Alumni Weekend 2018
The College of Education and Human Development is hosting several events to help our alumni reconnect with each other during this fun-filled weekend.
PLEASE NOTE: In an ironic twist, Learning in the GREAT Outdoors
has been moved inside to Alison Hall West Lobby, due to inclement weather.
CEHD Alumni Reception
Friday, June 1, from 6-8 p.m.
Perkins Student Center, 282 Academy St.
(Google map for directions)
Conversation, cuisine and cocktails Join us in Perkins student lounge to reunite with faculty and classmates, enjoy a delicious menu and learn about the programs we offer that are helping make a difference in the world.
Alumni Awards will be presented in 4 categories: Excellence in Education, Leadership and Community Service, Service to CEHD and New Graduate Award.
The musical entertainment will feature the Blue Hen Jazz Trio, headed by local favorite Sam Nobles.
The menu this year takes on a Mexican theme with a fajita action station, chorizo empanadas and shrimp cocktail shooters. The signature drink will be margaritas, paired with margarita lime cupcakes and chocolate dipped macaroons for dessert!
The reception is free, but you must register for the event through Alumni Weekend.
See our 2016 event wrap-up.
Parking: Perkins Parking Garage is located adjacent to the student center on Academy Street.
Dela-bration: Immediately following the CEHD reception, alumni can walk down The Green to Alumni Weekend’s signature event.
Learning in the GREAT Outdoors
Sat., June 2, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
LOCATION MOVED to Lobby of Alison Hall West
Alumni, families and children are invited to join our “open-air” activity stations on The Green as we integrate nature, art, music and fun.
Young explorers will enjoy our nature-based art projects and activities, while parents and teachers learn how UD’s Children’s Campus is incorporating outdoor experiences into their curriculum.
- Chlorophyll Leaf Prints
- Seasonal Sun Catchers
- Meditation Stones
- Nature Necklaces
- Great Outdoors Book Nook
Program hosted by UD’s Children’s Campus: The College School, the Laboratory Preschool and the Early Learning Center.
Orthopedics in Action
Sat., June 2, 1:30-2:30 a.m.
Spencer Lab, 130 Academy Street
Orthopedics in Action (OIA) is a unique, hands-on activity that features real-world challenges from orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering. Explore the world of broken bones and x-rays with amazing hands on fracture puzzles.
Students and faculty in the departments of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering partnered with CEHD’s Profession Development Center for Educators to create a classroom materials designed to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering and medicine. The curriculum is being used in over 200 middle and high school classrooms nationwide. This event will give you a preview of what all of the fuss is about!
Appropriate for children 8 and up.
These events are FREE, but please register through UD’s Alumni Weekend webpage