10:07 a.m., March 18, 2011----University of Delaware alumni are invited to a wide range of events, including a dinner to benefit Engineers Without Borders, a Friends of Lacrosse golf outing and happy hours sponsored by a number of local alumni club chapters.
Events are as follows:
College of Engineering Alumni are invited to attend a UD Engineers Without Borders chapter benefit dinner at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24, at the Deerfield Country Club, 507 Thompson Station Rd., Newark. Cash bar reception will begin at 6:30, with dinner from 7-9 p.m. For details or to register, see the College of Engineering Alumni website.
The Kent and Sussex Counties Alumni Club will hold a happy hour at 6 p.m., Friday, March 25, at McGlynns Pub, 800 N. State St., Dover. For details or to register, see the Kent and Sussex Counties Alumni Club website.
Friend of Delaware Lacrosse will hold a golf outing on Friday, March 25, at the Deerfield Country Club, 507 Thompson Station Rd., Newark. The event will begin at 10:30 with registration. Lunch will be at 11 a.m., a shotgun start at noon and dinner and social hour at 5 p.m. For details or to register, see the UDconnection webpage.
The Lancaster Alumni Club will hold a happy hour at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, at the Iron Hill Brewery, 781 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, Pa. For details or to register, see the Lancaster Alumni Club website.
The New York City Alumni Club will hold a happy hour from 6 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, March 31, at Johnny Utah's, 25 W. 51st St., in New York City. For details or to register, see the New York City Alumni Club website.
The second annual UD Alumni Easter Egg-stravaganza will be held Sunday, April 10, in Clayton Hall. The family event will include photos with the Easter bunny, light refreshments, arts and crafts, face painting and balloon animals. For details or to register, see the UDconnection website.
The Baltimore Alumni Club will participate in the National MS Society Walk on Sunday, April 10, at Towson University. For details, see the Baltimore Alumni Club website.
The New Castle County Alumni Club will participate in the Ronald McDonald House 5K on Saturday morning, April 23, beginning at the Big Fish Grill on the Wilmington riverfront. Registration is $20 before April 20 and $25 after that date. UD alumni participants are encourage to wear Blue Hens blue and gold. For details or to register, see the New Castle County Alumni Club website.
The Department of English will hold the W.D. Snodgrass Symposium in memory of the late UD faculty member who won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry from 2-4 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, at the Roselle Center for the Arts. The symposium will feature poet X.J. Kennedy, New Yorker essayist, and author Adam Gopnik (Paris to the Moon) as well as poet and UD Professor Emeritus of English Gib Ruark (Passing Through Customs). For details or to register, see the UDconnections symposium website.