GOLF ALUM SCARBOROUGH EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF DEPAUL LAW REVIEW When it comes to life after DePaul athletics, Josh Scarborough is hitting it right down the middle of the fairway. Scarborough, a Blue Demon golfer from 2002-06, holds the prestigious position of Editor-in-Chief of the DePaul Law Review.
DEPAUL REPRESENTS AT 35TH ANNUAL CHICAGO MARATHON A brisk temperature of 42 degrees and a 7:20 a.m. start time didn’t deter former DePaul athletes from racing in this year’s 35th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 7. At least 25 former Blue Demon athletes and staff members competed in the 26.2-mile race.
I feel comfortable in a leadership position, One of the most memorable moments ocand that comes from being a captain on the curred when former track athlete Stephanie Hughes finished in 71st place golf team,” said Scarborough, who took three years off after graduation and overall in the women’s field---57th among American women and 11th in worked as a club pro at the Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood and the her age group. She finished with a time of 2:59:33. River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst. To read entire story, CLICK HERE NATE BLACKMAN FIRST AMSTRONG AWARD WINNER DePaul Track Hall of Famer Nate Blackman was honored with first ever James Armstrong award from Retired Teachers Association of Chicago. Named for the first president of RTAC, the award is presented for outstanding service to the organization. “I am proud to be the first recipient,” Nate said. He retired from his RTAC directorship earlier this year. DEPAUL BASKETBALL ALUMNI ERIC WALLACE PROFILED
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Eric Wallace is in Melbourne, Australia, where he just took home “Best International Performer” honors at the AFL combine. He never did get the offer to play overseas basketball, but he was chosen by Draft Express founder Jonathan Givony -- who was brought on as a consultant by the league to help identify American prospects -- to attend a camp in Los Angeles for potential
Wallace, 23, didn’t know anything about the AFL. He had flipped through the channels and seen it once or twice, but he didn’t know the rules. Wallace had some experience back in middle school playing football and he messed around a bit with soccer, but this was foreign territory. It was an oval field with 18 players on each side. There was plenty of kicking, no shortage of contact. No pads. “I didn’t know the rules,” Wallace said. “I was confused.” But Wallace stayed up until the wee hours of the morning watching games on his computer, trying to learn the rules. He studied the players, the history -- in preparation for the late-August Los Angeles tryout. To read entire story, CLICK HERE
“Crossing the finish line and seeing that 2:59 on the clock made every struggle, every pain just disappear,” Hughes said. “The best part of it all was getting a big hug from coach Pat Savage just after crossing the line, knowing I made him proud.” To read entire story, CLICK HERE DEPAUL SOCCER ALUM JACK CUMMINS PROFILED CBR News spoke with Jack Cummins -- a coowner and until recently VP of Business Affairs at the company who has just been named Archaia’s President and COO. In that post, he takes over for P.J. Bickett who is shifting to a role as Chairman of the company. In the article, Cummins talks honestly about problems with Archaia’s financing, distribution and sales over the past six months and how issues with PGW brought the publisher to a standstill. To read entire story, CLICK HERE BOOTH NAMED DIRECTOR OF SCOUTING FOR NEW ORLEANS HORNETS David Booth, the No. 2 career scorer in DePaul University history, was recently named the Director of Scouting for the New Orleans Hornets. He worked four seasons as a scout for the Memphis Grizzlies, returned to DePaul for two years on the coaching staff, then spent the past two seasons as the Hornets’ Midwest regional scout, based in Chicago. “It’s a natural progression for me, and I’m excited about it,” Booth said of the promotion. He will oversee all of the Hornets’ player-evaluation staff, dealing with American college players, overseas talent and potential aquisitions active in the NBA. To read entire story, CLICK HERE
October 23, 2012
MANY DREAMS. ONE MISSION. - THE CAMPAIGN FOR DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
The Many Dreams, One Mission Campaign for DePaul University is an historic initiative undertaken in support of one of America’s great universities. It will ensure that DePaul continues to deliver on our founding promise: an excellent education for any talented student who seeks it. The Campaign supports dreams. Students come to DePaul from across the country and around the world. Their dreams are manycand varied, individual to each, as our students come from all stations in life. Many are the first in their family to attend college. The realization of their dreams gives rise to new dreams and strong communities.The Campaign supports DePaul’s mission, a mission which blends opportunity and excellence, inquiry and discovery, service to the individual and benefit to the larger community. It is manifested in the work that goes on here every day, in libraries, classrooms, laboratories, practice rooms and on the stage in hours of solitude and moments of connection
ATHLETICS CAPITAL CAMPAIGN NEARS $10 MILLION MARK
Athletics provides an avenue of opportunity for students at DePaul. Athletics also helps build community and enhance DePaul’s reputation locally and nationally. As part of DePaul’s Many Dreams. One Mission. Campaign, Athletics is charged with raising $14 million. Strategically, goals have been set to raise the gifts to support scholarship endowment, facility improvements and programmatic support. As of October 22, DePaul Athletics had raised $9.6 million dollars.
