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Winter 2008 • Volume 14, Issue 1
Alumni News
Alumni News  •   People & Events  


Class of 1957

Peoria The Class of 1957. From left to right, seated: Jim Leen, Myron Solomon, Jim Kunz, Joni Thieme-Weinberg,
Patricia Samsel Muir O’Neill, Marilyn Frank, Kathleen Dooley Dhabalt, Dan Biederbeck,
Judith Metz Ringness,
and Beverly Dinger Herget. Middle row: Nancy Roake O’Neil, Larry Lechtner,
Milton Scoutaris, Jean Ladley Powers, Rosemary Clinebell Thomson, Karen Beckmann Kutz,
Kaye LeVee Kline Swanson, Jim (Ed) Wickert, Lynn Gundersen, Tom Farr, Sam Piunti, John Gibson,
and Sally Erikson Lewis. Back row: Roger Roszell, Barbara Baner Maves, Dave Rittmiller, Carol Love Rittmiller,
Herb Ryan, Jim Thomson, Dave Mabee, Jack O’Neil, Glenn Beall, Mike Unruh,
Max Hoerr, Shirley Roecker Boudreau,
and Oscar “Jon” Rohrer.

Alumni donation

Peoria Roger Roszell ’57 MBA ’59, representing the Class of 1957, presented President
Joanne Glasser with a class gift during their 50-year class reunion on September 29.
Six members of the class each offered a $1,000 challenge, and classmates responded
to raise a current total of $11,325. The funds will go toward a new Alumni Center on Bradley's campus.

BU soccer Bratfest

Peoria The Bradley soccer team held a training session for youth as part
of CIBAC’s annual Bratfest at Shea Stadium on August 30. About 150 Bradley students,
alumni, and their families enjoyed brats and hot dogs as they watched a soccer team scrimmage.

Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference About 40 alumni volunteers attended the BUAA Alumni Leadership Conference
over Homecoming weekend, September 27–29. Activities included meetings with Bradley
administrators and workshops on leadership, chapter and affinity group development,
event planning, and career and admissions assistance programs.
Shown from left are front row: Sherry Gordon ’94, Bob Carroll ’88, Michelle Noe ’98,
Kristin Clark Miller ’97, Shelly Heiden ’85, David Mainella ’90 MA ’96,
BUAA president Phil Bach ’91.
Second row: Vance Pierce ’03 ’05, Dave Karlin ’79, Lin Mourning ’70, Lori Winters Fan ’80, Mike Davis ’75,
Richard Jankowski ’83,
and Ed True ’54. Back row: Nora Wilburne ’93, Renee Jones Webb ’74,
Michael Noren ’83, Kristin Smith Ladewig ’93, Paul Moore ’62, Valerie Isbell Miller ’03, Amy Turk ’97, Glenn Ross MBA ’87.


Denver Twenty-four alumni enjoyed dinner and a production of “Too Old To Be Loud”
at Heritage Square Music Hall on September 8.

New York

New York President Joanne Glasser, right, was introduced to 42 New York alumni and friends
during alumni events in Long Island and Manhattan on November 7 and 8.
Shown in Long Island with Glasser are Nathaniel Lazan ’54, Jeffrey Greenfield ’74, and Marion Blumenthal Lazan ’57.

New York

Virginia More than 15 Bradley alumni and friends gathered at the Virginia Wine Festival
at Morven Park Equestrian Center in Leesburg on September 15.