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February 24
Pittsburgh Wine Tasting
Duquesne Club,
Pittsburgh, PA

February 24
Drexel vs Towson
Towson Center Arena,
Towson, MD

February 27
Networking Breakfast
The Radnor Hotel,
Saint David's, PA


March 1
Networking Lunch
Estia Restaurant,
Philadelphia, PA

March 2-5
CAA Championship
Richmond Coliseum,
Richmond, VA


March 3
Florida Luncheon
Vinoy Resort,
St. Petersburg, FL


March 8-10
CAA Championship
Univ. of Delaware,
Newark, DE


March 10
SoE Development Series
Korman Center,
Philadelphia, PA


March 24
NYC Gallery Tour
Anton Kern Gallery,
New York City, NY


March 27
Networking Breakfast
The Radnor Hotel,
Saint David's, PA

March 27
Sharks Ice Hockey
The Shark Tank,
San Jose, CA


March 29
SPAMALOT
The Academy of Music,
Philadelphia, PA


March 30
CNHP Alumni Reception
Loews Annapolis Hotel,
Annapolis, MD


May 4, 5 & 6
Alumni Weekend
Drexel Campuses,
Philadelphia, PA


May 5
University City 5K
Drexel Main Campus,
Philadelphia, PA


 

 

 

 

 

 








 

 










 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 



Feel the Fire at the CAA Basketball Championship
Tickets available for the CAA Men's and Women's Basketball Championship
Men's Basketball Championship
Cheer Coach Bruiser Flint and the Dragons March 2 to 5 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, click here.
Women's Basketball Championship
Join alumni in cheering on the Dragons March 8 to 11 at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. For more information, click here.

Two Doctoral Programs Ranked Among Top Ten Nationwide
Drexel University’s doctoral programs in clinical psychology and materials science and engineering (MSE) were ranked among the top ten programs in their disciplines nationwide according to the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index, a research initiative partly funded by the State University of New York at Stony Brook and produced by Academic Analytics. The rankings were reported in the January 12 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. More.

 

Drexel Featured on Public Television’s College Bound
Drexel University has sponsored the new season of College Bound, WPSJ-TV’s program of advice and information for prospective college students and their families. The show premiered on January 14 will air in 13 weekly episodes covering every aspect of the college search and admissions process. Viewers will learn how to prepare to meet the academic and financial challenges of higher education and to make the best of the college experience. College Bound can be viewed on WPSJ-TV throughout southern New Jersey, Delaware, Cincinnati and in more than two million Pennsylvania homes via PCN (Pennsylvania Cable Network). More.



Men’s Basketball at Towson
Cheer on the Dragons as they take on the Tigers of Towson University in an exciting conference showdown on Saturday, February 24. Join alumni at 10:30 a.m. in the Towson Center Arena for an alumni breakfast before the noon tip-off. For more information, click here.





Drexel Education Alumni Association Professional Development Series
Join the School of Education Alumni Association on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and explore the field of technology and teaching through two hands-on seminars. Earn ACT credits while developing skills in using technology for optimum student learning. The seminars will be held in the Korman Computing Center on the University City Main Campus. Complimentary breakfast and box lunches will be provided. For more information, click here.



Monty Python's SPAMALOT
Laugh with us on Thursday, March 29, at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.  Experience “a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits, and one legless knight " at Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the 2005 Tony Award-Winning musical "lovingly ripped off from the musical picture "Monty Python and the Holy Grail". Meet at Estia Restaurant for an alumni reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. Few tickets remain so register today. For more information, click here.



CNHP Annapolis Alumni Reception
Join fellow alumni of Hahnemann University, Woman’s Medical College, the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions programs on Friday, March 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. Reconnect and network over complimentary hors d`oeuvres and beverages. For more information, click here.



Save the Dates, Alumni Weekend 2007
Join classmates, friends, and faculty May 4, 5 & 6 for Blue and Gold Days Alumni Weekend. Welcome young alumni and honor our Golden and Silver Dragon reunion classes of 1957 and 1982. Top off the weekend and celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the University Gala with the fabulous Greaseband. Check your mailbox or visit www.drexel.edu/ia/blue for further information.

Are you a member of the Class of '57, '62, '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92, '97, or 2002?  If so, we are looking for interested alumni to help spread the word to bring fellow classmates back to campus for Alumni Weekend.

Not a reunion year?  We need you, too!  Bring back members of your class, student activity, or Greek organization. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumrel@drexel.edu.


Register Today for the 15th Annual University City 5K Run
Lace up your sneakers, bring out the family and assist a student with funding their Drexel education during our 15th Annual University City 5K Run. The run will be held on Saturday, May 5, at 11 a.m. in conjunction with Alumni Weekend.

Unable to run? Show your support and make a scholarship donation.  For further information on the race and scholarship details, please visit www.univcity5k.org, or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS.

 




Alumni Networking Breakfast at The Radnor Hotel
Join the Alumni Club of Chester and Delaware Counties on Tuesday, February 27, for an alumni networking breakfast at The Radnor Hotel in St. Davids, Pennsylvania.  Enjoy the Radnor's award-winning breakfast buffet while learning about "Becoming a STAR Consultant" with Fred Kaplan, MBA, CBM '83, director of Financial Consulting at Relevante, Inc. For more information, click here.

