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Alumni & Family Relations Office

We encourage our alumni to contact us with any questions, comments or just to say “hello.”

  • In Person: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Located in Motherhouse Second Floor, Room 248
  • By Phone: (877) 811-ALUM
  • By E-mail: alumni@stfrancis.edu

Aubrey Knight
Director of Alumni & Family Relations
Work: (877) 811-ALUM
email: aknight@stfrancis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aubrey Knight graduated from the University of St. Francis in 2004 with a B.A. in Political Science and History and again in 2007 with a M.B.A. in Business Administration. Having started as a student worker in Graduate and Degree Completion Admissions as a sophomore, she took a position in the Undergraduate Admissions office after graduation and began working on her Master’s degree. She was hired in the Advancement department in 2007 as the Capital Campaign/Alumni Coordinator and began working with alumni. In 2009, she was promoted to the Director of Alumni Relations and again in 2012 as the Director of Alumni & Family Relations after taking over the Family Association. Aubrey is married to fellow USF alum, Ben Knight ’07, and they have two children – Asher and Mila, and three cats. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, the outdoors, sports and animals.


Valerie Penn
Assistant Director of Alumni & Family Relations
Work:815-740-5047 or (877) 811-ALUM
email: vpenn@stfrancis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valerie has Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Mississippi State University and a Master of Science in College Student Affairs from Eastern Illinois University. She is currently working to obtain her MBA from the University of St. Francis. Valerie has worked in higher education since she began her freshman year at MSU and served seven years in Residence Life before switching over to the Alumni side. She enjoys running, crafts, and traveling. Valerie is the proud owner of a rescued West Highland White Terrior (Westie), Kipper the Dog.


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Taylor Ringo
Student Worker
Work: (877) 811-ALUM
email: alumni@stfrancis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor, a transfer student from Arizona State University, is a sophomore Social Work major hoping to work in the forensic social work field after graduation. Specifically, Taylor hopes to work in a correctional facility or a rehabilitation center. She began working in the Alumni & Family Relations Office in the fall of 2014. She likes to spend time with family and friends, travel and shop.


Peter Rufo
Student Worker
Work: (877) 811-ALUM
email: alumni@stfrancis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pete is a Business Management Major who comes to us from Lorain, Ohio. He plays Receiver for the USF football team and a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, an organization he joined at a previous institution. Pete enjoys sporting events, music, and traveling. After graduation, his goal is to become to the Director of Sports Performance for his own personal training company. Pete has worked in the Alumni and Family Relations Office since April 2015.