alumnus alumnus  /ə ˈləm nəs/


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



  1. His father is a Princeton alumnus and a very powerful politician.
  2. And one author on the list is actually a PTI alumnus: James Agee, who reviewed movies and books for the magazine in the 1940s and is represented by A Death in the Family.
  3. Though he is an alumnus of Eton and Oxford, his family is middle-class.


  1. Melting misconceptions — Award-winning polar bear researcher and UI alumnus to give global warming presentation

    Polar bears and melting arctic ice may have more in common with Idaho than people think. University of Idaho alumnus Steven C. Amstrup, chief scientist for Polar Bears International, will discuss climate change in the arctic ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  2. SUNY Oswego alumnus gift adds up to hometown help

    James F. Okoniewski, a graduate of Fulton's G. Ray Bodley High School and SUNY Oswego, feels strongly about two things: his love for his hometown of Fulton and the Oswego County area and his belief that mathematics is a key subject for success in life. Continue reading ? The post SUNY Oswego alumnus gift adds up to hometown help appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  3. GVSU alumnus wins study abroad award

    A Grand Valley State University alumnus who spent his spring 2012 semester on a study abroad trip to New Zealand was honored recently by a group that promotes international education.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press


  1. "Coach (nyse: COH - news - people ) Carr was a great coach at Michigan," Miles said in Baton Rouge, La. "As an alumnus of that school, I am happy for the things coach Carr did there."
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Les Miles Source: Forbes

  2. "This is an extremely emotional day for people on both sides of the issue, but the decision announced today ends a two-decade long struggle surrounding Chief Illiniwek on this campus ...... ," Guenther said. "Personally, as an alumnus and...
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Ron Guenther Source: USA Today

  3. "Julia was raised in Adelaide, where her family still lives," he said. "Like my kids, she is a proud alumnus of Unley High School. She knows SA and its issues. I've known Julia for years and have worked with her on many issues, including...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Mike Rann Source: Adelaide Independent Weekly

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