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Annie DiMaria ’06 married Patrick De Nicola this summer at Walt Disney World. Alumni who attended include (clockwise from bottom left) Katie Genualdi '05, Brian DeCaluwe '05, Matthew Erickson '06, Alison Daigle '05, Simone (Roos) Snook '03, Megan Keach '05, Zach Bosteel '06, Elizabeth Hope Williams '06, Jenilee Houghton '05, Erin Liston '03 and Jac Jemc '05.

Jordan Diehl and Jake Mann (both '12) were married at Ewing  Cultural Center on Oct. 11, 2014. "There were many Titans in attendance to celebrate with us," the couple wrote. "Because we met and got engaged on IWU's campus, our cake topper actually featured Tommy the Titan!" [see Table of Contents page]

Colin Rathe ’14 (left) student-taught with social sciences teacher Sondra (Sisson) Findley ’97 at Bloomington High School (BHS). “We call this a third-generation photo,” says Sondra, who notes that Rich Baldwin ’92 (right) was her cooperating teacher when she student-taught. Rich now serves as social sciences department chair and president of the Bloomington Education Association. In addition to teaching, Sondra is BHS’s assistant athletic director.


Kelly (McFadin) Kink ’08 married Shaun Kink on Oct. 4, 2014, in Bloomington. Alumni who attended included Class of 2008 members (from left) Joel Schirding, Chris Zajac, Chris Alexander, Susie Kuretski, the bride, Ashlea (Canady) Slowikowski, Amanda Shire, Sarah Rusch, Erica Stearns and Jenny (Hjelmberg) Masters.


Tracy Lytwyn Fischer ’12 married Andrew Fischer on Aug. 31, 2014 in Avon, Ind. Along with alumni friends, IWU political science professors Greg Shaw and William Munro joined in the celebration.


Lindsey (Miller) Marks ’08 and Christopher Marks ’08 wed on April 12, 2013, in Buffalo Grove, Ill. Alumni who attended include (left to right) Randy Krepel ’08, Neil Olson ’08, Evan Lowery ’08, the groom, the bride, Kim Stabosz ’09, Christopher Davis ’08, Sarah Campbell ’07, Elizabeth Stith ’08, Laura Bales ’08 and Ronni Tansey ’10. Attending but not pictured are: Leo Kelly ’07, Scott Miller ’09, Eric McMillan-Yates ’08 and Katie (Nelson) McCullough ’09.



Teddy Petrova ’10 and Sherman Wallace ’09 were married July 5, 2015. Many alumni friends helped them celebrate at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Orchestra Hall.


Jessica Seils ’08 married Joseph Busse on Nov. 15, 2014, in Mount Prospect, Ill. Alumni in attendance included Matt Sump '06, Mary (Roth) Sump '06, Kelsey Elgas '08, Kati Feken '09, Jessica (Biro) Martin '08, Jackie (Granados) Reilly '08, Erin Howe '00, Amy (LeClercq) Banas '08, Dave Banas '08, and Andrea Blank '08.


Krissy (Siegfried) Ballenger ’09 married Matt Ballenger ’09 July 25, 2014, at Two Brothers Roadhouse in Aurora, Ill. Alumni who attended include Emily (Meade) Phelps ’09, Mari Mermelstein ’10, Alex Boecher ’08, Justin Barber ’09, Justin Holloway ’09, Ken Hommowun ’09, Julie (Hoppesch) Hommowun ’09, Sam Horsch ’11, Melissa (Myers) Boecher ’09, Mary Roznovsky ’09, James McCauley ’09, the groom, the bride, Mary Kate McMeel ’08, Brittany Schmutzler ’10, Jessica Pearce ’09, Kristina Dakis ’11 and Sara Ghadiri ’11.


Jane Szafraniec ’06 married John Fallon at the Rookery Building in Chicago on July 12 2014. Jane wrote: “All in the photo are ’06 IWU alums with the exception of the groom, who is from Ireland and we met while both currently living in Australia.”


Alumni members, spouses and friends of the band group The Fratiers recently reunited. The Fratiers were a popular group in the area who formed in 1964 and returned to play their last performance at Homecoming in 2002. “We all had a great time playing golf, reminiscing and planning future gatherings,” wrote John C. Puffer ’67. Seated from left are Roger Heerdt ’69, Cheryl (Orloff) King ’68 and Bill Ackermann ’67. Standing from left are Rick King ’67, Puffer, Chris Chamberlain-Puffer, Clemmie (Porok) Ackermann ’66 and Linda Rollings, wife of the late Larry Rollings ’67.