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Thursday, September 18
CHEERS: Cincinnati 
Seasons 52
CINCINNATI, OH  

6-8 p.m. - 3819 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Join alumni and friends for drinks and conversation. The cost is $5 which includes appetizers for the night. Please RSVP by September 12 by phone at (888) 225-2753 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.


Wednesday, October 1 
How to Find Your Next Job in One Day 
Presented by Rich Gillis 
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Research shows that your chances of getting a job decrease each month you are unemployed.  If the “handwriting is on the wall,” or you are thinking of a job change, pick up proven techniques to not only land a job faster, but to land a job that fits your chosen career path. In this presentation with Rich Gillis, you’ll learn simple techniques to identify jobs you can “close” faster, what employers are looking for and effective ways to emphasize your past accomplishments.

For more information and to join, click here.


Wednesday, October 1 
CHEERS: Davenport 
Blackhawk Bowl & Martini Lounge
DAVENPORT, IA

6-8 p.m. – 200 E. 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52801
Cost $10

Join alumni and friends for a night of bowling and fun in the VIP lounge, located in the historic Hotel Blackhawk. The cost includes shoes, bowling and appetizers.  Please RSVP by September 24, by phone at (563) 588-6553 or click here to register. Reservations are required.

For more information and to join, click here.


Saturday, October 4
Education Conference: Teaching in the Wild
Clarke University Robert and Ruth Kehl Center
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Clarke Alumni Reception with cash bar-5-6:30 p.m.

The Clarke University Education Department will host a conference for professional educators which will feature author, educator and keynote speaker, Donalyn Miller. Like good reading, you know that good professional development requires time, choice and community. This conference offers teachers time to think and be inspired about their teaching, choices from dozens of sessions led by the area’s best K-12 and higher education teachers, and the Clarke Community to welcome you and foster support, conversation and collaboration.

For more information and to register, visit clarke.edu/academics/education.


Thursday, October 9
#ClarkeDay
Online 
ALL DAY EVENT

Show your love for Clarke by wearing your blue and gold Clarke gear, sharing memories via Facebook and supporting Clarke with a gift. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ClarkeDay to connect with other alumni celebrating the first annual
Clarke Day!   

“Like” Clarke Alumni on Facebook at facebook.com/clarkealumni to join the fun! 


Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
Homecoming
Clarke University Campus 
DUBUQUE, IA

To view a full schedule of events and to register, click here


Sunday, October 26
Clarke Sunday Brunch 
Komali Restaurant
DALLAS, TX

11 -1 p.m. – 4152 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
Cost $20

Join alumni and friends at Komali Restaurant for brunch on Sunday, October 26. The brunch will include appetizers, your choice of entrée, churros, and drinks. 

Please RSVP by October 17, by phone at (888) 225-2753 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Tuesday, October 28
CHEERS: Houston
Flying Saucer
HOUSTON, TX

6-8 p.m. - 705 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Cost $5

Join alumni and friends for drinks and conversation. The cost is $5 which includes appetizers for the night.

Please RSVP by October 17, by phone at (888) 225-2753 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.


Thursday, October 30
Clarke Nursing Celebration
Clarke University Wahlert Atrium 
DUBUQUE, IA

5:15 - 6 p.m. - Cocktail Reception with cash bar
6 p.m. - Dinner and program
Cost - $25

Celebrate 35 years of excellence in nursing at Clarke with fellow alumni, faculty and staff. Enjoy dinner while listening to alumni from the past three decades share their experiences in the field of nursing.  

Please RSVP by October 19, by phone at (888) 225-2753 or click here to register. 

Wednesday, November 5
Let LinkedIn Market Your Skills and Experience 
Presented by Viveka von Rosen
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

You have an opportunity to let LinkedIn work for you 24/7! Viveka Von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day, will provide exceptional strategies to help you maximize the free tools LinkedIn provides. You’ll learn how to supercharge your LinkedIn page to be found by others, techniques to build relationships with companies for which you want to work, and effortless ways to build your brand and keep others aware of you.

For more information and to join, click here.


Wednesday, November 5
Your Best U!: Appetizers on a Budget
Presented by Miles Breed- Director of Dining Services
DUBUQUE, IA

Presentation 5:30-6:30 p.m. –Atrium Conference Room
Social 6:30-7 p.m. – Wahlert Atrium

Love having guests over, but hate spending money on food? In this presentation, Miles Breed will do a live cooking demonstration and show us how to prepare appetizers on a budget. You might even learn how to put a fun spin on some of your favorites!

Reservations are required by Thursday, October 23. Click here to register or call (563)588-6553 or (888)225-2753.


Friday, November 7
Celebrate the Season
Ditka’s Restaurant
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL 

6-8 p.m. – 2000 West Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
Cost -$20

Celebrate the season with Clarke alumni and friends in the Butkus Room at Ditka’s –Trackside Arlington International. Hors d’ oeuvres along with wine and beer will be served. 

Reservations are required by Friday, October 24. Call (563)588-6553 or (888)225-2753 or click here to register.


Wednesday, December 3
Master the Art and Science of Interviewing
Presented by John Kador 
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Studies show the average job seeker will go through 16 interviews before getting a job offer.  Join John Kador, author of 301 Best Questions to ASK on Your Interview, to learn how you can maximize the opportunities you get. You will walk away with a strategy that gives you more confidence and control of the interview process. 

For more information and to join, click here.


Sunday, February 8, 2015
Presidential Reception
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
SCOTTSDALE, AZ

Please join President Joanne Burrows for a presidential reception at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch on Saturday, February 8. A presidential update will take place following a delicious brunch. 

Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 28, by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register.


Friday, February 13, 2015
Naples Golf Event
Grey Oaks Country Club
NAPLES, FL

Join us for a round of golf at the Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples. Please call (563)588-6553 to confirm your spot and receive additional information. 

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Naples Brunch
Grey Oaks Country Club
NAPLES, FL

Clarke Trustee Dr. Tom Williams and his wife Susan will host brunch at 11 a.m. at the Grey Oaks Country Club, Garden Room. 

Reservations are required for both events by Wednesday, February 4. Call (563)588-6553 or click here to register. 


Sunday, March 8 – Wednesday, March 11
Clarke Golf Getaway
Capitol Hill 
PRATTVILLE, AL

Join President Sister Joanne Burrows on the famous Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Arrive Sunday, March 8 for two days of golf on both the Senator and Judge courses located at one of the most popular sites on the trail, Capitol Hill. 

Golf and hotel accommodations for one golfer $650
Golf and accommodations for two golfers $800

An Alabama cookout will take place on the final night of the trip. Travel costs are not included in the price of the trip. Clarke will provide airport shuttle service on request.

For more information contact (563)588-6501 or email alumnirelations@clarke.edu.


Contact Alumni Relations at (888)225-2753 or alumnirelations@clarke.edu for more details on these upcoming events.

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