The Dartmouth Club of the Piedmont serves the more than 800 alums living in North Carolina from the coast to Winston-Salem.
The Dartmouth Club of the Piedmont seeks to strengthen ties with local alumni and its community, and to actively support and promote the mission of Dartmouth College. These goals are accomplished in the following ways:
- Hosting social, cultural, educational, and charitable events for all Club constituents,
- Enhancing alums connection with the College and knowledge of current issues by creating opportunities for alums and current students to interact,
- Supporting the Office of Admissions, in conjunction with local District Enrollment Directors, through alumni admissions interviews, Book Award programs, and social recruiting events, and
- Acting as a conduit between Alumni Relations and the local alumni base.
The Club spans Central and Eastern North Carolina and includes the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill), Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Wilmington.
Executive committee officers are elected for two years terms. To see the current slate of officers, please click here.
The Dartmouth Club of Piedmont hosts eight to ten events in an average year. Annual events include admittee receptions in the spring, a Club dinner in the spring, a picnic in the late summer or fall, and holiday receptions in the winter. Other events are organized based on interest and opportunity. Past events have included gathering for a Dartmouth sporting event, hosting the Glee Club, and events based around local alums talents and interests.
Alumni Seminars/Dartmouth on Location
The Dartmouth Club of the Piedmont has hosted four successful Alumni Seminars.
- In 2003, Dr. Peter Saccio, one of Dartmouth’s most distinguished professors, will led the first Alumni Seminar in conjunction with the N.C. Shakespeare Festival in High Point.
- In 2005, the club’s second alumni seminar took place at Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens. Professor Jere Daniell ‘55, an expert in colonial history and de-facto college historian, was our guest lecturer and discussion leader.
- In 2007, our third seminar was organized around the North Carolina Museum of Art’s exhibit Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British Museum. The seminar featured Susan Ackerman ‘80, Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion at Dartmouth.
- In 2009, our fourth seminar was held in conjunction with the 14th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration on November 21st at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Professor Melanie Benson, the latest addition to Dartmouth?s outstanding Native American Studies Department, keynoted the event.
Our club dues are as follows:
- $15 for the last 10 graduating classes
- $25 for all other graduates
- $15 for parents of alumni (dues waived for parents of current students)
The club year runs from July 1 to June 30.
Payment of your dues is important for the ongoing functioning of the club. For example, your dues are used to pay for:
- Newsletters and other mailings.
- Support of club activities.
- Costs of hosting Dartmouth students and other guests at the annual dinner and holiday luncheons.
For more information on paying dues please click here.