Kettering University is celebrating its Centennial year with alumni connections week being a part of its celebration! This week is devoted to alumni celebrating being Kettering Built. Events will be 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.


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Currently, there are more than 520 RSVPs to 31 events in 13 states and 2 countries and counting … GO BULLDOGS!



2019 U.S. CONNECTION WEEK EVENTS 

Hermosa Beach, CA
Kettering/GMI Alumni Happy Hour!

Friday, September 13, 6 p.m.
Banzai Beach Sushi 

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Champion: 

Dave Fugatt '13 ( dpfugatt@gmail.com )


Mountain View, CA
Bay Area Alumni Connections!

Thursday, September 12, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Tied House Cafe & Brewery

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Chicago, IL
Happy Hour on the River

Thursday, September 12, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Rivers Restaurant (outside)

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Zionsville (IN)
Friday Evening Polo at Sunset

Friday, September 13, 5 p.m. 
Hickory Hall Polo Club

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

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Fort Wright, KY
Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati Area Connections!

Monday, September 9, 7 p.m.
Dickmann's Sports Cafe 

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Watertown (MA)
Greater Boston Kettering/GMI Alumni Dim sum 

Monday, September 9, 6 p.m. 
Joyful Garden 

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Ann Arbor (MI)
Evening at Dominick's

Tuesday, September 10, 6 p.m. 
Dominick's

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Auburn Hills (MI)
Dinner with Alpha Gamma Delta Alumnae, Family & Friends 

Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m. 
Bar Louie 

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Birmingham, MI
SAE Kettering/GMI Alumni Hat Night

Thursday, September 12, 6 - 9 p.m.
Griffin Claw Brewing Company 

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Clarkston (MI)
Happy Hour Fun for GMI and Kettering Alumni 

Monday, September 9, 5 p.m. 
Mr. B's Roadhouse 
All alumni are invited and feel free to bring a guest! 

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Davison (MI)
Dinner on the Rock!

Tuesday, September 10, 6 p.m. 
Black Rock Bar & Grill  

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Champion: 

Eric Huffman '09 (eric.w.huffman@gmail.com)


Detroit, MI
Alumni picnic & biking at Belle Isle Park 

Tuesday, September 10, 6 p.m.
Belle Isle Park 

Join us at Belle Isle Park in Detroit for an alumni picnic and biking. Biking is optional. Come out for a fun social get together with your fellow bulldogs! 

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Detroit (MI)
Bar Night at POP + Offworld Arcade

Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m. 
POP + Offworld Arcade 

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Detroit (MI)
MAGIC, the after party

Thursday, September 12, 6 – 9 p.m.
Punch Bowl Social Detroit
Open to all alums, in particular those who were a part of the Maximizing Academic Growth in College (MAGIC) forum, put on by OMSI at Kettering University.  Join us for a fun get together at Punch Bowl Social in Detroit! Order food and drinks off the menu and pay for yourself.

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Dexter, MI
Downtown Dexter Alumni Event

Saturday September 14, 5 – 8 p.m.
Aubree's Pizzeria & Grill 

Join us at Aubree's Pizzeria & Grill in Dexter, MI for a fun social get together! Order off the menu and pay for yourself. Come early to the quaint town of Dexter and visit the oldest, continuously operating cider mill in the state of Michigan for fresh cider and doughnuts and the beautiful home decor shop on Main Street, co-owned by 1988 Kettering graduate, Laura Keefer.

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Co-Champion: 

  • Sandy Dietrich '87

Fenton, MI
Alumni Wine and Beer Tasting

Thursday, September 12, 7 p.m.
Fenton Winery and Brewery

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Fenton, MI
Kettering/GMI Alumni Golf Day

Thursday, September 12, 11 a.m.
Coyote Preserve Golf Club 

Join us at Coyote Preserve Golf Club in Fenton for a fun day of golf with your fellow alums. Cost is  $30 at the door!

