Philadelphia Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Blue Hen Happy Hour with the Philadelphia Alumni Club

Thursday, August 24

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tir Na Nog (1600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)

Cost: $5; plus cash bar, parking

Join fellow UD alumni and friends for a summer happy hour at Tir Na Nog, just steps from the Suburban and PATCO Stations. Specials include $1 off all draft beers, $4 domestic bottles, and $2 off all glasses of wine. So come mingle and have a drink — we'll be providing the appetizers — and see what your fellow Blue Hens have been up to this summer!

We strongly recommend registering for this event in advance, however, walk-ins are welcome! Please check-in at the table.

Refund deadline is August 17, 2017.

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

Registration closes August 22, 2017. Registration is encouraged so we have a head count, but walk-ins are welcome.

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Philadelphia Blue Hens Welcome to the Neighborhood

Thursday, September 14
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Strangelove's (216 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107)

Cost: $7 preregistration, $10 at the door; includes first drink and appetizers

Welcome to the Neighborhood, new Blue Hens! Join the Philadelphia Alumni Club in welcoming new and relocated alumni to the area. Over drinks and appetizers at Strangelove's, we'll share our knowledge of Philly and stories of our time at UD. Register today to let us know you are planning to attend.

Additional drinks are pay-as-you-go with specials that include $4 select craft beers, $5 wine, and $5 select cocktails.

Refund deadline is September 7, 2017.

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

Registration closes September 13, 2017. Registration is encouraged so we have a head count, but walk-ins are welcome at the increased price.

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Joe Biden's American Promise Tour

Wednesday, November 15
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Kimmel Center Academy of Music (300 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102)

Join Vice President Joe Biden, AS65, during his American Promise Tour, a series of conversations that will go beyond the 24-hour news cycle and 140-character arguments to connect friends and neighbors around the topics that matter most.

Tickets for the American Promise Tour go on sale July 28, but University of Delaware alumni may get early access to all events during the pre-sales window by using code DELAWARE. Presales begin Tuesday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time. For more details visit www.JoeBidenBook.com.

Cities where you may see Vice President Biden on the American Promise Tour include:

November 13 – New York, NY – Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
November 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Kimmel Center Academy of Music
November 17 – Washington, D.C. – Warner Theatre
November 18 – Miami, FL – Miami Book Festival
November 19 – Nashville, TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center
November 20 – Schenectady, NY – Proctors Theatre
November 25 – Nantucket, MA – Mary P. Walker Auditorium
November 27 – Westbury, NY – NYCB Theatre at Westbury
November 30 – Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
December 2 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
December 3 – Seattle, WA – Benaroya Hall
December 4 – Boston, MA – Wilbur Theatre
December 7 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
December 8 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
December 9 – Minneapolis, MN – Orpheum Theatre
December 10 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theater
December 11 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater
December 13 – Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Theater
December 14 – Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at the US Cellular Center

Blue Hen Meet & Greet

The Blue Hen Meet & Greet portion of this event is sold out, but you may still purchase tickets for the main event at www.joebidenbook.com.

Your special ticket includes access to reserved seating for the talk; a brief meet & greet after the event with Vice President Biden and a Blue Hen group photo; and a copy of Vice President Biden’s forthcoming memoir, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose (a $27 value, on sale November 14 from Flatiron Books).


Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? The UD Philadelphia Alumni Club 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, Evan Wilbert, EG10
Vice President, Open
Special Events Co-Chair, Caitlin Rambo, BE11
Special Events Co-Chair, Ryan Burns, BE09
Young Alumni Chair, Megan Rudolphi, BE13
Communications Chair, Stephanie Goddard, AS13
Treasurer, Jackie DiColo, AS10
Regional Giving Chair, Jonathan Klein, AS07


Past events have included:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks @ Philadelphia Phillies
  • The Dad Vail Regatta with Men's Crew Alumni & Friends
  • Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Philadelphia Flyers
  • Colorado Avalanche vs. Philadelphia Flyers
  • Virtual Networking: Healthcare Professionals in Greater Philadelphia
  • A Day at the Please Touch Museum
  • Phillies Game & Reception
  • Reception and Behind the Scenes Tour at the Adventure Aquarium
  • Happy Hour & Canned Good Food Drive in Rittenhouse Square
  • A Day at the Please Touch Museum
  • Dallas Stars vs. Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Game & Reception
  • Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate
  • Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies
  • Islanders vs. Flyers Ice Hockey Game
  • Philadelphia Orchestra Tour, Reception & Concert
  • Pacers vs. 76ers Basketball
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood at Misconduct
  • “Battle of the Blue” at Philabundance
  • Soul Football Game
  • UD Alumni Tent at the Dad Vail Regatta
  • Toronto Blue Jays vs. Phillies Baseball Game & Pre-Game Reception
  • Philadelphia Dare to Care: Volunteer with Walk MSPhiladelphia Dare to Care: Volunteer with Walk MS
  • NJ Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Game & Reception
  • Happy Hour at The Black Sheep
  • Happy Hour & Ice Skating
  • Philabundance Challenge of the Blue: UD vs. Villanova
  • Happy Hour at Kildare's Manayunk
  • Blue Hen Attorney Networking Event
  • Oktoberfest Happy Hour
  • UD Day of Service: Volunteer at PA Horticulture Society Fall Garden Festival
  • Happy Hour at Tietra Restaurant
  • Philly Union Game & Tailgate
  • UD Alumni at the Dad Vail Regatta
  • Phillies Game & Party Tent Reception at Citizens Bank Park
  • Flyers Game & Reception
  • Happy Hour and Games at Buffalo Billiards
  • UD Family Day at Please Touch Museum
  • Happy Hour & Quizzo at Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse
  • Food Packing with Villanova at Philabundance
  • UD Day of Service at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
  • UD Saturday Symposium: Picturing Poe, Brandywine River Museum
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach, DE
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  • Happy Hour at Alfa American Tavern
  • Philadelphia Union v. D.C. United Game & Tailgate
  • UD Alumni at the Phillies
  • Academy of the Fine Arts Private Tour & Reception
  • Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Game & Reception
  • Family Day at the Please Touch Museum
  • UD Alumni at Ladder 15
  • UD vs. Drexel Men's Basketball Game & Gathering at New Deck Tavern
  • Yards Brewing Company Tour
  • College Day at AT&T National Golf Tournament
  • UD Alumni Day at Dewey Beach

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