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January 19
Alumni Day at the DAC
Drexel University,

January 24
Happy Hour and Food Drive
Urban Saloon,

January 24
Westphal Meet and Greet
Windfall Lounge,
New York, NY

January 26
Pediatric AIDS Concert
Drexel University,

January 27
NorCal Warriors Game
Oakland, CA

January 30
Drexel at GSU
Georgia State University,
Atlanta, GA

February 1
Modica Exhibit
Edwynn Houk Gallery,
New York, NY

February 2
Greeks Pack the DAC
Drexel University,

February 3
DUCoM Portrait Unveiling
Queen Lane Campus,

February 8
MAD Dragon Showcase
Drexel University,

February 9
Young Alumni at the DAC
Drexel University,

February 16
Drexel at Delaware
University of Delaware,
Newark, DE

February 17
Alumni at Women's Basketball
Drexel University,

February 23
Winter Wine Tasting
The Duquesne Club,

March 1
Drexel at Hofstra
Hofstra University,
Hempstead, NY

May 2 and 3
Alumni Weekend
Drexel Campuses,

July 2 to 15
Alumni Travel Program:
Ukraine and Romania

July 31 to August 8
Alumni Travel Program:
Ireland: Ennis

September 14 to 25
Alumni Travel Program:
Italy: Sorrento and Orvieto






















































Drexel Basketball Feel the Fire at the DAC
Join fellow Drexel alumni and cheer on the Drexel Dragons men's basketball team to victory at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Click the games below for information on alumni receptions at each game:

Saturday, January 19, 2008
Blue and Gold Alumni Day
11 a.m. reception, noon tip off vs. Hofstra

Saturday, February 2, 2008
Greeks Pack the DAC
4 p.m. reception, 5 p.m. tip off vs. Northeastern

Saturday, February 9, 2008
Young Alumni Day
3 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. tip off vs. Towson

Drexel Women's Basketball Alumni Day at Women's Basketball
Catch the action as the Drexel Dragons women's basketball team takes on the James Madison Dukes at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Sunday, February 17, 2008. Join fellow alumni for a pregame alumni brunch in the Hazem Maragah Hospitality Suite beginning at noon. The suite will remain open after the 1 p.m. tip off. Admission for kids under 12 is free! For more information, click here.

Paint Colors Drexel Interior Design Programs Ranked Among Top in the Nation
DesignIntelligence, a bimonthly journal published by Greenway Communications for the Design Futures Council, ranked Drexel's interior design programs among the top in the nation. The undergraduate interior design program is ranked 10th in the nation, while the graduate program is ranked 13th. In the eastern region, the undergraduate program is ranked fourth and the graduate fifth. More.

For the latest campus news and recent headlines, click here.

President Papadakis and Jeff Hyman '05 present award to Phil Garfinkle '83 Alumni Association Award Nominations
The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its annual Alumni Awards. Each year, the Alumni Association honors graduates who have made outstanding contributions to their profession, the community and to the university at the Alumni Association Awards Ceremony during Blue and Gold Days Alumni Weekend. To review award descriptions and submit a nomination, please click here.

Young Alumni Happy Hour Young Alumni Networking Happy Hour & Food Drive
Join Drexel, Harvard, Yale and UPenn alumni for an exclusive happy hour at the Urban Saloon Bar and Restaurant in Philadelphia on Thursday, January 24, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. Meet and network with young professionals and support the Collegiate Food Drive by bringing a canned food item for Philabundance. For more information, click here.

Dress Form Westphal Alumni-Student Meet-and-Greet
Hosted by the newly-formed Fashion and Design & Merchandising Department, the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will sponsor an Alumni-Student Meet-and-Greet on Thursday, January 24, 2008. Join alumni and students at the Windfall Lounge and Grill in New York City from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

AIDS Awareness Ribbon 15th Annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert
The Drexel University College of Medicine's 15th annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert will be held in the Drexel University Main Building on Saturday, January 26, 2008 from 6 p.m. to midnight. All alumni are invited to attend for an evening of entertainment, featuring drinks, appetizers and a silent auction. All proceeds support the St. Christopher Pediatric AIDS Clinic. For more information, contact Kevin Bernstien of Kim Tustison.

