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Alumni 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.

Thursday, October 22
Clarke University's Annual Endowed Scholarship Dinner
R.C. and Celeste Wahlert Atrium | Clarke University
DUBUQUE, IA | 6 - 7:15 p.m.

Clarke University's Endowed Scholarship Dinner provides an opportunity for you to meet many of the students whose lives have been impact by the generosity of Clarke's endowed scholarship donors. It also gives students a chance to say thank you and to show how donor support has enable them to make a very real impact at Clarke. 

Please RSVP to the Institutional Advancement Office by Thursday, October 8 by phone at (563)588-6553 or
(888)225-2753 or online by clicking here.

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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