The McKendrean Magazine - Summer 2022

Purple Friday

McKendree University Accounting Club Alumni

Adding Up the Memories

The McKendree University Accounting Club hosted an accounting alumni reception on Friday, April 29. Several accounting alumni stopped by the McKendree Gallery of Art to celebrate the retirement of Jeff Brasel ’81, enjoy light appetizers and beverages and catch up with one another.

Pictured from l. to r.: Jordan Reichert ’20, MBA ’21; Seth Wheatley ’20; Justin Sweeney ’19; Jeff Brasel ’81; Cole Foster ’19; Collin Patton ’20, MBA ’21; Kailey Anderson ’20; and Macy Kuhnke ’20, MBA ’21.

Not Pictured: Rebecca (Lindstrom) Wohltman ’09; Austin Vuichard ’14; and Dr. Jean (Scheller) Sampson ’83, chair of school of business.


Basketball Alumni Game

Basketball Alumni Game | Feb. 19, 2022

Pictured from l. to r.: President Daniel C. Dobbins ’81; Brother Steve Davis ’93; Mark Collins ’91; Darron Randle ’92; Michael Schaulat ’77; Dave Warnecke ’78; Chuck Renner ’78; Brad Weathers ’76; Tom Burleyson ’77; Barry Harris ’78; Jacob Donaldson ’21; Rich Stein ’56; and David Nottrott ’64.


Triad High School Purple Friday

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Pictured from l. to r., top to bottom: John Zweck ’04; Hannah Valbert ’17, M.A.Ed. ’22; Todd Grigg '94; Kati (Melton) Hassall ’15, M.A.Ed. ’18; Kathy (Betts) Mersinger, M.A.Ed. ’11; Shannon (Stueber) Mallrich ’98; Jessica (Joiner) Hasemann ’90; Kelli (Jackson) Barbour ’91; Brandi Brown-Harris, M.A. ’10, director of alumni relations; Megan (Doty) DeLong ’15; Dianna (Hicks) Fogleman ’01; Allison Loehr ’20; Stephanie (Harris) Potthast ’12 and Stephanie Webb, M.A.Ed. ’21.


Band Alumni Reunite for Concert

Band Alumni Reunite for Concert

Eighteen band alumni came together to take part in the McKendree University Instrumental Concert on Saturday, April 23. The concert featured McKendree’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Percussion Ensemble and Concert Band. Alumni reunited to rekindle their love of music, display their musical talents and reconnect with former bandmates during a post-concert reception.

Pictured from l. to r., front row: Elizabeth (Mesnard) Wilkinson ’19; Maile (Mills) Signorotti ’15; and graduate student Kendall Roller. Center row: Brock Wilkinson ’19, Kristen Goersch ’21, Rebecca Chicosky ’20, Raina Isaacs ’19, Skyler Bowrey; Michael Long ’02; Kara Grafton ’20; Hope Connelly ’20 and Andrew Rist ’20. Back row: Matthew DeTore ’21 and Tyler Jewell ’17.