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Gamma Kappa alumnus retires as President of Speedway

October 24, 2019

Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced that Anthony Kenney, president of Marathon Petroleum subsidiary Speedway LLC, will retire later this year after 43 years with the company.

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Alumni Profile: Bill Samsoe

October 23, 2019

Bikecentennial made Bill a more goal-oriented person. “Once you do that you can pretty much accomplish anything,” he says.

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Putting the “fun” in fundraising with fun run for the USO

October 23, 2019

Running is an exercise used by many to stay fit and burn lots of calories. On Oct. 19, running will also be used to raise money for an philanthropic cause.

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Eta Kappa/James Madison Alumnus Remembers Fallen Officers

October 22, 2019

Former Eta Kappa/James Madison Chapter President Mark Search (2003) is team captain for Law Enforcement United Team Prince William and assists with efforts to honor the fallen and raise funds and awareness for the families of law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.

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Alumni Profile: Phil Vassar

October 17, 2019

I have been writing this column for over a year now, and haven’t even mentioned Phil Vassar. Even worse, in three years of teaching a law school class, I haven’t unapologetically pushed Phil Vassar’s music on my students.

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Alumni Profile: Ryan Ahlwardt

October 17, 2019

Ryan Ahlwardt’s first performance with Straight No Chaser was the same week as his high school senior prom.

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Peoria Roots, Far-Reaching Talent

October 5, 2019

In his eight-plus decades, Roger Roszell ’57, MBA ’59, has traveled the United States and beyond, serving congregations in beautiful churches and synagogues from Denver to New York to southwestern Florida. He was twice invited to bring a choir to sing at The Vatican, and has made friends with the music staff of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

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Spotlight on Abdillahi Dirie - 2019/2020 Student Body President

October 4, 2019

For those of you that have attended SOAR this summer, you’ve had the opportunity to to hear from Abdillahi Dirie, Student Body President and SOAR Leader, when he welcomes our new Bears to campus. Now is the time for everyone to get to know Lahi better.