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Headlines for the Weeks of June 20 & 27, 2011


Class of 2011:
ArrowClass of 2011 Post-Bar Party: July 27.
ArrowClass of 2011: E-mail and network accounts expire August 1.
ArrowClass Gift: Thank you to our donors!
Chicago-Kent Night with the White Sox
ArrowThursday, July 7 vs. Minnesota Twins. 
July 21: Celebrating Professor Ralph Brillís Legacy at Chicago-Kent.
ArrowSubmit memories about Professor Brill online!

Class of 2011

Class of 2011 Post-Bar Party: July 27

How will you unwind from the Bar exam? All members of the 2011 Graduating Class (including Fall 2010 graduates) are invited to the Post-Bar Party, regardless of when you take the Bar exam!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery's Rooftop Beer Garden
1 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60610
Open Bar - Raffle Prizes - Hors d'Oeuvres

2011 Graduates: FREE (until July 25); $10 at the Door



Email Account Expiration

Please be advised that your email and network account will be terminated Monday, August 1st. After this date, you will not be able to recover any emails that are currently in your inbox.

If you would like to save your emails, you may download a .pst file of your inbox, following the instructions here. Please note that you must be on campus in order to download your .pst file, as you need access to the Chicago-Kent server for the download. Moreover, please be sure to have a flash drive or recordable CD on which to save your emails, as the files are generally too large to send by email. It is your responsibility to make a backup of your emails to a .pst file. If you have questions, please contact the Center for Law and Computers at or (312) 906-5300, but note they cannot complete this process for you.

As a Chicago-Kent graduate, the Alumni Association is pleased to offer an e-mail forwarding service using an email address.

In order to access e-mail forwarding, you must sign up for the Chicago-Kent Alumni Online Community, which, in addition to email forwarding, allows you to update your alumni information, search the alumni directory, join groups, network with fellow alumni, and keep up to date with all the news and events at Chicago-Kent. Accounts for May 2011 graduates will be available soon. You will be notified by the Alumni Association when your account has been created.

The forwarding service allows you to pick a address that will be forwarded to your specified personal email account (e.g. gmail, yahoo, or work e-mail, etc). Your username can be your current username or you can create a new one.

The advantage of the e-mail forwarding is that once you give your forwarding address to friends and colleagues, you’ll no longer have to notify everyone in your address book of a new or discontinued e-mail address; you can simply update the email account to which the email forwarding address sends to by logging into the Alumni Online Community. Please note that any emails sent to your current address DO NOT automatically get sent to your alumni forwarding address. You must notify your contacts of your new address.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at or 312.906.5240.


Class Gift: Thank you to our donors!

The Class of 2011 presented a check for $2,071.21 to Dean Krent at Commencement on 5/15/11.

2011 Class Gift check presentation

Many thanks to all who have donated! (List as of 5/20/2011)

Raed Abboo
Sneha Barve
Jonathan Basofin
Jessica BeJerea
Matthew Bolon
Amanda Brady
Michael Brandt
Martina Brendel
Nayra Calderon Najera
Shiying Cheng (LLM)
Professor Daniel Coyne
Jason Dirkx
Jesse Footlik
Nicholas Furtwengler
Jacob Gilbert
Professor Sarah Harding
Jaclyn Hilderbrand
Andrea Huntington
Katie Jahnke
Mariana Karampelas
Katherine Kern
Jodie Leahey
Mark Mazzone
Joanna Michalec
Aaron Midler
Mallory Milluzzi
Mihaela Muresan
Susan O'Brien
Lauren Ortega
Daniel Pierron
Laura Raatjes
Oscar Rivera
Mark Silverman
Francine Soliunas
Steve Sowle
Tamara Starks
Cheryl Stovall
Anna Targowska
Elizabeth Turley
Chibuzor Ugwu (LLM)
Nancy Verastegui (LLM)
Brian Warens
Joy Wolf
Dawn Young
Jialu Zhou (LLM)

These funds will be used to purchase furnishings for the Law Schoolís proposed ďRec Room.Ē The Class envisions a vibrant space in the law school building to accommodate studentsí needs for relaxation, camaraderie, and entertainment. The gift will fund the purchase of comfortable seating, game equipment (such as ping pong, foos ball), and televisions.


Chicago-Kent Night with the White Sox

Chicago-Kent Night with the White Sox: Thursday, July 7

On Thursday, July 7, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association is hosting a pre-game gathering prior to the White Sox v. Minnesota Twins game for Chicago-Kent alumni, faculty, staff and students. Please plan to join us! Families are welcome and free parking will be available beginning at 5:00 p.m. and throughout the game on the IIT campus (short walk to the field!).

Thursday, July 7
Pre-Game Gathering:
5:00-7:00 p.m.
The Bog @ IIT
Hermann Hall, lower level
3241 S. Federal St., Chicago, IL
The Bog is IITís campus pub and recreation center. The space includes a full-service bowling alley, pool and ping pong tables, an arcade with Wii and other gaming favorites, and bar and grill.

$10/person, includes food and drinks.

Tickets to the Game:
The deadline to purchase half-priced tickets was June 10. Regular price tickets can still be purchased at

To sign-up for the pre-game or to purchase tickets for the game, go to


Celebrating Professor Brillís Legacy at Chicago-Kent

Submit memories about Professor Brill online!

This year marks Professor Ralph Brill's 50th year of teaching at Chicago-Kent. To celebrate, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association is collecting memories of Professor Brill from alumni, faculty, and colleagues at We invite you to comment on the site with your favorite story about Professor Brill, a fond memory, or well-wishes as Professor Brill and Chicago-Kent celebrate this significant milestone. Comments and photos can also be emailed to




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