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Drexel University Blue and Gold Days Alumni Weekend, May 2 and 3, 2008

Chart your course for Blue & Gold Days Alumni Weekend 2008 on May 2 and 3, and return to campus for a true Drexel adventure!

Reminisce and reconnect with friends and classmates while exploring the exciting events and programs we have planned. There are many fun activities for you to choose from. Look below to find out more about what we have in store for you!

Golden Dragon Luncheon

Golden Dragon Class of 1958 50-Year Reunion
Friday, May 2, 2008 | Breakfast, 9 a.m.; Photo, 11 a.m.; Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All members of the Golden Dragon Society are invited to join the Class of 1958 in honoring it's 50th reunion. Class members will enjoy an informal breakfast in the Paul Peck Alumni Center followed by a class photo on the Great Court Staircase and a luncheon in Behrakis Grand Hall where they will be inducted into the Golden Dragon Society.

Young Alumni Happy Hour

Young Alumni Happy Hour at Cav's
Friday, May 2, 2008 | 6 to 8 p.m.

Graduates from the Classes of 1998 through 2007 are invited for a Young Alumni Happy Hour downstairs at Cavanaugh's. Head to Cav's and raise your glass with fellow young alumni while you enjoy happy hour drink specials, complimentary appetizers and relive your days as a Drexel student.

Sports Fans of the '50s

Sports Fans of the '50s Biennial Reception and Luncheon
Rally & Reception: Friday, May 2, 2008 | 7 to 10 p.m.
Luncheon: Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Sports Fans of the '50s invite all Drexel athletes, fans and friends to join them to remember Drexel days on and off the field during their biennial celebration. Enjoy a reception at the Vidas and Buckley Fields on Friday evening and a luncheon Saturday afternoon at the Bossone Research Enterprise Center.

University City 5K Run

16th Annual University City 5K Run
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | Race Registration, 9 a.m.; Start, 11 a.m.

Lace up your running shoes for the annual University City 5K Run. Formerly the Nick Pipino Run, the Run benefits Drexel students through the Nicholas P. Pipino Memorial Scholarship Fund. Marathon runners, leisurely strollers and spectators are all encouraged to participate. After the race, join us in the Quad for awards presentations and the Alumni Family Picnic. For more information on the Run, click here. Runners, click here to register.

Alumni Family Picnic

Alumni Family Picnic
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | Noon to 2 p.m.

Gather with fellow alumni and their families for our afternoon picnic in the newly-renovated Quad. Enjoy food, friends and fun with activities and entertainment sponsored by Drexel's colleges and schools. Kids and grandkids can become explorers with a scavenger hunt for Drexel treasures and exciting prizes. For more information on the Alumni Family Picnic, click here.

Silver Dragon Reception

Silver Dragon Class of 1983 25-Year Reunion
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 4 to 5:30 p.m.

The Class of 1983 is invited to return to The Jailhouse, now the site of the Bossone Research Enterprise Center, to celebrate its 25th reunion. Class members will be inducted into the Silver Dragon Society with a pinning ceremony commemorating this special occasion.

2007 Outstanding Senior Award Recipients with President Papadakis

Alumni Association Awards Ceremony
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 4 to 5:30 p.m.

All are welcome to join President Papadakis and members of the Alumni Association Board of Governors in honoring alumni and students as the recipients of the 2008 Alumni Association Awards. Following the ceremony, join guests and fellow alumni for the Alumni Cocktail Reception in the Great Court.

Alumni Cocktail Reception

Alumni Cocktail Reception
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Reminisce about your days on the Great Court staircase at our complimentary cocktail reception in the Main Building. Celebrate with classmates and friends before heading to the University Gala for dinner and dancing.

University Gala

University Gala
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 7 to 10 p.m.

Batten down the hatches and top off the weekend at our University Gala dinner-dance! Join friends, both new and old, for our buccaneer bash with a three-course dinner followed by an evening of dancing to the sounds of Soul Purpose, "Philly's hottest 11-piece dance band."

