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Northwest Missouri State University

Chicago Chapter

Chicago Alumni and Friends Chapter
Chartered on January 12, 2008

Matt Borgard '80, '82
Matt Borgard '80, '82
Vice President
Karen Raniere '97

Chapter Updates

Spring 2010

As the Bearcat football team made its march to the national championship, more than 45 members of the Chicago Chapter gathered to cheer them on at Cheeseburger in Paradise in Downers Grove, Ill. During the watch parties, the chapter collected gifts that were donated to Toys for Tots for the Christmas season. In addition, Vice President Matt Borgard '80, '82 had a chance to meet one of Northwest's newest football recruits, Jason Jozaites, from Downers Grove, and his parents on signing day.


Members of the Chicago Chapter celebrated Northwest's third football national championship at a watch party at Cheeseburger in Paradise.

Spring 2009


Members of the Chicago Chapter gathered for a watch party during the national championship football game.

Spring 2008

Chicago Alumni & Friends Chapter

The Chicago Alumni & Friends Chapter of the Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association was charted on January 12, 2008. Officers for the chapter are Todd Keiser '95, president; Matt Borgard '80, '82, vice president; and Karen Raniere '97, secretary. If you would like to be involved with the Chicago Alumni Chapter, contact the Alumni Relations Office at Northwest at or by calling (660) 562-1248.


The Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association is establishing alumni chapters worldwide. Organized by alumni volunteers and supported by the Office of Alumni Relations, these chapters sponsor a variety of activities for alumni to get together socially and stay abreast of news from Northwest Missouri State University.