New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Life After UD: Navigating Life as a Young Alum in the Real World

Thursday, April 20
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Westin Wilmington (on the Riverfront) 818 Shipyard Dr, Wilmington, DE 19801

Cost: $20, plus cash bar after first drink

Looking to get ahead in your career? Looking to sharpen skills and network with fellow young alumni? This event was made for you!

Network and mingle with fellow alumni and juniors/seniors from the Lerner College who are hoping to stay in Delaware. You'll also have the opportunity to learn more about UD's new Alumni Virtual Engagement opportunities, the Lerner College of Business & Economics’ continuing education programs, Nationwide insurance discounts for UD alumni and Accelerate Delaware. A photographer will be present during the first hour to take professional headshots. The workshop sessions will follow the networking hour.

Your $20 fee will cover your first drink, hors d'oeuvres, headshot and two sessions. This program is being subsidized by UD's Young Alumni Programs.

Learn more about the session and speakers.

Refund deadline is April 17, 2017.

Registration closes April 20. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:
President, Open
Vice President, Megan Pettingill, AS10
Special Events Chair, Julie Derrickson, AS01
Young Alumni Co-Chair, Julia Dean, AS11
Young Alumni Co-Chair, Gary Ulrich, BE15
Communications Chair, Javonne Rich, AS12
Treasurer, Stacy Newman Crumley, AS04
Regional Giving Chair, Erica Kleiman, EHD15
Board Member, Victoria King, AS12


Past events have included:

  • UD New Castle County Young Alumni Happy Hour
  • Sushi Making 101
  • Service Happy Hour and Raffle
  • Family Farm Day
  • Blue Hens on the Bay
  • Phillies Game & Reception
  • Pasta Making and Dinner at CaffĂ© Gelato
  • A Day at the Delaware Children's Museum
  • Blue Hens Happy Hour and Pajama Drive
  • Dare to Care Brandywine Creek Cleanup
  • Dewey Day
  • Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate
  • New Student Send-Off
  • Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn
  • World Rowing Championships - UD Men's Crew Send-off and Fundraiser
  • 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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