Your experience at Franklin doesn’t have to stop when you leave! There are a number of ways that you can get involved through a range of volunteer opportunities. These opportunities not only allow volunteers to make friends, support the University's mission and spread Franklin pride, but are also a fun way to give back to Franklin. Give your time today!

Alumni Council

All members of the alumni community are included in Franklin’s Alumni Association. The Franklin University Switzerland Alumni Association is governed by the Alumni Council, an advisory group that is made up of alumni volunteers. The Alumni Council works closely with the Office of Advancement to foster lifelong relationships between Franklin University Switzerland and its students and alumni.

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Alumni and Parent Academic Travel

Alumni and Parents have had the opportunity to travel the world with Franklin over the years to locations such as South Africa, Jordan, Ireland, Cuba, Italy, and more. Additional trips will be announced as they become available.

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Admissions Ambassador Program

Tell your Franklin story to future Franklin generations! Become an Admissions Ambassador to help Franklin with recruitment and Admissions efforts in your area.

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Class Leaders

Class Leaders and class committees are an integral part of keeping alumni connected to Franklin University Switzerland. The primary role of a Class Leader is to strengthen and encourage bonds between your classmates.

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Franklin Events

Every year Franklin organizes events around the world. We count on volunteers who are interested in collaborating with us to organize, present or host the next Franklin event, or to help us organize Franklin’s next Global Alumni Reunion.

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Franklin Clubs

Interested in connecting with other members of the Franklin Community in your area? Franklin Clubs are volunteer run Franklin regional organizations for members of the Franklin to meet, connect in Franklin pride and have fun.

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Franklin Alumni Weekend

Join us for Franklin Alumni Weekend 2022: May 12-15, 2022.

New Building Celebration and Brunch, Alumni Cruise on Lake Lugano, Special Processional for Golden Falcons at Commencement, Alumni BBQ, Outdoor Adventures, and more. 


Outstanding Service Award

In November of 2006, Franklin University Switzerland’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to create the Ursula Gentile Lowerre Outstanding Service Award. This award was developed to recognize outstanding members of the alumni community for exemplary service to the University and for their enthusiastic leadership and support of its mission and goals. The award reflects the honor and credit that recipients bring to the University through their actions and contributions. Past award recipients include: Claudia Figueredo ’95, John Steinbreder ’76, Jim Moore ’74, Sally Dodge Mole ’65, Sheikh Hussein Al-Banawi ’77, Ned Lynch ’66, India Howell ’76, Thomas Gould ’70, Rene Musech '11, Emily Boynton '09, and Majda Dakkak '15.

Each year Franklin trustees, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for the award.

Nominations are due April 11, 2022.

Nomination Form


Franklin Merchandise

Official Franklin merchandise can be purchased directly in the Franklin bookstore on campus, or online at