We know you have a burning passion for UMSL... Now it’s time to let your light shine!

Join fellow University of Missouri St. Louis Alumni Association volunteers and UMSL Alumni Engagement staff members for a one-day conference designed exclusively to enhance your capacity as an alumni leader.     

IGNITE! is a high-energy annual leadership conference for University of Missouri-St. Louis alumni volunteers, Alumni Association leaders and affinity organization members who possess a burning passion for UMSL.

Top 3 Reasons for Attending IGNITE!:

  • Expand your leadership capacity and network with other dedicated UMSL alumni volunteers
  • Learn best practices and share amazing ideas for recruiting volunteers and building an effective UMSL alumni affinity organization in your area of interest.
  • Discover FREE tools and resources that are available to alumni affinity organization leaders and their members.

What will you learn?

At IGNITE! alumni volunteers and supporters will learn essential leadership skills they can put to use right away and gain insight that can take their roles as leaders to the next level. You will experience an inspirational keynote, 3 engaging sessions with expert presenters, and a valuable networking reception.


This conference is offered free of charge to all UMSL Alumni Association members. Conference attendance includes: continental breakfast, conference materials, lunch and a admission to the alumni networking reception.

Who should attend? 

  • UMSL Alumni Association Board of Directors, at-large members of the Alumni Leadership Council and Alumni Chapter Officers
  • Recently formed alumni affinity organizations and their members
  • Alumni  who want to start new alumni affinity organizations
  • Any alumni who are passionate about volunteering and actively serving in the UMSL Alumni Association   


Questions? Please contact Donna Carothers at  314-516-5833 or by emailing alumni@umsl.edu.