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Alumni Events

Tuesday, September 15
Coffee with Clarke: Athletics
Molly's Silver Screen Canteen owned by Clarke Alumni Terry Hoefflin '07 and Molly (Huerta) Hoefflin '93
Mindframe Theatre
555 John F Kennedy Rd. 
DUBUQUE, IA | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Join Clarke University's Athletic Director Curt Long to hear about our student athletes and teams, new athletic conference and new facilities. Drop by or join us for the whole time to enjoy coffee and conversation. 

Please RSVP  by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Saturday, September 19
Iowa Hawkeye Football Game and Tailgate
Hawkeye Village located inside the Duane Banks Iowa Baseball Complex near Kinnick Stadium   
960 Stadium Drive, Iowa City, IA 
Tailgate starts at 4:30 p.m. | Game starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket & Tailgate Package- $95 per person
Tailgate Only- $35 per person

SPECIAL GROUP DISCOUNT: Purchase four or more tailgate and ticket packages for $80 per person.

Join Clarke alumni and friends to cheer on the Iowa Hawkeyes as they take on Pittsburgh at Kinnick Stadium for the season’s first night game. Arrive early at Clarke’s private tent in Hawkeye Village to enjoy a catered tailgate meal and a chance to win Clarke prizes. Already have tickets to the game? Join in on the pre-game fun by purchasing tickets to the tailgate party only.

Parking is available for a fee in the general public lots near Kinnick Stadium. Free parking is available at Hancher Auditorium with complimentary shuttle service that drops off just north of Hawkeye Village on Murtle Road.

To reserve your spot please RSVP by Thursday, September 10. Click here to register or call (563)588-6553 or (888)225-2753. Payment finalizes your reservation and limited packages are available- Reserve Early!

Thursday, October 1
24 Hours

Clarke Day is a day to celebrate all things Clarke. For 24-hours, we will flood the campus and social media sites with Clarke pride, memories, photos and more. 

October 2-4
Clarke Homecoming
Dubuque, IA

Click here to see a full list of homecoming events. 

Tuesday, October 20
Coffee with Clarke: Social Media Tips and Tricks
One Mean Bean
2728 Asbury Rd.
DUBUQUE, IA | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Learn from Gwen Hayes '07 about best practices for building and maintaining a strong online social presence.

Please RSVP  by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Saturday, October 24
CHEERS: Chicago
Lady Gregory's
5260 N. Clark St.
CHICAGO, IL | 5 - 7 p.m.

Enjoy food, drinks and conversation with fellow Clarke alumni and friends at Lady Gregory’s on Saturday, October 24, from 5 - 7 p.m. The cost is $5 per person which includes appetizers.

Please RSVP by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Sunday, October 25
Mass and Brunch
Holy Name Cathedral
930 N. Wabash Ave.
CHICAGO, IL | 9:30 a.m.

Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
CHICAGO, IL | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join Clarke alumni, friends and President Joanne Burrows for Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by brunch at the Union League Club of Chicago. Brunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and includes an assortment of fresh fruit, pastries, scrambled eggs, pecan french toast soufflé, cherry wood smoked bacon, country link sausages, and traditional breakfast potatoes. The cost for brunch is $20 per person. 

Please RSVP by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Wednesday, November 11
Business AM
Clarke University 
DUBUQUE, IA | 8 - 9 a.m.

Friday, November 13
Arts at Clarke
Clarke University
Student Activity Center
DUBUQUE, IA | 7:30 p.m.

Celeste Pechous '94 has been kicking the comedy improv tires for the last two decades. As an alumnae of the National Touring Company with Second City, Pechous performed comedy all over the world. She has trained and performed at the Second City i0 Chicago/LA, and The Annoyance Theatres. Pechous was honored Best Actress for her work in The Clan at the Midwest Film Festival and recently honored Best Actress from the Downtown LA Film Festival and The SNAFF Film Festival for her work in the dark-comedy short, Past Due, based on her short story.

Triumph is one of Los Angeles' favorite improv ensembles starring improv veterans Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous, and Kate Duffy. Inspired by one suggestion from the audience, these players will take you on a fully-improvised one-act journey exploring characters and scenes created on the spot.

The Clarke Playmakers Improve Troupe teaches the art of improvisational acting to students at all levels of acting experience, while offering an opportunity for Clarke students to perform in the Clarke and greater Dubuque communities.

FREE admission for Clarke University faculty, staff, and students. $10 General Admission.

Tuesday, November 17
Coffee with Clarke
Panera Bread
3243 Kennedy Circle
DUBUQUE, IA | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Join Clarke University staff for an informal networking event with alumni and friends. Drop by for a cup of coffee, or join us the whole time. This event takes place at various coffee locations in Dubuque on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Please RSVP  by phone at (563)588-6553 or click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Sunday, February 28
Mackin-Mailander Alumni Lecture
Clarke University
Jansen Music Hall
FREE admission

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


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