Bradley University and the Smith Career Center gratefully acknowledge the naming gifts and endowments established by the Smith and Springer families to provide on-going support of the University and its career center. Annual gifts from the Pardieck Family, Parents’ Association and many employers also provide necessary resources to ensure the continuation of state-of-the art services for students, employers and alumni.
The Smith Career Center was named in 1992 by former career center director Tom Smith and his wife, Anne, in memory of Tom’s parents David B. and Katharine Stone Smith.
The Robert L.Pardieck Memorial Career Library was named in 1996 by a gift from Anne and Tom Smith to honor the memory of Bob Pardieck for his twenty-five years of service in the career center.
The Marjorie and Bill Springer Center for Excellence in Internships was established in 2008 by former staff member Marjorie Springer and her husband, Bill.