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Upcoming Events

Detroit Former Chief of Police McKinnon

Al Sobey Lectures On Leadership And Ethics

Wednesday, November 18 - 6 - 7 p.m.

The Department of Liberal Studies will host Detroit’s former Chief of Police, Chief Dr. Isaiah McKinnon.

The 2020 Kettering/GMI Alumni Association board members

Virtual Alumni Transition Information Session

Thursday, November 19 - 12:20 - 1:15 p.m.

Hosted by Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Board of Directors this is a chance to learn about the Alumni Association and ask questions directly to our Alumni Board Members.

Kettering University and the Alumni Association hosts a variety of programs and events to keep alumni involved and active throughout the year.

Tim Troupe Noonan talks with GMI alumnus Phil Dutcher '74 about health care management at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Kettering/GMI Alumni Association logo

The purpose of the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association is to encourage and foster Alumni engagement to support the University’s growth as a global leader in cooperative education.

Alumni Networks

Chicagoland alumni gathering

Chicagoland Alumni Chapter

The purpose of the Chicagoland Alumni Chapter is to meet and connect with Kettering/GMI graduates in the Chicago area for social events and to develop ways to support the University. For more information and to be invited to activities and events, email Max Nutkowitz.

An Alumni Connections Week event at Belle Isle in 2019.

Southeast Michigan Chapter

The Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Southeast Michigan Chapter’s builds Kettering brand awareness and strives to continuously enhance Kettering’s reputation in both the business and educational communities. This network meets for a monthly casual dinner. If you are interested in notifications for these events, email our Alumni office.

Zionsville alumni chapter

Denver-Area Alumni Network

The newly-formed Denver-Area Alumni Network strives to connect Kettering/GMI graduates in and around the Mile High City. The chapter aims to expand the Kettering brand and increase Kettering University's reputation beyond Michigan and the Great Lakes area. If you are interested in joining the Denver-Area Alumni Network, email our Alumni office.

Join or Create a Network

Did you know that Kettering/GMI alums are networking regularly across the country?

Are you interested in joining or creating an alumni network in your area? If so, email Emily Dunbar, Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program Coordinator, at to learn more.

Current Kettering/GMI Alumni Networks are in the following areas: 

  • Bay Area California
  • Chicagoland
  • Denver
  • Indy
  • SE Michigan

Alumni Ambassadors

The Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program creates coordinated efforts among Admissions, Co-op, Robotics and alumni to strengthen the values of Kettering University in the community.

Cultivating engagement and outreach to regional alumni increase the visibilitys of the University while encouraging student recruitment, co-op opportunities, philanthropy and an overall stronger alumni connection.

Erin Serne, Class of 2010

"Alumni Ambassadors have a unique role in the college selection process for prospective students. We have the ability to engage and connect with potential students in an authentic way."

Erin S. '10