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December 20
Alumni Turkey Project
Peck Alumni Center,
Philadelphia, PA

December 31
Drexel vs. Saint Joe's
The Palestra,
Philadelphia, PA

January 5
CNHP Alumni Day at DAC
Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA

January 9
Drexel at Northeastern
Northeastern University,
Boston, MA

January 10
Dialogue on Diversity
Queen Lane Campus,
Philadelphia, PA

January 10 to 13
U.S. Table Tennis Trials
Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA

January 12
Drexel at Towson
Towson University,
Towson, MD

January 19
Alumni Day at the DAC
Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA

January 27
NorCal Warriors Game
Oakland, CA

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

May 2 and 3
Alumni Weekend
Drexel Campuses,
Philadelphia, PA

July 2 to 15
Alumni Travel Program:
Ukraine & Romania

July 31 to August 8
Alumni Travel Program:

September 14 to 25
Alumni Travel Program:























































holidaySeason's Greetings from the Drexel University Alumni Association!
Our warmest wishes for a joyful holiday season go out to all friends of the Drexel University Alumni Association. May the New Year bring many blessings and much health and happiness to you all. As always, we extend you an invitation to visit campus and learn how to stay involved in the life of Drexel.

For more information on the Alumni Association, click here.

Annual Alumni Holiday Turkey Project
On Thursday, December 20, the Alumni Association will continue its holiday tradition of more than 30 years by providing turkeys to our community neighbors in need.  This year turkeys will be given to 30 organizations including Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services Center. Thanks to generous donations by the Drexel community 1,254 needy families in the area will receive a turkey for the holidays.

It's not too late to support this worthy project. To make a donation, visit www.drexel.edu/ia/giftsonline (Enter S8C1 in the "Special Instructions" field). Mail checks, made payable to Drexel University, to: Drexel University Alumni Turkey Project, Office of Alumni Relations, Paul Peck Alumni Center, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Volunteers are still needed to assist with our turkey distribution beginning at 8 a.m. on December 20 outside the Paul Peck Alumni Center at 32nd and Market Streets. For more information, click here or call 1.888.DU.GRADS.

palestraSave the Date for Blue & Gold Alumni Day at the DAC
Save the date to join fellow alumni for Blue & Gold Alumni Day at a pregame reception in the Hazem Maragah Hospitality Suite at the Daskalakis Athletic Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2008. Then, cheer on the Dragons in their 12 noon tip-off against Hofstra University. More information is coming soon.


tennisU.S. Olympic Table Tennis Team Trials at Drexel
Drexel is proud to host the 2008 United States Olympic and National Table Tennis Team Trials from January 10 through 13, 2008 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. A limited number of tickets have been reserved for Drexel alumni for the trials on Saturday, January 12. Join fellow alumni for a lunch reception at 12:30 p.m. in the Paul Peck Alumni Center before the 2 p.m. trials. Click here for more information.

Drexel Internal Medicine Residents Win State "Medical Jeopardy" Competition
A team of internal medicine residents from Drexel University College of Medicine has won the state title of “Medical Jeopardy” champions. The team won the Pennsylvania title in a competition held December 1 at Hershey Medical Center and advanced to the state round after winning the Southeastern Pennsylvania regional championship in October. More


LeBow Team One of Five National Finalists in Chevrolet College Marketing Challenge
A team of undergraduate students from Drexel's LeBow College of Business will be traveling to Detroit, MI, as finalists in the Chevrolet College Marketing Challenge. The students will present a marketing plan to executives from Chevrolet, and communications agencies Campbell Ewald and McGinn MS&L, as they vie for top honors in Chevrolet's "Green Marketing to the Youth Market." More

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

palestra Ring in the New Year with Drexel Basketball at the Palestra
Cheer the Dragons into a new year with a women's and men's basketball doubleheader at the Palestra on Monday, December 31, 2007. Celebrate and enjoy a "Taste of Philly" with a New Year's twist at our pregame reception from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Dunning Coaches' Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Then feel the fire as the women tip-off against American University at 3:30 p.m. and the men against St. Joe's at 6 p.m. For more information, click here.

warriorsCollege of Nursing & Health Professions Alumni Night at the DAC
College of Nursing & Health Professions alumni are invited to join classmates and friends as the Drexel men's basketball team takes on the University of Delaware in the Daskalakis Athletic Center at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2008. Enjoy catching up with friends before the game at an alumni reception in the Hazem Maragah Hospitality Suite beginning at 3:30 p.m. For more information click here.

Drexel University College of Medicine Dialogue on Diversity
The Drexel University College of Medicine Office of Student Affairs and Diversity and the Office of Alumni Relations invite you to attend a Dialogue on Diversity hosted by Anthony R. Rodriguez, M.D., associate dean for Student Affairs and Diversity, on Thursday, January 10, 2008, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Queen Lane Medical Campus. Alumni who are unable to attend are invited to participate in the dialogue online. For more information, click here.

For more information on College of Medicine events and to register, call 1.866.DREX.MED or 215.255.7345 or e-mail medical.alumni@drexel.edu. For a complete calendar, click here.

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
5 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. tip off

Saturday, January 12, 2008
Towson University, Towson, MD
2:30 p.m. reception, 4:30 p.m. tip off

Save the dates to join us as Drexel takes on Georgia State on January 30 and Hofstra University on March 1. More information on those match-ups is coming soon.

Professor 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.

Grab 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 & Romania
July 2 through 15, 2008

Ireland: Ennis
July 31 through August 8, 2008

Italy: Sorrento & Orvieto
September 14 through 25, 2008

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

Save 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.

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

warriorsNorthern California Alumni Night at the Warriors vs. Knicks
Watch as Drexel alumnus Malik Rose '96 and the New York Knicks take on the playoff contending Golden State Warriors at 4 p.m. on January 27, 2008, at 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.

Regional Clubs
Drexel offers a wide array of great events for alumni across the country. Visit our events and programs calendar to see the complete schedule or to 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, 215.255.7341, or Marie Hartman at the Office of Student Affairs, 215.991.8219, for more information.

End of Drexel Alumni DeTAILS, Wednesday, December 19, 2007