Get Involved

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the mini传媒入口 mini传媒入口 Association (PCAA). Start by updating your contact information to ensure you receive alumni news. Then consider:

Join the alumni engagement or advisory committee

The mini传媒入口 Advisory Council is a select group of 10-12 alumni business and community leaders who represent mini传媒入口's popular academic/occupational programs or internal constituent groups.  The mini传媒入口 Engagement Council is comprised of seven highly-active mini传媒入口 alumni volunteers who each represent one of the seven pillars of focus of the mini传媒入口 Association (i.e. mini传媒入口 Outreach, Community Outreach, Half Century Development, History Makers Spotlight, Mentoring & Career Connections, mini传媒入口 Scholarships, and Student Outreach). Learn more about the mini传媒入口 alumni on your alumni councils.

Attending an alumni mixer

The mini传媒入口 mini传媒入口 Association (PCAA) hosts alumni mixers each semester. These mixers are a great opportunity to network with other alumni and a great way to provide input to the mini传媒入口 Association. Join us to connect with other alumni, and help the PCAA! To learn more, contact or 602-285-7652.

Mentoring a student

You can make a positive impact on a student鈥檚 life by becoming a mentor. Be a Career Mentor or a Bear Scholarship Mentor.

  • Career Mentors sign up with the PCAA under their career description. Students considering a major or career can then contact the Office of mini传媒入口 & Development or Career Services and request to contact an alumnus/a in a particular career field. mini传媒入口 can choose how and when they prefer to be contacted. Please contact the alumni coordinator at or 602-285-7652 to enroll.

  • As part of PCAA鈥檚 Bear Scholarship Program, student recipients are matched with an alumni mentor. This is a formal mentoring relationship, which continues until the student graduates from mini传媒入口. For a real-life example of this program, read the story of

Reviewing student scholarship applications

Reading student scholarship applications is a rewarding way to be connected to current PC students 鈥 and can be done from the comfort of your own computer. Our online scholarship management tool lets you easily review student scholarship applications using a provided grading rubric. Scholarship review occurs twice each year, in the fall and spring. Please contact the alumni coordinator at or 602-285-7652 to learn more.

Supporting student success by donating to scholarships

More than 84 percent of full-time PC students need financial aid to pursue their education. And students report that getting a scholarship validates their hard work and reassures them of their goals. Your gift supporting student scholarships is tax-deductible and helps develop the next generation of community leaders. Donations may be made securely online, or by phone at 602-285-7667.

Sharing your story and accomplishments

Did you get a new job? Have you built a fantastic career after graduating from mini传媒入口? Were you recently recognized for outstanding achievement in your job field or as a volunteer for an organization? Share your great news with us. Many stories are published on our blog, in our e-newsletter, and our print newsletter. Your story could be next!

Volunteering at PCAA-sponsored events

The PCAA hosts alumni events throughout the year including Homecoming Fall Festival, New Student Orientations, Half-Century Luncheons, and mini传媒入口 Mixers. By volunteering at alumni events, you can meet and network with fellow PC graduates. It鈥檚 also a great way to meet new friends and reconnect with former classmates. To learn more, visit the mini传媒入口 Events page, or contact or 602-285-7652 for more information.