In the spring term, the Center for International Sport Business
(CISB) brought three distinguished visitors to campus for its
“For the Love of the Games” series sponsored by the Alumni
Association. Baseball writer and commentator Buster Olney
delighted attendees on January 28. Pictured above, left: (L-R)
Joe Bowker ’ 15 and Nate Russell ’ 15 talk with Olney after his
On February 17, CISB
hosted International Swimming Federation (FINA)
Vice President Dale
Neuburger, the highest-ranking American in international aquatic sports,
who is pictured above
being presented with a
University sweatshirt from
Director of Alumni Relations Kathy Pappas G’98.
THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL SPORT BUSINESS
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS MORE
THAN $47,000 IN GRANTS TO STUDENT
ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS
The College of Engineering’s Society of Automotive Engineers
Baja Team (pictured), which designed, built, and races its off-road vehicle in international competitions, was the recipient of
an Alumni Association grant—one of 26 grants totaling more
than $47,000 awarded during the 2015-2016 academic year.
The grants are funded by income from the Alumni Association’s Liberty Mutual Western New England University Group
Savings Program, as well as the Amazon Associates Program,
which has a custom link on the main page of the Alumni Website at wne.edu/alumni. Students, alumni, and friends can help
support students by making their Amazon.com purchases
using the Alumni Website’s link: wne.edu/alumni.
On April 5, NFL line judge Kevin Codey ’97
delivered a talk to members of the University
in a jam-packed Wood Auditorium. Codey,
who is seated on the right, talks with CISB
Director Curt Hamakawa L’84.