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Thursday, September 11
Your Best U!: Living A Maximized Life - The 5 Essentials
to a Healthy Life 

Presented by Dr. Abby Tebbe 
DUBUQUE, IA 

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

It’s no secret that health is important to all of us, but how much do we really know about how to keep our families healthy?  In this presentation, Dr. Tebbe will teach us the five essentials vital to keeping your body healthy and strong. Come learn where true health comes from and simple lifestyle changes that will have a massive impact on your health. 

Reservations are required by Thursday, September 4. Call (563)588-6553 or (888)225-2753 or click here to register.


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.


Saturday, September 20
Into the Streets 
Student Activity Center 
DUBUQUE, IA 

8 a.m. - Noon 

Join a team of fellow alumni and lend a hand during “Into the Streets.” Since 1999, Clarke has hosted "Into the Streets," a semiannual service day in the Dubuque community. Volunteers will participate in a variety of service activities which could range from visiting with nursing home residents to cleaning, painting and yard work. Registration required.

Click here to register or contact (563) 588-6501 with questions.


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.


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


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, 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.


Wednesday, January 7
Grab Your Keys and Drive Your Career
Presented by Los Ellis
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Your leadership skills are the key to helping you reach that next step on the corporate ladder.  In today’s lean organizations, everyone is expected to step into a leadership role of some kind. To do that, sometimes you need to rebrand yourself!  Join Los Ellis, author of Keys to Life Business Success, to learn how to expand your leadership skills, get noticed and gain the appreciation of those with whom you work.

For more information and to join, click here.


Wednesday, February 4
Proven Strategies to Build a Network that Works for You
Presented by Mike Fishbein
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Today, more then ever, having a carefully cultivated professional network is the key to getting a job faster, with less effort, and without the added anxiety of potential loss of income.  Join Mike Fishbein, author of How to Build an Awesome Professional Network, to learn how you can utilize social media strategies to not only build your network, but engage it.

For more information and to join, click here. 

Wednesday, March 4
Stuff Your Resume with Keywords to Highlight Your Experience
Presented by Jay Block
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

With the average job posting getting hundreds of applications, your resume is going to have to scream “ PICK ME!” Jay has extensively researched automated resume software and has come up with techniques to significantly increase your chances of getting your resume on the desk of a hiring authority.

For more information and to join, click here.


Sunday, March 8 – Wednesday, March 11
Clarke Golf Getaway
Capitol Hill 
Prattville, Alabama

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.


Wednesday, April 1
Using Your Strengths to Create a Rewarding Career
Presented by Tom Rath
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Best selling author, Tom Rath, has used the extensive, global research of the Gallup organization to identify simple techniques you can instantly adopt that will move your career toward the things at which you are destined to be great, and those that will make you happiest. You’ll learn how to identify your strengths, simple ways to build an action plan and strategies to gain the respect of your colleagues.

For more information and to join, click here.


Wednesday, May 6
5 Steps to Building a Powerful Network 
Presented by Beth Bridges
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

Your chances of attaining your dream job will improve drastically when you have a plan.  Because networking is a principal way job seekers are getting jobs today, you need to have an active, written strategy – one you can refer to frequently. Join bestselling author Beth Bridges and learn her five part networking success plan. You will learn how to pick and choose the right events that will support your networking strategy and effortless ways to be a resource to your network.

For more information and to join, click here.


Wednesday, June 3
What You Don’t Say in an Interview Could Hold You Back
Presented by Carole Martin
Webinar Presentation 7-8 p.m.

There is a good chance you are the best candidate for the job, but what if you can’t articulate that? Interviews unfortunately favor individuals who cannot only listen and understand the questions being asked, but are able to quickly formulate good responses. You can learn how to increase your confidence and dramatically improve the impressions you make in interviews when you join Carole Martin, author of Boost Your Interview IQ.

For more information and to join, click here.


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

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