Marquette's nationwide clubs offer networking, socializing
Whether you're looking to get connected with alumni for social or professional purposes, there are more than 40 Marquette clubs across the globe that offer programs ranging from game-watching and professional networking events for alumni and friends like you. In addition, there are volunteer leadership opportunities to stay even more connected. Find a club or chapter near you.
Complimentary CIRCLES webinar to draw upon inspiration
Build your leadership IQ! This engaging and interactive webinar on Wednesday, June 20, is for all Marquette alumni. University Advancement Executive Coach Colleen Fitzgerald will help demystify inspiration and give you practical strategies to help you understand how to inspire yourself and others. Register now for this complimentary session.
Connect with 13,000 Marquette alumni worldwide with one click through the MUAA LinkedIn group
Did you know that nearly 13,000 alumni connect through the Marquette University Alumni Association? This network is a great opportunity to find Marquette alumni in your profession, industry or community. Join the MUAA LinkedIn group.
Join the CIRCLES eMentor Network to build career network, find a mentor
Seeking to build your network? Not sure of a career path or looking for professional advice? Get professional advice from Marquette alumni with a wealth of professional experience through the CIRCLES eMentor Network. A mentor can help guide by sharing their expertise, personal experiences, career options and more. Register today.
2012 grads meet commencement speaker Hank Aaron
(From left) Dan Wooters, Arts '12, and John Kinney, Arts '12, joined baseball legend Hank Aaron and Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig following Commencement on May 20.
MU Engineering students collaborate to invent device to help girl feed herself
Four Marquette Engineering students and two Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design students worked together to design a device to aid 11-year-old Kailyn Pieper to feed herself without the use of her arms. "Thanks from the bottom of my heart for helping improve the quality of my life one spoonful at a time," Pieper said. Read the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel story and see a video of the project.
Director named for Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
The Office of the Provost has selected Dr. Susannah Bartlow to serve as director of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. She previously led the Women's Center at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Penn., and was a contributing faculty member in the Women's and Gender Studies department. The center will open in fall 2012 under the direction of the Office of the Provost.
Taking Marquette on the road
Are you traveling this summer to celebrate your graduation, visit friends and family or to take the ultimate road trip? We'd love to see your Blue and Gold spirit around the world for our Global Marquette gallery on Pinterest. You also may share your favorite images with us on our Facebook page or our Twitter account.
Marquette alumnus to give $1 million for dental school expansion
School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Rick Kushner will donate $1 million to the Building for the Future campaign, which will support the school’s 40,000 square foot expansion. The gift will help create a fifth clinic within the school, to be named the Comfort Dental clinic, which will allow the patient care practice at the school to increase by an additional 24 stations. Dr. Kushner, who graduated from the School of Dentistry in 1977, founded Comfort Dental.
Marquette In the News:
Real estate chair speaks on development
New apartment construction remains the strongest product segment within the commercial development industry, said Mark Eppli, Bell chair of real estate at Marquette. The number of new apartments being built nationwide is approximately 200,000 annually, Eppli said during a panel discussion. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
See which Marquette events are happening in your area. Visit the full Alumni Event Calendar and register online.
Chicago: White Sox Outing with Steve Novak
Saturday, June 23; 6:15 p.m. CT
U.S. Cellular Field; Chicago
Join Steve Novak, Comm '06, former Marquette basketball star and current member of the New York Knicks, and enjoy an evening at the ballpark as the Chicago White Sox take on the Milwaukee Brewers. Novak is also scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Young Alumni Happy Hour
Monday, June 18; 5:30 p.m. ET
James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar; Washington, D.C.
Join the Marquette Club of Washington, D.C., and the Les Aspin Center for a young alumni happy hour.
Club of St. Louis Regional Golf Tournament
Monday, June 25; Noon CT start, 5 p.m. CT program
Persimmon Woods; Weldon Spring
Noon - shotgun start; 5:30 p.m. - program
Join fellow alumni, parents and friends in St. Louis for the first annual golf tournament. Marquette University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Larry Williams, St. Louis Cardinals Director of Player Personnel Matt Slater, Bus Ad '93; St. Louis University Head Basketball Coach Rick Majerus, Arts '70, and former Marquette basketball standout Travis Diener, Comm '05, are scheduled to appear.
Buzz Williams’ Texas Style BBQ
Wednesday, June 27; 5 p.m. CT
Central Mall; Marquette campus
Join Marquette alumni and friends for the fifth Buzz's BBQ on Marquette's campus. This family favorite features men's basketball Head Coach Buzz Williams and other Marquette Athletics staff, Bubb's BBQ, games for the kids and more!
Submit a prayer to the Marquette Community
Are you or a loved one in need of strength or support? Submit your prayer to be shared with the Marquette community.