Living the Illinois Wesleyan Vision

Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action

Amanda

King '15 Learns About Community Gardens in Australia
Although she grew up in Midwest farm country, Amanda King '15 credits her study abroad experience more than 9,000 miles from home with new insights into the benefits of creating sustainable community gardens.

William

Professor from South Africa Remembers Mandela
Wesleyan's William Munro, a native of South Africa, reflects on the nearly incomparable moral authority of Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5, in The Pantagraph.

ethics

Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for National Competition
Once again, an Ethics Bowl team at Illinois Wesleyan has advanced to national intercollegiate competition, and will travel to Jacksonville, Fla. in February.

basketball

Anderson, Baltes Nominated for Allstate Good Works Teams
Seniors Nick Anderson and Lexi Baltes have been chosen as nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams, recognizing their volunteerism and civic service.

playhouse

Playhouse Project to Benefit Habitat for Humanity
Supported by a national grant, student and community organizations are collaborating to construct a playhouse that will be raffled off, raising funds toward a Habitat home.

aftermath

Titans Lend a Hand in the Philippines
Wesleyan's Teddy Amoloza and student organizations are working to raise funds to build a new home for survivors of typhoon Haiyan.

Donations

Athletes to Collect for Tornado Relief
Illinois Wesleyan Athletics will have a collection drive at its home events this weekend to assist in local tornado relief efforts, and some student athletes are volunteering their time to help clean up debris in Washington.

Zakariah

Speaker: "The Myth of Precision: Drone Strikes and Terrorism"
Rafia Zakariah, a noted Pakistani journalist, lawyer, and member of the Board of Directors for Amnesty International, will speak on campus Thursday, Nov. 14.

Michael

Kistner '15 Interning for Scottish Parliament
Michael Kistner '15 has a front-row seat to history, interning with the public health minister in Scotland as the country moves toward independence.

Nursing

School of Nursing Honored for Study Abroad Program
The School of Nursing has received an Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for its unique study abroad program.