Kent & Sussex Counties Alumni Club

Upcoming alumni events:

Pints and Paddles with Kent & Sussex Alumni Club

Saturday, July 26, 2014

2:00 - 3:45 PM - Kayaking
4:15 - 6:00 PM - Dogfish tour and tasting

Milton Boat Ramp (Broadkill River)
Dogfish Brewery (6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE)

Cost: $15 (includes: tour, tasting, and kayaking)

Join us for our first-ever Pints & Paddles tour! We'll meet at the Milton Public Boat Ramp and take a beautiful trip down the Broadkill River to see the sights and sounds of wildlife such as bald eagles, ospreys, herons, ducks, turtles, and more.

After we paddle out and back at our own pace, we'll drive 3 blocks to the Dogfish Head Brewery and enjoy a tour as well as 4 different samples of Dogfish craft beers!

Water and Gatorade are provided after kayaking and Uncle Paul's Lunch Box serves food for purchase at Dogfish. Pints and growlers are also available for purchase at Dogfish. All kayaking equipment is included, and the kayak trip is for all levels of fitness. Swimming is permitted in the Broadkill. Directions to boat ramp will be included in the confirmation email.

****Remember to bring your ID and CLOSED-TOE SHOES for the brewery tour.****

We will meet at the public boat ramp in Milton at 2:00 pm. Directions are as follows:

  • From Northern DE: Follow Rt 1 South. Once south of Milford, continue 14.6 miles then turn right onto Union St exit. Union St exit then becomes Union St. After driving for 3 miles turn left onto Chandler St. The boat ramp will be immediately on your right.
  • From Southern DE: Follow Rt 1 North. Continue past Five Points 2.7 miles and turn left onto Cave Neck Rd. Go straight on Cave Neck for 5.2 miles before turning right on Front St. After driving .7 miles on Front St, turn left onto Union St. Drive 150 yards and then turn left onto Chandler St just after the shops end. The boat ramp will be immediately on your right.

Refund deadline is is July 3.

Special thanks to the UDAA for sponosoring this event!

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Dewey Day

Saturday, August 2, 2014

2:00 - 3:30 PM - Ivy (136 Dagsworthy St.)
3:30 - 5:00 PM - Northbeach
5:00 PM - Bottle & Cork

Cost: $15
Open to Blue Hens and friends 21+ only.

Registration will close on July 28.

Join Blue Hens for the sixth year as we celebrate all things UD in Dewey Beach. We will start at Ivy at 2 pm for check-in, food and fun. The party will move to Northbeach for more food and drink before the final party starts at the Bottle & Cork for Jam session with Go Go Gadget/Fish out of Water/The Wildones at 5 pm.

All guests receive a drink ticket good for one free drink at each of the three venues, food at Ivy and Northbeach, and no cover or line to get into Jam Session at B&C. A raffle for great UD swag will be held at Ivy, so don’t be late!

NEW REGISTRATION POLICY: Only pre-registered guests will receive the event perks (food, drink ticket, no cover to B&C). No "walk-ins" will receive the event perks. Please spread the word and warn your friends! Alumni who have not pre-registered are allowed into the venues but will have to buy their own food and pay a cover charge at Bottle & Cork.

Refund deadline is July 16.

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Kent & Sussex New Student Send-off

Sunday, August 10, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Blue Hen Private Residence - address will be sent to attendees.

Cost: Free (please register in advance, as walk-ins will NOT be permitted)

Join the Kent & Sussex Alumni Club in sending off the newest Blue Hens to UD! Enjoy light fare - as well as UDairy ice cream - in a beautiful water-front setting.

We will exchange stories about UD and share advice with our newest Hens. This is a great opportunity for new students, parents, and alumni to connect - you won't want to miss it!


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Kent & Sussex Baseball Series: Tourists @ Shorebirds

Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:00 PM
Arthur Perdue Stadium
(6400 Hobbs Rd, Salisbury, MD)

Cost: $7

Join fellow UD families and friends for a night at the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium to cheer on the Delmarva Shorebirds! All attendees will enjoy the game from our private box. Each registration includes a game ticket and a food and beverage voucher. The game begins at 7:05 p.m.

Also - be sure to stick around for fireworks immediately following the game! Please indicate whether your food voucher is for a hamburger or hot dog (each voucher also comes with chips and a beverage).

Tickets are to be picked up at will call.

Refund deadline is June 22.

Thanks to the UD Alumni Association for their generous support of this event.

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The UD Kent & Sussex Alumni Club averages 9 - 10 events annually. Please sign up for email notifications when new events are posted for Kent & Sussex Counties at!

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If you are interested in a leadership role in the Kent and Sussex Counties alumni club, contact UD Alumni Relations at or at (302) 831-2341.

To be considered for any of the club's board positions, email your resume and a statement of interest to 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 alumni club events have included:

  • Dare to Care: semi-annual beach cleanup
  • 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
  • 2013 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
  • 2012 UD Day of Service, various service events county-wide
  • UD Alumni at Delmarva Shorebirds Baseball
  • New Student Send Off at Virden Retreat Center
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • 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
  • Annual UD Alumni Day at Dewey Beach
  • Alumni gathering at Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth
  • Holiday reception at Dover Downs with UD President Pat Harker



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