Drew Club of Philadelphia: Grounds for Sculpture Visit

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 1 p.m. Grounds for Sculpture 18 Fairgrounds Road Hamilton, NJ 08619 Tickets are $10 per person (a $5 savings off the regular admission price), and children 5 and under are free. There is no formal tour, but please arrive by 1 p.m. so that wristbands can be distributed. Lunch is not included; however, dining options are available at Grounds for Sculpture.

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Wall Street Semester Reception

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6–8 p.m. MetLife 1095 Avenue of the Americas (between 41st and 42nd Streets) Floor 23 New York City Registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at alumni@drew.edu or 973-408-3229.

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Drew Lacrosse Alumni Wine Tasting

Save the date Join your fellow men’s and women’s lacrosse alumni at a wine tasting at Cambridge Street Wines in Morristown on Friday, April 10. Ticket prices include a donation to the Drew lacrosse program of your choice – young alumni tickets include a $5 donation, general tickets include a $20 donation. Available Tickets Young Alumni (2010-2014) – $25.00/ticket General Alumni (before 2010) – $40.00/ticket Friday, April 10 8:30-10:30pm Cambridge Wines 10 Lafayette Ave #2 (next to Godfather’s) Morristown, NJ 07960 Free parking is available in the garage beneath Cambridge Wines Light fare will be served Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at alumni@drew.edu or 973-408-3229. Make A Gift

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MFA Poetry Reading in NYC

Please join us at Poets House in NYC for a special reading Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. MFA students and alumni from Drew University’s MFA program will read, prior to renowned Irish poet Theo Dorgan and Drew’s own Alicia Ostriker. Reading will beginning at 7:30 pm in Kray Hall. A small reception will follow in the Margo Viscusi Reading Room, where you’ll have an opportunity to meet the poets and Drew’s community and enjoy light refreshments. Come out for an evening of excellent poetry and to learn more about Drew’s MFA in Poetry & Poetry in Translation program! The evening is free and open to the public. For directions, please visit Poets House Visit page. With any other questions, please contact Drew University’s Office of Graduate Admissions at 973-408-3110 or gradm@drew.edu. This reading is made possible through Poets House Literary Partners Program.

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Drew Club of New York City: The Tempest Songbook at the Met

Join the Drew Club of New York City on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A co-production between the Martha Graham Dance Company & Gotham Chamber Opera, The Tempest Songbook is comprised of incidental music for Shakespeare’s The Tempest (composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell) and Kaija Saariaho’s 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage premieres. The Tempest Songbook explores the themes of Shakespeare’s play, creating a lyrical vision through dance, movement and song. A very limited number of $20 tickets remain, so email alumni@drew.edu  to purchase. More about The Tempest Songbook

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Fifth Annual Merrill Maguire Skaggs Lecture

The Poetry of the City with Alicia Ostriker Distinguished Poet-in-Residence in Drew’s MFA Program and Chancellor of the American Academy of Poets Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 7 p.m. Crawford Hall Ehinger Center This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, please contact Karen Landrigan at specialevents@drew.edu or 973-408-3741. Alicia Ostriker, a poet and critic, has published 15 volumes of poetry, including The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog, The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979–2011; and The Imaginary Lover, winner of the William Carlos Williams Award. She was twice a National Book Award Finalist, for The Little Space and The Crack in Everything. Ostriker is known for her intelligent and passionate appraisal of women’s place in literature. Ostriker’s critical work includes the now-classic Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women’s Poetry in America and other books on American poetry from Walt Whitman to the present. She is also the author of critical books on the Bible, including the controversial The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions. Her newest prose work is For The Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book. In 2015, Ostriker was appointed a chancellor of the […]

Alumni Reception at AAR/SBL

We’d like to invite you to meet Drew Theological School’s new dean, The Rev. Dr. Javier Viera, and to connect with faculty and fellow alumni at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature in San Diego!  Drew University Annual Alumni/ae Reception Sunday, November 23, 2014 9 – 11 p.m. Regatta Room, Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel 1 Market Place, San Diego View a program guide detailing the sessions in which Drew faculty and students are participating. Please Note: Advance registration has closed, but walk-in attendees will be accepted on the day of the event.

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You are logged in as – Log out Thank you so much for attending the Drew Club of New York 99 Days Pub Night on Thursday, June 19th. Please help us enhance alumni engagement opportunities by completing a brief survey. If you enjoyed this event, please consider making a gift to Drew to help support programs and activities for our students and alumni. Thank you for your feedback! Please contact the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations with questions or concerns at (973) 408-3229 or alumni@drew.edu.  

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An Evening with Drew in Ithaca, NY

Please join us for a special evening with Drew at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY! Enjoy a beautiful day in the Finger Lakes and join us for a performance of Little Shop of Horrors. Guests will enjoy a private meet and greet reception with Josh Friedman C’88, the theatre’s managing director, as well as artistic director Jen Waldman and members of the artistic team. Saturday, July 26, 2014 7 p.m.  Reception and meet and greet 8 p.m.  Show Hangar Theatre 801 Taughannock Blvd. Ithaca, NY 14850 Please click here to purchase your tickets. Members of the Drew family should use the code DREW14 to receive a 10% discount. Purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Take advantage of your time in the Finger Lake Region and enjoy complimentary wine tastings at the following vineyards before the show on Saturday. Americana Vineyards Free tastings and discount on any wine purchased Lucas Vineyards Free tastings While the wine tastings are complimentary, you must reserve passes in advance. Interested in overnight accommodations or other travel tips? Go to visitithaca.com for more information. Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at 973-408-3229 or alumni@drew.edu.

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Inspiring Achievements

Drew proudly honored seven exemplary members of the community with Alumni Achievement Awards at Reunion 2014. For nearly six decades, the College Alumni Association (CAA) has proudly shined a light on a select few of its own during Reunion. The Alumni Achievement Awards are given to college graduates who have made significant contributions in their respective fields, from science to business to service. The common bond is their outstanding character and exceptional loyalty to Drew. These inspiring alums are chosen by the nominating committee of the CAA from a pool of nominations submitted by faculty, staff and fellow alumni. The slate is then approved by the full CAA board. Congratulations to the following award recipients, were honored during Reunion 2014 at the Alumni Achievement Awards Champagne Brunch, 10 a.m. on May 31 in Crawford Hall. Watch the video of the ceremony. Amanda C. Johnson ’04 Young Alumni Award Amanda Johnson is interim executive director of the Oliver Scholars Program, an organization that helps young people of African and Latino descent in New York City to not only gain admission to, but also succeed in, leading independent schools and colleges. Previously, she worked with Figure Skating in Harlem, which supports girls with academic, […]

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