The mission of the College of the Siskiyous Alumni Association & Circle of Friends (AACF) is to serve the College by establishing mutually beneficial alumni relationships in accordance with the COS mission statement, and in doing so, assist COS in maintaining academic excellence and community goodwill.
No matter how near or far you find yourself from College of the Siskiyous, you no doubt remember the College with its dramatic mountain scenery as the beautiful place where you began your educational journey. It was the place to explore and discover, where friendships flourished and you were challenged intellectually, socially, and physically. You experienced dedicated instructional and support services with a personal approach to helping you meet the opportunities and challenges of a changing, diverse world. It was one of the most exciting and rewarding times of your life.
As students you played a major role in shaping the College. You set standards for students to follow and for faculty to meet. As alumni, your achievements inspire current students. Today, the alumni of COS number over 5200, and are found throughout the world. They are leaders and entrepreneurs in government, business, and industry, and are the backbone of emerging technology. They are teachers, parents, and school board members. They are doctors, nurses, and medical researchers. They are judges, attorneys, and law enforcement officers. They are authors, actors, and playwrights. They are professional athletes and coaches at every level. Alumni contribute talent and energy to society and remain a vital and active catalyst in the growth of the College.
The COS Alumni Association and Circle of Friends was created to involve COS graduates in the growth and future of the College. It also provides a valuable opportunity to renew friendships and maintain ties with the College community.
Membership in the Association is open to all who have attended COS and those who are friends of the College. We hope you will continue to help shape the future of COS through your involvement.
The Association offers numerous membership benefits and services: