Recent alumni events
It’s a great time to come back and join the excitement at UIndy. Show your Greyhound spirit at one of our many featured events while meeting new and old friends. Learn more and register for events at alumni.uindy.edu.
UIndy Night at Indy Eleven: Saturday, July 19
More than 200 UIndy alumni and friends gathered to watch Indy Eleven professional soccer on July 19 at the Michael A. Carroll Stadium. Alumni mingled with friends new and old during a pre-game reception, where they were welcomed by Indy Eleven team owner UIndy Trustee and Ersal Ozdemir (top photo) and President Robert Manuel. UIndy was well represented at the match, as President Manuel and his daughter Sophie made the first kick of the evening, and several UIndy alumni and friends participated in the spinning penalty kick game. Ace the mascot even participated as the goalie!
Move-in Day / Freshman Convo: Wednesday, August 20
Scores of faculty and staff, and more than 30 alumni, pitched in to help move many of UIndy’s more than 900 freshmen into their dorms August 20. Linda Dillman ’76 (above), chief information officer for QVC Inc., was keynote speaker at the freshmen convocation that afternoon, addressing the new students and their families. “You are entering what I think is probably the most exciting and impactful part of your life,” Dillman said.
Hounds’ Home Run : Thursday, August 21
More than 600 freshmen and 200 alumni gathered at Victory Field to enjoy a picnic and Indianapolis Indians baseball game on a warm August evening. President Manuel threw out the first pitch, and several Greyhounds were chosen to take part in between-inning games on the field.