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We’ll also post important alumni news, some fun stories and photos, and schedules for upcoming alumni events. If there’s additional information you’d like to see here, let us know! Email your ideas and suggestions to Senior Development Officer/Alumni Relations Nate Rush.
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Lunch in the Loop: May 19, Noon – 1:00 PM
Join us on the 97th Floor of the Willis Tower for an informal luncheon hosted by Blackburn Trustee Stan Pillman. Register by May 12. To register, click here.
Career Networking Reception: June 18, 6:00 PM
Bring your business cards and meet up after-hours at Gatto’s Restaurant in Tinley Park for cocktails and dinner. Suzanne Krupica from Career Services at Blackburn will be on hand for a presentation on career development. This event is $20 per person. A cash bar is available. Register by June 4. To register, click here.
Kane County Cougars vs. Peoria Chiefs: September 5, 3:30 PM
Join alumni to watch the Cougars take on the Chiefs in the comfort of a private super suite. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat picnic buffet, a 90-minute concert by Chicago’s hottest 80’s cover band Sixteen Candles, the game, and finish the evening with a fireworks display. $44 for adults, $36 for children 3-10. Children 2 and under are free. Price includes everything except parking, which may be purchased on-site for $5. Thank you to Joe Robey ’70 for his assistance with this event. Register by July 17. To register, click here.
Homecoming 2015: September 25 – 27
This year’s theme is “A Golden Opportunity.” A Golden Opportunity to… reconnect, rekindle, revisit, and reminisce. Visit with old friends, visit Taylor’s Chili Parlor, catch a sporting event, attend a lecture in the alumni college, enjoy after-hours gatherings with classmates, and tour the campus. Details and registration materials will appear in the July edition of the Update, so watch your mailboxes!