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Headlines for the Week of October 3, 2011


Alumni/Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week 2011:
ArrowSign up to meet with alumni for resume reviews, mock & informational interviews!
ArrowRSVP for the Alumni/Student networking reception Wednesday, October 12.
ArrowAttend panels on networking, bar leadership, and growing a legal business.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Visits to Chicago-Kent in Fall 2011
ArrowStudent and staff lottery available for “Judicial Takings” with Justice Scalia.
ArrowDeadline to enter is Thursday, October 6 at midnight.
Class of 2012:
ArrowSign up for composite photo sittings October 26-27.
Student organization leaders:
ArrowWant to connect with alumni?

Alumni/Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week 2011

Sign up to meet with alumni!

ASCK Week is a weeklong extravaganza of opportunities for students to network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni as well as to gain valuable career-related skills. More information can be found on the Alumni Office ASCK Week webpage.

Sign up online by Wednesday, October 5 for the following sessions to get one-on-one career advice from Chicago-Kent Alumni:

RSVP for the Alumni/Student Networking Reception

Practice your networking skills with Chicago-Kent alumni!

Alumni-Student Networking Reception
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
5:30-7:30 p.m.
10th Floor Event Room

RSVP to or (312) 906-5240 by Friday, October 7.


Panel Schedule

Chicago-Kent alumni will hold panels and make presentations throughout the week on how to develop your legal career.

  • Remember My Name: How to Market and Grow a Legal Business
    Tuesday, October 11
    12:00–1:00 p.m.
    Room 370
    Rafi Arbel ‘94, President of Market JD
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni in Bar Association Leadership: A Speaking Panel
    Wednesday, October 12

    3:00–4:00 p.m.
    Room 210
    John Locallo ’86, Gregg Garofalo ’99, and Catherine Battista ’05

  • Social Media, Doing Good and the Job Search
    Thursday, October 13

    12:30–1:30 p.m.
    Room 370
    Hosted by the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
    Andrew Slobodien ’94 and Marlene Igel ’94, moderated by Melissa Sobota ’07


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Visits to Chicago-Kent

Student and Staff Lottery Available for "Judicial Takings"

“Judicial Takings”:  Keynote Address by Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
1:30-5:30 p.m. ~ Conference includes a keynote by Justice Scalia, panels, a moot court competition, and reception
Click here to view the full conference schedule (PDF).

Given limited available seating, Chicago-Kent students and staff are eligible to be entered in a lottery to attend the conference. The deadline to enter the lottery is midnight on October 6.

For the STUDENT lottery form, click here.
For the STAFF lottery form, click here.
Please note: Only one entry allowed per person.

Notifications for the Justice Scalia event lottery will be sent on Friday, October 7. If selected, you must confirm your participation by Tuesday, October 11 at noon. If you do not confirm your selection, your spot will be given to another person who entered the lottery. 

If you have questions, please contact the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at or 312.906.5240. 


Class of 2011

Sign up for composite photo sittings October 26-27

If you’ve been to the 3rd floor, you’ve seen the composite photos of the most recent class as well as classes all the way back to 1893. Now it’s your turn!

Photo sittings will be held:
Wednesday, October 26 and Thursday, October 27, 2011
Fifteen minute slots, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Room 325

Sign up online at by Friday, October 21.

Slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are able to take a daytime slot, we ask that you reserve the slots from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for evening students. Evening students ONLY who cannot make it during office hours can email to schedule a sitting time.

Please visit the Commencement Photos page for details on purchasing photos, suggested attire and other information.


Student Organization Services

Want to Connect with Alumni?

Are you involved in leadership of a student organization and would like to:

ArrowInvite alumni to your events?
ArrowFind alumni speakers or panelists?
ArrowPartner with the Alumni Association on events?

Visit the Alumni Services for Student Organizations Website:




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