Alumni Update (Sep 2015)

1. An Introduction to Brown and Penn (Monday, September 28)

We invite alumni to join Elisabeth O’Connell, Senior Associate Dean for International Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, as she welcome parents and potential incoming students at the “Introduction to Brown and Penn” event.
Elisabeth will be joined by Panetha Theodosia Nychis Ott, Director of Admission, International Recruitment at Brown University.


Date & Time: Monday, September 28, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Raffles Institution (Y5-6) Lecture Theatre 2, Block C One Raffles Institution (or old street name and address: 10 Bishan Street 21, Singapore 574013) Singapore 575954
Directions: Enter campus grounds by Gate 3, go towards Manna Café, alight at Drop-off point P4. Follow the signage to Lecture Theatre 2, 1st floor of Block
RSVP: [email protected]


2. Defending the MIT Beaver Cup Bowling cup (Saturday, October 3rd)

Calling all Penn/Wharton alumni and family to help us retain the Beaver Cup title! We are the reigning champions led by Captain Steve, our fearless leader and bowler par excellence, who will lead our troops into action, and help us reclaim our glory!
The MIT Club of Singapore is hosting the annual MIT Beaver Cup, a bowling event which promises to be a fun and friendly competition amongst the various alumni clubs of DUAL. Do come join us, either as a bowler or as a cheerleader :)

Venue: Singapore Island Country Club bowling alley (180 Island Club Road Singapore 578774 – Upper Thomson)
Date & Time: Sat, October 3rd 2014, 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
Cost: $40/bowler; $15/non-bowler
Light food and soft drinks will be served from 3pm onwards, so non-bowlers are also welcome to come along to cheer on their teams, network or just catch up with old friends from the wider DUAL community. Do come dressed in your Penn/Wharton gear!

If you are interested in bowling or cheering for the Penn/Wharton team please let us know at [email protected] by Fri 25 Sept.


3. Annual General Meeting : Penn and Wharton Alumni Club of Singapore (Wednesday, 7-October)

All, it is that time of the year again to look back at the club’s activities in 2014/2015 and to vote on the club’s leadership for 2016 - please join us at the AGM on Wednesday 7 October 2015.


Date: Wednesday, 7th October
Time: 19:00-20:30
Location: 18 Marina Boulevard, Marina Bay Residences (7th Floor Function Room 1)


AGM Agenda
1. A look back at last year
2. Approve club finance accounts for the year 2014/2015.
3. Run for/Vote in new committee members for the year 2015/2016.
4. A view of upcoming activities
5. Any other business.


Join the committee : Make an lasting impact on the community while having lots of fun! If you are passionate about the Penn / Wharton community and are keen to join the committee for the coming year, please email [email protected] for more information.
We would like to thank and acknowledge all current committee members and all others who have volunteered their time and effort to make this club a more vibrant one!


4. Wine Pairing Dinner College Bowl Trivia Night at the Culinary Institute of America (Saturday, November 7th)

Please join alumni from Columbia, Harvard and Stanford for a French wine-pairing three course dinner on Nov 7th, Saturday evening, at the Culinary Institute of America, one of the top cooking schools in the world. This venue was chosen as we would like to support the graduating students who will be cooking and serving for the event. The evening theme is Trivia night, and the Penn / Wharton club has reserved a table with 6 seats – so first come, first serve. The cost per person will be $150.
The net proceeds from this event will support Read Global’s campaign to rebuild their community centers in Nepal which were devastated by the recent earthquakes as well as provide programs for rural villagers to get back into their livelihoods after the disaster.


Venue: Culinary Institute of America, Temasek Polytechnic, 21 Tamipines Ave 1, Block 31 (West Gate entrance)
Time: Approx. 7-10pm. To be finalized.
Cost: $150/person
Parking: Plenty
Uber: Uber will be sponsoring the event and subsidizing $20/ride for new customers

Please RSVP to [email protected] by October 23rd to indicate your interest in participating in this event.


Please feel free to visit our Facebook pages: Penn Alumni in Singapore:!/groups/33271115940/;
Wharton Alumni in Singapore:!/groups/86611689868/

Please forward this onto any relevant Penn and Wharton alumni whom you think may have missed this!