Carl Teichman, a 1980 alumnus and director of government and community relations at Illinois Wesleyan, was named Citizen of the Year by the Town of Normal.
Community Engagement News
Nursing student Kyle Serafico '17 won a $500 mini-grant to help patients at a local clinic, many of whom are Spanish-speaking, stick with their medication regimens.
Student groups, athletic teams and individuals were honored along with faculty, staff and community partners at Illinois Wesleyan's fifth annual Civic Engagement Banquet.
For the seventh consecutive year, Illinois Wesleyan University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of our commitment to community partnerships, service-learning, and civic engagement.
Illinois Wesleyan is a university partner with the Peace Corps through the Peace Corps Prep program - offering students a combination of undergraduate coursework and community service that prepares them for careers in an international realm.
Residents on Bloomington's west side were concerned their bus stops had no seating, so recent graduate Julie Lewis spearheaded a community-wide project to build benches.
Rachel Schaffer received a grant for her initiative to teach grade schoolers about local food consumption and environmental stewardship.
Patients at the Community Health Care Clinic can now gain better understanding of their diagnoses, thanks to 3D health models from a Community Engagement Grant written by Stephanie Dizon '16.
Separate research into the economic impact of local attractions by seniors Arica Williams and Tyler Stacey yielded much-cited results -- and helped launch their careers.
Student groups, athletic teams and individuals were honored along with faculty, staff and community partners at the recent Civic Engagement Banquet.