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THE E-NEWSLETTER FOR DREXEL ALUMNI / APRIL 2013 · SPECIAL EDITION
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Michael Conti Special Edition Details in Brief

Click the video for a preview of the April 2013 Drexel Details alumni e-newsletter, hosted by Michael Conti, a graduate of the classes of 2000 and 2003 and a member of the Alumni Association Board of Governors.

Then, check out the stories below for more information on the Global Night of Networking and Alumni Weekend!

Global Night of Networking is Tomorrow!

The Global Night of Networking is less than 24 hours away and the countdown is on! Last-minute registrations are still coming in and we're well on our way to meeting our attendance goal of 1,390! If you haven't signed up yet, visit us online and find a reception near you. >>

And join us for the Global Night of Networking online by tuning into our 24-hour Virtual Site throughout the day beginning at 6 a.m. EDT tomorrow. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. A full schedule for the Virtual Site including Alumni Career Service programs, an insider's look at the campus master plan, campus videos, and more can be found here.


Golden DragonsClass of 1963
50-Year Reunion Activities

The Class of 1963 will celebrate its 50-year Reunion with special commemorative events including a Welcome Breakfast, the Golden Golden Dragon Society Induction and Awards Ceremony, a Class Photograph, the Golden Dragon Society Luncheon and a Campus Bus Tour.

Whether your experience was at D.I.T, Hahnemann or Woman's Medical College, we hope you will join us and share your Dragon pride as we celebrate your 50-year Reunion on Friday, May 3. The entire Drexel community is excited to welcome you back to campus! All Golden Dragons from the Class of 1962 and prior are welcome to attend. >>

Brand New Event!
The Dragon's Lair Alumni Lounge and Buffet

We're transforming the Paul Peck Alumni Center into a lounge open for all alumni and complete with card games, beverages and a buffet dinner. Feel free to stop by any time between 5 and 8 p.m. to hang out with friends, old and new. >>

Alumni Wine Pairing Dinner Features Farm-to-Table Cuisine and Local Wines

Reserve a spot for this popular annual dinner where guests will enjoy a three-course farm to table menu prepared and served by Drexel students. Each course will be paired with carefully-selected local wines. >>

University City 5K21st Annual University City 5K Run Benefits the Nicholas P. Pipino Memorial Scholarship

The University City 5K Run is dedicated to the memory of Nick Pipino, a Drexel student who was murdered in 1992. Proceeds go directly to the memorial scholarship established in his name, which benefits Drexel students in need. Lace up your running shoes and support a great cause, or line the race route to cheer on alumni, students and friends! >>

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Brand New Event!
Alumni Scavenger Hunt and Lunch

Explore Drexel's campus and our University City neighborhood in our Alumni Scavenger Hunt! Whether you grab your friends and family or join us on your own, you're sure to have a day to remember! Prizes include a Nintendo Wii U™ Game System for the first-place Alumni Family Team, and four $50 Visa Gift Cards for the first-place Adult Alumni Team.

Even if you don't participate in the Scavenger Hunt, all alumni are invited to join in the post-hunt excitement at our lunch, which will feature door prizes, music and food, along with fun and games for kids ages 12 and under. >>

Alumni Association Awards Ceremony Honors Drexel Alumni and Students

Celebrate the achievements of Drexel alumni and students as the Alumni Association Board of Governors presents the Alumni Association Awards, Scholarships and Outstanding Student Awards. Members from several of the University's colleges and schools will also honor graduates of their programs with awards. >>

Silver DragonsCheers to the Class of 1988 Silver Dragons

All members of the Class of 1988, including graduates from Hahnemann and the Medical College of Pennsylvania, are invited to raise a glass to commemorate their 25-year Reunion at this festive reception where the class will be inducted into the Silver Dragon Society. The induction will wrap up just in time to head across the street for the University Gala! All Silver Dragons from the Class of 1987 and prior are welcome to attend. >>

