Kent & Sussex Counties Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour

Wednesday, May 9  |  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Crooked Hammock  |  36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes, DE 19958

Alumni clubs across the country will host happy hours to celebrate I Heart UD Giving Day. Join fellow UD alumni, parents and friends in your region for networking and to show your love for UD!

Cost: Free. Appetizers are included. Other food and drinks are available for purchase.

Registration closes May 8, 2018.Please register so we have a head count; however, walk-ins are welcome (once you’re there, just find a club member to sign in).

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Cape Water Taxi Sunset Cruise

Friday July 20
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Cape Water Taxi  |  107 Anglers Road, Lewes, DE 19958

Cost: $15

Join us for an evening of fun and amazing views of the sunset on the Delaware Bay.

We will travel by private charter out into the bay to watch the sunset. If we are lucky, we may even see some of our local aquatic life (dolphins and whales). Light refreshments will be provided on the cruise. Bottled water will be available. This is a BYOB event.

Parking will be available at the dock. Additional parking is available in the town of Lewes.

Thanks to the UDAA for their generous support of this event!

Refund deadline is July 6, 2018. Registration closes July 20, 2018. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? The Kent & Sussex Alumni Club is very active and averages 9-10 events annually. 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 alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:
President, Shanté Stargell-Hastings, EG00
Vice President, Carole Baker, EHD89
Special Events Chair, Deirdre McCartney, AS98
Young Alumni Chair, Open
Communications Chair, Karen Wright, EG82
Treasurer, Open
Regional Giving Chair, Open

Applications Being Accepted for Board Positions

To be considered for any of the club's board positions, email your resume and a statement of interest to applications@UDconnection.com. The statement should touch on your potential contribution to the club, volunteer experience and how you have stayed involved with the UD community since graduation.


Past events have included:

  • Cooking Class at Big Fish Grill
  • Holiday Tea & Show at the Milton Theater
  • Georgetown Historical Tour
  • A Day in Kent & Sussex: Botanical Gardens, Beach Clean-up and Brews
  • Pints & Paddles
  • Sushi 101 Class
  • Beach Time Distilling Tour and Tasting
  • Wind Turbine Tour at UD's Lewes Campus
  • All-You-Can-Eat Crabs
  • UD Athletics Beach Party
  • Cape Water Taxi
  • Dare to Care: Beach Cleanup & Reception
  • Big Fish Grill Cooking Demo & Class
  • Dewey Day
  • Semi-Annual Beach Cleanup & Starboard Fun
  • A Day in UD's Master Garden Demonstration Garden
  • Dare to Care Service Project: Beach Cleanup & Starboard Reception
  • Zwaanendael Museum & Irish Eyes Reception
  • Dinner and a Movie: Polar Express
  • Big Fish Grill Cooking Class
  • Tourists @ Shorebirds
  • Pints and Paddles
  • Blue Hen Happy Hour and Trivia
  • U-Pick & Family Picnic at T.S. Smith & Sons Farms & Orchard
  • UD Day of Service: DE Seashore State Park Beach Clean-up
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • Shorebirds Baseball Game
  • Blue Hens at Hopkins Farm
  • Private cooking class at Big Fish Grill, Rehoboth Beach
  • Blue Hen concert at Savannah Inn, Lewes
  • Poetry reading and wine tasting at Nassau Valley Vineyards
  • Day at T.S. Smith and Sons Farm, Bridgeville
  • "AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
  • UD Day of Service, various service events county-wide
  • UD Alumni at Delmarva Shorebirds Baseball
  • Networking Happy Hour at Gary's Dewey Beach Grill
  • Southern Delaware Beach Cleanup
  • Private cooking class at Big Fish Grill
  • Volunteering at Whatcoat Shelter
  • Trivia Night at Doc Magrogan's, Dover Downs
  • Bus Trip to Washington, DC and The White House Holiday Tour
  • Nassau Valley Vineyards Tour and Tasting
  • Alumni gathering at Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth
  • Holiday reception at Dover Downs with UD President Pat Harker

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