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University of Nottingham Alumni in North America » Alumni Events

Alumni Events

Alumni Activities: The Board meets with alumni in various cities in the US and Canada and on occasion in Nottingham. These meetings are often attended by staff from the University, and often held in conjunction with a University funded evening reception to present up-to-date information about developments at the University’s campuses at Nottingham, Ningbo and Malaysia.

BOSTON –  June 28th, 2016

Boston alumni networking event

We are delighted to invite you to a University of Nottingham alumni event on Tuesday, June 28th 2016 in Boston hosted by the Friends of the University of Nottingham, America alumni group. (www.FUNAmerica.org)

Event details:

Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Time: 6.00pm
Venue address: Elephant & Castle, 161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110

 [Located in: Club Quarters Hotel]

Please email adawes@funamerica.org to register your place today. …….Book your place today

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The evening will be hosted by Adrian Dawes, President and the Board of FUNAmerica. It will be an exciting opportunity to make new acquaintances and share your experiences of Nottingham with fellow alumni.

Event details:

Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Time: 6.00pm
Venue address: Elephant & Castle, 161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110    [Located in: Club Quarters Hotel]


Please connect with us on LinkedIn Via the FUNAmerica Alumni Group connect via this link.

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8463546

Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so please register by Thursday, 23rd June to make sure you don’t miss out.  If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

 

CHICAGO & SAN FRANCISCO –  June 2016

Chicago alumni networking event

Location:   Chicago, IL 60603, The University Club of Chicago 76 East Monroe Street

Date:   Thursday 2nd June 2016 (18:00-20:00)

Contact:    alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Registration URL: https://alumni.nottingham.ac.uk/chicago-alumni-networking-event—2-june-2016
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Join the University of Nottingham’ Alumni  Relations Team at this event in Chicago!

The Alumni Relations Team is pleased to announce that John Robertson – Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham, and Dr Anthony Wood will be the guest speakers at The University Club of Chicago – the nation’s first Gothic skyscraper built in 1908. Professor Robertson will be talking about his research into the early detection of breast cancer.

Hosts: Elspeth Gilfillan, Director of Philanthropy & Amanda Hill, International Alumni Relations Officer
Dress Code: Smart casual

Places for these events are free but limited. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The deadline for registration is Sunday 22 May 2016.

Invite your alumni friends!
We would be delighted if you could join us in Chicago. The event is open to all Nottingham alumni, so please do check that your alumni friends have also received our invitation.

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact at alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

We look forward to meeting you in June!

Chicago alumni networking event: Register here


San Francisco alumni networking event

Location: Bourbon and Branch 501 Jones St San Francisco CA 94102

Date(s) : Tuesday 7th June 2016 (18:30-20:30)
Contact: alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Registration URL: https://alumni.nottingham.ac.uk/cms/pagedesign?pid=4192&bm=-1185037864
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Cocktails and networking at Bourbon and Branch speakeasy!

Give the secret password and step back in time to the 1920’s to experience the Prohibition era in an authentic speakeasy! With five hidden bars and secret exit tunnels, Bourbon and Branch operated illegally from 1921 to 1933.

Address: Bourbon and Branch 501 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Dress Code: Smart casual

Host: Amanda Hill, International Alumni Relations Officer

Places for these events are free but limited. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Register here The deadline for registration is Sunday 22 May 2016.

Invite your alumni friends

The Alumni Relations Team would be delighted if you could join them in San Francisco. The event is open to all Nottingham alumni, so please do check that your alumni friends have also received our invitation.

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us at alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

We look forward to meeting you in June!

 San Francisco alumni networking event: Register here

 


 

PAST EVENTS:

November 17th, 2015  New York      6:30 pm Now at Peacock Restaurant

at 24E 39th Street , New York [between Madison Ave and Park Ave]

Dear Fellow Alumni

We are delighted to invite you to a University of Nottingham alumni reception on Tuesday November 17th 2015 in New York. Please join us from 6.30-8.30pm in  Peacock Restaurant on E 39th Street at the quintessentially British-inspired pub, The William, in Midtown, Manhattan.

The evening will be hosted by Douglas Thomson, Director of Campaign and Alumni Relations alongside Elspeth Gilfillan, Director of Philanthropy. Drinks and canapes will follow a welcome address, giving you plenty of time to network with friends and fellow alumni including members of the FUN America Board. Doug and Elspeth will also be sharing exciting new plans for volunteering for the University, showcasing ways you can give your time to help current students and alumni.

Event details:

Date: Tuesday November 17th 2015
Time: 6.30pm
Venue address: The Raines Law Room at The William, 24 E 39th St, New York,
NY 10016.

Book your place today

Please register to attend via the link below.

Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so please register by Friday 13th November to make sure you don’t miss out. We are inviting alumni from several states as we know many of you travel frequently.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the University at
alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

With best wishes

Malvika Johal
Head of Alumni Relations


 

Tuesday June 23rd, 2015. CHICAGO. 6:30-8:30pm

University Club of Chicago | 76 East Monroe Street | Chicago, IL 60603 T: 312.696.2236

 

We’re coming to Chicago on 23 June and hope you can join us for an alumni networking event at the University Club of Chicago – the nation’s first gothic skyscraper built in 1908. Find out more info and how to book here.

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We’re delighted that alumnus Dr. Antony Wood (Architecture, 1995), Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, will be our guest speaker and talk about his journey from Nottingham to Chicago and his work as an expert in Tall Buildings.

The evening will be hosted by Professor Neville Wylie, Assistant Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Americas, and he will be joined by members of the FUN: America Board, alumni ambassador Vanesssa Baerga and Elspeth Gilfillan, Director of Philanthropy at the University.

The event is free of charge but you must register to attend – please book your place online here

Please contact us via email at alumni@FUNamerica.org

 

RECENT EVENTS:                 We are sorry we missed you for these! But here are the photos….https://www.facebook.com/UniversityOfNottinghamAlumniNorthAmerica

 

 Tuesday April 14th, 2015.  New York City    at  Zengo  @  6.30-8.30pm 622, Third Ave, at 40th Street, NYC

We are delighted to invite you to another University of Nottingham alumni gathering on Tuesday April 14th, 2015.

The event will take place from 6.30-8.30pm in the Sake Shochu Lounge at Zengo; a Latin-Asian fusion restaurant, situated at:

622 Third Ave at 40th St
New York, NY 10017

Drinks, including cocktails, sake, wine and beer will be served together with a selection of antojitos – traditional Mexican canapés created by Chef Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year. We hope the evening allows you an opportunity to network with alumni in your geographical or business area, and with staff from The University who will be happy to update you on developments. Our alumni ambassador for New York, Yinka Sho, will also be attending – please let Yinka or me know if you would like to volunteer as an ambassador to support your alma mater in the US, particularly with events and student recruitment fairs. Members of the FUN America board will also be attending.

If you haven’t already done so, may I also take this opportunity to encourage you to join our North American Facebook page which will keep you up-to-date with plans for the event as well as news about what’s going on with the North American alumni community and the University.

The event is free of charge to attend, but places are limited, so please book a place online in advance and we will keep you informed of further details.

To be added to the distribution list for invitations please contact us via email at alumni@FUNamerica.org

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Tue, 23 Jun, 2015 18:30 – 20:30 Join us for an Alumni Networking Event at the University Club of Chicago – the nation’s first Gothic skyscraper built in 1908. University Club of Chicago | 76 East Monroe Street | Chicago, IL 60603 T: 312.696.2236 We’re delighted that alumnus Dr.

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