Alumni Events

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.  

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

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
Naples Golf Event
Grey Oaks Country Club

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

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. 

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 

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

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 for more details on these upcoming events.


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