Alumni Connections

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This week is devoted to alumni celebrating being Kettering Built. Events are held throughout the US to bring alumni of all ages together, reuniting old classmates, connecting alumni who have never met and showcase the leadership and problem solving skills of all our alumni.

2020 Connection Events

Online Euchre Games

Tuesday, September 15, 7-9 p.m. MST

Thursday, September 17, 7-9 p.m. MST

Friday, September 18, 7-9 p.m. MST

Saturday, September 19, 7-9 p.m. MST

RSVP >

Champion

Notes for Attendees

  • MicheIle Alamo will send additional information to all those who rsvp.
  • All you need is a computer with a camera. We will be using trickstercards.com which is very user friendly.

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Virtual "Meet and Greet"
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
Online Virtual Event RSVP >

Champion:

Notes for Attendees

  • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description

Nashville, Indiana

Central / Southern Indiana Destination Outing
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 1 p.m. EDT
Hard Truth Hills
RSVP >

Champion:

Whitestown, Indiana

Friday Evening Indy Polo Event
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
Hickory Hall Polo Club
RSVP > 

Champion:

Co-Champion:

  • Dan Hancock '73

Note to Attendees

  • This is an outdoor event (weather permitting).
  • Bring your own chairs & drinks.
  • $20 per carload (pay at the event).
  • Gates open at 5 p.m.
  • Polo from 6 - 9 p.m.

Clarkston, Michigan

Alumni Happy Hour Prequel
Monday, September 14, 2020  - 3 - 5 p.m. EDT
Mr. B's Roadhouse
RSVP >

Champion:

Clarkston, Michigan - SOLD OUT

Alumni Happy Hour in Clarkston
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
Mr B's Roadhouse

Champion:

Virtual

All Alumni Virtual Trivia Game
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
Online Event RSVP  > 

Champion: 

Notes for Attendees

  • Login information is included in the RSVP link and will also be emailed to those who rsvp before the event.
  • It will be required to RSVP to the event in order to receive the Alumni Connections Week giveaway item.
  • This event is limited to 20 people.

Plymouth, Michigan

Downtown Plymouth Outdoor Patio Meetup Hermann's Old Town Grill
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
RSVP >

Champion:

Harrison Charter Twp, Michigan


Lake St. Clair Boat Rendezvous

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
Lake St. Clair Metropark - Seawall
RSVP >

Champion:

Notes for Attendees

  • BYOB and a small dish to pass. This event is outside and weather permitting.
  • Boat parking is first come first serve. A $10 fee applies for the entire day.
  • We will be located on the seawall along the black creek towards the south east side of the park.
  • Beer and wine are permitted on land but not liquor.
  • Alumni wanting to join by land are welcome. There is a park entrance fee of $10.

Royal Oak, Michigan

Sigma Alpha Epilson Alumni Hat Night
September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m.
Roak Brewing Co., Royal Oak, MI

Champion:

RSVP >

Sterling Heights, MI

Kettering/GMI Alumni Connections in Sterling Heights
Thursday September 17 -  5-7 p.m. EDT
Dodge Park Farmer's Market & Food Trucks
RSVP > 

Champion:

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Class of 55 Luncheon
September 19, 12:30 pm EST
Moose Preserve Bar & Grill
RSVP >

Champion:

Farmington Hills, Michigan

876 Alumni Link Up  

September 19, 2020 at 1 p.m. 

Farmington Hills, Michigan Alumni House

RSVP >

Champion:

Springboro, Ohio

Happy Hour at Warped Wing Brewery
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5 - 8 p.m. EDT
Warped Wing Brewery (Wright Station) in Springboro, OH
RSVP > 

Champion:


Port Clinton, Ohio

Northwest Ohio Kettering/GMI Alumni Connections
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT
Twin Oast Brewing
RSVP >

Champion: 

Note for Attendees

  • This is an outside event. Tables available with food service. Bring folding chairs/blankets and sit wherever you'd like on the property (groups of 10).

Greenville, South Carolina

Upstate Carolina Kettering Connection
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6 p.m. - DATE CHANGE
New Venue: Fall’s Park on the Reedy – Bowater Amphitheater 


RSVP >

Champion:

Notes to Attendees

  • Guests are encouraged to bring takeout and their favorite outdoors entertainment (frisbee, soccer, etc.) and enjoy the open-air and space to socialize under Covid-cautious conditions. Ice cream and coffee are available at Spill the Beans. Street parking isn’t too hard to find and the parking area at 1-99 University St., 29601 is a short walk away.

