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About the Alumni Association

The Utah State University Alumni Association was founded in 1898 as a volunteer auxiliary of the university. The university now has more than 220,000 alumni spread throughout the United States and in 100 other countries.

The Alumni House


The mission of the Alumni Association is to contribute to the success of Utah State University by providing opportunities for meaningful, lifelong involvement for its alumni, students, and friends.

To achieve this mission, the Alumni Association sponsors many activities for alumni and their families including: Alumni Hall of Honor, A-Day, Homecoming, Senior Send-Off, Alumni Golf Tournaments, and Athletics pregame parties. Visit the Events Page for upcoming event dates and details.


The Alumni Relations team consists of long-time Aggie advocates who are dedicated to the success and engagement of our Alumni. 


Taylor Ashcraft

Annual Fund Coordinator

435.797.0309 ||

Sheldon Browning

Sheldon Browning

Alumni Relations

435.797.7399 ||

Sheldon met his wife at Utah State and together they have a daughter and son who self-identify as Aggies and are still enthralled by Big Blue. Sheldon’s USU degree makes him the only Aggie from a large family, all of whom are first-generation college students.

He earned his MA in Higher Education Administration from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Sheldon’s career includes working in corporate and at three different colleges. Sheldon loves an active lifestyle in the outdoors—a heli-ski trip is at the top of his bucket list.

Due in part to peer pressure, he recently took up golf and is surprised to say that he loves it. When it's cold or dark outside, he can often be found in the leatherwork shop in his basement, although he spends about as much time organizing as he does producing anything.

Sheldon’s family is at the top of his values list, and he spends time with them as often as possible. In addition to outdoor excursions, he enjoys family outings to movies, performing arts, and other cultural activities. Among his great Aggie memories were those mornings after a hard Cache Valley freeze. There were a handful of prime campus locations with hidden ice patches, at which Sheldon found deep satisfaction in spectating Aggies of all sizes as they abandoned all dignity in a battle against a mortifying spill.

Kim Larson

Kimberly Larson

Associate Vice President | Alumni Engagement

435.797.0373 || 


Sian Smith

Sian Smith

Alumni Relations & Alumni Chapters

435.797.1326 ||

Sian is as big of an “Aggie” as there is and has been a proud football season ticket-holder for four years. Though born in the California Bay Area, she’s spent all of her adult life at Utah State University and has made Logan, Utah her home.

Sian may have called you during her freshman year while working for University Advancement as a student caller in the Aggie Connection Phonathon. She attended as many Aggie athletic events as she possibly could, logging 100+ hours waiting to get a seat in the Spectrum.

Sian graduated with a bachelor’s in liberal arts in 2012 and loves USU so much that she stayed on with Advancement and is continuing to share her talents with USU as manager of the Phonathon and helps with alumni events.

She’s always happy to meet and connect with her fellow Aggies. If you see her at a sporting event, be sure to say hello!


Jonathan Young

Alumni Relations & Director of Annual Fund

435.797.2143 ||