Kent & Sussex Counties Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

UD Lewes Campus Wind Turbine Talk & Tour

Saturday, May 6
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

UD Hugh R. Sharp Campus (700 Pitlottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958)

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children 13 & younger

Join us for a fun and informative talk and tour of the University of Delaware and Gamesa Technology Corporation's 2-megawatt wind turbine, at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.

We'll meet at Cannon Lab for our talk with a wind turbine expert, then we'll walk out to the wind turbine to see it in action. It is huge! The tour and visit will take 60 minutes.

Feel free to also attend the Beach Time Distilling Tour and Tasting event directly after this event (separate registration required).

Registration closes May 1, 2017. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Beach Time Distilling Tour and Tasting

Saturday, May 6
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Beach Time Distilling (32191 Nassau Rd Unit #5, Lewes, DE 19958)

Cost: $15

Do you know what it takes to make fine spirits? Join us for a fun-filled tour and tasting at Beach Time Distilling in Lewes. Beach Time is a small craft distillery producing rum, vodka, gin and specialty and seasonal spirits. Find out which are your favorites!

Feel free to also attend the UD Lewes Campus Wind Turbine Talk and Tour directly before this event (separate registration required).

This event is open to alumni and their guests age 21 and older.

Registration closes May 1, 2017. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

The Kent & Sussex Alumni Club is very active and averages 9-10 events annually. There are no further events scheduled at this time, but we're busy planning more now!

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? 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, Shanté Stargell-Hastings, EG00
Vice President, Carole Baker, EHD89
Special Events Chair, Lindsay Steelman, AS10
Young Alumni Chair, Open
Communications Co-Chair, Deidre McCartney, AS98
Communications Co-Chair, Karen Wright, EG82
Treasurer, Paige Rubino, BE07
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 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:

  • 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
  • Semi-annual Beach Clean Up
  • Big Fish Grill Cooking Class
  • Tourists @ Shorebirds
  • New Student Send-off
  • Pints and Paddles
  • Dewey Day
  • 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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