Be sure not to miss the last breakfast in our series:
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
- "Efficient Breach vs. Sincerity of Promising: A Collision of Law, Economics and Business Norms" with Chapin Cimino Cody, J.D., associate professor of Law at the Drexel University College of Law.


Pittsburgh Winter Wine Tasting

Theresa and Christian Snavely, Jr. '49 cordially invite you to to join them at the Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh for a winter wine tasting and reception on Saturday, February 24, from noon to 3 p.m. Enjoy catching up with friends and neighbors while tasting a variety of different wines. For more information, click here.

 


Philadelphia
Networking Luncheon: “A Conversation on Networking”
Where will you find your next client or key connection? If you are not sure of the answer, join us for “A Conversation on Networking” on Thursday, March 1, at 11:30 a.m. Let Steven Smolinsky, renowned author and marketing professional, show you how to find, develop, and maintain relationships for business and life while enjoying lunch at Estia, Philly’s own Greek Mediterranean restaurant. For more information, click here.



West Coast Florida Alumni Luncheon
Experience elegance, style and grace at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club on Saturday, March 3. Located on the Tampa Bay waterfront, the Vinoy is a fine example of 1920's Mediterranean Revival architecture that has earned a National Register of Historic Places designation. Visit with Selcuk Guceri, Dean of the College of Engineering, and hear Jeff Lyash '84, President & CEO of Progress Energy discuss Florida's Energy Resources. For more information, click here 

 


New York City Gallery Tour
Join alumni on Saturday, March 24, as we experience Chelsea, the world's center for contemporary art. Meet at Anton Kern Gallery at 3:30 p.m. to embark on a two-hour guided tour through eight of the most fascinating and varied exhibits and galleries. Explore paintings, sculptures, electronic media and photography by American and international artists. For more information, click here.

 



Swim with the Sharks! 
Join the Alumni Club of Northern California in the Shark Tank on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. as the San Jose Sharks face off against the L.A. Kings in one of the most anticipated games of the season. View the action from a private suite on the Penthouse Plaza level while enjoying dinner and beverages throughout the game.  For more information on the club and to register for the game, click here.


Regional Clubs
Drexel offers a wide array of great events for alumni across the country. Visit our events and programs calendar to see the complete schedule or to register online for any number of upcoming events.

Visit our regional programs Web page to find a club near you. If you are interested in getting involved with planning
programs and events in your area, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumrel@drexel.edu.



Drexel Athletics
Are you a sports enthusiast? If so, you can take pride in your alma mater as the Drexel Dragons travel from state to state competing against some of the country's toughest teams. For more information on the athletics program, click here.

Get in ... Get started ... Get ahead ... with inCircle!
Join our growing online alumni community by building your own network of classmates and friends
.  Register today for Drexel’s online alumni networking tool, inCircle. Staying in touch has never been so easy! 

Register by clicking here and completing the simple registration form using your Alumni ID [:O1/0000123456:]
and you’re on your way to making your Drexel connections using inCircle. Questions or need help getting started? Call the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or e-mail alumrel@drexel.edu.

DragoNet
Search the online alumni directory, post and view class notes, and register for permanent email forwarding. Membership is exclusive and free to alumni. Signing up is easy. Click here for more information. Your temporary password can viewed in the inCircle article above.

Alumni International Travel Program
Join Drexel as we head to wonderful new destinations in 2007. Traveling with Drexel graduates through our partnership with Alumni Holidays, Inc. is a bonus you will not want to miss.

Mark your calendar and save the date for these destinations:

Russia's Golden Ring, May 27-June 6, 2007
Scandinavian Discovery, July 19-29, 2007
Sardinia and Corsica with Rome, September 7-17, 2007
Chianti in a Tuscan Villa, October 14-22, 2007

For more information on any of the listed trips, click here .

Alumni Cards
Your alumni card is your key to campus: access the University libraries, Korman Computing Center or the Daskalakis Athletic Center (membership fees apply); and receive alumni discounts at the Mandell Theater box office. For more information, click here.

Stay in touch!
Be sure that you receive invitations of upcoming events in your area, the alumni magazine and updates regarding your alma mater. To update your contact information, please click here.

Drexel Graphics Online Networking Group
The alumni of the Graphic Design program would like to invite you to to take part in DrexelGraphics, an online networking group, created especially for Graphics Alumni. Alumni will be able to network, post jobs, learn about upcoming events and exchange professional advice. For more information contact Eric Zempol '93 at zetadesign@aol.com or click here.

Drexel University College of Medicine E-Mentoring Program
College of Medicine e-mentoring connects students and alumnae/i through online resources. It provides a way for students to correspond with alumni about career issues, shadowing experiences and life as scientists and physicians. Questions may be directed to Patty Comey at the Alumni Office, 215.255.7341, or Marie Hartman at the Office of Student Affairs, 215.991.8219.

 
End of Drexel Details, Friday, February 23, 2007