Homecoming Week 2013 offers variety of events for UD alumni
5:18 p.m., Oct. 6, 2013--Homecoming Week 2013 is approaching and University of Delaware alumni are invited to return to campus for a wide variety of activities.
The week will be held Oct. 7-13, with events including the UD Alumni Association Outstanding Alumni Awards and the UD football game against Albany on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Delaware Stadium.
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New this year, there will be a game day Goalpost Party for alumni.
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Other alumni activities are as follows:
Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m.: Philadelphia Blue Hen Attorney Networking Event. This inaugural Blue Hen Attorney Networking Event with the Philadelphia Alumni Club (open to attorneys and current students) will include open bar, hors d'oeuvres and a panel discussion.
Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m.: School of Public Policy and Administration Homecoming Kick-Off Alumni Social. Kick off your UD Homecoming festivities, renew old friendships and meet new acquaintances in the company of fellow Blue Hens from the School of Public Policy and Administration.
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m.: Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory Grand Opening and Dedication. Explore the new ISE Lab and visit with the students and faculty who are benefiting from this transformative addition to UD campus.
Thursday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.: HRIM 25th Anniversary Gala. The Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management 25th anniversary gala.
Friday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.: Blue Hens at the Hershey Gardens Pumpkin Glow. Join alumni and families to marvel at 150 uniquely carved, illuminated pumpkins along the garden path on this gentle stroll through one of the nation's leading gardens.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.: American Moderns Saturday Symposium: What Does Modern Mean? Alumni and the general public are invited to this event, hosted by UD Friends of Art History and the Delaware Art Museum, to tour the exhibition American Moderns, 1910 – 1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell and hear talks by experts.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m.: Brew Hens Tour, Tasting and Lunch at Port City Brewing Company. Port City Brewing Company in Alexandria, Va.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m.: Post-Regatta Happy Hour with the Boston Alumni Club. Join Boston Blue Hens for a post-race happy hour at Tavern in the Square in Cambridge after the Head of the Charles Regatta.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m.: New Castle County Alumni Club Welcomes Class of 2013. Join alumni at 1984, Wilmington's hottest new taproom and arcade, for drinks, food and fun to welcome the newest UD graduates of the Class of 2013.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m.: Operations Management Alumni-Senior Connections Dinner. All Operations Management seniors and alumni are invited to attend this fourth annual dinner to network and share job prospects.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m.: Happy Hour with the Philadelphia Alumni Club. Join Blue Hens for happy hour with the Philadelphia Alumni Club at Kildare's in Manayunk.
Monday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m.: CEOE Alumni Gathering at Geological Society of America Meeting. Join faculty and alumni of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment for a special gathering in Denver, Colo.
Monday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.: Fighting Hate and Anti-Semitism: Abraham Foxman, national director, Anti-Defamation League. "Fighting Hate and Anti-Semitism: 100 Years of Experience and Still Learning," with Abraham Foxman, national director. Anti-Defamation League, is presented by the Kristol Center for Jewish Life/Hillel Foundation and Jewish Studies.
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 4 p.m.: "Education to Employment:" President's Leadership Series featuring Dr. Mona Mourshed. Dr. Mourshed, director of Global Education Practice, McKinsey and Company, presents "Education to Employment." Reception to follow.
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m.: Art History Graduate Student Lecture Series: Dr. Tim Barringer. Enjoy a lecture on UD’s Newark campus by Tim Barringer, the Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art at Yale University and senior fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of several of these events.
Photo by Mark Campbell