alumna alumna  /ə ˈləm nə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Bochner co-stars in the USA Network drama The Starter Wife, featuring Will and Grace alumna Debra Messing.
  2. Burner, an alumna of Harvard and Microsoft, didn't cry.
  3. Married his current wife, Jean, a Cheers alumna, in 1980.

News

  1. SCSU Family Consumer Services chair named to national council

    Dr. Ethel G. Jones, chairperson and associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and an ‘83 alumna of S.C. State University has been elected to the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Council for Accreditation.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Times and Democrat

  2. Park City High School alum joins Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

    A Park City High School alumna, Laurel Morrison, will begin a two-year term of service with the Peace Corps on Sunday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Park Record

  3. Hospital hires MSU alumna for new compliance position

    Midwestern State University alumna Meghan Cope has been named compliance coordinator at United Regional Health Care System.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

Quotes

  1. "No one was more deserving than this alumna who was both an overseer of the University and the managing editor of the University's newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian," said Perelman.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Ron Perelman Source: Daily Pennsylvanian

  2. In a statement, Ron replied, "No one was more deserving than this alumna, who was the first woman editor of the university's newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian. Claudia was a journalist with a thirst for knowledge, an amazing mother, and my best...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: L Ron Hubbard Source: Hamptons.com

  3. "Bernice King in establishing this scholarship not only honors her mother but the Spelman legacy as an alumna, and we are grateful," said Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum.
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Beverly Daniel Tatum Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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