Alumni News


Parham '07 Performs in Broadway's Porgy and Bess
Bryonha Parham '07 is currently playing the role of Serena in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of the classic opera, Porgy and Bess.


New Trustees and Officers Named
At its May meeting, Illinois Wesleyan's Board of Trustees elected officers and two new members: alumni Ann E. Marquis-Fisher '82 and Steven A. Ring '79.


Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates 2012 Graduates
Speaker Awadagin Pratt urged the class of 2012 to "find and be true to what's inside of you" during Sunday's Commencement ceremony.


Ducharme '96 Dives Into Underwater World
As a volunteer at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, Dawn Dall Ducharme '96 dives into a world quite different from her daytime life in the laboratory.


Tombaugh '07 Wins Award for Outstanding Vocal Promise
Kate Tombaugh '07 recently won the Grace Keagy Award for Outstanding Vocal Promise from the Kurt Weill Foundation.


Opera Singer Pfortmiller to Speak, Perform
Acclaimed baritone Kyle Pfortmiller '92 will visit campus to teach master classes, speak about his career - an upward climb from regional companies to The Met - and perform.