Office of Alumni Engagement Team

 
Jennifer Jezek-Taussig
Associate Vice Chancellor Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving
jezektaussig@umsl.edu
314-516-5833

 
Mary Jo Adams
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement Communications
adamsmaryj@umsl.edu
314-516-5630
Mary Jo directs integrated marketing and communication needs for the Office of Alumni Engagement. She manages all alumni engagement marketing and communication partnerships in coordination with various university departments.   
 

Donna Carothers 
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
donna_carothers@umsl.edu
314-516-6453 
Donna serves as the alumni liaison for the Pierre Laclede Honors College, Joint Engineering Programs, Non Profit Management & Leadership Program, Political Science and Chemistry unites. She provides advice and counsel to the Alumni Leadership Council Committee, the Alumni Leadership Council, emerging affinity organizations and  oversees and manages alumni awards and recognition programs of the UMSL Alumni Association including the UMSL Distinguished Alumni awards and UMSL Outstanding Young Alumni awards. Donna also acts as primary liaison for 50th anniversary class reunion programming and class gift initiatives.

Celeste Marx, BA 1976
Executive Director of the UMSL Alumni Association
marxce@umsl.edu
314-516-4738 
Celeste serves as Executive Director of the UMSL Alumni Association. She works closely with the Alumni Association Governing Board of Directors and all standing and special committees of the Association. Celeste serves as a resource to multiple alumni affinity organizations including and collaborates with campus partners, administrators and faculty to facilitate effective planning, programming and continued relationship-building. Celeste also serves as the alumni liaison for the African American Alumni Chapter.
 
Sarah Wion

Alumni Engagement Program Coordinator
wions@umsl.edu
314-516-5833 

Sarah coordinates various activities of the Alumni Engagement office including volunteer management, program logistics, financial records, class notes, job board postings, research projects and the supervision of our student workers. Sarah also serves as a resource to multiple alumni affinity organizations.