Kent & Sussex Counties Alumni Club

Upcoming alumni events:

Dewey Day

Saturday, August 8, 2015

2:00 p.m. Ivy (136 Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach, DE 19971), then Northbeach
5:00 p.m Bottle & Cork

Cost: $15, includes 1 drink ticket per venue (3 total), food at Ivy & Northbeach, and Bottle & Cork cover charge
(Ages 21+ only)

Wristbands: Required for perks; handed out at Ivy to pre-registered alumni & their guests.

Important: Register early, as only pre-registered guests receive the event perks-- all walk-ins must pay separately for food, drinks, and the Bottle & Cork cover charge.

Join Blue Hens for the seventh year as we celebrate all things UD in Dewey Beach. We will start at Ivy at 2:00 p.m. 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 Split Decision/Blue Label/Fish Out of Water at 5:00 p.m.

A raffle for great UD swag will be held at Ivy, so don’t be late!

Refund deadline: July 31, 2015

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New Student Send-Off with the Kent & Sussex Co. Alumni Club (Milford)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Bicentennial Park - Bicentennial Park Pavilion (Northeast Front Street, Milford, DE 11963)

Free. Registration is required for planning purposes.

Join the Kent & Sussex County alumni club to welcome the Class of 2019 to the roost. Picnic fare will be provided for registrants and their guests along with ice cream from the UDairy! It's a fun way for them to meet fellow freshmen, find carpool mates, receive helpful advice from alumni and get excited to attend UD! Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend as well.

University staff will also be in attendance.

Thanks to the UD Alumni Association for their support of this event. Pre-registration is suggested. Those who don't pre-register may still attend and register at the event.

Dare to Care: Beach Cleanup & Reception with Kent & Sussex Alumni Club

Sunday, September 13, 2015

10:30 a.m.: Beach Cleanup at Delaware Seashore State Park (39415 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, meet in the Conquest Road parking lot)

11:30 a.m. - Reception at Starboard (2009 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971)

Cost: Free (please register for planning purposes)

Please join us for our semi-annual beach cleanup along our adopted section of the Delaware Seashore State Park, just south of Dewey Beach.

We will collect trash along the beach to rid the coastline of debris. DNREC will provide plastic gloves and trash bags. Immediately following the cleanup, we will go to the Starboard to enjoy appetizers and a cash bar.

All attendees are asked to wear UD colors to show their Blue Hen pride.

See map here.

The UD 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! 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:

  • 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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