Connect with your alma mater today – your way.
For more than one hundred years, Cairn University has sent out a diverse group of alumni. The Office of Alumni Relations is your entryway back in. Your idea of connecting may be social, spiritual, academic—or something else. Whatever path you seek, our office is here to help you make the connections you want.
Our goal is to serve you thoroughly and personally, leading you to share the same feeling of warm affinity for your school that we have for you—our alumni.
News & Events
Elmer Johnson ’64, alumnus and beloved former faculty member, passed away on November, 1, 2020, at the age of 79.
Director, Alumni Engagement
- BSW, Cairn University
- BS in Bible, Cairn University
Melissa has spent over 20 years in the non-profit sector. Most of her career was with Big Brothers Big Sisters, where she held various roles ranging from case worker to program director. Before coming to Cairn, Melissa worked with National Philanthropic Trust as a member of their Donor Relations Team.
Melissa volunteers with the children’s ministry at her church, teaching and mentoring the 3rd grade girls. In her free time, Melissa cheers on her nephews at their various sporting events. She also likes to run, rock climb, listen to podcasts covering current events, read, visit local restaurants with friends, and travel.
Links & Resources
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- Free subscription to Cairn Magazine
- Discount Cairn Concert Season Tickets
- Free access to online research databases through the Masland Library
- 10% off graduate program tuition
- Free audit of one available course per semester
- Free admission to all Cairn Athletic events
- Free membership to the Cairn Fitness Center
- Free access to Cairn Connect
- Discounts at the Furman Dining Commons
- 10% off at the Cairn Campus Store (in-store and online)
- 10% off food and beverages at The Highlands*
- Free will preparation and estate planning documents
- Scholarship awards for children of alumni
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