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Physical Address: (SIUE Maps & Directions)
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, SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1031

Hours: Mon.-Fri. from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Email: siuealumni@siue.edu

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


(618) 650-2346

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Steve 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


Laura Hopping, Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs


(618) 650-2762

La[IMAGE: Laura Hopping, Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs]ura Hopping is a 2011 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor of arts in communication. She has gained experience in event planning and alumni relations through her positions as an income development representative for the American Cancer Society and coordinator of alumni relations at Blackburn College. During her time with the American Cancer Society, Laura was responsible for managing several fundraising events throughout the state of Illinois. As coordinator of alumni relations at Blackburn College, she planned and executed regional alumni events across the country, served as the manager of Homecoming Weekend, and was the staff support associate for the Alumni board of directors. In her free time, Laura enjoys playing tennis, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.

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