Stay Connected


Whether you're looking for your first job after graduation or just retired at the top of your game, as a friend and alum of the W.A. Franke Honors College, you are part of a strong community of support. There are many ways to contribute to this community. Become an Honors LINK Mentor, fill out a volunteer interest form, or fund the dreams of future scholars. 

Graduation with Honors is Only the First Step 

As you continue your journey beyond the Franke Honors College, always remember to seek, connect, create, evolve and celebrate! Together, we are Franke Honors Wildcats. No matter where your next steps take you, or how far along the path you are, you will always have a home here at the University of Arizona's Franke Honors College. 


Honors LINK is a mentoring program through the Wildcat Mentor Society that matches Franke Honors Alumni Mentors with Franke Honors Student Mentees. Mentors will help students through their academic journeys, Honors thesis, and career exploration and development. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2023!

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Complete the Volunteer Interest Survey and tell us how you would like to be involved. Once completed, you will be added to a list of involved Franke Honors College graduates. When service opportunities arise that meet the interests you indicate, we will contact you.

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Big or small, your gift to the Franke Honors College will ensure our students have access to life-changing opportunities throughout their undergraduate experience. By investing in the Franke Honors College, you invest in students with the promise and potential to contribute toward solving some of society’s timely and timeless problems. 

Just graduated and looking for resources?

The University of Arizona has a whole department dedicated to connecting current students and recent graduates to opportunities aligned with their purpose and values. With resources such as resume proofing, interview prepping, network connecting and more—the Center for Student Engagement and Career Development has you covered.

Recent Alumni Resources



Other ways to stay involved

Share Your Story With Us

Tell us your story, in your own words! No matter where you are in life, there are students (as well as other alumni) who can benefit from your experience and advice. Let us know what you’re currently doing or share a quote so we can highlight you in our newsletter or on social media.

Join the Bear Down Network

The power of the Wildcat community is at your fingertips. Elevate your career and amplify your UA experience by joining the Bear Down Network, an online community, and resource exclusive to Wildcats. 

Nominate an Alumni

Franke Honors Alumni make a difference in our world and their success and accomplishments make us all proud! We encourage you to nominate yourself or someone you know for an alumni award by filling out the W.A. Franke Alumni Award Nomination Form.

For more information on how to stay connected to Franke Honors, contact:

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Candice Crossey

Assistant Director,
Donor and Alumni Relations