Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 4, Page 14
Alumni briefs

Nominations sought
     Alumni, staff and friends are asked to submit nominations for the
University's Outstanding Alumni Awards, the Alumni Wall of Fame, the
Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement and for six
positions on the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
     For nomination forms for these awards, please call (302) 831-
2341; write to the Office of Alumni and University Relations,
University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716; or fax your request to (302)
     Deadline for all nominations is Oct. 2.
     OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDS are presented annually in recognition
of exceptional volunteer work on behalf of the University and/or the
Alumni Association. Selection is made by the Alumni Association awards
     THE ALUMNI WALL OF FAME recognizes outstanding professional
and/or public service achievements. Nominees must be UD alumni
(defined as completing at least 30 credit hours) who have achieved
senior leadership positions in their professional and/or public
service careers.
graduates of the last 20 years who exhibit great promise in their
professional or public service activities. Members of the classes of
1976 through 1996 are eligible for 1996 citations. Current University
employees are not eligible.

Sports line available
     Too far away to hear live radio broadcasts of exciting Blue Hen
athletic events?
     Beginning this fall, the University of Delaware athletics program
and TRZ Sports Services Teamline have joined to bring you live play-by-
play action of all Blue Hen broadcasts heard on radio station WDEL-AM
in Wilmington. All you need is a telephone.
     Here's how it works:
        * At game time, dial TEAMLINE's number, 1-800-846-4700;
        * Follow computer prompts and punch in Delaware's four-digit
          code (1106);
        * Have your VISA or MasterCard available and enter your card
          number when instructed;
        * You will then be connected to the live radio broadcast of
          the sporting event, be it football, men's basketball or
          women's basketball;
        * Listen for as long as you like. You will be charged by the
          minute for the time you listen, from 50 cents a minute to as
          low as 20 cents per minute.

A celebration of space
     The fifth annual Space Activities Day will be held Saturday, Oct.
21, on the University's Newark campus.
     NASA astronaut and native Delawarean Maj. Nancy Currie will be
the featured speaker, and presentations will be made by those
undergraduate and graduate students supported by the Delaware Space
Grant program. Laboratory tours and demonstrations also will be part
of the day.
     Special presentations are planned throughout the day for middle
and high school science teachers, undergraduate physics majors and
     For registration information, contact Sherry Rowland, Delaware
Space Grant Program, 217 Sharp Laboratory, University of Delaware,
Newark, DE 19716, telephone (302) 831-1094.

Celebrity Golf Classic
     The MBNA Blue Hen Celebrity Golf Classic, which benefits UD
athletic scholarships, will be held Friday, Oct. 13, at the DuPont,
Deerfield and Brandywine country clubs.
     Presented by Legg Mason, the event begins at 8 a.m. with
registration and the pairing of foursomes with a celebrity. Make an
ace and drive away in a new Mercedes-Benz courtesy of Wilmington Motor
     Delaware Radiology Specialists at St. Francis Hospital will
sponsor a private golf clinic for women participants at 8:30 a.m.,
Deerfield Country Club. Five-time LPGA Champion Cindy Rarick will host
the clinic.
     A 9 a.m. brunch will be followed by the celebrity shotgun start
at 10:45 a.m.
     A gala auction party, hosted by Dallas Green, Delaware '56, will
be held at 4:30 p.m.
     Sponsored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware, the auction will
include such items as an Aspen vacation, works of art, foursomes at
the country's top golf courses and a Joe Montana autographed football.
     For reservations and information, call Jason Benson at (610) 565-