Drexel Basketball Join the Dragons on the Road
The Drexel Dragons will hit the road for men's basketball games across the country. Click the games below for information on alumni receptions at each location:

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
5:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. tip off

Saturday, February 16, 2008
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
12 noon reception, 2 p.m. tip off

Saturday, March 1, 2008
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
10 a.m. brunch, 12 noon tip off

Photo by Andrea ModicaProfessor Andrea Modica Photography Exhibition and Reception
The Drexel University Alumni Association and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invite alumni to enjoy a photography exhibition by Andrea Modica, associate professor of photography, on Friday, February 1, 2008 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York City and will feature a wine and cheese reception, as well as a brief talk by Professor Modica. For more information click here.

Doris BartuskaDrexel University College of Medicine Portrait Unveiling honoring Doris S. Bartuska, M.D.
The Drexel University College of Medicine will honor Doris S. Bartuska, M.D., WMC '54 with a portrait unveiling and reception on Sunday, February 3, 2008, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Queen Lane Medical Campus. Dr. Bartuska is emeritus professor of medicine in endocrinology at the Drexel University College of Medicine and was the director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism and professor of internal medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where she was also past president of the medical staff. For more information, download a copy of the invitation brochure here.

MAD Dragon RecordMAD Dragon Concert Showcase and Alumni Reception
MAD Dragon Records, Drexel's student-run record label, will host the MAD Dragon Concert Showcase on Friday, February 8, 2008, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Mandell Theater. The showcase will feature MAD Dragon artists, including The Redwalls, Matt Duke, Andre Lipke, The Swimmers, and The Takeover UK. Join fellow alumni before the concert for complimentary appetizers and drink specials at Ecco Qui Restaurant beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, click here.

CalculatorMentoring Opportunities with The Math Forum @ Drexel
The Math Forum @ Drexel is looking for mentors for its free online career and math mentoring program, the MathMentor. The MathMentor is designed to expand the students' career aspirations and help them to develop interest in math, science and technology. For more information click here.

Alumni WeekendSave the Date for Alumni Weekend 2008
Treasure your past and discover your future at Blue & Gold Days Alumni Weekend, scheduled for May 2 and 3, 2008. We are calling for volunteers to help spread the word from the Classes of 1953, 1958 and 1983; young alumni from the Classes of 1997 through 2007); and Sports Fans of the 50's. If you are not celebrating a reunion this year, we need you, too! Bring back members of your class, student activity or Greek organization. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@drexel.edu or click here.

Members of the Class of 1958: This year, we will gather submissions from your classmates for a class memory book. Look for more information in the mail soon!

For Drexel University College of Medicine 50-year graduates of the Class of 1958 and alumni of other reunion class years: Contact the Drexel University College of Medicine Office of Alumni Relations at medical.alumni@drexel.edu or click here for more information.

ItalyGrab Your Passport for Our 2008 Alumni Travel Program
Join fellow alumni as we head to exciting new locations with our Alumni Travel Program in 2008. Each trip offers educational opportunities in beautiful locations worldwide. Click here for more information on our upcoming destinations, including Ukraine and Romania (July 2 through 15), Ireland: Ennis (July 31 through August 8) and Italy: Sorrento and Orvieto (September 14 through 25).

Interested in receiving the latest information and brochures on our travel program? E-mail alumni@drexel.edu with your address to be added to the list.

warriorsNorthern California Alumni Night at the Warriors vs. Knicks Game
Watch as Drexel alumnus Malik Rose '96 and the New York Knicks take on the playoff contending Golden State Warriors on January 27, 2008, at 4 p.m. in the ORACLE Arena in Oakland, CA. The event, hosted by the Alumni Club of Northern California, will include a pregame courtside shoot-around and the opportunity to enter the arena before the doors open to the public. For more information, visit www.norcaldrexel.org.

