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Once you graduate from SAU, you may no longer be a student of the University, but you are forever a Falcon, and forever family.
Alumni are the lifeline of the institution, ensuring its future through financial support, recruitment of the next generation of falcons and serving as brand ambassadors. To that end, the Office of Alumni Affairs serves to engage and build lifelong relationships with alumni, and works directly with the National Alumni Association to make sure those relationships thrive.


Cianna Jackson, Class of 2016

The Tarboro Road Community Center is sporting a new public artwork, “Finding I AM,” a mural created by Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) class of 2016 alumna Cianna Jackson with a BA in Visual Arts concentrating on Graphic Design. “I’m very grateful to the Visual Arts Program, Ms. Dallas, and Deborah for this opportunity,” says Cianna. “I’m thrilled I could use the experience I gained at SAU in my community and showcase my talents.”

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Josh Daye, Class of 2018

Josh Daye, an Exercise Science graduate of 2018, is proud to announce that he passed his national board exam to become a board-certified Occupational Therapist.

William Brodie, Class of 1958

William (Bill) Brodie, a retired Florida A&M University math professor, is known in the Tallahassee community for his 27-year run as treasurer of the Tallahassee branch of the NAACP, and his incredible story of sharing a jail cell with civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta after a peaceful protest in 1960.

Brodie was barred from a conference host hotel during segregation. Now, he’s being honored.

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Cadine, Colliet, & Colleen Bramwell, Class of 2016

In Two Lawyers One Doctor, Cadine Bramwell, the firstborn of triplets from Tivoli Gardens, one of Jamaica’s poverty-stricken and gun-ridden inner-city communities, shares how she and her sisters studied in the United States on scholarships and became two lawyers and a doctor.

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Melissa Elliott, Class of 2011

It’s a milestone that Henderson mayor-elect Melissa Elliott described as “overwhelming.” Melissa Elliott is a class of 2011 alumna from the Gateway Program (Criminal Justice) who was elected as the first Black mayor of Henderson, NC back in November.

In the November election, Elliott beat opponent Greg Etheridge and officially etched her name in the city’s history books.

Elliott was sworn in as the city’s first Black mayor and the first woman to hold the position.

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Jay Sutton, Class of 2000

Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors is a local association where 10,000 + Realtors are members, and recently completed their annual elections. Jay was elected to a two year term as Board of Director effective January 2024. Jay Sutton, a local Realtor with Sutton Realty Group, LLC in Raleigh, NC. Jay Sutton is a class of 2000 graduate from the Political Science major.

Cynthia ``Mother`` Pratt, Class of 1983

Bahamas Prime Minister announced SAU class of 1983 alumna Cynthia “Mother” Pratt will serve as the Bahamas’ next governor-general. Her position will be effective September 1.

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Gentel Blair, Class of 2016

Gentel Sharrie is Ms. Black California 2023 she will represent the entire state of California, competing for the national title of Ms. Black USA on August 5th in Washington, DC that will stream live on Fox Soul.

However, participating in the pageant requires significant financial resources, including travel expenses, wardrobe, coaching, and other associated costs. This is where I humbly request your support. I am reaching out to generous individuals and organizations like yours, who share a commitment to empowering women and promoting positive change.

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SAU License Plate Promo
  • Complete the application and return it to the Office of Alumni Affairs
  • Pay the University $25 per collegiate license plate or $55 per personalized collegiate license plate
  • Challenge other Falcons, friends and family in the state of North Carolina to do the same

For each plate sold, $15 goes directly to the student leadership fund.

Payments can be mailed to:
Saint Augustine’s University
Office of Alumni Affairs
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610


It is the goal of the Office of Alumni Affairs to stay in contact with alumni, keeping everyone abreast of alumni achievements, chapter updates and university news. Please complete the form below to supply your contact information so that we may stay in touch and keep you informed.