Press Release

NIU Law Scrambles at 9th Annual Golf Outing

The winning foursome at the NIU Law Golf Outing included first-year law student Oran Cart, Reggie Carter, Alumni Council immediate past-president Matt Pfeiffer (’00), and Council member Glenn Sowa (’83).

The winning foursome at the NIU Law Golf Outing was first-year law student Oran Cart, Alumni Council member Glenn Sowa (’83), Alumni Council immediate past-president Matt Pfeiffer (’00), and Reggie Carter.

June 11, 2013

DeKalb, Ill.--The Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council held its 9th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 7, 2013 at River Heights Golf Course in DeKalb, IL. The day was nothing short of par for the course as alumni and friends came out to hit the links and raise money for a student scholarship. The NIU Law Alumni Council Scholarship program gives an annual scholarship to a graduating student and supports other student-related programming events with the generosity of the golfers and many sponsors.

Golfers enjoyed a full 18 rounds, lunch, drinks, dinner, gifts, golf awards, and raffle. The winning foursome included first-year law student Oran Cart, Reggie Carter, Alumni Council immediate past-president Matt Pfeiffer (’00), and Alumni Council member Glenn Sowa (’83). During the brief program, Lenny Mandell was acknowledged and thanked for his 31+ years of service as Associate Dean of Student Services. Dean Mandell gave a few parting remarks and assured the group that he would continue to support this great event.

NIU Law would like to thank this year’s generous sponsors:

Dinner Sponsors: NIU Law Alumni Council and NIU Law Board of Visitors.

Beverage Sponsor: Vella & Lund P.C.

Lunch Sponsors: Office of the NIU General Counsel; Smith Amundsen, and Whiteside & Goldberg. 

Hole Sponsors: Adam & Heather Wier Vaught (’05); American Title Guaranty; Barb & Jeff Parness; Bryce Downey & Lenkov (’95); Donahue, Sowa (’83) & Magana (’96); Haskins Becker, P.C. (’11); Hon. Jane Hird Mitton (’83); Hon. John (’81) & Mrs. Louise Kinsella; Hon. Rodney Equi (‘79); Jay Wiegman (’92); Jon Hoag ('06) & Rachel Hernandez Hoag ('05); Law Office of Anthony N. DiJohn (’79); Law Office of Rene Hernandez (’90); Meg & Tim (’96) Jagielski; Melissa Tomaska Olivero ('97); NIU Police Department; NorthernLawBlog.com; The Arado Family; The Cosentino Law Firm, LLC; Markham M. Jeep & Associates; Pfeiffer Law Offices, P.C. (’00); Riley N. Oncken (’04); and Slingerland & Clark, P.C. 

Major Gift Sponsors: American Liquors, Markham M. Jeep & Associates, and NIU College of Law.

Photos from the event are available to view.

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For more information, contact:
Melody Mitchell
Alumni Events & Public Relations
(815) 753-9655 or

mmitchell@niu.edu