Join Eco Dawgs around the world.

Over 1,800 alumni of the Odum School of Ecology and Institute of Ecology reach well beyond our campus as scientists, educators, physicians, legal advisors, engineers, entrepreneurs, conservation experts and more. We want you to be a part of our future and the future of our students. 

In 2023, the inaugural Alumni Board developed a dynamic alumni engagement vision that supports the mission, programs and unique culture of the Odum School. Stay up to date on their progress by reading your EcoVoice quarterly e-newsletter and annual magazine and follow the Odum School on your favorite social media platform. 


You can leverage the Odum School legacy of innovation and collaboration to reach your goals by connecting with alumni and students:


Boards and committees


  • Eugene P. Odum Lecture Series
  • Ecological Society of America Odum School Alumni Social
  • Annual Fall Fundraiser and Alumni Social
  • John Spencer River 5K and Nature walk
  • Virtual and Regional Socials


Giving back to the Odum School ensures that future students experience the educational journey and sense of community that inspired your lifelong commitment to ecological discovery. Contributions from alumni are essential to our academic rankings and success. A gift of any amount, no matter the size, allows our community to explore, discover and thrive.

You can make a difference by giving to a priority that inspires you:

But that’s not all!