Welcome, Carls near and far!
Carleton is committed to offering the connections you need, wherever you are. We hope you find opportunities to engage and learn with your fellow alumni and help current Carleton students.
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Carleton Connects: President Alison Byerly and the first hundred days. Nov. 8, 1:30pm CT
November 8 marks President Alison Byerly’s one hundredth day in office. Join our online conversation to hear what she’s accomplished so far and what plans she has for Carleton’s future. She’ll take questions from the audience as well.
Carleton Virtual Breakfast Club: Nov. 11, 8am CT
Sinda Nichols ’05 returned to Carleton to direct the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) on March 1, 2020. As the second director of the center, Sinda will share how the CCCE has been fostering civic agency at Carleton in the context of a pandemic, racial justice uprising, and tumult in our democracy.
Rare Looks Artist Talk: Fred Hagstrom: Nov. 9, 4pm CT
Retiring Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Art, Fred Hagstrom will discuss four of his artist’s books, three of which are currently on view in the library exhibit, “People, Place, and Promise,” an outgrowth of the “Why Treaties Matter” exhibit that was on campus earlier this fall.
Engage and Connect – Reach out to fellow Carls, participate in virtual events, and get updates from campus
Calendar of Events
- Check out our ever-growing listing of online events.
- Contact us if you have events to add to the calendar.
- Join the discussion! Add your comments to the posted topics, or suggest a topic of your own.
- Visit the Alumni Directory to connect with fellow Carls.
- Update your Alumni Information. Keep your contact info accurate to help find one another.
- Visit the accounts below to stay connected with Carls in your region, affinity groups, and campus offices.
- Contact us if you have an account you’d like to see listed here.
Help and Support – Share your time, encouragement, and resources with current students
Alumni Annual Fund
- Give to the Annual Fund to provide financial support to Carleton’s “Areas of Greatest Need.”
- Learn about ways to partner with the Career Center in helping the current generation of Carls launch successfully into the world.
Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN)
- Join MCAN to connect with and mentor students and alumni of color.
Out After Carleton (OAC)
- Get involved with OAC to connect with and mentor LGBTQIA+ students and alumni.
Alumni Racial Justice Resources Page
- Review this list of resources available to support positive change in your community.
Learn and Discover – Access images, articles, and recordings to explore Carleton’s unique culture and vast trove of knowledge
2021 Virtual Event Recordings
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Tom Fabel ’68 – Bringing Local History To The Stage on Thursday, October 7, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Meg Thacher ’87 – Sky Gazing on September 9, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Chris Martin ’00, Poetry, Autism, and Our Neurodiverse Future on August 12, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis ’16, Empowering Black Creatives on July 8, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Danny Mathews – Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Center on June 10, 2021
- Recording of national panel discussion “The Business of News” hosted by Twin Cities Business Alumni on May 13, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Melanie (Wood) O’Brien ’99, Legislating Respect and Dignity on May 13, 2021
- Recording of Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Tyler Rogstad ’01:One Country, Two…Countries: Urban and Rural Divides in China on April 8, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Nancy Withbroe ’90 P’17 on her work with the National Women’s Law Center on March 11, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Chantel Johnson ’10: From Gun Violence to Homesteading on February 11, 2021
- Recording of Carleton Breakfast Club with Sheila Collins ’62: Biography of George M. Houser on January 14, 2021
2020 Virtual Event Recordings
- Recording of December 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Laura Clise ’01: “More than a Transaction”
- Recording of Kao Kalia Yang ’03 in Conversation with Carleton Professor Nancy Cho on November 18, 2020
- Recording of November 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Professor Emeritus Steven Schier: “Piercing the Fog: Explaining the 2020 US Elections”
- Recording of October 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Gigi Dekko Goldman ’81: “We Share Solar Program”
- Recording of September 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Julie Heimbach ’92: “Liver Transplantation 101”
- Recording of Reading & Writing Through the Hard Times with Deborah Appleman and Kao Kalia Yang ’03 on August 24, 2020
- Recording of J. Ryan Stradal talking with Julia Scatliff O’Grady ’85 P’23 about his book The Lager Queen of Minnesota on August 2, 2020
- Recording of Professor Scott Carpenter talking about his new book French Like Moi with Marcia DeSanctis on June 16, 2020
- Recording of July 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Steev Lynn ’85: “Chronic War, Displacement, and Survival: Livelihoods among Long-term Refugees in Myanmar/Burma”
- Recording of June 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Michelle Hesterberg ’11 and Bethany Bobo ’20 from OutFront MN “Pride is Still a Protest”
- Recording of May 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with Professor Melissa Eblan-Zayas: “Spring 2020 Challenge: Making courses feel like Carleton… but online”
- Recording of April 2020 Twin Cities Breakfast Club with author Kao Kalia Yang ’03.
- Carleton’s Center for Global and Regional Studies presents a roundtable discussion: Responding to Pandemics, from the Middle Ages to the Present with Professor David Tompkins, Victoria Morse, Amna Khalid, Seungjoo Yoon, and Bill North.
- Our monthly online Carleton Connects webinar is open to all alumni and features new and notable work being done on campus and throughout the world by faculty, staff, and alumni.
- (Re)visit the audio/video recordings of Carleton’s weekly convocation series.
- Access information right from your living room, including how to use Gould Library from off-campus; searching and database capability; articles and book chapters; and more.
- Carleton’s Digital Collections provide access to digital materials in support of curricular and research activities, and materials particularly related and unique to Carleton College (the Voice, Algol yearbooks, Carletonian, and more).
Carleton News and Blogs
- The Carletonian student-produced newspaper is still publishing online issues.
- The Admissions Student Bloggers are sharing stories of their Carleton experience from wherever they currently reside.
- The Public Works Blog shares news about Carleton faculty working on grant-funded arts and humanities projects.
- Listen to KRLX online. Carleton’s independent and completely student-run radio station, KRLX broadcasts 24 hours a day during the academic year.
- Enhance your Zoom meetings and enjoy images from around campus with this gallery of virtual backgrounds.