Brownwood, Texas

Kettering/GMI Alumni Lunch
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11 a.m. CDT
3M in Brownwood

RSVP >

Champion:

Class of 1955 Virtual Reunion

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. EDT
RSVP >  

Champion:

Notes for Attendees

  • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.

Class of 1970 Virtual Reunion

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12 - 1 p.m. EDT

RSVP >

Questions

Notes for Attendees

  • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event. 

Class of 1995 Virtual Reunion

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12 - 1 p.m. EDT

RSVP > 

Questions 

Notes for Attendees 

  • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.

Lambda Chi Alpha - Lambda Epsilon Chapter Virtual Reunion

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8 - 10 p.m. EDT

RSVP >

Champion

Notes for Attendees

  • The Zoom Link for this online event will be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Area Connections at Explorium Brewpub
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
Explorium Brewpub in Greendale, WI
RSVP >

Champion

Shanghai, China

Shanghai Pudong Happy Hour
September 17, 6:30 pm CST
Jinqiao Pistolera, Shanghai China
RSVP >

Champion:

 

NSBE Virtual Connections Week Event

Thursday, 9/17/20 7pm EST
Online via ZOOM
RSVP >
NOTE
See RSVP Description for Event Login details

Champions:

 (vpettewa@kettering.edu )

  • Colorado (1)

    Online Euchre Games

    Tuesday, September 15, 7-9 p.m. MST

    Thursday, September 17, 7-9 p.m. MST

    Friday, September 18, 7-9 p.m. MST

    Saturday, September 19, 7-9 p.m. MST

    RSVP >

    Champion

    Notes for Attendees

    • MicheIle Alamo will send additional information to all those who rsvp.
    • All you need is a computer with a camera. We will be using trickstercards.com which is very user friendly.
  • Indiana (3)

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    Indianapolis Virtual "Meet and Greet"
    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
    Online Virtual Event RSVP >

    Champion:

    Notes for Attendees

    • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description

    Nashville, Indiana

    Central / Southern Indiana Destination Outing
    Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 1 p.m. EDT
    Hard Truth Hills
    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Whitestown, Indiana

    Friday Evening Indy Polo Event
    Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
    Hickory Hall Polo Club
    RSVP > 

    Champion:

    Co-Champion:

    • Dan Hancock '73

    Note to Attendees

    • This is an outdoor event (weather permitting).
    • Bring your own chairs & drinks.
    • $20 per carload (pay at the event).
    • Gates open at 5 p.m.
    • Polo from 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Michigan (8)

    Clarkston, Michigan

    Alumni Happy Hour Prequel
    Monday, September 14, 2020  - 3 - 5 p.m. EDT
    Mr. B's Roadhouse
    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Clarkston, Michigan - SOLD OUT

    Alumni Happy Hour in Clarkston
    Monday, September 14, 2020 - 5 p.m. EDT
    Mr B's Roadhouse

    Champion:

    Virtual

    All Alumni Virtual Trivia Game
    Monday, September 14, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
    Online Event RSVP  > 

    Champion: 

    Notes for Attendees

    • Login information is included in the RSVP link and will also be emailed to those who rsvp before the event.
    • It will be required to RSVP to the event in order to receive the Alumni Connections Week giveaway item.
    • This event is limited to 20 people.

    Plymouth, Michigan

    Downtown Plymouth Outdoor Patio Meetup Hermann's Old Town Grill
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Harrison Charter Twp, Michigan


    Lake St. Clair Boat Rendezvous
    
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
    Lake St. Clair Metropark - Seawall
    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Notes for Attendees

    • BYOB and a small dish to pass. This event is outside and weather permitting.
    • Boat parking is first come first serve. A $10 fee applies for the entire day.
    • We will be located on the seawall along the black creek towards the south east side of the park.
    • Beer and wine are permitted on land but not liquor.
    • Alumni wanting to join by land are welcome. There is a park entrance fee of $10.

    Royal Oak, Michigan

    Sigma Alpha Epilson Alumni Hat Night
    September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m.
    Roak Brewing Co., Royal Oak, MI

    Champion:

    RSVP >

    Sterling Heights, MI

    Kettering/GMI Alumni Connections in Sterling Heights
    Thursday September 17 -  5-7 p.m. EDT
    Dodge Park Farmer's Market & Food Trucks
    RSVP > 

    Champion:

    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

    Class of 55 Luncheon
    September 19, 12:30 pm EST
    Moose Preserve Bar & Grill
    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Farmington Hills, Michigan

    876 Alumni Link Up  

    September 19, 2020 at 1 p.m. 

