Before graduating early with honors and a job in hand, Patrick McFadden '08 served on the executive board of the Student Senate.
Your hometown? Glenview, Illinois
Why Wesleyan? Solid reputation, good liberal arts program, nice campus, and size of school.
Your major? Accounting major, physics minor
Favorite professor or class? Sarah Riehl – the reason I am an accountant!
After Wesleyan? I graduated in December and now work for Ernst & Young, a big four accounting firm, in the Sears Tower!
Biggest thrill? Crossing the finish line of my first marathon. Next, triathlon?
For fun? Working out, watching Chicago baseball and da Bears. Both quiet and not-so-quiet nights with friends.
The best? Working late nights, as the Special Events Commissioner for Student Senate, with the Homecoming and May Term committees.
Favorite book? The Things They Carried, The Lord of the Rings
Favorite movie? Memento, Fight Club, Shane
Favorite band? Alkaline Trio, The Beatles
Favorite quote? "LIVE well, LOVE always, LAUGH often, LEARN much."
Patrick McFadden
Two in a set of triplets, Patrick McFadden and his sister Bridget McFadden were featured among siblings attending Illinois Wesleyan in the IWU Magazine.

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