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Chapters

Chapters are a great way to stay connected with URI, to see old classmates, and to meet new friends. URI has more than fifty alumni chapters organized by location or affinity interest. You can become an automatic member of the chapter of your choice by participating in the Alumni Association's dues-paying membership program. As a chapter member, you'll receive regular notices of events and programs in your area and discounts on chapter events. Learn more and contact a chapter representative today!

 


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

ARIZONA

August 21, 2014 • 6–9 p.m.
Arizona Rhode Runners Chapter Event: Group Volunteer for a Great Cause
Arizona Rhode Runners, join your fellow alumni in Tempe at a meal-packing session for the nonprofit organization Feed My Starving Children, which supplies food to needy children around the world. We’ll work in teams, so expect a bit of friendly competition to see which team works the fastest! Following the session, we’ll celebrate a job well done at a local bar or restaurant (location to be determined). More details and registration are available here. Contact: Darthula L. Mathews ’13, Alumni Relations, 401.874.5573 or dmathews@uri.edu

CALIFORNIA
August 30, 2014 • 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. 
Sun, Surf and Sand with the LA Rams Chapter!

Join fellow LA area URI alums and their families for a relaxing day at Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach. The site, originally built by William Randolph Hearst, was once a playground for Hollywood’s greatest stars, from Greta Garbo to Clark Gable. Now, you and your family can be the stars of this fun-filled event! More details and registration are available here. Cost: $10 per person, includes bottled drinks and chips. Families registering before July 30, 2014 also receive a URI branded beach towel, compliments of the URI Alumni Association (limit one per family). Contact: Chris DiSano, Alumni Relations, 401.874.4536 or cdisano@uri.edu, or Chapter Leader Brett Freitas ’99 at brettfreitas@gmail.com.

September 13, 2014 • 11:30 a.m.
Northern California Alumni Chapter Event: 19th Annual Lobster Bake

Save the date for the 19th Annual Lobster Bake at the Coyote Point Park in San Mateo, where alumni volunteers will cook and serve up a traditional New England style bake. Enjoy a raffle and network with other alumni and their families. More information and registration is available here. Contact:  Kate Serafini Maccarone ’08, Alumni Relations, 401.874.4679 or kserafini@uri.edu

 

FLORIDA

December 6, 2014
SW Florida URI Chapter Event: Annual Holiday Luncheon

Mark your calendars—we’ve set the date for the annual Holiday Luncheon, which will be held this year at the Jacaranda West Country Club in Venice. More information and registration will be available early next fall, so stay tuned! Contact: Bob Ferrell ’07, Alumni Relations, 401.874.7402 or rferrell@uri.edu

MASSACHUSETTS

August 7, 2014 • 5:30–7:30 p.m. 
A Quintessential Summer Evening in Boston

A dramatic view of Boston Harbor, a delectable array of shellfish, and a delightful al fresco concert—we can’t think of a better way to spend a summer night! Join the Massachusetts chapter on the patio of Rubin & Rudman, LLP, where we’ll take in the “Summer in the City” concert series from an exclusive location overlooking Rowes Wharf. Glenn Wood, Esq. ’81 of Rubin & Rudman will be your host, and Perry Raso ’02 will be on hand to tempt you with raw-bar bites from his widely acclaimed Rhode Island restaurant, Matunuck Oyster Bar. Glenn and Perry will also share their insights on headline-making environmental topics, so expect lively conversation and first-rate networking! Cost: $30, includes beer/wine and food. The deadline to register is July 30. Mored details and registration are available here.Contact: Massachusetts Chapter Leader Nick Chigas ’03 or Chris DiSano, Alumni Relations, 401.874.4536 or cdisano@uri.edu

TEXAS

July 12, 2014 • 3:10 p.m.
Houston Chapter Event: Boston Red Sox vs.
Houston Astros
Hey, Lone Star alumni, dig this: We’ve reserved a block of seats overlooking the Red Sox dugout! Don’t miss this chance to cheer your favorite team (whichever team that might be…). Please register by June 23. More details and registration are available here. Cost: $51. Contact: Kate Serafini ’08, Alumni Relations, 401.874.4679 or kserafini@uri.edu

October 18, 2014 • 2 p.m.     
Dallas/Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Event: Taste of Rhode Island in Texas
Kick off URI's Homecoming Week in Texas with a Taste of Rhode Island! Alums and their families are invited to the home of David '98 and Cortney '01 Nicolato in Lantana for some real Rhody chowdah, clam cakes, NY System weiners, Del’s Lemonade, and more.  Wear your URI gear and get in the Rhode Island spirit! The deadline to register is October 15. More details and registration are available here. Cost: adults, $8; children (12 and under), $5. Contact: Chapter leaders David '98 & Cortney '01 Nicolato at RhodyGrad@gmail.com, or Kate Maccarone ’08, Alumni Relations, 401.874.4679 or kserafini@uri.edu


For more information

Shana Greene '95, M.S. '97
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
Alumni Center
73 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401.874.2218
Fax: 401.874.5957
Email: scgreene@uri.edu

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RECENT EVENTS

SW Florida URI Alumni Chapter
April 5, 2014 Steak Out
The SW Florida Chapter came together for the annual Steak Out. See more photos in our Flickr album!

LA Rams Chapter
February 9, 2014, Marina Del Rey, CA
The LA Rams Chapter gathered at Tony P's Dockside Grill to watch the Rams take on the UMass Minutemen.

Theta Chi Affinity Chapter
December 3, 2013, East Providence,RI
Theta Chi held its quarterly dinner at B. Pinelli's.

ROTC Alumni Chapter
November 16, 2013, Kingston, RI
URI's ROTC Alumni Chapter celebrated its biggest ever bi-annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. See the photos and  watch the video.

To see more event highlights, browse our alumni photo albums here and on Flickr!