Ignite Program (Young Alumni)

Get Fired Up

Ignite offers programming and activities planned for and by SUNY Cortland graduates of the last decade. The Young Alumni Council is focused on providing you:

  • Exclusive invitation to Ignite only events,
  • Class Notes highlighting milestones of young alumni,
  • Opportunities to support future alumni through alumni speakers series, hosting a student event at your business or recruiting interns,
  • Joining YAC (Young Alumni Council) to help activate all Red Dragons!


Ignite Your SUNY Cortland Pride

Join the Red Dragon Network.
Search for friends, check out job openings and participate in alumni events. Connecting with over 73,000 other graduates is one of the greatest alumni benefits.


Lead the Way. 
Join the Young Alumni Council and help us plan Ignite activities for fellow Red Dragons. We are always recruiting new members to represent the largest decade of alumni.


Be a Social Butterfly.
Your tweets, posts and photos help promote the good news of SUNY Cortland. Tag all Ignite related posts and photos with #CortlandIgnite and be sure to join the Facebook group for exclusive content.


Support Current Students. 
Make your gift to the Cortland Fund to help current students. By increasing the percentage of alumni donors, YOU help improve college rankings and ability to secure corporate funds/grants. 


Get some swag. 
Represent SUNY Cortland in your finest alumni swag and be the person in your community that talks about your alma mater! Every time you wear Red Dragon gear, you become a proud ambassor of the Alumni Association!