Upcoming Alumni Events

The Carlson School and the University of Minnesota are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak, and aligning our actions with current University policy and recommendations of the Minnesota Department of Health and CDC. With these recommendations and the health and safety of the Carlson School community in mind, we will be offering select events virtually and in-person, information for those is available below. 

Explore upcoming events that are designed for alumni to grow their networks, develop their business knowledge, and reconnect. Whether you’re interested in hearing lessons in leadership, extending your professional network, or simply catching up with classmates, the Carlson School offers a variety of events to stay connected and engaged.

Alumni Events

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Carlson Women Global Connect: Women VP+ Series

Virtual
Carlson Women Global Connect is hosting a three session series called Women VP+ Series that is focused on the advancement of senior-level women.
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Connecting in Minnesota, Engaging the World

Virtual
Connecting in Minnesota Engaging the World. Join President Joan Gabel and University of Minnesota alumni, students, friends and family from across the…
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1st Tuesday - November

The Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to…
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Ignite Conference 2021

Virtual
Ignite Conference 2021- Marketing GPS: Navigating the era of constant change
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Carlson School Day and Tailgate

Come to the Carlson School Day and Tailgate! - November 6, 2021 at the 3M Arena at Mariucci.
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Women, Wine and Wisdom

In-Person
Women, Wine and Wisdom- November 11
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6th Annual Military & Veterans Celebration

In-Person
Please join us for the Military & Veterans Celebration. More information and registration to come.
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Insight to Action - Labor Market Outlook with Professor Aaron Sojourner

Virtual
Insight to Action Speaker series featuring faculty and industry experts.
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Carlson 360 Networking & Headshots

In-Person
Carlson 360 Network, for alumni of color and allies, is hosting their first event: Carlson 360 Networking & Headshots.
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1st Tuesday - Suresh Krishna, President and CEO, Northern Tool & Equipment Co Inc

The Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to…
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Insight to Action - January

Virtual
Insight to Action speaker series features faculty and industry experts.
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Insight to Action - February

Virtual
Insight to Action Speaker series featuring faculty and industry experts.
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2022 Commencement

In-Person
Join us either in-person or live-stream as we host commencement ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of the Class 2022.
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1st Tuesday Speaker Series at the Carlson School of Management

1st Tuesday

Held on the 1st Tuesday of every month at the McNamara Alumni Center, the program attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community and has become an attractive spot for professionals in the metropolitan area to network.

Please note, events are currently virtual until further notice.

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MBA Class Reunion

MBA Class Reunion will be celebrated September 17-18, 2021!

We invite you to join us for the inaugural Carlson MBA Reunion event. Your class reunion will connect you with fellow alumni, support your continued professional growth through sessions focused on work and life, and strengthen your bond to the Carlson Community.

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Event Recordings

Missed any events in the past? Now you can watch or re-watch any events or webinars that interest you. Carlson School offers great educational programs and a variety of alumni development events to keep you on top of the latest trends. Explore the professional development resources for recent webinars and event recordings. 

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