INSURE OPPORTUNITY FOR TOMORROW, TODAY THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENTS DePaul Athletics fundraising efforts have focused on endowing scholarship and programming needs. Annually athletics spends nearly $5 million on scholarship expenses for its more than 200 studentathletes. By endowing scholarships, DePaul Athletics has the opportunity to enhance scholarships in some sports and redistribute available funding to maximize the department’s resources. A named scholarship requires a gift of $50,000. All gifts can be made in pledges over five years. Planned giving opportunities are also available. For more information, call Thad Dohrn at 773-3257240.
WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE
PHONE You can make your gift by phone to Development Associate Marge Mazik at 773-325-7240. We accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover. MAIL Make your check payable to DePaul University, and send your gift to: DePaul University Office of Development 1 East Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604-2287 ONLINE Use our secure online form to make a credit card gift or pledge. CLICK HERE ADDITIONAL WAYS TO GIVE DePaul University offers other ways to give, including: electronic funds transfers, recurring credit card charges and stock transfers. For more information, call Mark Burns, 312-3625651.
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OCTOBER 23, 2012
Today In Blue Demon History: On October 23rd, 2007 The DePaul volleyball team had an impressive 3-0 (30-21, 30-24, 30-17) victory over Chicago State. Setter Christy Landschoot piloted DePaul to a season-high .345 attack percentage as she dished out 43 assists and found her favorite targets in Fielder and Drabant. Fiedler directed the Blue Demon’s offensive with a .688 hitting percentage on 12 kills and added a team-high four total blocks to the cause. Click Here for the full story. Sports Report: Men’s Golf: DePaul senior Russell Budd is in a four-way tie for fourth place after two rounds of action at the Georgetown Intercollegiate on Monday at The Members Club at Four Streams. DePaul is currently in 10th place in the team standings. Women’s Tennis: The DePaul women’s tennis team saw its trio of quarterfinalists fall out of the tournament with losses on Monday at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals at the Atkins Tennis Center. No. 73 Jasmin Kling, Patricia Fargas and Matea Cutura each finished the singles portion 2-1 after receiving first round byes in the main draw. Men’s Soccer: When David Leverentz and Antonio Aguilar walk onto! Wish Field on Friday for the final time in their careers, each will be a far cry from the soccer players that first set foot there four seasons ago. Along with Brian Schultz and Austin Toth, Leverentz and Aguilar will be honored on Senior Day as DePaul faces USF in a BIG EAST Conference match. To subscribe, email development graduate assistant Molly Creek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 23, 2012
CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM MENU MEN’S BASKETBALL
Date Opponent Nov. 15 Gardner Webb Nov. 17 Austin Peay Nov. 27 Fairfield Dec. 9 Milwaukee Dec. 16 Northern Illinois Dec. 22 UMBC Dec. 29 Loyola Chicago Jan. 2 Seton Hall* Jan. 15 Cincinnati* Jan. 19 St. John’s * Feb. 2 Notre Dame* Feb. 5 Villanova* Feb. 23 Connecticut* Feb. 27 Loiusville* Mar. 9 Pittsburgh*
CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM SCHEDULE
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Champions Club Room Details Doors Open: Doors opens 75 minutes before tip-off
