. Bottom row: Ruchi Pandya, Diandra Almasco, and Sarah Cai. Not pictured: Caroline Atyeo, Robin Brown, Sunny Cui, Ciara Ordner, Vaishnavi Shrivastava, Praful Vasireddy, and Daniel Xu.

Members of the undergraduate and graduate Student Alumni Committees (SAC) help the Caltech Alumni Association with programs and events that build community, connect students with alumni, and foster lifelong intellectual and emotional connections with the institute. We work to inspire Caltech pride and strengthen the bond that current students have with institute, their class, and the entire alumni family. We provide professional, social, and service opportunities to current students.  Both committees are made up of students from all houses, cohorts, lab groups, and programs.

What We Do

The SAC supports CAA programs and events that build class community, connects students and alumni, and foster goodwill towards Caltech. We plan lots of programs and events such as:

A few key responsibilities include:

Graduate Student Alumni Committee. Top row: Elizabeth Holman, Alice Huang, Hanwai Liu, Wei-Hsiang Lin, and Chong Sun. Bottom row: Hoang Le, Ruohan Wang, Renee Wang,  and Max Isi. Not pictured: Alexandra Barth, David Brown, Jiexin Chen, Jiajun Du, Jin Qian, Jamie Rankin, Xin Su, Shuoyan Xiong, Weilai Yu, and Michael Zellinger.

Graduate Student Alumni Committee. Top row: Elizabeth Holman, Alice Huang, Hanwai Liu, Wei-Hsiang Lin, and Chong Sun. Bottom row: Hoang Le, Ruohan Wang, Renee Wang,  and Max Isi. Not pictured: Alexandra Barth, David Brown, Jiexin Chen, Jiajun Du, Jin Qian, Jamie Rankin, Xin Su, Shuoyan Xiong, Weilai Yu, and Michael Zellinger.

  • Serve as student facilitators for Dinner with Techers
  • Serve as a liaison between alumni and CAA on TecherTrek company site visits
  • Identify potential alumni speakers for TecherTalk Alumni Speaker Panels
  • Acting as representatives of the current Caltech students to the alumni community
  • Assembling and coordinating student reunion volunteers needed for alumni relations events
  • Helping the CAA staff facilitate Reunion Weekend and Seminar Day
  • Fostering student-alumni connections at Reunion Weekend and other various alumni events

What SAC members receive:

  • Receive training in communications and event project management
  • Receive knowledge of alumni events, exposure to career opportunities and networking
  • Expand marketing skills and efforts with various program promotion and publicity
  • Obtain leadership experience through student facilitator, ambassador, and liaison roles
  • Have fun through service!

Being a member of the SAC provides unique opportunities to get to know other students, plan events for your cohort and the rest of the student body, develop your leadership skills, connect with alumni, and so much more.
 
Recruitment is year-round. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcomed and encouraged to join. The time commitment is one year.
 
Interested in joining or have questions? Email email Isabelle Wright at iwright@caltech.edu.