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Spring 2010 • Volume 16, Issue 2  

Alumni News
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Houston TV viewing party

Houston The Houston Area Alumni Chapter was one of 24 locations nationwide to host BU Coast to Coast, a national game watch party on January 12. Bradley fell to the University of Northern Iowa 50-52.


St. Petersburg alumni event

St. Petersburg On February 3, President Joanne Glasser met with alumni at the Columbia Restaurant. Shown from left to right are JOHN FORD ’71, Cathy Anderson, CAROLINE McKEON ’72, President Joanne Glasser, JOE MARTESKI ’70, SUZANNE LaFRANZO ’08, BARRY THOMAS ’84, and TEDDY ANDERSON ’07.


Naples alumni event

Naples MARGERY MILLER BETTMAN ’46 and KEITH BANE ’61 visit with President Joanne Glasser on February 4 at an alumni reception at the Royal Poinciana Country Club. More than 65 alumni attended the event hosted by JOAN LORIG JANSSEN ’69 and JAY JANSSEN ’59.


Dallas alumni event

Dallas About 50 alumni, friends, and prospective students spent an evening with the president on February 10 at the Hilton Southlake Town Square. Shown from left to right are BOB SIFFERMANN ’73, President Joanne Glasser, CAROLYN JIRKA SIFFERMANN ’73, and KATHRYN GOULD CULLIVAN, MBA ’91.


BU Outstanding First Year Student Awards

BU Oustanding First Year Student Awards President Glasser, the Bradley University Alumni Association, and the Center for Student Development and Health Services recognized 44 outstanding freshmen at the second annual Rising Star Dinner on February 12. FRONT: Kendra Smith, Emily Strudeman, Robin Marcinkevich, Hannah Bridgeland, Abigail Vogel, Emily Smith, Amanda Patton, Amanda Westpfahl, Kelsy Schmidbauer, Danielle Kniep, Alyssa Fara, Katelyn Hofstetter, Tori Scotti, and Kelsey Newell. MIDDLE: David Erickson, Alicia Thomas, Sara McNamara, Elyse Vernon, Ashley Pierce, Shelby Spierling, Rachel Servos, Colten Brunenn, Lance Littleton, Elizabeth Boulton, Sadie Salsman, Chelsea Griffin, and Kaitlin Adams-Wenger. BACK: Derek Cantu, Andrew Hopkins, Michael Zeniecki, Michael Ryan, Ethan Roberts, Abby Baron, Paige Pennycuff, Kyle Palmer, Mathew DeFreitas, Spenser Warren, Alan Bukingolts, Marlan Foster, Matthew Kemper, and Catherine Lipovsky.


Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2010 Alumni and fans celebrated the big win against #18-ranked Northern Iowa at the post-game party on February 13. Fans were treated to ice cream sundaes, a visit by the Bradley cheerleaders, and an autograph-signing session with the Bradley Braves and Coach JIM LES ’86 (shown). Photo by ETHAN ZENTZ ’13.