People & Events

Los Angeles About 30 alumni gathered August 3 at Dodger Stadium to see the Chicago Cubs win 7-3. Among those at the star-studded event were (top) Eric Petersen ’03, his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Sophie; (above left) Amanda Curry ’14, Justin Restaino ’13 and Tami Lane ’96; and (above right) Charley Steiner ’71 HON ’10 and Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully.

Kansas City, Kansas Members of the Kansas City Area Bradley Alumni Network attended a networking social event June 19 at Yard House of the Legends, including (from left) Logan Schultz ’13, Amber Dungey Griffis ’02, Kurt Mester ’08, Tricia Anklan ’12 and Kevin Bogner ’92.  

Washington, D.C. Among the dozen alumni who watched the Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on July 19 were (from left) Alyson Jordan ’09, Steven Tomaszewski, Selena Russell and Steven Yeninas ’07.  

Chicago Members of the Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance (BUBAA) wished students a great year on the Hilltop at their first Student Send-off Barbecue on August 7 at Dan Ryan Woods.  

Peoria The Central Illinois Bradley Alumni Chapter (CIBAC) held its annual Bratfest on August 1 at Jimmy’s Bar. More than 80 alumni enjoyed live music and great food to benefit CIBAC scholarships. Shown (from left front) are Betty Volturno, Jeri Haskin Maher ’59, Pat Doran Kellogg ’67 MA ’68, Janelle Deissler Niemeier ’87 and Sarlanda Calip ’00; (back) Megan Holder ’05, Kyle Lewis ’04, Bob Janssen ’71, Bob Howell ’50, Jason Planck ’01, Ed True ’54 and Joe Runkle, MBA ’94.  

Peoria Members of Braves of the Last Decade (BOLD) with Kaboom! and President Joanne Glasser at the Young Alumni Night event in the Peplow Pavilion at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center. The networking social featured U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock ’02 as a guest speaker.  

St. Louis The St. Louis Area Bradley Alumni Chapter (SLABAC) welcomed 10 members of the Class of 2018 to the Bradley family on August 10 at the 25th Annual SLABAC Alumni Picnic and Student Send-off. Heading to their first year on the Hilltop are (front row from left) Emily Unruh, Lauren Goeler, Jessica Rakers and Summer Sepulveda; (back row) Anna Smith, Francis Stuart, Jim Geoffroy, John Posth, Ben Packman and Molly Patterson.  Visit the Alumni Association’s flickr page at to view more photos.