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*Please note that we are always here to support our alumni. We want to share a few resources that may be helpful as we navigate COVID-19 and these changing times together.

Greetings, Regents!

Welcome to the Rockford University Alumni website. We hope you take full advantage of the resources available to help you connect with classmates at the University. Whether you are attending a regional event, returning to campus for Reunion @ Homecoming or sharing your latest news with us, the Alumni Office is committed to supporting our 16,000+ community of proud Rockford graduates.

Online Resources

Department Information

Office of Alumni
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
toll free: 877-273-4368

Nicole Clewer
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement

Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Rock Solid Stories

Art with a hot-rod heart

Art with a hot-rod heart

As a boy growing up, Associate Professor of Art Dave Menard was drawn to art. “It was all I ever did as a kid. I was never really good at anything else. I was always known as that kid in school who could draw.” It wasn’t until he got into high school that he started...

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Two-time graduate gains recognition for unique artistic talents

Two-time graduate gains recognition for unique artistic talents

Two-time graduate, Manny Tang ’07/’11 also known as the artist China Cat, is gaining major traction for her artistic abilities in painting and printmaking. Manny graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with minors in Art History and Human Development...

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Dedicated to protecting the environment

Dedicated to protecting the environment

“Working actively to conserve our wildlife is so important to me because if we don’t value and protect what we have we risk losing it. There is so much beauty that surrounds us that is worth protecting and if I can do my small part to ensure some sort of change...

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