“There are very few places that you can say changed your life. But my life changed when I went to O’Dowd.”
– Christine Keener ’07 –

The bonds our alumni and their families form sustain them for a lifetime. Stay connected to O’Dowd and our network of alumni by participating in our events, from the Transforming Lives Dinner and Crab Feed, to Career Week, championship athletic games, and of course, reunions! We are proud of how our alumni share their time, talent and treasure with the O’Dowd community. And we are always thrilled to see the amazing work our alumni do to make the world a better place. 

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Keep connected with O’Dowd and the alumni community. Ensure that we have your contact information so we can send the monthly e-newsletter and biannual Dragon Magazine. You can also use this form to let us know if you have news or achievements to share with the community.

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Alumni Reunion

Each year, reunion classes gather for Alumni Reunion. On May 6, 2023 alumni from the classes ending in 3’s and 8’s will celebrate their reunion years on campus.

Happy Hour at O'Dowd

This year, we welcome alumni (21yo+) back to campus for a happy hour in the new Center. Join us Tuesday, January 24, 2023!

Career Week

Career Week is an opportunity for you to share your career paths and accomplishments with current students as they begin to think through their own career aspirations.

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Maurita Toler ’07, Director of Alumni Engagement


Maurita is a Bay Area native, growing up in El Sobrante. She earned her BA from UC Berkeley and her MA from University of San Francisco and now enjoys working with O’Dowd alumni. Contact her to learn how you can become more engaged at O’Dowd at 510) 577-9100 ext.317 or email

Kathy Canty Brown ’84, Senior Director of Development

An Oakland native, Kathy is a proud Dragon with a BS in Psychology from Saint Mary’s College. She served as a math teacher at O’Dowd from 1989-1998 and is now thrilled to be back, working with current families, alumni and their parents, and friends of O’Dowd to ensure the Dragon legacy for generations to come. Contact Kathy at (510) 577-9100 ext.308 or by email: