Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates from Clarke University
Clarke continues to take steps to keep our students, employees, and broader community as safe and healthy as possible. Our most recent campus updates along with all other Clarke University COVID-19 information can be found  here .
Calling all frontline and essential employees!
All of us at Clarke, truly appreciate the work you are doing every day to keep us all safe and healthy and we’d love to hear your story! If you have a story you’d like to share please send an email to alumnirelations@clarke.edu or call 563-588-6553. 
Clarke Day is now May 7!
Even though these are difficult times, there is still a lot to celebrate. The sixth-annual #ClarkeDay will take place on Thursday, May 7. For the 24 hours, help us celebrate all things Clarke by sharing photos, stories, memories, and more on social media using #ClarkeDay .
Show your Clarke pride by purchasing a CLARKIE T-shirt
T-shirts are $20 and all proceeds will support the Clarke Crisis Fund, visit clarke.edu/clarkedaytee to order one today.
Tune in to Clarke University’s Facebook page at 5 p.m. on Clarke Day for a special music performance from Clarke alumna Natascha Myers ’17! Natascha currently lives in Nashville, where she performs as a singer-songwriter. Her debut EP ‘Songs From A Hardwood Floor’ has been featured on CMT.com! We hope you’ll join us and celebrate a Clarke success story!”
Homecoming 2020
Mark your calendars for this year’s Homecoming October 2-4. We have a full list of events that we are continually updating, so please be sure to check the Homecoming weekend schedule frequently.
CLARKE UPDATES

Clarke Music Professor Selected to Receive 2020 Emerging Leader Award
Clarke Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Kylie Gougler is one of seven voice teachers nationwide to be selected to receive a 2020 NATS Emerging Leader Award.

Clarke Students Win at the AAF Dubuque American Advertising Awards
Clarke University students in the Art + Design program received nine Gold and Silver awards, two Judges Choice awards, and the Student Best of Show award at the Dubuque Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Awards on Friday, February 21, at the Hotel Julien in Dubuque.

Clarke’s Drama and Musical Theatre Receive Awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Clarke University’s Drama and Musical Theatre program received multiple awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region 5, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in January .

Clarke Faculty and Staff Recognized with Special Awards
Clarke University takes great pride in its annual Faculty and Staff Award ceremony. This year, due to current circumstances, the ceremony was postponed; however, Clarke recognized these award recipients virtually in a personal video from President Thom Chesney, Ph.D., and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Susan Burns, Ph.D.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Check our social media sites for up to date information about future events.

10th Muse
Live Literature Reading
of Tenth Muse
Tuesday, May 5
4–6 p.m. CST
Zoom link on the 10th Muse Facebook Page

#ClarkeDay
Thursday, May 7
24 Hours

Natascha Myers Facebook Live Performance
Thursday, May 7
5 p.m.

Homecoming & Commencement
Dubuque, IA
October 2–4
One Clarke, One Community on Social Media
Lost Alumni
If you or another Clarkie you know have recently moved or switched phone numbers or email addresses please let the Alumni Relations office know by emailing alumnirelations@clarke.edu or calling 563-588-6405.

Or, if you have exciting news to share you can fill out the form located here .