Skip To Top NavigationSkip To ContentSkip To Section NavigationSkip To Footer
Get Involved

Get Involved

We invite alumni to stay connected and engaged with SC State University by participating in events, volunteering opportunities, and initiatives. Whether attending reunions, joining alumni chapters, or volunteering as mentors, there are many ways for alumni to get involved.

SC State University National Alumni Association 

At SC State University, we believe in the power of our alumni community to drive positive change and uphold our university's legacy of excellence. That's why we collaborate closely with the SC State National Alumni Association (SCSUNAA) to foster engagement, promote philanthropy, and advocate for our alma mater. Together, we work tirelessly to advance SC State's goals and objectives through joint initiatives and partnerships.

We extend a warm invitation to all SC State alumni to join us in this meaningful endeavor of strengthening our university and shaping its future. Whether you're interested in attending events, volunteering your time, or sharing your success stories, there's a place for you in our vibrant alumni community.

The SCSUNAA, with a network of over 30,000 graduates worldwide, serves as a vital hub for fostering connections among alumni and promoting the mission and values of SC State University. To learn more about how you can get involved, visit the SCSUNAA website and discover the myriad opportunities awaiting you.

Visit the SCSUNAA Website

Sign Up for Bulldog News to Stay in the Know from SC State University Relations & Marketing

Alumni by the Numbers

College Presidents
Military Officers
Professional Athletes
Alumni Worldwide

Notable Alumni

Our alumni community boasts an impressive array of achievements across various fields, showcasing the impact and influence of SC State University on the global stage. From business and politics to education and sports, our graduates continue to excel and make significant contributions to society. These are just a few of SC State's noteworthy alumni:

  • Fifteen college presidents emerged from SC State, reflecting our legacy of leadership in higher education.
  • The Honorable James E. Clyburn, '61, serving as the Assistant Democratic Leader, highlighting our influence in national politics.
  • Gen. Clifford Stanley, '69, appointed as the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, demonstrating our role in shaping military leadership.
  • Maj. Gen Abraham J. Turner, '76, commanding Fort Jackson, showcasing our impact on military training and readiness.
  • Brig. Gen. Stephen Twitty, '84, receiving the Silver Star Medal for valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom, exemplifying our tradition of producing courageous leaders.
  • Over 2,035 minority officers produced by SC State in the U.S. Army, contributing to diversity and representation.
  • The Honorable Matthew Perry, Jr., '48, serving as a Senior U.S. District Judge, underscoring our influence in the legal profession.
  • Coach Willie Jefferies, '60, being inducted into the 2010 College Football Hall of Fame, highlighting our rich athletic legacy.
  • Over 120 SC State athletes pursued careers in professional sports, with notable alumni such as Harry Carson, '75, and David "Deacon" Jones, '58, and Donnie Shell, '74, being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • John Gilliam, '67, making history as the first player from SC State University drafted by the NFL, showcasing our impact on the world of sports.

Join us in celebrating the achievements of our alumni and embracing the endless possibilities that lie ahead for SC State University. Together, we'll continue to soar to new heights and inspire future generations of Bulldogs.