People & Events

Dallas  More than 50 alumni and friends gathered at the home of Chuck Anderson ’79 and Audrey Limonta Anderson ’80 for an evening with President Joanne Glasser on April 2. From left are Dr. Lex Akers, President Glasser, Audrey and Chuck Anderson and Dr. Darrell Radson.

St. Louis The St. Louis Area Bradley Alumni Chapter hosted its 24th Annual Alumni Picnic and Student Send-Off on August 4.

Peoria More than 150 alumni and friends attended Bratfest to support the CIBAC Scholarship, including (from left, back row) Glenn Ross, MBA ‘87; Clay Cantrell, MA ‘74; Vicki Abraham Winn ‘71 MS ‘73; Jack Rhodes, MBA ‘60; Steve Roach ‘71; and Kevin McClelland ‘11. (Front row) Marianne Heerde Cantrell ‘70, Scott Hedden ’76, Paul Heuerman ‘76, and Kal Paar ‘68.

Chicago Five alumni were recognized for career and community achievements at the Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance awards dinner on April 20. From left are Marcus Belin ’10, Cheryl Procter-Rogers ’80, Judge Sybil King Thomas ’72, Beverly Coley ’74 and Steve C. Lewis ’72.

New York  Fifty-five alumni and friends joined President Glasser for an evening at the 21 Club on April 23. From left are Peter Bazeli ’98, Andrew Greene ’06, President Glasser, Lori Antonacci ’69 and Matt MacDonald ’98.

Peoria Nearly 150 people, including alumni, business professionals, and presenters, attended the inaugural BUAA Leadership Summit on June 13–15. From left are Adam Bockler ’11, Kirsten Riddle Hedden ’04, Erica Fay ’12, Ray LaHood ’71 HON ’11, A.J. Brown ’06 MBA ’07, Valerie Weaver ’82, and Steve Gorman, MBA ’78.

Peoria  The annual CIBAC wine tasting brought together 140 alumni, friends, and faculty at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center on April 19, including Daniel Pfeiffer ’10 and Abby Wilson Pfeiffer ’10.

Peoria  On March 30, Bradley dedicated the Dr. Gene R. Young Room — named for the University's director of black studies from 1971 to 1984 — in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center. Present at the ceremony were Young's wife, Linda Bingham Young, and daughter, Joy Young.

Peoria  The University's annual Legacy Luncheon was attended by more than 100 legacy students and their families at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center on Move-in Day. Pictured with President Glasser are David Nootbaar ’86 and Sofia Alvarez-Nootbaar ’87, with their daughter Lisa Nootbaar ’16.