People & Events

Marco Island Nearly 40 alumni and friends gathered at the Hideaway Beach Club with hosts JAY JANSSEN ’59 and JOAN LORIG JANSSEN ’69 for an evening with President Joanne Glasser on February 6. From left are DICK DELAWDER ’64, President Glasser, Doreen Dean, Joan Janssen, and Bill Dean.

Chicago About 150 alumni and friends attended a pre-game party at the Union Park Lounge on the University of Illinois, Chicago’s campus prior to the ESPN Bracketbuster game on February 23. More than 200 alumni attended the game to watch Bradley defeat UIC 63-62. From left are KATE GUERCIO ’10, EVAN BATTAGLIA ’10, and Kathy Thin.

Washington, D.C. More than 300 friends, family members, and government officials, including U.S. Secretary of Transportation RAY LaHOOD ’71 HON ’11 (left) and U.S. Rep. AARON SCHOCK ’02, attended the 90th birthday celebration for former House Minority Leader BOB MICHEL ’48 HON ’81 at the Capitol Hill Club on March 5.

Scottsdale About 60 alumni and friends gathered at the Hayden residence for an evening with President Glasser on February 28. From left are VICKI DENNHARDT TARADASH ’67; MARILYN KELLER HAYDEN ’61; JERRY HAYDEN ’59; President Glasser; Dr. Lex Akers, dean of the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology; CATHY PALASZ ’79; and Dr. Darrell Radson, dean of the Foster College of Business Administration.     

Sarasota Alumni and friends joined hosts Susan and JIM BUCK ’60 for a reception at the Field Club on February 8. From left are President Glasser, Dr. Darrell Radson, and Jim and Susan Buck. 

Sarasota Alumni and friends joined hosts Susan and JIM BUCK ’60 for a reception at the Field Club on February 8. Shown with President Glasser are FERNANDO DEL MONTE ’83, Christine Del Monte, and Dr. Lex Akers.