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March 21
Florida Spring Training
Bright House Network Field,
Clearwater, FL


March 23
Networking Luncheon
The Union League,
Philadelphia, PA


March 24
CoM Alumni Reception
Hyatt Regency,
Chicago, IL


March 28
Networking Breakfast
Radnor Hotel,
Saint Davids, PA

March 30
San Jose Sharks Game
HPC Stadium,
San Jose, CA

April 13
ACE Alumni Reception
Hyatt on the Waterfront,
Philadelphia, PA

April 5
COEAA Beer Fest 2006
Bossone Center,
Philadelphia, PA


April 13
CoM Alumni Reception
Marriott Downtown,
Philadelphia, PA


April 27
Networking Luncheon
The Union League,
Philadelphia, PA

April 28
Alumni at the Ballpark
PNC Bank Park,
Pittsburgh, PA


May 5-7
2006 Alumni Weekend
Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA


May 6
University City 5K
Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA


May 18
Networking Dinner
The Union League,
Philadelphia, PA

June 11
Alumni Meet King Tut
The Field Museum,
Chicago, IL

July 14
NorCal at the Ballpark
AT&T Park,
San Francisco, CA


October 7
Dragonboat Festival
Schuylkill River,
Philadelphia, PA


 

 










 






 

 

 

 

 

 


 



14th Annual University City 5K Run
Help support a worthy cause and take part in a Drexel tradition. The 14th Annual University City 5K Run benefiting the Nicholas P. Pipino Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held on May 6, 2006. The run starts at 11 a.m. and will begin and end at 32nd and Chestnut Streets. Your participation will help us raise the funds to offer $15,000 in scholarship money to Drexel students.

Click here to register today
Race day registration opens at 9 a.m.

$15 registration fee (includes race t-shirt)

Awards, scholarship winners and refreshments immediately following the race.


Reality Show Filmed at Drexel Set to Air
Back on Campus, an Endemol USA reality show that was filmed on the University City Main Campus last spring will premiere on the ABC Family channel on April 8 at 10 p.m. Two 30-minute episodes will be shown every Saturday night on ABC Family beginning at 10 p.m. Back on Campus follows four Drexel undergraduates and their parents, who had the opportunity to experience college life at the University with their children. For more information on the show, click here.


Television Management Graduate Program Accepting Applications for Fall
Allen Sabinson, dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, has announced that the College has a few remaining openings for the fall 2006 Paul F Harron Television Management Graduate Program class. "Students can enroll on a full or part-time basis, for either a standalone MS in Television Management or as a dual MS/MBA degree in conjunction with LeBow College of Business,” said Sabinson. “In addition, we are expanding the scope of the program to encompass not only television, but also new media, to reflect the changing media industry."

For more information about the program, click here, or by contact Howard Homonoff, program director, at 215.895.2180 or hbh24@drexel.edu.

Spring Events Hosted by Women in Business
The Women in Business from the LeBow College of Business recently announced a series of events for interested members of the Drexel community. Two of the upcoming events include a Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the DAC. For more information e-mail, wib@lebow.drexel.edu. The 2nd Annual Tea is set for Thursday, May 4 at 5 p.m. in the Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery in the Main Building. Join in this great networking program complete with tea, sconces and conversations with members of the LeBow community. For more information, click here.

Drexel Delta Zeta Chapter Wins ABC Campus Invasion Contest
Drexel's Epsilon Zeta chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority was the grand prize winner of the ABC Daytime Campus Invasion Competition. Last fall, ABC selected 15 universities across the country to see who could host the best soap opera viewing party. Sixty groups from universities such as Penn, USC and San Francisco State were given the same budget and materials to create the best viewing experience on their campuses. Epsilon Zeta produced a series of events based around All My Children and created a scrapbook that demonstrated their enthusiasm for ABC Daytime programming. As the grand prize winner, Epsilon Zeta will be visited on campus by ABC Daytime stars. The visit will be filmed and aired nationally on ABC the week of April 10.



