Philadelphia Blue Hens and friends can connect with each other through events and the Philadelphia Blue Hen Network Facebook Group for camaraderie, networking, local advice and recommendations and sharing their mutual love for the University of Delaware. 


Join local events, organized by UD Blue Hen ambassadors in your region, that range from happy hours to family-friendly ice cream gatherings and museum tours to cheering on your favorite sports teams at the stadium. Many events are sponsored by the UD Alumni Association (UDAA), which allows them to be offered at discounted rates.


Want to be sure you're receiving email invites to local events? Make sure your contact information is up to date!

UPCOMING ALumni Events

In the Philadelphia Area? Get Involved & Volunteer

About the Philadelphia Blue Hen Network

Philadelphia Ambassadors

Meet the regional ambassadors who organize events and regularly post to the Facebook page about opportunities and events:

Kimmie Brogan, EG22

Kimmie Brogan, EG22
Philadelphia, PA
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Favorite UD Memory:
My favorite UD memories were joining the University of Delaware Figure Skating Team and all of the experiences that came with that! One of my favorite memories was our team hosting nationals in 2019 and placing second in the country. During my four years on UDFS I made lifelong friends and memories I will cherish forever.

Jessi Gerowitz, AS16
Audubon, NJ
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Favorite UD Memory:
Executing the Walk The Moon concert my senior year along with the SCPAB board was the most amazing way to wrap up my four years at UD.

Ryan McWilliams, BE08

Ryan McWilliams, BE08
Baltimore, MD
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Favorite UD Memory:
Becoming a founder of not one but TWO fraternities on campus (one social and one academic), Pi Kappa Phi and Delta Sigma Pi. My schedule was always busy and hectic trying to fit everything in and make time, but I made memories I wouldn't trade for anything.

Andrew Rosenbloom, BE99

Andrew Rosenbloom, BE99
Collegeville, PA

Brandon T. Witt, EG13

Brandon T. Witt, EG13
Philadelphia, PA
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UD Fun Fact:
I attended seven straight Alumni Weekends!

Regional Blue Hen Ambassador Volunteer Description

Plan events.

Arrange details such as event location, date/time, venues, vendors, speakers, etc. Work as a team to meet deadlines in submitting proposals and funding requests.

Connect online.

Utilize Facebook groups to interact with your community, market events, and encourage Blue Hens to engage with the University of Delaware.

Participate in volunteer meetings.

Attend regular meetings with other ambassadors in your region to brainstorm and plan events. Hear from DAR staff to learn about upcoming programs and initiatives, UD news, and events.

Serve as a point of contact.

Provide your photo, email, or LinkedIn to be featured on the UD Alumni webpage, so alumni in your area can connect with you or ask questions.

DAR staff will provide support in planning and marketing your event.

The University of Delaware Alumni Association (UDAA) funding assistance will be available for select regional events, reviewed on a quarterly basis.

Time is dependent upon the number of events you and your fellow ambassadors plan. We recommend meeting on a monthly basis to discuss events and roles. You may participate as your schedule allows.

Resume building. Gain new experiences and skills while serving as a volunteer.

Network. Connect with Blue Hens alumni, friends, parents, students, and faculty and staff.

Invitations to participate in unique opportunities are offered exclusively to ambassadors.

Fun! You’ll socialize with other Blue Hens while enjoying an array of events!

Resources for Network Ambassadors:


  • Use the event request form to request the assistance of the DAR Alumni Engagement team to register attendees and promote your alumni event.
  • Submit a Satellite Assistance Program (SAP) form for financial assistance from the Alumni Outreach Committee of the University of Delaware Alumni Association (UDAA).
  • Use this projected budget template for planning



Get In Touch: 

  Leslie Lundgaard, Regional Alumni Programs