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Upcoming Alumni Events

October 2014

Driving Fore Athletics Golf Tournament

Fifth Annual Driving Fore Athletics Golf Tournament
October 27
Green Hills Country Club, Millbrae, 18-Hole Scramble. For more information, visit www.ndnu.edu/golf. Limited to only 110 golfers

November 2014

Wine and Port Tasting + Networking in Half Moon Bay
November 13
5:30 – 7 p.m., HMB Wine & Cheese Company, 421 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Host: Kristin Jensen ‘99

Cost: $15 (Reg. $25)

Join us for a special wine and port tasting at the Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese Company, located in charming downtown Half Moon Bay. Bring your business cards to mix and mingle with your fellow alumni in the area and enjoy an educational tasting about the different pairings of California’s artisanal and farmstead cheeses, wine and port.

Come and share our passion for wine, port, cheese and all things NDNU related. Tickets are only $15 and include wine and port flight and appetizers. The first 10 alums to RSVP will receive a special NDNU gift bag. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ndnu.edu for more information.

December 2014

The Show Behind the Show: A Christmas Carol
December 12
Performance at 7:30 p.m., NDNU Theatre
Host: Michael Elkins

Cost: $10 (Reg. $25)

Join us for a backstage tour of NDNU’s production A Christmas Carol: A Gift to the Community – with a member of the cast. We will begin with a brief talk about the 29 year history of the show and intricacies of operating a NDNU community production. Tour stops include the set and behind-the-scenes area.

Notre Dame de Namur University and The Performing Arts Company have celebrated the spirit of giving learned by Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol: A Gift to the Community," the longest running musical adaptation of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" in the Bay Area.

The first 20 alums to RSVP will receive a special NDNU holiday gift bag. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ndnu.edu for more information.

January 2015

Saru Jayaraman

Sister Dorothy Stang Center Speakers Series: Sara Jayaraman*
January 22

7 p.m., NDNU Theatre

On Living Wage and Worker Justice in the Restaurant Industry and Beyond. Flyer

*Sister Dorothy Stang Center event

Carmel-by-the-Sea Mixer (Precedes the annual alumni retreat at Villa Angelica)
January 30
Villa Angelica, 27951 Highway One Carmel, CA 93923
Host: Sr. Roseanne Murphy
Cost: $20 (Reg. $40)

Join us at a special mixer prior to our annual Carmel Alumni Retreat Weekend at the private estate of the Sisters of Notre Dame, Villa Angelica in Carmel-by-the-sea for a thoughtful and open dialogue regarding the journey of recreating and renewing a sense of life’s purpose. Mix and mingle with your fellow alumni in Carmel while tasting the flavors of wine from a local winery and eatery. Space is limited and RSVP is required for the private dining gathering. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ndnu.edu for more information.

Annual Carmel Alumni Retreat Weekend
Jan. 30-Feb. 1

Details to follow.

The Notre Dame de Namur University Alumni Association welcomes you to our annual Carmel Alumni Retreat Weekend. This weekend retreat at Villa Angelica in Carmel will be facilitated by Sr. Roseanne Murphy, SNDdeN. The annual retreat weekend will have a balance of sharing and time for reflection. The Carmel Alumni Retreat Weekend offers the opportunity for NDNU/CND alumni to gather with others who enjoy sharing their stories – what life has taught them – and hearing what others have found inspiring and encouraging along the way. This retreat is also a great opportunity to reconnect, enjoy the beautiful Carmel setting and join in the company of old and new friends, learning and exploring along the way.

2013 Carmel Retreat

February 2015

Dorothy Stang

Sister Dorothy Stang Center Speakers Series: Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Sr. Dorothy’s Death*
February 12 and 13

7 p.m., Cunningham Memorial Chapel

Angel of the Amazon, an opera on the life and death of Sr. Dorothy Stang. Panel discussion on the life of Sr. Dorothy Stang. Flyer

*Sister Dorothy Stang Center event

Armstrong Brewery Grand Opening
Alumni Brew Tour and Tasting
February 26, 2015

6 – 8 p.m., Armstrong Brewing Co, 415 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA
Host: Jason Cardoso ’05, ‘08
Cost: $10 (Reg. $20)

Two words ... Flavor and Balance. Relieve work stress and join us for a pint while mingling with other NDNU alums at Armstrong Brewing Co., an alumni-owned artisan brewery dedicated to producing flavorful-balanced beers. Take a tour of the brewery during its grand opening, stay for an educational tasting and reconnect with some of your fellow alums.

We’ll be tasting some of their local beers on tap including Sour Brown (5.4% / 37 IBU), Joe’s Gose (4.8%, 18 IBU), Trippel (7.8% / 33IBU) and a Porter (6.5% / 38 IBU) to name a few.

Tickets are only $10 and includes beer and appetizers. The first 15 alums to RSVP will receive a special NDNU gift bag. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ndnu.edu for more information.