College of Medicine Alumni Reception in Chicago
The Drexel University College of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Office of Alumni Relations cordially invite you to attend an alumni reception hosted by Norman A. Johanson, M.D., chair of orthopaedic surgery, on Friday, March 24 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. The reception will be held in conjunction with The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2006 Annual Meeting. For more information, click here.

COEAA Celebrates Beer Fest 2006
On Thursday, April 5 at 6 p.m., join the College of Engineering Alumni Association in celebrating Beer Fest 2006. Sample seven different brews provided by Victory Beer and enjoy Philly cheesesteaks and quality networking at the meet and greet in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center’s third floor atrium. To pre-register contact Bill Bartow at william.bartow@dlapiper.com. The cost is $5 for COEAA members or $10 for non-members. Not a member?  To join contact Maria Papa at Maria.A.Papa@drexel.edu.

College of Medicine Alumni Reception in Philadelphia
The Drexel University College of Medicine and the Office of Alumni Relations cordially invite you to attend an alumni reception hosted by Richard V. Homan, M.D. dean of the college of medicine and senior vice president for health affairs, on Friday, April 7 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in room 413. The reception will be held in conjunction with The American College of Physicians Annual Session. For more information, click here.

ACE Alumni Reception
Are you a graduate of the BSN Accelerated Career Entry Program? If so, please join us for an ACE Alumni Reception on Thursday, April 13, 2006 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Hyatt on the Waterfront, 201 S. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Attendees will enjoy an evening of catching up with classmates in the Washington Room. Please RSVP by April 3 to Kathleen Martz at 215.762.2066.

Blue & Gold Days Alumni Weekend
Join us on May 5 -7 as we bring you back to campus, Philly style. Participate in many new and exciting events including the all alumni Wine Pairing Dinner, Golden Dragon Society Luncheon, Family Picnic with the Philadelphia Zoo, Couples Champagne Reception, Sports Fans Rally, Interfraternity 75th Anniversary Reception, and Gala Dinner featuring The Fabulous Grease Band. Be sure to check out Sunday's events, which include the Interfaith Service, University Jazz Brunch and trip to the opera.

Look for your invitation in the mail! Register by March 17 and receive an exclusive early registration gift. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Alumni Meet King Tut in Chicago

Take a step back into ancient Egypt to experience history like it has never been seen before-through the eyes of King Tut as the nationally acclaimed Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibit continues on it's 27-month U.S. tour. Take part in this adventure on Sunday, June 11 in Chicago. Mingle with alumni before the exhibit at an alumni brunch buffet "fit for a king" at The Field Museum. For more information, click here. For details on the exhibit, click here.

5th Annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival
Build team work, spirit and pride on Saturday October 7 while rowing on Drexel’s Dragon Boat Team. The festival will be held from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Help us win the Collegiate Championship for the third year running. Registration deadline for participation on the team is Friday, June 16. For more information, click here.

Alumni International Travel Program
Join Drexel as we head to Andalucía! On May 22-31, 2006, alumni will embark on a discovery of the natural beauty and exotic architecture of the Spanish Mediterranean. The trip includes deluxe hotel accommodations, three meals per day and quality cultural and educational experiences . For more information or to request a brochure contact Alumni Holidays at 1.800.323.7373.


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 with your friends from Drexel has never been so easy!
 

Registration is quick and 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 Drexel Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or e-mail alumrel@drexel.edu
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Phillies Spring Training
On Tuesday, March 21, the Drexel University Florida West Coast Alumni (DUFWCA) invites you to take part in a day at the ballpark with the Phillies in Clearwater, FL for spring training. Bright House Network Field, a classic Floridian architectural style field, is adjacent to Carpenter Field on the West side of US Highway 19. Join us at 1:05 p.m. as the Phillies take the field against the Detroit Tigers. For additional information, call club president Chuck Lutton at 352.684.1428.

