Information for Alumni

Photo of graduate after commencement outside Alumni Arena.

Our alumni have many ways to stay connected to the Graduate School of Education.  Explore the links below for more information!

Check out the current issue of GSE's alumni magazine

Learn Magazine publishes twice a year and features news about the school, its faculty, staff and alumni and the impact our collective work is making in our communities. If you have a story to share, please email us and share your idea.

Alumni Resources

  • Learn what our alumni are up to
    Learn more about the accomplishments of Graduate School of Education alumni and how our alumni are impacting their field, their community and the world.
  • Take advantage of services on campus
    Graduate School of Education alumni have access to a variety of services throughout the university, including job fairs and career-related information.
  • Become an ambassador
    As you are searching for the right graduate program, speaking with alumni can give you invaluable insights into the UB Graduate School of Education community. Our Alumni Ambassador Program consists of a group of GSE alumni who have agreed to help you navigate the graduate school search process. Please feel free to reach out to the alumni below with questions regarding the GSE student experience and the impact their studies here have had on their careers.
  • Get involved
    UB has more than 273,000 alumni living in 150 countries worldwide. As a member of UB’s worldwide family, you can browse all the ways below to get involved with the university.

Stay Connected

Alumni Association

William Bohen
President, GSE Alumni Association
PhD '17, Educational Administration, MS  '11, School Business and Human Resources Administration, EdM '03, Educational Technology and New Literacies, EdM '02, Social Studies Education

Distinguished Alumni

Award Winners
  • 2022

    Ana Luisa Muñoz-García, PhD, 2014

    Assistant Professor, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

  • 2021

    Catherine Fisher Collins, PhD, 1990

    Regent, New York State Board of Regents

  • 2020

    Gerard Rooney, PhD

    President, St. John Fisher College

  • 2019

    Gunilla Holm, PhD '87

    Professor, University of Helsinki

  • 2018

    Stephen J. Uebbing, EdD '87

    Professor, University of Rochester

  • 2017

    Julie A. Gorlewski, PhD '08

    Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • 2016

    Teresa Lawrence, PhD '09

    Superintendent, Grand Island School District

  • 2015

    Keith M. Fiels, MLS '71

    Executive Director, American Library Association

  • 2014

    John E. McKenna, EdD '08

    Assistant Superintendent, Williamsville Central School District

  • 2013

    Walter S. Polka, EdD '77

    Professor, Niagara University

  • 2012

    Douglas H. Clements, PhD '83

    SUNY Distinguished Professor, University at Buffalo

  • 2011

    Eunice A. Lewin, EdM '89

    Board Trustee, State University of New York

  • 2011

    Jack Quinn, EdM '78

    President, Erie Community College

  • 2010

    Jean M. Alberti, PhD '70

    Founder, Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

  • 2009

    Roberta Stevens, MLS '74

    Outreach Projects Officer, Library of Congress

  • 2008

    June Justice Crawford, EdM '77

    Private Consultant, Literacy Education

  • 2007

    Arthur Cole, PhD '74

    Senior Advisor, Public Service Institute

  • 2007

    Lenora Cole, PhD '74

    Commissioner, Board of Elections and Ethics

  • 2006

    David S. Spence, PhD '75

    President, Southern Regional Education Board

  • 2005

    J. Donald Schumacher, MS '77

    President, National Hospice and Palliative Care