Photo Albums

2016-06-20 Houston Illini Scholarship Dinner & Award Dinner
On June 20, 2016 several members from the Houston Illini Club's scholarship committee and their spouses congratulated the club's 2016 award winner, Kathryn Kosinski.
Created by: Mark on 06/20/2016, Last modified by Mark on 06/25/2016.   Contains 2 total images.
2016-03: Paintings and Drawings exhibition
Spanish Artist Carmen CPAM Kosmala (formerly Carmen Agudo) shared an evening of Spanish Art and French wine.
Created by: Mark on 03/22/2016, Last modified by Mark on 03/22/2016.   Contains 3 total images.
2015-10-11: Houston Illini at Cubs' vs. Cards' Game Watch
At Down The Street in the Heights the Houston Illini Club had a great turnout of buth Cubs' and Cards' fans.
Created by: Mark on 10/11/2015, Last modified by Mark on 10/11/2015.   Contains 1 total images.
Young Alum Happy Hour, 2015-06
Young Illinois' Alumni (classes 2000-2015) were invited to a Happy Hour on Thursday, June 4th at 6:00 PM at The Refinery Burgers & Whiskey (702 W. Dallas), and had a great time!
Created by: Mark on 06/10/2015, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 3 total images.
Nathan and Julie Gunn & Yvonne Redman visit Houston! 2015-04
At a congenial Houston evening of food, drink and music, world-famous baritone and Illinois School of Music Professor Nathan Gunn performed, joined by Yvonne Redman and Julie Gunn. Attendees donated $1,000 to the University of Illinois' Lyric theater.
Created by: Mark on 04/19/2015, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 19 total images.
Houston-area's Sam Mays signs with Illinois! 2015-02
Houston-area's Sam Mays signed with Illinois! As a three-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN.com, Rivals and Scout he was ranked the No. 9 wide receiver in Texas by 247sports Representing the Houston Illini Club was Adelqui Boué.
Created by: Mark on 02/13/2015, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 6 total images.
Illinois vs. Northwestern Game Watch! 2014-11
The Houston Illini and Northwestern Alumni Clubs met in Houston on 11/29 for a joint TV game watch of Illinois' big victory making them bowl eligible!
Created by: Mark on 11/30/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 3 total images.
Houston Illini Meet Mike Hopkins! 2014-06
On June 21st at Space Center Houston NASA Astronaut Mike Hopkins spoke to the Houston Illini Club about his incredible experience training for then orbiting in the ISS for six-months. Afterward he signed photos for the kids, and we took group photos.
Created by: Mark on 06/21/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 18 total images.
Scholarship recognition dinner for Gary Zhang! 2014-05
On 5/29/14 select members of the Houston Illini Club's scholarship committee recognized the 2014 scholarship award recipient, Xinyi (Gary) Zhang.
Created by: Mark on 05/30/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 4 total images.
Eco-Marathon at the GRB with students and alums! 2014-04
On Saturday, 4/26/14, the Houston Illini Club hosted the University of Illinois Eco-Marathon student participants and their faculty advisers.
Created by: Mark on 04/26/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 48 total images.
Illini watch the Rockets and the Spurs! 2014-04
The Houston Illini Club had 25 members and guests at the pivotal game (which clinched fourth place) between the Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs at the Toyota Center on 4/14! We were furnished amazing court-side seats to watch the teams warm-up.
Created by: Mark on 04/17/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 3 total images.
Reception for area High School Illinois Accepts! 2014-03
On 3/24/14 several Houston Illini alum hosted a very lucky group of area high school seniors accepted by the University of Illinois.
Created by: Mark on 03/28/2014, Last modified by Mark on 06/10/2015.   Contains 2 total images.
2013-12: Houston FoodBank Volunteer Event
Several Houston Illini Club members attended assisted at the Houston FoodBank!
Created by: Mark on 12/07/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 1 total images.
2013 - 2014: Houston Illini Mike Hopkins on the ISS!
Beginning September 25, 2013 and through March, 2014, Houston Illini Club Member Mike Hopkins resides and works at the ISS! Go Illini!
Created by: Mark on 12/07/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 7 total images.
2013-08: Meet Rob Huck at Grimaldi's in Sugar Land
On 8/14/13 Anna and Joel Catalano hosted the Houston Illini Club in meeting UIF's Rob Huck, who updated us on developments on campus.
Created by: Mark on 08/15/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 3 total images.
2013-07: Meet & Greet, and Events Brainstorming!
At Cafe Express the club had a great turnout of 28 Illinois attendees at our 7/31 Meet & Greet and events brainstorming meeting!
Created by: Mark on 08/01/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 3 total images.
2013-07: Happy Hour & Networking Event
The Houston Illini Club hosted a Happy Hour on July 10 at the Capitol Bar Midtown. This was a fun networking and meeting opportunity with other Illinois Alum, where the club furnished appetizers and snacks.
Created by: Mark on 07/11/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 6 total images.
2013-04: JAM at Discovery Green
Dr. Bob Morgan hosted the Da Camera Jam at Discovery Green, and opened the event to Houston Illini.
Created by: Mark on 04/23/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 5 total images.
2013-04: Houston Dynamo's
In a stadium seemingly made for Houston's Illini (owing to the Dynamo's brilliant selection of colors!) the club enjoyed our first - and not last - professional soccer game watch.
