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University alumni invited to President's Leadership Series lecture


9:17 a.m., Nov. 9, 2012--University of Delaware alumni are invited to join the campus community for the inaugural lecture in the President’s Leadership Series on Monday, Nov. 19.

The speaker will be Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., executive vice president and chief innovation officer at DuPont.

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Connelly will discuss "Universities and Business: Partnering for the Knowledge Society," beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts, 110 Orchard Rd., Newark. A reception will follow the talk. 

The lecture is free and open to the community, but seating is limited. Alumni must RSVP by Monday, Nov. 12, at this website. Questions can be directed to 831-3268.

The Nov. 19 event will include recognition of DuPont's recent $5 million gift in support of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory. 

Alumni should note that the “Evening of Conversations and Connections” in New York City promoted last week has been postponed in the wake of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy. A new date will be announced.

Other activities are as follows:

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.: Traditional, New, and Technical Art Histories at the Red and White Monasteries. Alumni are invited to attend this free lecture, hosted by the Friends of Art History on the University’s Newark campus.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.: UD alumni happy hour in Wilmington. Blue Hens will get together at Famous Tim's on Lovering Avenue in Wilmington for discounted drinks, free pizza and good times.

Monday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m.: UD CEOE reception at American Geophysical Union conference. Blue Hens will gather at the 2012 American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco for a reception and celebration as UD’s George Luther, Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor of Oceanography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is honored as an AGU Fellow. The reception is open to alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of UD.

Monday, Dec. 10, 5:30 p.m.: Holiday decorating party at St. Michael's School in Wilmington. The New Castle County Alumni Club invites Blue Hens for a supper and holiday decorating party at St. Michael's School in Wilmington.

Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa. Alumni are invited to the third annual Breakfast with Santa at UD’s Clayton Hall. The event will feature face painting, a buffet breakfast, balloon animals and a visit by Santa Claus.

The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.

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