Alumni Relations Staff

  Morgan Carpenter '20, Director of Alumni Engagement


Morgan Carpenter is a Cincinnati native, who grew up in nearby Ross, Ohio. Morgan graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and New Media Studies from Mount St. Joseph University in 2020. After graduation, Morgan joined the Institutional Advancement team full-time as the IA Content Specialist, and where she now serves as the Director of Alumni Engagement. She loves being able to interact with the Mount community and fellow alumni daily through social media, the Alumni newsletters, and alumni events. 

Contact by phone at 513-244-4298 or via email at


  Mikayla Courtney, Manager of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving


Mikayla Courtney received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in 2020. While a student, Mikayla worked as a Student Liaison in the EKU Office of Alumni Engagement and served as President of the EKU Student Alumni Ambassadors -- a student organization designed to serve past, present, and future EKU students. After graduation, she worked as a Marketing Specialist for Eastern Kentucky University’s online academic programs.


Originally from Florence, Kentucky, she has returned home to the Cincinnati area joining the Mount as the Coordinator of Young Alumni and Annual Giving. “I am so excited to be a part of the close-knit community here at the Mount, and I am thrilled to be able to share in the mission of the university through serving alumni.”


Contact by phone at 513-244-4359 or via email at

  Tricia Sarvak '97, IA Communications Specialist


Tricia Sarvak '97 is new to the IA Content Specialist position but has been part of the Mount community for many years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design from MSJ and is currently in the Mount’s Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership program. After several years of working as a graphic designer, in 2017, Tricia came “home” to work in Communications & Marketing, then the Office of Student Affairs, prior to joining Institutional Advancement in 2021. Engaging with the students and fellow Alumni is her favorite part of working at her alma mater.


Contact by phone at 513-244-4330 or via email at

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I request an alumni ID?

If you would like to request an Alumni ID, visit

How do I nominate an alumna/us for an award?

Click here for more information

An alumna/us passed, who do I contact?

Please email us at

How can I make a donation in memory of an alumnus/a? 

If you would like to make a donation, go to, and select “In memory of”.

What language should be used for listing the Mount in an obituary in lieu of flowers?

Donations can be made through, or checks may be written to Mount St. Joseph University, attn: Colleen Pfeiffenberger, Director of Advancement Services, 5701 Delhi Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45233.

Are there any legacy scholarships?

Yes, to apply visit

I want to donate items to the Mount Archives, how do I go about the process? 

If you have an item you’d like to donate to Mount St. Joseph University’s Archives, please email

I am hosting a group of Mount alumni, can I get MSJ decorations?

Yes, email and provide information regarding event details – who is invited, the purpose of gathering, gathering date, time, location, contact person, address to mail (as applicable) or pick-up. Please provide at least one-month lead time on all requests. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we may not have items readily available, but we will do our best to fulfill requests.

I would like to start an alumni club—how do I go about doing this?

Email to share your desire to initiate a new alumni club.

Where is the Office of Alumni Relations located?

The Office of Alumni Relations is located on the second floor of the Classroom Building on the campus of Mount St. Joseph University. If you would like to schedule an appointment with a member of the Alumni Relations team, please email .

What is the 1920 Society & how do I join? 

The 1920 Society was established during our Centennial year by President H. James Williams to honor the generous alumni, family, and friends who support Mount students with an annual fund gift of $1,000 or more. This academic year, the University and generous donor support provided over $14 million in tuition aid and more than 1000 scholarships, enabling many students the opportunity to pursue a Mount education and excel in the classroom and life!

 If you are interested in learning more, email


We are hosting an event/fundraiser, how do I request a donation from MSJ? 


Why is there so much Mount pride in the community?

Mount St. Joseph University is a tight-knit community. Our alumni, students, staff, and faculty are mission-driven and are always looking for ways to serve the Common Good. The Mount Community is a family, and we are proud of all of our individual members.

How do I serve on the Alumni Advisory Council?

If interested in serving on the Alumni Advisory Council, please email Morgan Carpenter at to make her aware. New appointments are voted on each summer. 

I have a recommendation, how do I go about submitting it? 

Email We always strive to make our alumni’s experiences very fulfilling, and welcome feedback!

What is the Mount tax ID number?


How does my company sponsor the Mount?

Email to pursue this opportunity.

How do I hire a Mount student as a co-op?

Many Mount St. Joseph University students need experiential learning—an internship, cooperative work experience, or service-learning—to complete their degree. If your business is interested in partnering with the Mount, please reach out to the Career Center at

How many living alumni are there?

There are approximately 20,300 living Mount alumni.

Where can I buy MSJ apparel? 

MSJ apparel is sold on campus at the Roar Store, and online!


How do I request a replacement diploma?

A replacement diploma can be requested through the Registrar's Office for $25. You can request a replacement diploma by filling out this form and mailing or dropping off the request to the Registrar's Office.