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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.


H. Louis Burrell, Class of 1992

(DALLAS) — After a nearly year-long search, Dallas College has named Louis Burrell as the new leader of its Human Resources Department, where Burrell will serve as acting chief human resources officer effective April 3, 2023.

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Joydan Dawson, Class of 2016

I started a Public Relations Company in 2018 with my classmate LaQuasia Jackson. Since then I’m currently in school for my masters in Public Relations. We provide PR services to high profile entertainment industry clients in Atlanta as well as operate and coordinate celebrity red carpet events.

Sheminski Jones, Class of 2006

Proud Alumni Sheminski Jones is a Campus Coordinator at Central Piedmont Community College as of August 2022. His position handles Student Affairs for incoming students and transfer students at the CPCC.From 2017-2022 served as ED Advisor and Program Coordinator at SAU.

Rory Nixon, Class of 2014

Currently working as the Vice President of Merchandising for Gotham Brand Managers based out of New York, after a 7 year career in the Arena Football League (AFL) .In 2018 created the 2nd Phase Foundation helping athletes prepare for life after sports through career development.

Dr. Sheria Rowe, Class of 2007

When business and fashion meet… Alumna Dr. Sheria Rowe, President of Business Mogul Magazine, recently announced the newly established partnership between Business Mogul and Saks Fifth Avenue. Both entities have a shared goal in education, community, and business and will utilize the partnership to continue to carry out the mission.

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Anthony McAllister, Class of 1988

On Friday, February 18, 2022, my name was placed in Maryland Governor Larry Hogans 2022 Green Bag of Appointments, to serve on the state of Maryland’s Parole Commission.  I have served as a Juvenile probation/parole officer for the City of Alexandria, VA for the past 30 years, and will retire this spring to accept the six-year appointment to the Maryland Parole Commission.  Additionally, I currently serve on the Prince George’s County, Maryland’s Commission on Fathers, Men, and Boys. Lastly, I am also a visionary author of two best-selling books, Mind over Matter, and Fathers Matter, Changing the Narrative on Black Fathers.  Both can be found at anthonymcallister.com. Respectfully submitted.

Dr. Phyllis Gillians, Class of 1988

Dr. Phyllis E. Gillians is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland. Her work experience includes Protective Investigations in Florida State Government and supervision of social workers in Connecticut State Government: Treatment, Foster Care and Adoption. Her primary areas of focus are: Child Welfare, Cultural Competence, Bullying, and Racial Profiling.

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Shanai Harris, Class of 1992

Shanai Harris is currently licensed to practice law in New Jersey and North Carolina. Harris currently gets to combine her interest in Financial Services and the law as she works in the Financial Crimes Compliance Investigations Unit as a Team Lead supervising investigations.

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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.