'Evening of Conversations and Connections' set in New York City
8:44 a.m., Feb. 7, 2014--University of Delaware alumni are invited to join President Patrick Harker at the third annual “Evening of Conversations and Connections” to be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 13, in New York City.
The event will showcase talented UD alumni in a panel discuss on “Social Media – Its Impact and Future.”
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There also will be a networking reception.
Registration closes on March 9. For details or to register, see the UDconnection website.
Other activities are scheduled as follows:
Thursday, Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m.: South Florida reception with President Patrick Harker. The South Florida Alumni Club and President Harker invite alumni and friends to a reception.
Friday, Feb. 14, 5 p.m.: Valentine’s ‘Fire and Ice’ in Lititz. UD alumni in the Lancaster, Pa., region are invited to enjoy the Lititz Fire and Ice Festival, meeting at Café Chocolate. The festival block party features music, vendors and amazing ice sculptures.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 8:30 p.m.: New Castle Quizzo. New Castle County Blue Hens will gather for Quizzo at the Dead Presidents Bar on North Union Street In Wilmington. Participants are invited to wear blue and gold as alumni taken on other Delawareans in the battle of wits.
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5:30 p.m.: Art history lecture series. Annemarie Weyl Carr will discuss “A Byzantine Icon in the Age of Enlightenment: St. Luke and the Kykkotissa” during an Art History Graduate Student Lecture Series presentation in 116 Gore Hall on the UD campus in Newark.
Thursday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.: Chicago happy hour. Blue Hens in Chicago will enjoy happy hour at the Bub City Bar.
Friday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.: Reading interest session. Alumni in the Reading, Pa., area will hold a happy hour and interest session at the Viva Bistro and Lounge on Hill Avenue. Cost is $5. There will be light appetizers and live music.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m.: Carnegie Museum tour. Pittsburgh alumni will gather for a tour of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 5 p.m.: Main Event in Arizona. Alumni in the Phoenix area are invited to an evening at Main Event, the newest fun park in Tempe, with dinner included. Main Event features bowling, gravity ropes, laser tag, billiards and arcade games.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5 p.m.: New York happy hour. The New York City Alumni Club will host a “winter blues” happy hour at Brother Jimmy’s.
Tuesday, March 4, 6 p.m.: Career Networking Night. The College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with UD’s Career Services Center, will host Career Networking Night at the Trabant University Center. There will be opportunities for career conservations and networking with fellow alumni.
Wednesday, March 5, 5 p.m.: Philadelphia happy hour. Philadelphia Blue Hens will hold happy hour upstairs at the Black Sheep.
Wednesday, March 5, 6 p.m.: ‘Evening at Under Armour.’ Alumni are invited to “An Evening at Under Armour” at the company’s Baltimore headquarters. UD President Patrick Harker will be on hand to the event.
Saturday, March 8, 7 p.m.: Men’s crew alumni winter social. The UD Men’s Crew Alumni Association will host a winter social at the historic Malta Boathouse on Kelly Drive in Philadelphia.
Tuesday, March 11, 5 p.m.: Philadelphia ice hockey. Alumni are invited to join Philadelphia area alumni as the Flyers host the New Jersey Devils in an NHL game at the Wells Fargo Center. Meet before the game at McFadden’s at the Ballpark for complimentary appetizers and drink specials.
Wednesday, March 12, 4 p.m.: Art history grad student research. Alumni are invited to attend an evening of original research by UD art history graduate students. The presentations will be moderated by Camara Holloway, assistant professor of art history.
Wednesday, March 12, 5:30 p.m.: Boston Celtics game. The Boston Alumni Club invites alumni to a game between the Celtics and the New York Knicks at TD Garden.
Sunday, March 30, 9:30 a.m.: National Aquarium in Baltimore. Alumni are invited to a private immersion tour and breakfast at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The event offers a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility.
Sunday, April 6, 1 p.m.: Grape to plate. Blue Hens in the Reading, Pa., area are invited to a wine trail and culinary adventure at the Pinnacle Ridge Winery in Kutztown.
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