Eligibility: Must be current Champions Club member or D-Club member. Alumni may attend special Alumni Association Dates All Meals: $10 for adults - $5 for Children 14 and under. Cash bar is available. Complimentary snacks will be included. Reservations: All reservations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance by calling 773-325-7240. Directions: Champions Club Room is in Skyline Room North of Allstate Arena. Entrance is adjacent to ticket office on Lunt Ave.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Date Opponent Location Nov 9. vs. Nicholls State tbd Nov. 10 vs. Championship/Consolation game tbd Nov. 17 vs. Howard tbd Nov. 19 vs. Yale tbd Dec. 2 vs. Northwestern tbd Dec.11 vs. Milwaukee tbd Dec. 15 vs. Northern Illinois tbd Dec. 21 vs. Princeton tbd Dec. 28 vs. Oral Roberts tbd Jan. 5 vs. Louisville * tbd Jan. 19 vs. Providence * tbd Jan. 29 vs. Pittsburgh * tbd Feb. 6 vs. Seton Hall tbd Feb. 12 vs. Rutgers tbd Feb. 24 vs. Notre Dame tbd Feb. 26 vs. Georgetown
Champions Club Room Details Doors Open: Doors opens 60 minutes before tip-off
Eligibility: Must be current Champions Club member or D-Club member. Alumni may attend special Alumni Association Dates Reservations: All reservations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance by calling 773-325-7240. Directions: Student Center - Brownstone’s Annex is located on the first floor in DePaul Student Center at 2250 N. Sheffield.
PRESIDENT’S CLUB ROOM SCHEDULE MEN’S BASKETBALL Date Opponent Jan. 2 Seton Hall Jan. 15 Cincinnati Jan. 19 St. John’s Feb. 2 Notre Dame Feb. 5 Villanova Feb. 23 Connecticut Feb.27 Louisville Mar. 9
President’s Club Room Details
Doors Open: Doors opens 60 minutes before tip-off when doors open. Eligibility: Must be current President’s Club member. All Meals: Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available to President’s Club member and their significant other. Additional guests are available for $20. Reservations: All reservations are suggested at least 48 hours in advance by calling 312-362-8573. Directions: President’s Club Room is in the Southeast Party Room on South Concourse of Allstate Arena.
President’s Club members and their spouse/significant other are welcome to attend the pregame receptions free of charge starting one hour prior to tip-off in the Southeast Party Room. Additional guests are welcome to attend for $20 per person.
DE PAUL ON-LINE AUCTION RANKS IN THE TOP 10
In February, 2012, DePaul Athletic Development kicked-off an on-line auction to support scholarship donations.The auction is a partnership between DePaul Athletics and its website provider: cbssports.com. After finishing last year ranked No. 24 in sales in less than half of a year of operations, the online auction site ranks No. 9 in items sold in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012-13. Each week seven-to-eight new “Blue Demon Treasures” are posted for the auction. In all, more than $10,000 has been distributed to DePaul Athletics Scholarship funds. Bid on a “Blue Demon Treasure” collection now. CLICK HERE to start bidding. The auction site is a partnership between DePaul University Athletics and its website provider cbssports. com. Year Two (Week Six) features some recent game-worn items, including Limited Edition Mens Basketball Warm Up (DePaul Commemorative 350th Anniversary Patch). To participate in B.I.D.S., bidders will have to register prior to submitting bids. All proceeds from the on-line auctions will benefit DePaul athletic scholarships.
BIDS ITEM OF THE DAY
Start bidding now on a limited edition game-worn warm-up top from the 2010 season emblazoned with a patch commemorating the 350th anniversary of death of St. Vincent DePaul Details: White/Blue/Red, Size XXL, emblazoned with memorial patch on upper back St. Vincent DePaul is the 17th century priest who DePaul University is named after. St. Vincent died in 1660.