Thursday, August 20, 2020

 


Join us for Yoga at the Detroit Zoo

Wednesday, September 23rd 7:30-9 AM

 

Schedule:

7:30AM: Guests Check-In Please note, due to the variety of class locations throughout the Zoo, it is very important to arrive promptly at 7:30 AM. This will allow time to travel to the designated area.
8 AM: Class Begins
9 AM: Post-Class Zookeeper Talk

 

A Princeton Alum will be there to take our photo with the tigers.


Please click this link to order your tickets from the Zoo web site.



Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Stand Out of Our Light: Online Precept


The Princeton Club of Michigan and the Princeton Women’s Network (PWN) invite you to attend an online precept on the book "Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy" by James Williams. This informal discussion will be a pilot to bring small groups of Princeton alumnae together virtually.



President Eisgruber picked this book as his pre-read selection for all incoming Princeton freshmen this past fall.

Please join conversation host and Ann Arbor resident, Stephanie Blackburn Freeth '97 S95, for an online video-based precept-like discussion of the book on March 25th from noon-1:00 EST.

Please RSVP below to register. Space is limited, and a waitlist will go into effect once we reach maximum capacity.

RSVP Here   
For more information on the book, there are a variety of videos and other resources provided by Princeton here, including a pdf of the full text of the book as well as the foreword written by President Eisgruber.

Participants may also choose to order the book on Amazon or through other booksellers.

Questions? Email Stephanie Blackburn Freeth '97 S95 

With Tigress Cheers,
Stephanie Blackburn Freeth, '97 S95, At-Large-Member, Alumni Council Executive Committee
Dunrie Greiling, '92, President, Princeton Club of Michigan
Susan Horner, '86 S79 P20, Chair, Princeton Women’s Network (PWN) Advisory Council

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

ANN ARBOR Happy Hour, October 16th

Mingle with fellow alumni in Ann Arbor

The Old German, 117 S. Ashley Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 click here to view the map
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, 5:30-7:30PM
Orange and black attire, beer jackets optional, but highly encouraged
Undergraduate and graduate alumni - please come!
Please RSVP : Eventbrite


Princeton Club of Michigan News


PC of Michigan

Dear Princeton Club of Michigan,

We are pleased to announce that Dunrie Greiling '92 is the new president of the Princeton Club of Michigan. Our treasurer is Erika Fillmore. Dunrie is forming her committee this fall, and please let her know if you would like to volunteer to host and event, help with communications, interview students applying to Princeton, plan young alumni events, engage with our local alumni on social media, or be involved with our annual dinner.

Please renew your Princeton Club of Michigan membership this fall. Our dues help support our events in Michigan. You may renew online or mail click here

Save the date: Happy Hour October 16th in Ann Arbor ( details will follow).

Sincerely,

Talbot Payne '84
Past President

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Photo from Happy Hour Detroit 8/16/19

        Friday 8/16 Happy Hour in Detroit at the Brakeman, 22 John R St, Detroit MI 48226


Saturday, August 17, 2019

Michigan Class of 2023

Several Freshman attended the send off event in early August. We wish all the new Princeton Michigan freshman a great year!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

New Admit Event - August 6, 2019

Please join us in a warm welcome reception for Michigan’s Princeton Class of 2023, our new admits!
  • Who: Newly admitted students, current students, families, and alumni
  • When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Where: Meadowbrook Country Club (map) 40941 W. Eight Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167 (map)
  • What: Conversation, celebration, appetizers, and cash bar
  • Dress Code: Business casual (no jeans)

Monday, July 01, 2019

Meet with Tigers, see the Tigers at the Detroit Zoo!



Event held Sunday, July 14 -- a trip to the Zoo!

  • Sunday July 14 at 11AM. 
  • Meet at the Detroit Zoo. 
  • Families with kids especially welcome, and kids of all ages encouraged to join us. 
  • Regular zoo entrance fees will apply. 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Sip and Shop Benefit - May 21 - Somerset

Please join us for a social event at Somerset Mall.

Mingle with other alumni and Princeton families in a fundraiser to benefit the Princeton Michigan Scholarship Fund


Please let us know if you will attend so we can prepare refreshments. Register here.


Saturday, April 06, 2019

Upcoming Events - May and June, 2019

We have several upcoming events to share. Mark your calendars. We hope to see you!

  • Wednesday May 8, 6-9 PM- Annual Dinner featuring Princeton Professor Alain Kornhauser *71 
  • Tuesday, May 21st, 6-8 PM - Sip and Shop Fundraiser at the J. McLaughlin Store at Somerset Mall. Proceeds to benefit the Princeton Michigan Scholarship Fund. Save the date, more details to come. 
  • Saturday, June 8th, 10:45 AM - Club tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition "From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art 1960-1975
    • Led by Clare I. Rogan, Ph.D. '90 Curator of Prints and Drawings. 
    • Tour will be 45 minutes after which participants are welcome to continue to tour the museum or have lunch in the cafe on their own or in small groups.
    • Max 25 participants. 

Sunday, March 10, 2019

2019 Annual Club Dinner - May 8, 6-9PM

Please join fellow Tigers and parents to the Club's Annual Dinner.

This year's speaker will be Professor Alain Kornhauser *71. We will also invite the new admits and their families.
  • When: Wednesday May 8, 2019, 6-9 PM
  • Where: Birmingham Athletic Club (BAC website, map)
  • Tickets:
    • Alumni and guests $48
    • Young alumni and guests $38
Professor Kornhauser is a pioneering researcher in automated transportation and an expert in automotive engineering systems. He is the lead faculty adviser to Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE), an undergraduate student-led research group devoted to autonomous vehicles and is an expert in the evolving use of artificial intelligence in the safe and efficient operation of various modes of transportation, especially road transportation.

