Northwestern alumni catch up during homecoming weekend.

More than 16,000 Northwestern alumni live, work and serve around the world. As an NWC alum, you’re probably smart. Faithful. Courageous. Engaged with your community. Wherever you are and whatever you do, we hope you stay connected to your alma mater and know this: You always have a home here.

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Teacher and coach Dusty Meyn seeks to use what he’s learned from his experience with Kennedy’s disease to help his students.

Going for the Assist

Teacher and coach Dusty Meyn seeks to use what he’s learned from his experience with Kennedy’s disease to help his students.

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A two-time Northwestern graduate and cancer survivor, Evonne Blankers provides nursing care to patients at Mercy Medical Center.

From Patient to Healer

A two-time Northwestern graduate and cancer survivor, Evonne Blankers provides nursing care to patients at Mercy Medical Center.

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Alene Wiebesiek began playing hymns by ear as a child. When she started accompanying congregational songs at Bethel Reformed Church in Davis, S.D., in 1948, she’d had only 12 lessons.

Soul Music

Alene Wiebesiek began playing hymns by ear as a child. When she started accompanying congregational songs at Bethel Reformed Church in Davis, S.D., in 1948, she’d had only 12 lessons.

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Teams led by Jerry Hulsing, the 2016 National Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Year, have compiled a 485-118 record.

National Coach of the Year

Teams led by Jerry Hulsing, the 2016 National Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Year, have compiled a 485-118 record.

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Exemplar Genetics president John Swart, shown with 2014 Carlson Interns Jillian (Estes ’17) Janssen and Allison Klabo ’15, received the  Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leader of the Year Award in March 2017.

This Little Pig

Exemplar Genetics president John Swart, shown with 2014 Carlson Interns Jillian (Estes ’17) Janssen and Allison Klabo ’15, received the Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leader of the Year Award in March 2017.

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Kathleen Henderson (second from right) and her husband, Dan, (far right) teamedwith another couple to start a coffee shop that’s been named among the best in the United Kingdom.

Cup o’ Joe, Side of Community

Kathleen Henderson (second from right) and her husband, Dan, (far right) teamedwith another couple to start a coffee shop that’s been named among the best in the United Kingdom.

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Greg and Hannah White are helping educate and inspire at-risk children in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, through the Zach Johnson Foundation’s Kids on Course program.

Long Game

Greg and Hannah White are helping educate and inspire at-risk children in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, through the Zach Johnson Foundation’s Kids on Course program.

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Shelley Twigg put in a pool at their family home in Waukee, Iowa, in 2016 and provided lessons for 650 children in the summer of 2017.

Neighborhood Lifesaver

Shelley Twigg put in a pool at their family home in Waukee, Iowa, in 2016 and provided lessons for 650 children in the summer of 2017.

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A tweet by Holly Sanchez Perry led to a national drive that collected nearly 600,000 feminine hygiene products for residents of homeless shelters.

Dignity. Period.

A tweet by Holly Sanchez Perry led to a national drive that collected nearly 600,000 feminine hygiene products for residents of homeless shelters.

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