Philadelphia Networking Luncheon Series
Throughout the winter and spring, the Alumni Club of Philadelphia offers a series of luncheons with presentations from local business leaders chosen to help you learn how to best develop and strengthen your entrepreneurial skills. Join us for one or all. Luncheons will be held at The Union League of Philadelphia from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Thursday, March 23, 2006
“The Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship—Incubating Ideas, Entrepreneurs and Companies” with Mark P. Loschiavo, executive director and senior executive in residence of the Lebow College Of Business
and Terri McIlhenney, associate director at the Baiada Center. For more Information, click here.

Thursday, April 27, 2006
“My Marketing Isn't Working and I Don't Know Why?!” This is an introduction to "Reality Marketing™” with Mike Lieberman LCoB '88, MBA '90, co-founder of Square 2 Marketing in Doylestown, PA. For more information, click here.

Chester & Delaware Counties Networking Breakfasts at the Radnor
Join the Alumni Club of Chester & Delaware Counties on Tuesday, March 28 from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at The Radnor Hotel in Saint Davids, PA as we explore "The Dynamics of Outsourcing", featuring Chirantan V. Bhatt '98, evaluation manager for SAP America, Inc. For more information, click here.

To view pictures of our past breakfasts, visit the Alumni Club of Chester & Delaware Counties Group on inCircle!

Alumni Cheer on the San Jose Sharks
Enjoy an evening of NHL hockey on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. and cheer on the San Jose Sharks as they fight for victory against the Phoenix Coyotes at the ‘Shark Tank’. Enjoy the game from the Penthouse Plaza in the HP Pavilion. Each attendee will receive dinner and two drink tickets while watching the game. For more information, click here.

Pittsburgh at the Ballpark
Join us on April 28 as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Philadelphia Phillies at PNC Park. Catch us before the game at 6 p.m. for an alumni pre-game reception in Picnic Park, located inside the stadium along the Allegheny River. The reception will include hot dogs, nachos, cookies and beverages and each attendee will receive a free hat. The game begins at 7 p.m. with fireworks to follow. Seats are located in Section 108 at the first baseline. Tickets are limited, so register early! Look for your invitation in the mail. For more information, click here.

"The Dragon's Guide to Success" Philadelphia Networking Dinner
On Thursday, May 18, the Alumni Club of Philadelphia is pleased to offer alumni "An Inside Look at Today's Job Market" and an opportunity to network over dinner. Join us at 5:30 p.m. at McCormick and Schmick's, where we will welcome guest speakers Sally Stetson, MS, AWCoMAD '83 of Salveson Stetson Group, Inc.; Peter Franks, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel University’s Steinbright Career Development Center; and Kevin Cashin, University Recruitment Account Manager. For more information, click here.

Northern California Alumni Cheer on the Home Team
Join alumni on Friday, July 14 at AT&T park to watch the San Francisco Giants take on the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch will be thrown at 7:15 p.m. Seats are located under the 3rd base overhang, Section 128. Catch us before the game at 5:30 p.m. for an alumni tailgate, look for Drexel signs near the entrance to the park. Watch for your invitation in the mail. For more information or to register, contact Jim Gravesande at jgraves@bart.gov.

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 our upcoming events.

Visit our Regional Programs Web page to find a club near you.


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 at the beginning of this newsletter.

Alumni Cards
Gain access to W. W. Hagerty Library or the Korman Center, acquire membership discounts at the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center, take advantage of special insurance programs, and much more by signing up for a Drexel Alumni Card. For more information click here.

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

Drexel University College of Medicine E-Mentoring Program
This addition to the Drexel University College of Medicine Program connects students and alumnae/i through email. It provides a way for students to correspond with you about career issues, shadowing experiences and life as scientists and physicians. If interested, please complete the online registration form by clicking here. Questions may be directed to Patty Comey at the Alumni Office 215.895.0983 or Marie Hartman at the Office of Student Affairs 215.991.8219.

 
End of Drexel Details, Wednesday, March 15, 2006
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