Alumni News


Byrne '11 Completes Ultramarathon in Nicaragua
While in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer and environmental educator, Maggie Byrne '11 completed the Fuego y Agua race for a cause.


Fairgrieve '12 Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
Amy Fairgrieve '12 has been awarded a $5,000 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship to complete a doctorate program at the University of Minnesota, one of 51 students awarded this fellowship nationally.


Board of Trustees Names New Members, Officers
Five alumni and a member of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference have been named as new trustees, or moved into new roles on the Illinois Wesleyan Board of Trustees.


Morriss '73 Part of Team Behind Groundbreaking USB Technology
Jeff Morriss '73 was part of the five-member Intel team that developed Universal Serial Bus (USB) technology, honored with the 2013 European Inventor Award.


Kindred '63 to Receive Golf Journalism Award
Dave Kindred '63 has been named the winner of the Memorial Tournament's Golf Journalism Award for 2013, and is scheduled to appear on The Golf Channel.


New Grad Bilek Named Coach at Division I Columbia
Former Illinois Wesleyan basketball player Michelle Bilek '13 has been named Director of Basketball Operations at Division I Columbia University in New York City.