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Schedule of Events

Friday, September 27

Homecoming 2019

September 27-29, 2019


St. John’s Bible Viewing

Nicholas J. Schrup Library
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Whitlow Campus Store

Student Activity Center
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Golden Celebration

R.C. and Celeste Wahlert Atrium
4:30 – 9 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
A special reception and dinner for the class of 1969 and any previous golden reunion classes. A class photo will be taken at 5:30 p.m. with the program and dinner to follow. Advance reservations requested.

Alumni Happy Hour & 25th Reunion Celebration

7 Hills Brewing Co. Event Center – 1098 Jackson Street, Dubuque, IA
6-10 p.m.
Cost: $10 (Complimentary for the class of 1994.)
Celebrate your reunion weekend in the historic Millwork District! Enjoy appetizers, beer, and Clarke giveaways. (This event is complimentary if you graduated in ’94 as part of your 25th reunion celebration.) Advance reservations requested.

Women’s Volleyball vs Peru State College

Robert and Ruth Kehl Center
7 p.m.
Cost: $6 adults; $4 non-Clarke students

Stories to Tell: A Clarke Theatre Alumni Showcase

Terence Donaghoe Hall
7:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary (Donations welcome)

Encore event (informal performances by alumni and students) immediately following the performance in Terence Donaghoe Hall.

Saturday, September 28

Alumni Board Meeting

Lott Board Room
7:30-9 a.m.


Check-in 8-8:45 a.m Kehl Center; Race 9 a.m.
Cost: $10
Questions? Email mitchell.bilitz@clarke.edu

Homecoming Registration

Mary Josita Hall Lobby
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Alumni Recognition Brunch

Student Dining Hall
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Cost: $10
Join us for a delicious brunch, recognition of our reunion classes, and presentation of the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Please arrive early to register and find a seat with your class. Seating is not reserved.  Advance registration is requested.

Class Reunion Photos

Wahlert Atrium Stairs
11 a.m.
Get your classmates together for a class photo (For classes ending in “4” or “9”.)

Whitlow Campus Store Open

Student Activity Center
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Self-Guided Tour of Campus 

R.C. and Celeste Wahlert Atrium
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Pick your favorite stops around campus, and choose what sights to see on this self-guided tour of campus.

Alumni Tailgate

Athletics Building by Burrows Field
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost: $10*
Food, soda, beer, and music included. Catch up with friends over a game of beanbags, and have your photo taken with Cuttie. Advance reservations requested.
*Each tailgate ticket purchase includes one free ticket to the Homecoming football game!

Clarke Pride Football Game vs. MidAmerica Nazarene University

Senior High School’s Dalzell Field, 1800 Clarke Drive, Dubuque, IA
1 p.m.
Cost: General Admission $8 person [Senior Citizens and Clarke Alumni $7, Military (with ID) $5, Children (6 and under) Free, Clarke Students/Faculty/Staff (with ID) Free]

Alumni Welcome Concert

Jansen Music Hall
2 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary

The Alumni Welcome Recital will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall. Music alumni, faculty, and students will be featured on the recital. Performers include Megan Gloss, Amanda Huntleigh, Rob Stull, Sharon Jensen, Marcus de Jesus, Samuel Moss, Jackie Moss, and Grace Pawlowski.

Women’s Volleyball vs Graceland University

Robert and Ruth Kehl Center
3 p.m.
Cost: $6 adults; $4 non-Clarke students

Women’s Soccer vs Benedictine College

Burrows Field
5 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary

Men’s Soccer vs Benedictine College

Burrows Field
7:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary

Performing Arts Expert Panel Discussion

Rose O’Toole Hall
4:30-5:45 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary

Pre-Performance Reception

Fabiano Conference Room (located in R.C. & Celeste Wahlert Atrium)
5:45-7 p.m.

Stories to Tell: A Clarke Theatre Alumni Showcase

Terence Donaghoe Hall
7:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary (Donations welcome)

St. John’s Bible Viewing and Archive Display

Nicholas J. Schrup Library
Noon – 6 p.m.
(If you would like to donate your Clarke items, a member of our staff will be on-hand to assist.)

Sunday, September 29

Alumni Sunday Liturgy

Sacred Heart Chapel
9:30 a.m.
Join us for a Catholic Mass and candle lighting ceremony in remembrance of our deceased alumni.

St. John’s Bible Viewing

Nicholas J. Schrup Library
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
(Please note: All events and event times are subject to change.)

If you would like to plan your own reunion event, contact Jodi Hooks at jodi.hooks@clarke.edu.