As with last year's entering freshmen, UD alumni are holding special events for new Blue Hens in the Class of 2017.

Alumni activities

Alumni invited to send off new Blue Hens during special events

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9:03 a.m., July 12, 2013--The University of Delaware Office of Alumni Relations invites alumni to welcome new Blue Hens during a series of new student send-off events being held across the country.

Currently, events have been scheduled from Philadelphia to San Francisco.

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Alumni activities

Cultural activities featuring dance, art and theatre are on the calendar for University of Delaware alumni in November and December.

For more on the events, see the website.

Additional information about send-offs and other alumni activities follows:

Thursday, July 18, 5:30 p.m.: Chicago networking. The Chicago Alumni Club hosts networking happy hour the third Thursday of each month.

Thursday, July 18, 6 p.m.: Houston happy hour. UD alumni will meet at the Royal Oak Bar and Grill for specials and the company of fellow Blue Hens.

Saturday, July 20, 11:30 a.m.: New student picnic in Washington, D.C. UD alumni will gather at Quincy Park in Arlington, Va., to welcome new Blue Hens. There will be food, games and giveaways.

Sunday, July 21, 4 p.m.: New student send-off in south Florida. Alumni in Fort Lauderdale are invited to congratulate incoming freshmen in UD’s Class of 2017.

Saturday, Aug. 3, 1 p.m.: New student send-off in Pittsburgh. Alumni will welcome incoming freshmen and new UD graduates during a picnic at North Park in McCandless Township.

Saturday, Aug. 3, 5:30 p.m.: Baltimore Blue Hens. A crab feast honoring incoming freshmen from Baltimore and new UD graduates moving to the city will be held at Oregon Ridge State Park.

Saturday, Aug. 3, 6:35 p.m.: Baseball series: Salisbury. The alumni summer baseball series continues at Arthur Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md., home of the Delmarva Shorebirds. There will be a buffet and fireworks.

Saturday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m.: Alumni Day at Dewey Beach. For the fifth year, Blue Hens can enjoy UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach, where there will be food, music and prizes.

Sunday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.: Baseball series: San Francisco. Alumni will gather at AT&T Park in San Francisco for a baseball game between the Giants and the Baltimore Orioles. There also will be brunch at Ironside.

Sunday, Aug. 11, 3 p.m.: New student send-off in Philadelphia. Alumni, students and families are invited to Bourbon Blue to send off freshmen in the Class of 2017.

The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of several of these events.

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