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Birger Hall ( #20 on the SIUE campus map)
30 North Circle Drive
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Mailing Address:
Alumni Affairs
Campus Box 1031
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1031

Hours: Mon.-Fri. from 8:30am-5pm


Phone: 618.650.2760

The SIUE Alumni Association is committed to being the voice for alumni within the university. Visit the Your Voice section to ask questions, share suggestions, register complaints or deliver compliments to the various departments and employees within the university.

Meet the Staff

Steve Jankowski ('74), Director of Alumni Affairs
Steve Jankowski PhotoSteve Jankowski, whose career in radio, television, marketing, public relations, advertising and teaching has spanned three decades, graduated from SIUE in 1974 with a bachelor of science in Mass Communications. In his role, he is responsible for the development and oversight of an alumni relations and communications strategy to build and strengthen the University's relationship with its more than 90,000 graduates. Jankowski also works with the SIUE Alumni Association Board in planning activities involving SIUE alumni, including support for enrollment efforts, scholarship development, and mentoring programs. Steve is a frequent speaker and emcee at local events for a variety of organizations, ranging from the Illinois Congressional Delegation prayer breakfast to the American Heart Association. In his spare time, Steve enjoys photography, carpentry, writing, drawing and public speaking. He also fancies himself a good story-teller and after 35 years in radio and TV, he has a few stories to tell. He and his wife Elizabeth, also an SIUE alumna, now enjoy sharing stories with their grandson.

Contact me about: Alumni Association Board of Directors, the eConnection Magazine

Lisa Rimmert ('05), Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs

Lisa Rimmert PhotoLisa Rimmert plans and executes events for alumni and students; advises the student organization Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT); assists with the management of web and social media content; helps to coordinate consistent communication with alumni; and contributes to the alumni magazine. She graduated from SIUE in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in mass communications and is currently working on her MA in public relations from Webster University. Lisa is a member of several sketch comedy and improv troupes that perform in St. Louis. She is married to a fellow SIUE alum, and they graciously share their home with a rescue dog who has made no effort whatsoever to get a formal education or a job.

Contact me about: LoveConnections, eDitions, becoming a membership benefits partner, STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow)

Theresa Schmidt, Office Support Associate - Alumni Affairs/University Relations

Theresa Schmidt photoTheresa Schmidt is a 2009 graduate of McKendree University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication and minors in journalism and Spanish. She also earned an AAS degree in web design from Southwestern Illinois College in 2011. Her previous work experiences include time as a reporter for Herald Publications, an Intern-in-Service at the Catholic Student Center at Washington University in St. Louis and continued freelance writing for McKendree University. Theresa enjoys spending time with her boxer-terrier mix Maddie and playing board games with friends. She also loves books, movies and music and has an uncanny ability to quote all three.

Contact me about: Registering for events, membership questions, information updates, scholarship processing