Included:

  • 18 holes of golf with cart
  • Dinner immediately following golf

Tee times will start at 11 a.m. Payment of $30 is to be made to the course upon arrival. Limited spots available so RSVP today!

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Flint, MI
Kettering Graduates Family Night!

Saturday, September 14, 5 p.m.
Kettering University and Taboon Middle Eastern Cuisine 

Attention graduate students, alumni, family and friends. Come out for a meet and greet at Kettering University followed by dinner at Taboon Middle Eastern Cuisine (at the Valley). 

Event Schedule

  • 4 p.m. - Meet, Greet & Photo Shoot
    • Location: Kettering University Campus Center, 1700 University Avenue
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Campus Tour (Self guided)
  • 6 p.m. - Dinner with friends & family
    • Location: Taboon Middle Eastern Cuisine (at the Valley), 3393 Linden Rd. 

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Champion: 

Sathya Dev ’02 (sathya_vms@hotmail.com)


Grand Blanc, MI 
Kettering/GMI Alumni Breakfast

Tuesday, September 10, 9 a.m.
Sophia's Kitchen 

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Plymouth (MI)
Pub Night

Monday, September 9, 6 p.m. 
Hermann's Olde Town Grill
Happy Hour ends at 7pm so don't be late!

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Pontiac, MI
Taco Tuesday and Craft Beers!

Tuesday, September 10, 5 - 8 p.m.
Exferimentation Brewing Company

All alumni in the area are invited for tacos and craft beers!  Dobrusin Law Firm is happy to sponsor food for the evening. 

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 Champion: 

Daniela Walters '07 (DWalters@patentco.com)


Rochester, MI
Alumni Connections at Rochester Mills Beer Co.

Wednesday, September 11, 6 - 8 p.m.
Rochester Mills Beer Co. 

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 Co-Champion:      

Louanne Allison '82 ( louanneallison720@gmail.com )


Troy, MI
Happy Hour for Kettering Grads!

Wednesday, September 11, 5 - 7 p.m.
Sedona Taphouse 

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Asheville, NC
Kettering Alumni in WNC (Western North Carolina)!

Wednesday, September 11, 6:30 p.m.
Highland Brewing Company 

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Miamisburg, OH
Dayton/Cincinnati Ohio Kettering University/GMI Alumni Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Lucky Star Brewing

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Greenville (SC)
Kettering Carolinas Connections 

Thursday, September 12, 7 p.m. 
Venue Change - The event is now at The Lazy Goat, 170 River Place Greenville, SC 29601

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Nashville, TN
BBQ with Bulldogs!

Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m.
Martin's Bar-b-que Joint 
Nashville (Midtown)  - All alumni and families are welcome!

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Brownwood (TX)
Kettering/GMI Alumni Brownwood Lunch

Monday, September 9, 11 a.m. 
Steves' Market & Deli 

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Washington, DC
Kettering/GMI Alumni - Washington DC (area) 

Thursday, September 12, 5 - 8 p.m.
Prequel Restaurant

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Milwaukee, WI 
Milwaukee Area Kettering Connections

Thursday September 12, 5-8 p.m.
Thirsty Duck Wauwatosa 

Join your fellow alums for happy hour and optional mini bowling. If you are interested in mini bowling, in the rsvp, please answer "yes" to the question “Will you be participating in mini bowling (available from 5:30pm - 7:30pm)?” Come out for a fun event!

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2019 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTION WEEK EVENTS

Queretaro City, Mexico
Alumni Connections gathering-Mexico style!

Thursday September 12, 6 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Tikua Sur Este  

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Join Us and Receive a YETI Cup

Sold Out

RSVPs received after August 25 will not receive a YETI Cup due to the sold out status.

As a part of registering and attending a 2019 Alumni Connections Week event, you will receive a YETI Rambler 10-oz Lowball cup as a giveaway, only while supplies last. Don't miss out, RSVP today!

Alumni Connections YETI Rambler

PLEASE NOTE: You must RSVP and be present at an event in order to receive a gift. Limit one cup per person. The University will not distribute cups after the event has concluded.