The annual Football Alumni Golf Outing weekend commenced June 26, 2015 with a reception at the B.O.B. where nearly 100 former football players and their guests in attendance for a reunion. The weekend continued on Saturday the 27th with the annual golf outing at the Meadows which celebrated the memory of Dick Nelson, the voice of Laker football, who passed away this year. Football alumni made a collective donation and presented the check to the Nelson family in the amount of $1,500 to the Dick Nelson Broadcasting Endowment Fund.
First place went to the team of: Alberta, Lenters, Homer and Sonntag
2nd place went to the team of: Iciek, Smolen, Cox and Godush
The reunion weekend for 2016 is set for June 24 and 25.
40 alumni, faculty and staff and friends of the university reunited at the National Athletic Trainers Association Conference in St. Louis from June 24-26.
74 people attended and the group collectively raised nearly $1,500 for the Peggy Boyce Non-Traditional Scholarship Fund. There was a silent auction, music, presentation by Jim Barry ‘78, Rachael Rangel, ’12 and Dean Anne Hiskes informed the guests about the cohort program at the Meijer Campus in Holland.
The Alumni Association celebrated the hundreds of volunteers who give their time to the university throughout the year. Tom, '67 & Lea, '69 & '95 Ebels were also recognized as the 2015 Alumni Service Award Recipients.