    Farmington Hills, Michigan Alumni House

    RSVP >

    Champion:

  • Ohio (2)

    Springboro, Ohio

    Happy Hour at Warped Wing Brewery
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5 - 8 p.m. EDT
    Warped Wing Brewery (Wright Station) in Springboro, OH
    RSVP > 

    Champion:


    Port Clinton, Ohio

    Northwest Ohio Kettering/GMI Alumni Connections
    Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT
    Twin Oast Brewing
    RSVP >

    Champion: 

    Note for Attendees

    • This is an outside event. Tables available with food service. Bring folding chairs/blankets and sit wherever you'd like on the property (groups of 10).
  • South Carolina (1)

    Greenville, South Carolina

    Upstate Carolina Kettering Connection
    Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6 p.m. - DATE CHANGE
    New Venue: Fall’s Park on the Reedy – Bowater Amphitheater 


    RSVP >

    Champion:

    Notes to Attendees

    • Guests are encouraged to bring takeout and their favorite outdoors entertainment (frisbee, soccer, etc.) and enjoy the open-air and space to socialize under Covid-cautious conditions. Ice cream and coffee are available at Spill the Beans. Street parking isn’t too hard to find and the parking area at 1-99 University St., 29601 is a short walk away.
  • Texas (1)

    Brownwood, Texas

    Kettering/GMI Alumni Lunch
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11 a.m. CDT
    3M in Brownwood

    RSVP >

    Champion:

  • Virtual Reunions (4)

    Class of 1955 Virtual Reunion

    Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. EDT
    RSVP >  

    Champion:

    Notes for Attendees

    • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.

    Class of 1970 Virtual Reunion

    Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12 - 1 p.m. EDT

    RSVP >

    Questions

    Notes for Attendees

    • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event. 

    Class of 1995 Virtual Reunion

    Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12 - 1 p.m. EDT

    RSVP > 

    Questions 

    Notes for Attendees 

    • The Google Link for this online event is listed in the RSVP description. This link will also be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.

    Lambda Chi Alpha - Lambda Epsilon Chapter Virtual Reunion

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8 - 10 p.m. EDT

    RSVP >

    Champion

    Notes for Attendees

    • The Zoom Link for this online event will be emailed to those who RSVP before the event.
  • Wisconsin (1)

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Milwaukee Area Connections at Explorium Brewpub
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6 p.m. EDT
    Explorium Brewpub in Greendale, WI
    RSVP >

    Champion

  • China (1)

    Shanghai, China

    Shanghai Pudong Happy Hour
    September 17, 6:30 pm CST
    Jinqiao Pistolera, Shanghai China
    RSVP >

    Champion:

     

  • NSBE (1)

    NSBE Virtual Connections Week Event

    Thursday, 9/17/20 7pm EST
    Online via ZOOM
    RSVP >
    NOTE
    See RSVP Description for Event Login details

    Champions:

     (vpettewa@kettering.edu )

Take a look at some of the highlights from the events this week. 

Alumni Connections Week 2020 - Springboro Warped Wing Brewery

Happy Hour at Warped Wing Brewery - Springboro, Ohio
Held on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Alumni Connections Week 2020 - Springboro Warped Wing Brewery

Happy Hour at Warped Wing Brewery - Springboro, Ohio
Held on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Alumni Connections Week 2020 - Springboro Warped Wing Brewery

Happy Hour at Warped Wing Brewery - Springboro, Ohio
Held on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Alumni Connections Week 2020 - Indianapolis Meet and Greet

Indianapolis Virtual Meet and Greet
Held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

2020 Alumni Connections event in Clarkston, Michigan

Alumni Happy Hour, Clarkston MI
Held Monday, September 14 at Mr. B's Roadhouse

2020 Alumni Connections event in Clarkston, Michigan

Alumni Happy Hour, Clarkston MI
Held Monday, September 14 at Mr. B's Roadhouse

2020 Alumni Connections event in Clarkston, Michigan

Alumni Happy Hour, Clarkston MI
Held Monday, September 14 at Mr. B's Roadhouse

2020 Alumni Connections event in Clarkston, Michigan

Alumni Happy Hour, Clarkston MI
Held Monday, September 14 at Mr. B's Roadhouse

Questions?

Contact the Alumni Office at (810) 762-9883 or email alumni@kettering.edu.