Once a Hawkeye, always a Hawkeye

Just because you’ve graduated, doesn’t mean you still can’t stay involved in the Tippie community. Watch this space. We’ve got a variety of events just for alumni—and you’re invited. We hope to see you on campus or virtually soon.

Alumni events

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Homecoming 2023 BBQ

Friday, October 6, 2023 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
Celebrate Homecoming 2023 with fellow alumni at the annual Tippie BBQ on the Pappajohn Business Building patio. Mingle with Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown and enjoy FREE food (while supplies last) and fun family entertainment, including facepainting and a visit with Herky, prior to the parade. RSVP now.
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Des Moines Alumni Event

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Iowa Taproom (Marquette room)
Join fellow Tippie College alumni and friends for an evening of networking, drinks, and fun. Executive Director of Learning Innovation & Technology and MBA instructor Jim Chafee will be on site with virtual reality toys for you to explore the digital twins of the UI campus and the Pappajohn Business Building on the UI Campus. Dean Amy Kristof-Brown and Associate Dean Jennifer Blackhurst will also be there to give you the Top 5 things you need to know right now about Tippie.

Story Lab Showcase

Friday, November 10, 2023 11:30am to 1:00pm
End-of-semester story showcase sharing student stories—free and open to the public.

Kloet Professorship Faculty Investiture

Friday, November 17, 2023 3:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
Faculty investiture recognizing a new professorship in the Tippie College of Business.
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Life Lessons Webinar Series

At every stage of your life, there are financial and legal matters to consider. The Life Lessons Webinar Series provided a high-level perspective on these and more. 

Explore the series