Drexel Men’s Basketball at The Palestra
The Office of Alumni Relations and Drexel Athletics cordially invite you to attend two of the most anticipated basketball games of the upcoming season. Join alumni and friends as we head to The Palestra on Tuesday, November 21, as the Drexel Dragons take on the Penn Quakers and on Saturday, December 2, for a show down against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. For more information, click the links above.
University Posts Largest Enrollment in 115-Year History
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Joan McDonald, recently announced Drexel’s total headcount to be 19,845 students, the largest in the University’s history. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Drexel is 14th in enrollment among private, not-for-profit institutions. Universities ahead of Drexel include George Washington (24,092); Penn (23,305); Northeastern (22,932); and Columbia (21,648). Drexel is ahead of schools such as Cornell (19,518); Stanford (18,836) and Johns Hopkins (18,626). More
DUCoM Black Tie White Coat Ball
The Drexel University College of Medicine’s Annual Black Tie White Coat Ball will be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s event, featuring musical group Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, will benefit research, prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in women and children. For more information, contact the DUCoM communications department at 215.255.7330.
The Women's Education Program's 10th Anniversary Special
Join the Drexel community on Tuesday, December 5, as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Women’s Education Program. Welcome keynote speaker Sandra Bloom, M.D., as she presents Health and Wellness in a Traumatized Society, Violence, Gender Differences, and Self-Care: Foundations to Promote Success. The program will be held on the Queen Lane Campus and will begin at 5:30 p.m., with a reception to follow. For more information, contact Winnie Jones at email@example.com.
The 44th Annual Marion Spencer Fay Award
Be our guest on Monday, December 4, as Drexel's Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership invites alumni and friends to the presentation of the 2006 Marion Spencer Fay Award to M. Cristina Leske, M.D., MPH, DSc, and the first Lifetime Achievement Award to Janet Rowley, MD. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia. For more information or to confirm your attendance, contact the Drexel University College of Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.255.7373.
Opening Night at the Holiday Pops!
Spend an enchanted evening with alumni and friends as Peter Nero and the Philly Pops present Holiday Pops! Join President Constantine Papadakis for a pre-performance reception at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Rooftop Garden at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13. Enjoy premium seating for the opening-night holiday concert at 8 p.m. Limited seating. Reserve your tickets today. For more information, click here.
Annual Alumni Holiday Turkey Project
On Thursday, December 14, the Office of Alumni Relations will continue the tradition and sponsorship of our Holiday Turkey Project. For over 30 years the Alumni Association has organized this event in an effort to support Drexel's neighborhood communities. Last year, donations from Drexel alumni and friends made it possible to provide a record 2,400 turkeys so families in need could enjoy festive holiday meals. The request for turkeys is greater than ever this year, and we need your support. Donations of $30 will help 2-3 families and $50 will help 4-5 families.
Please take time now to support this worthy cause by making your gift online. For Drexel University, visit www.drexel.edu/ia/giftsonline (Under 'Special Instructions' enter 7C1). For the Drexel University College of Medicine, visit www.drexelmed.edu/alumni (under 'Special Instructions' enter 7A5). For more information or to learn how to volunteer, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com.
"Tutankhamun and The Golden Age of the Pharaohs "
Uncover the treasures of "Tutankhamun and The Golden Age of the Pharaohs" as this exhibition makes its final stop in a four-city U.S. tour. Join President Papadakis on Thursday, February 22, 2007, at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia at 6 p.m. for an alumni reception followed by your private timed entrance into the exhibit beginning at 8 p.m. For more information, click here.
Monty Python's SPAMALOT
Laugh with us on Thursday, March 29, 2007, 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 SPAMAOLT, the 2005 Tony Award-Wining 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. For more information, click here.
2006/2007 Basketball Season
Are you a basketball fan? If so, join alumni and the rest of the Drexel community as we cheer the Dragons to victory during the 2006/2007 basketball season. Follow the teams as they travel the country competing for victory. For more information on when the Dragons will be in a city near you, click here. For ticketing information, click here.
Philadelphia Beer and Cheese Tasting
Want to impress your guests this holiday season? Join us on Thursday, November 30, for a little sip and a little nibble at this fun and casual evening. Mingle with fellow alumni as you sample an assortment of DiBruno Brothers’ artisanal cheeses and antipasti paired with Victory Brewing Company’s microbrews beginning at 6 p.m. Professional staff will be on hand to discuss their products and provide handy tips for flavorful entertaining. For more information, click here.
Montgomery County Fall Alumni Gathering
Catch up with friends and old classmates at our 2nd annual Fall Alumni Gathering on Monday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. Join us as we feature appetizers, cash bar and door prizes at the Wild Onion in Rosemont, PA. Stay and cheer on the Eagles as they take on the Carolina Panthers. Kickoff at 8:30 p.m. For more information, click here.
Alumni Night with the Atlanta Thrashers
Drexel is coming to Blue Land! Gather with fellow alumni and friends on Saturday, December 9, at Philips Arena to cheer on the Atlanta Thrashers as they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in one of the most exciting games of the season. Join us at 6 p.m. in the "Attack Twice" Suite for an alumni reception prior to the 7 p.m. face off. Interested in getting your MBA? Then join us at 5 p.m. for a LeBow College of Business information session. For more information, click here.
Chester & Delaware Counties Winter Networking Breakfast Series
Join the Alumni Club of Chester & Delaware Counties for our networking breakfast series returning this winter at The Radnor Hotel. Enjoy the Radnor's award-winning breakfast buffet along with prominent alumni and University speakers. Click on each of the dates below for more information and to register:
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
"Building Customer Communities to Win the Market"
with Scott Feldman '88, Director for the Global Community Ecosystem at SAP America, Inc.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
"Becoming a STAR Consultant"
with Fred Kaplan '83, Director of Financial Consulting at Relevante, Inc.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
"Judicial Independence and the Bottom Line"
with Chapin Cody, Associate Professor at the Drexel University College of Law
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Swim with the Sharks!
Join the Alumni Club of NorCal in the Shark Tank on Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 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 Alumni Club of NorCal, click here.
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. If you are interested in getting involved with planning programs and events in your area, contact the Alumni Relations office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Alumni Weekend Class Chairs
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, scheduled for May 4, 5 and 6, 2007, or for the Drexel University College of Medicine 50-year reunion, scheduled for May 16, 17 and 18.
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 email@example.com.
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 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 the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. It is our intent to offer you the highest quality travel experience through our partnership with Alumni Holidays, Inc. Traveling with Drexel graduates 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
Sardinia and Corsica with Rome, June 15-26, 2007
Scandinavian Discovery, July 19-29, 2007
Chianti in a Tuscan Villa, October 28-November 5, 2007
For more information or to add your name to our travel list, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or email@example.com.
Gain access to W. W. Hagerty Library or the Korman Center and acquire membership discounts at the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center. 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 regarding 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 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.