Next Ivy League Club Event: FEBRUARY 5 – Donal O’Shea, President of New College of Florida, the state’s liberal arts honors college. Donal O'Shea is a Canadian mathematician, who is also noted for his bestselling books. He is currently the fifth president of New College of Florida in Sarasota, a position to which he was named on July 1, 2012. Before coming to New College, he served in various roles at Mount Holyoke College, including professor of mathematics, dean of faculty, and vice president for academic affairs. O'Shea graduated with a B.Sc. from Harvard College, and received a Ph.D. in mathematics from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario in 1981.
All-Ivy “Young” Alumni Networking Event
Thursday, January 24, 6PM-8PM, Aloft Hotel in Sarasota.
The Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Penn and Princeton Clubs invite all Ivy League alumni, Classes 1980-2018 and their guests, to an All-Ivy Reception with informal talk featuring Joel Beasley, tech expert and best-selling author of “Modern CTO.” Event cost for reception with hors d’oeuvres is $18 per person. Cash Bar for beverages. Meet old friends and new! Register by Jan. 22 at: www.cornellclubsarasotamanatee.org/-young--alumni.html .
PIRATES OF PENZANCE AT THE MANATEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Join us for The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan’s rollicking and music filled farce at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on Sunday, January 27 at 2PM. This classic of fun and mayhem is as popular today as when it premiered in 1879. Excellent front orchestra seats are $32.00 each. Sales are closed. Tickets will be held at Will Call on day of performance. For more information, contact Sharon Avison at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
FEBRUARY 19 Luncheon - Dr. Gene Kopelson will share his insights about 21st Century presidents, a subject affecting all of us. Dr. Kopelson graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. Cum Laude in Biochemistry, obtained his M.D. at Columbia University, and completed his internship and residency at Harvard University’s Department of Radiation Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Although a notable cancer specialist, Dr. Kopelson is also a presidential historian.
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA AT THE VAN WEZEL– Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:30PM
Join us for the Masterworks: To Sarasota With Love Concert at the Van Wezel on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:30PM. This is one of the final concerts with Conductor Anu Tali, celebrating her six year tenure as Music Director with the Sarasota Orchestra. Selections will include Ravel’s Bolero, an epic love story, a magical story of adventure, and a duet based on the fairytale Beauty and the Beast. Excellent front center orchestra seats are $80.00 each. All tickets have been sold. If you have purchased tickets, you can pick them up at the Van Wezel Box Office Will Call on the day of the performance.
Individual School Events
The following listings include only those club events that are open to all Ivy League Club members.
BROWN: Check with your Club for activities.
COLUMBIA: Check with your Club for activities.
CORNELL: Check with your Club for activities.
DARTMOUTH: On October 19, 2018, Kate Alexander, associate director, Florida Studio Theatre, will discuss the Sarasota theatre scene. Lunch will take place at Marina Jack. Mingle at 11:30, lunch at noon, and finish by 1:30PM. Price is $25 per person and includes meal, tax and tip. No reservations required. Pay at the door with a check to Dartmouth Club of Sarasota or cash (exact change appreciated). All Ivy Leaguers and friends welcome. Further information available from John Bash D’67 at email@example.com or (941)924-8123.
HARVARD: Check with your Club for activities.
PENN: Check with your Club for activities.
PRINCETON: Check with your Club for activities.
YALE: Check with your Club for activities.