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Members of the Class of 2014 can decorate their caps in anticipation of Commencement during a special event May 20.

May 20: Mortar board trim

Class of 2014 members invited to UDAA cap decorating party at Trabant


4:21 p.m., May 12, 2014--Members of the Class of 2014 can show their school spirit and celebrate their upcoming graduation at the second annual University of Delaware Alumni Association (UDAA) cap decorating party, scheduled from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center. 

A variety of craft supplies will be provided for seniors to use to decorate their mortar boards to best reflect their time at UD, thanks to parents and mentors, or plans after graduation. Students are welcome to bring their own crafting supplies, as well.

Events Stories

June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

Specially-made 2014 sunglasses perfect to wear at graduation on May 31 will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Seniors will also be able to enjoy snacks, music by DJ Amaze, a photo booth and more. 

For more information, please contact Lauren Simione, associate director in the office of Alumni Relations and a 1995 alumna, at 302-831-1408 or email

About the UD Alumni Association

All University of Delaware graduates are automatically granted membership in the UD Alumni Association (UDAA) upon graduation and are inducted with a pinning ceremony at Commencement. 

The UDAA is proudly dedicated to engaging the entire alumni community by fostering a tradition of lifelong loyalty and commitment to University of Delaware. 

The UDAA provides exceptional value and ongoing support to alumni worldwide by expanding benefits available to alumni, supporting regional and affinity club events, recognizing alumni and their accomplishments and more.

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