Dance the Night Away at the University Gala

The University Gala is a celebration not to be missed! With great food and even better entertainment, alumni and friends will dine, drink and dance throughout the night, capping off another amazing Alumni Weekend. This year we will start things off with a cocktail reception and dancing from 6 to 7 p.m. The dance floor is sure to be packed as Midnight Hour treats the crowd to hits from their days at Drexel and today! The Gala is a festive party, complete with a three-course dinner from 7 to 8 p.m., soft drinks, and a beer and wine open bar. Cocktail attire is requested and all guests must be 21 years of age or older. >>

College of Medicine Alumni Weekend and Reunion Celebrations

It's time to celebrate your reunion from the Drexel University College of Medicine! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to refuel your imagination and foster your relationships with friends both old and new. Call a classmate and make plans to meet in May to celebrate and be a part of the fun at Alumni Weekend!

Check out the calendar below for College of Medicine Alumni Weekend events or click here for full event descriptions, as well as hotel, parking and shuttle information, and a slideshow from Alumni Weekend 2012.

For information on 50th Reunion activities for the Hahnemann University and Woman's Medical College Classes of 1963, held from May 15 to 17, click here.


Complete Alumni Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2013 Saturday, May 4, 2013

Class of 1963 Welcome Breakfast
The Great Court, Main Building
9 to 10 a.m.

Class of 1963 Golden Dragon Society Induction and Awards Ceremony
Main Building Auditorium
10 to 11:30 a.m.

Class of 1963 Photograph
The Great Court Staircase, Main Building
11:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Golden Dragon Society Annual Luncheon
Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center
12 to 2 p.m.

Campus Bus Tour
Departing and returning outside the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
2:30 to 4 p.m.

Dragon's Lair Alumni Lounge and Buffet
Paul Peck Alumni Center
5 to 8 p.m.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Alumni Mixer
City Tap House
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

LeBow Night at the Phillies
Citizens Bank Park
Pre-Game Reception: 5:35 p.m., Game: 7:05 p.m.

Hillel Shabbat and 3rd Annual Alumni Networking Dinner
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
Reform and Conservative Service Options: 6 p.m., Shabbat and Networking Dinner: 7 p.m.

College of Medicine Event: "A Philadelphia Affair"
Student Activity Center, Queen Lane Campus
6 to 9:30 p.m.

Annual Alumni Wine Pairing Dinner
The Academic Bistro, Paul Peck Problem Solving and Research Center
7 to 9 p.m.

21st Annual University City 5K Run Benefitting the Nicholas P. Pipino Memorial Scholarship
Outside the 33rd Street Armory
Runner Check-in: 8:30 a.m., Race Start: 9:30 a.m.

Drexel Newman Alumni Gathering
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
9:30 a.m.

College of Medicine Event: Back to the Future of Medical Education
Queen Lane Campus, Room A-1
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Personal Finance with Mary Caraccioli, MBA '08, host of "Mary Talks Money"
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Registration and Brunch: 10 a.m., Discussion: 10:30 a.m.

Alumni Scavenger Hunt and Lunch
North Gym, Daskalakis Athletic Center
Registration: 10:30 a.m., Hunt: 11 a.m., Lunch: 12:30

Pi Kappa Phi Alpha Upsilon Chapter 80th Anniversary Picnic
Chapter House
12:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tours Hosted by the Office of Enrollment Management
Admissions Visit Center, Main Building
1:30 to 3 p.m.

College of Medicine Event: Deans Award Luncheon
Student Activity Center, Queen Lane Campus
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Alpha Pi Lambda Alumni Meeting and Senior Send-off
216 N. 33rd Street
Meeting: 2 p.m., Send-off: 3 p.m.

College of Medicine Event: Queen Lane Campus Tour
Main Lobby, Queen Lane
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Goodwin College Irick Society Awards and Reception
The University Club, MacAlister Hall
Awards Ceremony: 3:30 p.m., Reception: 4:30 p.m.

Alumni Association Awards Ceremony
Paul Peck Alumni Center
4:30 to 6 p.m.

Class of 1988 Silver Dragon Reunion Celebration for Drexel University, Hahnemann and the Medical College of Pennsylvania
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

University Gala
Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center
6 to 10 p.m.


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