People & Events

BUBAA Peoria  Nearly 150 alumni returned to campus April 20–22 for the biennial reunion of the Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance (BUBAA). Members of the board of directors include, front row:  WANDA BOLTON ’73, MICHELLE MILLS ’03, RENEE JONES WEBB ’74, RHONDA POTTS ’04, and NORA WILBURNE ’93. Back row: MICHAEL R. DAVIS ’75, JERROLD BERRY ’91, VANCE PIERCE ’03 MA ’05, NATHAN MARTIN ’84, GREG TEAGUE ’86, HUGO STALLING ’85, and CHARLIE BURKE ’93.   

Peoria  The Class of 2012 celebrated with family, friends, and Bradley faculty and staff on the new Alumni Quad in front of the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center. More than 800 attended the Bradley University Alumni Association-sponsored reception on May 11, the day before commencement.  

Peoria  More than 100 alumni and friends enjoyed the annual CIBAC wine tasting event on May 4, held for the first time at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center. Funds were raised for CIBAC’s endowed scholarship fund.  

Peoria  New alumni NATHANIEL ZIMMERLY ’12 and MARGARITA ROSILES ’12 from Bradley’s ROTC program were commissioned second lieutenants in the Army and congratulated at commencement by President Joanne Glasser. 

Bradley Ambassadors, the student-alumni relations association, hosted its first student philanthropy week in April, including a life-size Angry Birds game, to show the impact alumni and donors have on campus and to inspire students to support each other’s causes.