New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming events:

Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn

Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:30 PM

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant & Marina (605 2nd St., Chesapeake City, MD 21915)

Cost: $30 for Blue Hens & their friends
(includes painting supplies; food & beverages will be available for an additional cost)

Back by popular demand is the UD-themed Paint Night! Held at the Chesapeake Inn, this event is a great opportunity for alumni of different generations to connect over their shared interest of art—and the University of Delaware! Create your own masterpiece featuring a distinctive part of the UD campus—the Kissing Arches—while enjoying the company of fellow Blue Hens.

Food and drink will not be provided, but guests can order from the restaurant.

Refund Deadline: July 6, 2015

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World Rowing Under-23 Championships - UD Men's Crew Send-off and Fundraiser

Thursday, July 16, 2015

6:30 p.m. Kalmar Nyckel's Copeland Maritime Center (1124 E 7th St, Wilmington, Delaware 19801)

Cost: $15 (includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks)
Optional online donations are accepted.

Please join us for a celebration and send-off of the 2015 USA Lightweight Men's 4X (Quadruple Sculls). UD Lightweight rowers Michael Senf '17, Corey Brown '16, Andrew Kershaw '16, and Reid Cucci '17 are representing the United States at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on July 22 - 26, 2015. There will be a silent auction, rowing merchandise for sale and proceeds from the event will benefit the crew's fundraising efforts for their Bulgaria trip - which cost $3,500 per athlete.

A special thank you to the UD Alumni Association for sponsoring this event.

Refund Deadline: July 10, 2015

New Student Send-Off with the New Castle County Alumni Club

Sunday, July 26, 2015

1 - 3 p.m. Carpenter Sports Building (the "Little Bob"). The Carpenter Sports Building is located at the north end of campus on N. College Ave. between Main Street and Cleveland Avenue.

Free. Registration is required for planning purposes.

Join the New Castle County alumni club for an exclusive tour of the newly renovated Carpenter Sports Building and enjoy a complimentary scoop of ice cream from the Moo Mobile. 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.

The Little Bob, as it is affectionately known, was renovated in 2013 to better serve University of Delaware students. Tour the facility you will use often during your time on campus, and get excited for move-in with this fun and informal event.

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.


5th Annual Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate

Saturday, August 1, 2015

5:00 p.m. - Tailgate in parking lot
7:00 p.m. - Game

PPL Park (1 Stadium Dr., Chester, PA 19013)

$35 - Adults (game ticket & tailgate)
$10 - Tailgate only

Join the New Castle County Alumni Club for the 5th Annual Philadelphia Union soccer game and tailgate reception. Take advantage of the beautiful summer weather and company of UD graduates, during the tailgate before the game. After mingling, we will head inside PPL Park to watch 90 minutes of intense action on the pitch as the Union take on the New York Red Bulls.

Food will be provided at the tailgate, BYOB.

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

Refund Deadline: July 22, 2015

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The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. While there are no further events currently scheduled, we're busy planning more!

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Past alumni events include:

  • Welcome to the Neighborhood to the Class of 2015: Wilmington Crab Cruise
  • "Clay Date" at the Delaware Art Museum
  • Open Board Meeting
  • Valentine's Day Ice Skating
  • Family bowling
  • Tailgate Food and Beer Pairing
  • Fall Happy Hour at Two Stones Pub Naamans
  • Paint class at Timothy's
  • New Castle County Alumni Soccer: Rapids @ Union
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood Crab Cruise
  • Dare to Care at the Food Bank of Delaware
  • Happy Hou
  • BYOB Painting Class
  • Quizzo
  • Annual Open Board Meeting
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • NCCo Alumni Club Welcomes Class of 2013 to the Neighborhood
  • Tailgate Foods Cooking Demonstration
  • UD Day of Service
  • Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Reception
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • Class of 2017 New Student Send-Off and ISE Lab Tour
  • 2013 Philly Union Game & Tailgate
  • Happy Hour at Tyler Fitzgerald's, Wilmington
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza
  • Alumni volunteer at UDance
  • Cooking Class with Chef Dana Herbert ('98 BE)
  • UDAA Pre-game Event at Women's Basketball Home Game
  • Holiday Decorating Party at St. Michael's School, Wilmington
  • UD Football Watch Party at Grotto's Wilmington
  • 2012 UD Day of Service - NCC Alumni at Castle Hills Park
  • The Making of the Philadelphia Int'l Flower Show Presentation
  • Class of 2012 Welcome to the Neighborhood Event
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • UD Alumni at the Blue Rocks
  • Philadelphia Union v. D.C. United Game & Tailgate
  • Sweet & Savory Dough Class at Vita Nova
  • Happy Hour at the new Sheraton Wilmington South
  • Volunteering at Food Bank of Delaware, Newark
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza at Clayton Hall, Newark campus
  • Pasta and Sauces Cooking Demo at Vita Nova
  • Jan. 2012 Open Board Meeting & Happy Hour at Klondike Kate's
  • College Day at AT&T National Golf Tournament
  • UD Alumni Day at Dewey Beach
  • Tailgate Food Demonstration Class


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