The Capital Alumni Network is a community that fosters intercollegiate spirit and camaraderie among Washington, D.C. metropolitan area college and university alumni chapters. CAN offers activities and resources that satisfy the athletic, social, educational, networking, and community service goals.

The Capital Alumni Network’s 250 chapters represent more than one million individual college and university alumni living in the DC metro area.





CAN Nominated for City Paper's "Best Recreational Sports League"

CAN has been nominated for "Best recreational Sports League" in the 2016 City Paper Best of DC Reader's Poll! Vote today!


Spotlight on: University Row

Named a “primary social area” by The Washington Post, the Row provides guests an enjoyable, high quality experience, with gourmet food, premium beverages, and engaging Race Day activities, such as our well-regarded Best Dressed contest.


Spotlight on: THEALUMRUN

THEALUMRUN is a national road race series with its inaugural event in Washington, DC. The race weekend harnesses the passion and pride of college and university alumni, students and fans to create a multi-day active lifestyle event featuring a multi-distance road race, community service and more!


2015 Candidate Application

CAN will elect the following positions on Feb 2: president, vice president, treasurer and one Advisory Committee director.


CAN Needs Your Help...

While we continue to experience growth with regards to member chapters and numbers of active participants across CAN’s programming, we are coming to the stark realization that unless we begin to develop a new generation of CAN leaders, our beloved organization will begin to decline and eventually disappear.


Spotlight on: Charlton Jubeark

One of two new CAN Advisory Directors, Charlton Jubeark attended George Mason University, but that's not where his CAN involvement began. This Louisiana native got a taste of the group through the LSU softball team.


Spotlight on: Brett "Coop" Cooper

With his booming voice and outgoing personality, Brett "Coop" Cooper has been a regular fixture on the CAN athletics fields for years. Now this Elon Phoenix is bringing his talents to the CAN board as an Advisory Director.


Spotlight on: Vice President

CAN is looking for someone who is interested in running for the position of vice president. The position, which is also the chair of the Mark Tallarico Scholarship Committee, has been filled admirably by Rebecca Borghi (Pitt) for the last several years. CAN Insider caught up with her to find out what it means to be the CAN VP. Find out more after the jump.