Created by: Mark on 04/23/2013, Last modified by Mark on 12/07/2013.   Contains 7 total images.
2013-03: Houston Illini at Astros vs. Cubs
With Anna Catalano as event host, the Houston Illini had a great time at Minute Maid Park!
Created by: Mark on 03/30/2013, Last modified by Mark on 03/30/2013.   Contains 1 total images.
2013-03: Houston Illini Welcomes Sigma Kappa House
Eleven sorority sisters from UIUC's Sigma Kappa house decided that instead of going on vacation for their Spring Break they were going to donate their time to Habitat for Humanity of Fort Bend County. The Houston Illini Club welcomed them eagerly.
Created by: Mark on 03/20/2013, Last modified by Mark on 03/28/2013.   Contains 36 total images.
2013-03: St. Arnold's Brewery Tour
Created by: Mark on 03/04/2013, Last modified by Mark on 03/20/2013.   Contains 3 total images.
2013-02: Happy Hour
Created by: Mark on 02/08/2013, Last modified by Mark on 02/08/2013.   Contains 2 total images.
2012-09: Astros versus Cubs
Thanks to the Houston Illini Club for supporting the club's scholarship fund raising effort! Go Astros & Go Cubs!
Created by: Mark on 09/11/2012, Last modified by Mark on 02/08/2013.   Contains 9 total images.
2012-09: Illini vs. ASU Game Watch
With the Illini's star QB unfortunately sidelined the team didn't coalesce, but that didn't prevent the Houston Illini from having its best turn-out ever with nearly 25 in attendance!
Created by: Mark on 09/10/2012, Last modified by Mark on 09/10/2012.   Contains 4 total images.
2012-09 'Nerd Comedy'
Fifteen Houston Illini with their guests watched the very funny and 'Nerdy' Pete Ludovice's comic performance. Pete, a UIUC (and MIT) alum, visited us from his Chemical Engineering professorship at Georgia Tech University.
Created by: Mark on 09/03/2012, Last modified by Mark on 09/03/2012.   Contains 1 total images.
2012-08: Big 10 Happy Hour
With the Purdue Club hosting a number of Illini showed-up at Richmond Arms on 8/17/12.
Created by: Mark on 08/17/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/25/2012.   Contains 2 total images.
2012-06: Samantha Holt Awarded the Club's Scholarship!
At an award dinner with Scholarship Chair Mark Ulrich, President Mike Davis, Director Bob Morgan, Samantha Holt was awarded the club's 2012-2013 scholarship in the amount of $1,250!
Created by: Mark on 08/25/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/25/2012.   Contains 3 total images.
2012-04: Maggianos Event
At Maggiano's select alum from the University of Illinois Alumni Club of Houston met with Houston-area accepted 2012-2013 students.
Created by: Mark on 08/19/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 1 total images.
2012-03: Happy Hour
Held at Blue Moose.
Created by: Mark on 08/19/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 1 total images.
2011-10: Dinner with Nathan Gunn at Anna Catalano's Home
In October, 2011 the Catalano's hosted a dinner for Nathan Gunn. The first two photos depict Anna providing Nathan the club's check for $100 for U of I's School of Music's Nathan Gunn Scholarship Fund.
Created by: Mark on 08/07/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 5 total images.
2011-10: At the Menil Collection & Dinner at Canopy's
On 10/27/11 the Houston Illini Club visited the Menil Collection, and had dinner afterward at Canopy's. President Mike Davis is presenting a check from the Houston Illini Club for $100 to Tony Camps, Curator.
Created by: Mark on 08/07/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 2 total images.
2011-08: Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs
The Houston Illini Club's watched the Houston Astros play the Chicago Cubs. Dramatically, the final photo shows the aftermath at the end of the 9th inning's walk-on Grand Slam that cinched victory for the Astros!
Created by: Mark on 08/07/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 4 total images.
2011-05: Scholarship Recognition Ceremony
The Houston Illini Club's 2011-2012 Scholarship Recipient, Eric Kuo, was recognized by Committee Member Dr. Robert Morgan in Clear Lake on May 26th, 2011.
Created by: Mark on 08/07/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 1 total images.
2011-03: The Other Guys Perform in Houston!
Videos of The Other Guys: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Created by: Mark on 08/07/2012, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 4 total images.
2009-10: UIAA Grants Houston Outstanding Club Award!
The following photos were taken in October, 2009 at the UIAA's Club Leadership Conference in Champaign. The Houston Club was the proud recipient of UIAA's 2009-1010 Outstanding Club Award. Accepting on behalf of the Houston Club were Club Secretary Ke
Created by: Andrea on 11/17/2010, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 4 total images.
2009-05: Scholarship Banquet
The following photos were taken at the Houston Illini Club's May 2009 Scholarship Banquet, which featured a presentation to the 2009-2010 club scholarship recipient Ryan Kent (photo credit to J. Kent), and a speech by NASA's Steve Nagel.
Created by: Andrea on 11/17/2010, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 3 total images.
2009-05: Nathan Gunn Reception
The following photos were taken at the Houston Illini Club's May 2009 reception at the residence of Derek Harmon following the group attending the Opera. Pictures courtesy of Tim Tull.
Created by: Andrea on 11/17/2010, Last modified by Mark on 08/21/2012.   Contains 4 total images.