WinePittsburgh Alumni Winter Wine Tasting
Terri and Chris Snavely '49 invite alumni to join them for a Winter Wine Tasting and Reception on Saturday, February 23, 2008 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Carnegie Room of the historic Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh. Enjoy a variety of wines and appetizers with fellow alumni at one of the finest clubs in the nation. For more information, click here.

Regional Clubs
Drexel offers a wide array of great events for alumni across the country. Visit our events and programs calendar to view the complete schedule or register online for upcoming events.

Visit our regional programs Web page to find a club near you. If you are interested in getting involved with planning programs and events in your area, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@drexel.edu.

Drexel Athletics
Are you a sports enthusiast? If so, you can take pride in your alma mater as the Drexel Dragons compete against some of the country's toughest teams. For more information on the athletics program, click here.

Register Today for inCircle!
Join our growing online alumni community by building your own network of classmates and friends
. Register today for Drexel’s online alumni networking tool, inCircle. Staying in touch has never been so easy! 

Register by clicking here and completing the simple registration form using your Alumni ID [:O1/0000123456:]
and you’re on your way to making your Drexel connections using inCircle. For more information or help getting started, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or e-mail alumni@drexel.edu.

Search the online alumni directory, post and view class notes and register for permanent e-mail forwarding. This exclusive membership is complimentary to alumni. Signing up is easy. Click here for more information. Your temporary password can be viewed in the inCircle article above.

Alumni Cards
Your alumni card is your key to campus. Visit the University libraries, Korman Computing Center or the Daskalakis Athletic Center (membership fees apply) and receive alumni discounts at the Mandell Theater box office. For more information, click here.

Stay in Touch!
Be sure that you receive invitations to upcoming events in your area, the alumni magazine and updates regarding your alma mater. To update your contact information, click here.

Drexel University College of Medicine e-Mentoring Program
The Drexel University College of Medicine e-mentoring program connects students and alumni through online resources. It provides a way for students to correspond with alumni about career issues, shadowing experiences and life as scientists and physicians. Call Patty Comey at the Alumni Office at 215.255.7341 or Marie Hartman in the Office of Student Affairs at 215.991.8219 for more information.

Winter Wakeup Call!
Beat the winter blues with the Visa® card that offers 0% APR for twelve billing cycles*! With the Drexel University Visa Platinum Card, you can book that weekend getaway you’ve been wanting to take. Or use it for whatever perks up your winter pace — from a day at the spa to a night out on the town. Plus, you’ll benefit our organization and earn great rewards with every purchase!

0% APR on purchases and balance transfers for 12 billing cycles*
The Drexel Visa® Platinum Card also provides great benefits, including no annual fee and your choice of benefits and rewards. A percentage of every purchase goes directly to Drexel University.

This Visa Platinum card, issued by U.S. Bank, is the only card that supports Drexel. Upon receiving your new card, Drexel receives a payment from U.S. Bank and will continue to receive a percentage of each net purchase you make on your card. The payments help Drexel continue to fund important programs and activities.

Click here to apply today. Hurry, the offer ends March 31, 2008.

*Click product name for terms and conditions: Platinum, Cash Rewards, Select Rewards, and College Rewards. We may change APRs, fees, and other Account terms in the future based on your experience with other creditors or U.S. Bank National Association, N.D. and its affiliates according to the Cardmember Agreement and applicable law.  The introductory rate does not apply to cash advances and is valid for the first 12 billing cycles.  The rate will end early and increase to the APR for Purchases and Balance Transfers or to a Delinquency Rate APR if your Account is delinquent, over the limit or closed.  We apply your payments to balances with lower APRs first.

The creditor and issuer of the Visa Platinum card is the U.S. Bank National Association ND.

End of Drexel Alumni DeTAILS, Wednesday, January 16, 2008