Franklin takes special pride in its global alumni network expanding throughout the world - there are about 7,000 alumni living in over 100 countries.


Alumni News and Updates

Alumni Spotlight: Guido Schlembach ‘08 – The Alumni Circle of Support

For Guido Schlembach ’08, founding and managing his own successful company was not just the result of the skills and knowledge he earned from his Franklin education, but also from the close-knit international network of alumni that he found as a student.

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Alumni Spotlight: Troy Billett ’16 Working as Director at OffGridBox

Class of 2016 Alumnus Troy Billett’s passion for entrepreneurship was evident when he started his first company at age 17 in film production. Then, while at Franklin, he started his second company which helped small startups build teams and outsource software development. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in International Management, he was hired as a consultant for Techstars, where he again helped startup companies develop and scale their businesses. Now Troy works for OffGridBox – a modular and compact unit that provides renewable energy and clean water in remote areas and developing countries.

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Alumni Spotlight: Milenka Lopez Arellano '17 Named Sumner’s Foundation Scholar

Milenka Lopez Arellano '17, a Master of Public Administration student at the University of North Texas, has been selected as one of the five prestigious Sumner’s Foundation Scholars, to serve as a faculty research assistant and receive a full-tuition scholarship.

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