President's State of the University, lunch with mascots featured
8:31 a.m., May 20, 2013--University of Delaware President Patrick T. Harker will hold his annual State of the University presentation during Alumni Weekend at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1, in Mitchell Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Preceding the president’s speech will be Alumni Weekend’s Lunch with the UD Mascots on The Green, which will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. Admission to the lunch is $17 for ages 12 and older, $9 for ages 3-11, and free for ages 2 and younger. Pre-registration is suggested online at the Alumni Weekend website.
From graduates, faculty
The lunch will feature an assortment of hoagies, chicken nuggets, tossed garden salad, macaroni and cheese, popcorn, cookies, snow cones, and the winning UDairy Creamery Dela-bration ice cream flavor, which will be unveiled by Harker at the event.
Entertainment will include face painting, dance demonstrations, balloon and juggling artists, a photo booth, moon bounce, arts and crafts, and opportunities to take pictures with UD mascots YoUDee and Baby Blue on the red carpet.
After the lunch, guests can hear Harker speak at Mitchell Hall on a variety of topics about and affecting the University, including major accomplishments of the past academic year, opportunities for prominence, and his vision for the future.
Harker will also share with the audience the success of recent UD graduates, new leadership in the University’s colleges and administrative units, and new initiatives and partnerships advancing the University’s education, research, outreach, diversity and economic development goals.
See the Alumni Weekend website to view all of the weekend’s events and to register.