Event Photos

Professor Kornhauser in the middle of this smiling group


Monday, January 21, 2019

Princeton LGBTQIA Mixer - Detroit - Jan 24, 2019

The Princeton LGBT Center and FFR/Princeton BTGALA present

Princeton LGBTQIA Student, Staff, and Alumni Mixer 

Join us during the Creating Change Conference in Detroit for a mixer with students, staff, and alumni from around the area.

Free appetizers and first drink on us!

January 24 at 6:30PM Briggs Detroit 519 East Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48226

Please RSVP to the email address in your invitation.

Princeton Alumni and Princeternship Event - Jan 2019


In January 2019, Quicken Loans hosted 10 Princeton students in their Detroit office as part of the Princeternship program. The Princeternship program is an experiential learning opportunity facilitated by the Office of Career Services at Princeton University.

During the week-long program, students met with senior leaders, worked on a project, and interacted with fellow Ivy League students. As part of the program, Quicken Loans hosted a networking event for Princeton students and alumni in collaboration with the Office of Career Services and the Princeton Club of Michigan.

The networking event was an opportunity for students to connect with alumni in the Detroit area and to learn from their career paths.

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Ann Arbor Happy Hour - November 1, 2018

Mingle with fellow alumni in Ann Arbor - 11/1


  • The Old German (below the Grizzly Peak) 120 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Map/Directions 
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 5:30-7:30PM 
  • Orange and black attire, beer jackets optional, but highly encouraged! 
  • Undergraduate and graduate alumni - please come! 
  • Please RSVP

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Class of 2022 Welcome Reception - August 7

Please join us in a warm welcome reception for Michigan’s Princeton Class of 2022, our new admits!

  • Who: Newly admitted students, current students, their families, and alumni 
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm 
  • Where: Meadowbrook Country Club (map) 40941 W. Eight Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167 
  • What: Conversation, celebration, appetizers, and cash bar 
  • Dress Code: Business casual (no jeans) 


Please RSVP by August 1.

We hope to see you!

Steven Jameson '04

Friday, July 06, 2018

Princeton Prize in Race Relations - 2018 Michigan


Princeton Prize in Race Relations Committee of Michigan honored two local students at the Princeton Club of Michigan Annual Dinner in April 2018.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations 2018 Michigan Winner Maren Roeske
with Princeton Club of Michigan President Talbot Payne '84

Maren Roeske was named the local prize winner. Kyla Hurns, not shown, won the certificate.


Michigan (Detroit): Maren Roeske, a senior at Grosse Pointe South High School, is the founder of SEEDS (Student Empowerment: Education for a Diverse Society), an anti-racism education program that targets individual and interpersonal racism. She also co-founded RATE (Restorative Action Through Exchange) to foster connections between her school and University Prep High School in Detroit.

Roeske and the winners from other states were honored at a symposium at Princeton University in late April. 

Congratulations to Maren Roeske and Kyla Hurns for your achievements!

Thank you to the Michigan Committee for your commitment to serving our community and honoring our young leaders. The Michigan Committee has been led for the last decade by Jason and Tara Michener.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

2018 Annual Dinner Featuring Professor Michael Littman

Join with the Princeton Club of Michigan to welcome Professor Michael Littman to speak on

The Art and Science of Motorcycle Design: A Freshman Seminar

Location: Birmingham Athletic Club | 4033 West Maple Road | Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 https://goo.gl/maps/5GYexpBuULm
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Professor Littman is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. His popular Freshman Seminar on Motorcycle design has captivated students outside of engineering. The class restores a vintage motorcycle and learns a lot about engineering and hands-on learning along the way.

You can find more on the class on its class description page and see information on this year's group here.

More on Professor Littman

Michael Littman, Professor/Department Representative, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His lecture topics include “Art and Science of Motorcycle Design: A Freshman Seminar", "Teaching Engineering with Antiques", "Engineering in the Modern World" (This would be the introductory lecture or perhaps the final lecture in his course CEE 102), "Smithsonian Invention Kits: Re-creation of historical engineering objects using 3D printers and laser cutters" (This is a current project that he collaborates on concerning STEM education in K-12), A condensed version of his CEE 102 lecture on Railroads - that lecture includes discussion of the Transcontinental Railroad (completed May 1869 at Promontary Point Utah).

Eventbrite - Princeton Club of Michigan 2018 Annual Dinner: Professor Michael Littman

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Ann Arbor Happy Hour - October 25

Please join us for a happy hour in Ann Arbor

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Tigers visit the Zoo - September 30

Bring your family to the Zoo for a Tiger social and picnic!

  • Who: All Tigers and their families, grandparents and friends
  • When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Meet at the Front Gate at 11am 
  • WhereThe Detroit Zoo (map8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
  • What: Visit the Tiger and other animals and mingle with fellow Princeton families. 
  • Other: Pack a picnic and sunscreen! 
  • Zoo admission is $14 for adults and $10 for children 2-14. 
Please RSVP by September 20th.
We hope to see you!

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Welcome our Class of 2021 - August 8, 2017

Please join us in a warm welcome reception for Michigan's Princeton Class of 2021, our new admits!


  • Who: Newly admitted students, current students, their families, and alumni
  • When: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm 
  • Where: Meadowbrook Country Club (map) 40941 W. Eight Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167 
  • What: Conversation, celebration, appetizers, and cash bar
  • Dress: Business casual (no jeans) 

This event is supported by a donation given to our club, so free of charge to you! Please RSVP and hope to see you!

Stephen Jameson '04