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Headlines for the Week of February 25, 2008


Take a Break Speaker Series

Alternative Summer Opportunities

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Room C20

Alumni practitioners will chat informally about their careers, providing students the opportunity to learn about alternatives to working for a firm during your summer break.

Click Here to RSVP by Monday, March 10.


Class of 2008 Graduation Information

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to be planning your commencement. Commencement details and FAQs are available on the Commencement Portal at www.kentlaw.edu/commencement. This site is updated regularly. It is your responsibility to check the site and your kent email frequently for the most up to date information.

Your Commencement Timeline

Wednesday, March 5:

Graduation Fair
Representatives from Traditions USA will be on site from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm to take orders for caps and gowns. It will also be an opportunity to learn more about everything related to your 2008 Commencement.

Tuesday, April 1:

Graduate Information Form Due
This form is required to participate in commencement exercises. You may access the form here.

Tuesday, April 1:

Cap and Gown Form
This form is required to participate in commencement exercises. Cap and gown rental is complimentary; however, forms submitted after April 1 will be charged a late fee. You may access the form here. Instructions and more info are on the Cap and Gown page.

Monday, April 21 – Friday, May 2:

Ticket Distribution Begins
Each graduate will receive 7 complimentary tickets. Graduates and children under two do not need a ticket. Click here for more ticket information.

Monday, May 5 – Friday, May 9:

Additional Ticket Purchase Begins
Students wishing to purchase tickets beyond the 7 complimentary tickets may do so on a first come first serve basis for $15/ticket. Click here for more ticket information.

Sunday, May 18:

Commencement
The 2008 Commencement Ceremony takes place at 2:00 pm at the Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place. A reception for graduates, family and friends follows immediately outside the Theatre.

Class of 2008: Graduation Fair

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

11:00 am to 6:00 pm
3rd Floor (near the Spak)

Stop by to learn about everything related to your 2008 Commencement. Reps from Traditions USA will be available to take cap and gown orders and other commencement memorabilia.


2008 Class Gift

Giving Update

So far we have raised $665 for the Building Signage project. We are looking to get 100 pledges or donations by February 29th. Click the blue button below to show your support and help us reach our goal!

Make your Pledge or Gift Today

Promote a lasting legacy to Chicago-Kent by supporting the 2008 Class Gift: Building Signage. The class gift goal is to raise $11,000 and beat the Class of 2006ís record of $10,500. Everyone who donates will be presented a handsome school-emblem zipper pull for their graduation robes.

First-Year Section Contest:
Which first-year section can have the most number of participants? Make your pledge or gift today and help your section win the prize.

Suggested giving levels:

  • $40 The Apprentice
  • $75 Survivor
  • $100 Amazing Race
  • $250 Dancing with the Stars
  • $500 American Idol

2008 Class Gift Committee

Neha Aggarwal
Chris Beck
Daniel Bergrin
Carlos Brown
Michelle Bogosh
Kristen Cooney
Weston Eidson
Ana Lee
Rachel Medina
Sulema Medrano
Courtney Nestor
Eric Oddo
Daniel Robertson
Asiya Salejee
David Sethi
Mary-Jo Sumner
Mitzi Wilson
Elena Vranas
Sandra Wortham
Christine Zeivel
Mimi Zhu

For questions about the class gift, email Tanya Pietrkowski or call 312-906-5243

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