South Florida Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Winterfest Boat Parade & Dinner with South Florida Blue Hens

Saturday, December 15, 2018 | 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Residence Inn Ft. Lauderdale Intracoastal/IL Lugano | 3333 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Cost: $75
Limit 4 tickets per party.
Open to alumni & their guests (21 years+).
Includes reserved seating, open bar, and all-you-can-eat buffet.

Join South Florida Blue Hens for Winterfest, up close and personal! We have reserved seating on the waterfront deck overlooking the Intracoastal. Free Parking.

Our buffet dinner includes:
Fresh Dinner Rolls • House Caesar Salad • Ceviche • Shrimp Alfredo Pasta • Beef Short Ribs
• Roasted Chicken • Rice Pilaf • Mashed Potatoes • Sauteed Vegetables • Italian Olive Oil Cake • Assorted Holiday Cookies

Special thank you to the UD Alumni Association for sponsoring this event.

Refund deadline: December 1 at 4:00 p.m. Registration deadline: Sunday, December 7.

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Delaware to the World: Fort Lauderdale & Sarasota

Tuesday, February 5 | 5:30 p.m. | Westin Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, February 7 | 5:30 p.m. | Ritz-Carlton Sarasota

UD faculty is bringing to Florida a variety of intriguing, groundbreaking topics of interest to every Blue Hen! Join us for these TED Talk-style interactive sessions whose topics range from innovations in healthcare and cyber security to penguins and sharks. The cost for each evening is $20 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine.

Faculty and Topics:

Fort Lauderdale:

  • Life After Stroke: Options in Neurorehabilitation | Darcy Reisman
  • Prognosticating Penguins: Climate Change in Black and White | Matt Oliver
  • I've Just Seen a Face: The Preservation of Our Photographic Heritage | Debra Hess Norris


  • Parkinson's Potential: Wearable Technology for Mobility Support | John Jeka
  • Arm Yourself: Creating Cyber-Conscious Citizens | John D'Arcy
  • Sharks and Tunas and Billfish — Oh My! The Undersea Yellow Brick Road | Aaron Carlisle

For more information about all Delaware to the World events, speakers and topics and to register, visit Delaware to the World.

Refund deadline: January 29 at 4:00 p.m.

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There are no events scheduled at this time; however we are busy planning more (see below for the list of our past events)!

If you have an idea for a great networking, social or sporting event or a service project, please contact Steve Dexter.

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Get Involved

The South Florida Alumni Club averages 6-8 events each year. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Rob Finkelstein, BE87
Vice President, Nick Cantore, BE73
Special Events Chair, Bryan Deptula, BE98
Young Alumni Chair, Lucie Rinker, BE15
Communications Chair, Open
Treasurer, Geoffrey Tully, BE08
Regional Giving Chair, Jennifer Falcone, AS93

Past Events Include:

NY Jets vs Miami Dolphins Football Game & Tailgate
Blue Hens at the Ballpark: Nats @ Marlins
I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour
Vintage Game Night at Silverball Museum
Campaign Tour Stops
Evening at Broward Center: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder"
Miami Dolphins Football Game & Tailgate
Evening Intracoastal Boat Ride with South Florida Blue Hens
Networking at the Square Grouper in Jupiter
Casino Night
Happy Hour at Batch Gastropub
Hard Rock - Fort Lauderdale Winterfest Boat Parade
An Evening of Conversations & Connections with the South Florida Alumni Club
Gallery Opening & Networking Event
Comedian Kathy Griffin at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Bottomless Brunch at the Wine Dive
Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins
An Evening of Comedy with the Iconic Jon Lovitz
Bass Museum of Art & SLS Hotel Happy Hour
Wine Tasting at Boynton Beach Wine Cellar
Happy Hour at Fado Irish Pub
Blue Hen Wine Tasting
Reception with UD President Patrick Harker
Colorado Avalanche vs. Florida Panthers Hockey Game
Ravens v. Dolphins Game
Wine Tasting at Boynton Beach Wine Cellar
UD Day of Service - Int'l Coast Cleanup in Boca Raton
Alumni Club Networking Event in Deerfield Beach
Meeting & Happy Hour at Lefty's Tavern, Coral Springs

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