Dress is cocktail attire. Must be 21 years old to attend.

Click below to register today!
Visit www.drexel.edu/alumni for a complete listing of Alumni Weekend events, hotel and parking information, and to see who's already signed up. For additional information, contact the Alumni Office at 1.888.DU.GRADS, 215.895.ALUM or alumni@drexel.edu.

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Find treasures at these other Alumni Weekend events and programs ...

LeBow College of Business Center for Research Excellence: CEO Agenda
Thursday, May 1, 2008 | Panel Discussion, 6 p.m.; Reception, 7:30 p.m.

Join Dr. George P. Tsetsekos, dean, LeBow College of Business; Dr. V.K. Narayanan, associate dean for research; LeBow College of Business alumni, friends and faculty and our host committee as the LeBow College of Business unveils the findings of a groundbreaking research study that addresses the various challenges facing CEOs. For more information and to register, click here.

Drexel Hillel Alumni Wine & Cheese Reception and Shabbat Dinner
Friday, May 2, 2008 | Reception, 5 p.m.; Shabbat Service, 6:15 p.m.; Shabbat Dinner and Dessert, 7:15 to 9 p.m.

Join current Jewish students at the third annual Drexel Hillel Reception and Dinner honoring the 10th anniversary year of the Judaic Studies Program with a special guest speaker from the Children of Holocaust Survivors. Following the Alumni Shabbat Celebration, a special dessert reception is planned in honor of the 13th anniversary of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Programming will be provided for those with younger children in attendance.

College of Engineering Retirement Celebration for Dr. Roger Doherty
Friday, May 2, 2008 | Reception, 5:30 p.m.; Dinner and Honors, 6:30 p.m.

Join Dean Selcuk Guceri and the College of Engineering in celebrating the retirement of Dr. Roger Doherty, A. W. Grosvenor Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, with a special dinner in his honor. A portion of the dinner's reservation fee will benefit the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Endowment Fund in honor of Professor Doherty.

LeBow Business and Engineering Program Unveiling
Friday, May 2, 2008 | Panel Discussion, 6 to 7:30 p.m.; Reception, 7:30 p.m.

Join Dean George P. Tsetsekos and Dr. Darrell Radson, Decision Sciences Department chair, along with business and engineering alumni, faculty and staff as LeBow College of Business unveils its new Business and Engineering curriculum (formerly Commerce and Engineering) with an alumni panel discussion and a networking reception. For more information and to register, click here.

College of Engineering Champagne Brunch
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Engineering alumni and guests are invited to join this annual champagne brunch and learn how the College of Engineering continues to grow. The brunch will be held in the state-of-the-art Edmund D. Bossone Research Enterprise Center, designed by I.M. Pei.

Goodwin College of Professional Studies Awards
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 2 to 4 p.m.

Join the Goodwin College of Professional Studies for the Mary S. Irick Society Awards Ceremony, celebrating the achievements and contributions of Goodwin and Evening College graduates and faculty.

The School of Education Presents: Innovations in Learning Technologies
Saturday, May 3, 2008 | 2 to 4 p.m.

Alumni and families are welcome to join the School of Education as they discuss the latest in learning technologies that are shaping the field of education. A reception will follow.

Alumni Ambassadors Information Session and Mini-Training
Sunday, May 4, 2008 | 9 a.m. to Noon

The Alumni Ambassador Program provides you with a flexible, unique opportunity to answer questions from prospective students and visit college fairs on behalf of the university. Join us for a training session in the Anthony J. Picture Gallery of the Main Building.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Activities
For a listing of activities and events planned for Fraternity and Sorority Life alumni during Alumni Weekend, click here.

And much more!


Click below to register today!
Visit www.drexel.edu/alumni for a complete listing of Alumni Weekend events, hotel and parking information, and to see who's already signed up. For additional information, contact the Alumni Office at 1.888.DU.GRADS, 215.895.ALUM or alumni@drexel.edu.

Click Here for More Information and to Register

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