Happy Birthday Liz!

Mark your calendar for SCA's second annual Alumni Engagement Week! We're working hard to bring SCA alumni more ways to make useful connections, acquire key industry knowledge, discover exciting career opportunities, and have fun.

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 21 – 7 pm ET

Happy Hour Kick-Off

Help us kick-off Alumni Week with an SCA Happy Hour—the virtual way! Play trivia, win SCA swag, and socialize with fellow alums. Plus, enjoy a special video appearance from our Founder Liz Putnam!

RSVP for Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 22 – All Day

SCA Giving Day

On Giving Day, the entire SCA community comes together with one purpose: to provide leadership opportunities for young adults to protect our national parks and public lands. Thanks to a generous SCA donor, we will have the opportunity to match gifts on SCA Giving Day. Your gift during this 24-hour period can help unlock even more financial support to conserve lands and transform lives!

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Thursday, September 24 – 8 pm ET

Virtual Unconference

Don't miss our virtual "unconference" – a participant-driven gathering to learn more and share thoughts. The topic of this year's unconference will center around Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) with a panel of speakers, including fellow SCA alumni.



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Grace Anderson
Director, Operations, & Strategic Partnerships at PGM ONE
Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh
Chief Counsel at the Student Conservation Association
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CJ Goulding
Program Manager at Children & Nature Network, Partner at The Avarna Group
Chukundi Salisbury
Manager of City of Seattle's Sustainability and Environmental Engagement Unit and Director of Youth Green Corps
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Chris-Michael Tena
National Program Coordinator at the Student Conservation Association

Friday, September 25 – 12 pm ET

SCA Now: A Conversation with SCA President & CEO, Stephanie Meeks

Hear about SCA priorities, how 2020 is impacting our work, and how your donation will be put to good use to support SCA's programs during an exclusive conversation with SCA President & CEO Stephanie Meeks and SCA Alumna Natalie Mebane.

Reserve Your Spot

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Stephanie Meeks
SCA President & CEO
Natalie Mebane
SCA Alumna

Saturday, September 26 – All Day

Virtual Day of Service

Take part in a Virtual Day of Service in honor of National Public Lands Day! In this new normal of social distancing, SCA will provide a variety of conservation projects, including a socially distant litter abatement hike, online environmental education sessions, and more! Projects have been thoughtfully cultivated by SCA alumni to provide conservation activities for participants across the nation.

Sign Up for Virtual Service


Through our alumni engagement program, SCA welcomes the opportunity to connect, share, and hear from our tens of thousands of alumni, many of whom are leading and driving success for a wide variety of companies, organizations, and agencies around the country. We hope you will take part in the various offerings during our second annual Alumni Engagement Week!


For more information, please email Patricia A. Malizia, Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Engagement, at pmalizia@thesca.org.