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Class of 2009 graduates Shannon Stephenson and Tom Kirn wed August 1, 2015 at Revolution Brewing in Chicago. Shannon Stephenson (bride) and Tom Kirn (groom) both graduated in 2009. Attending classmates, from left to right, are all Class of 2009 alumni, except where noted: Front row: Becca Tong, Laura Allen Ross, Regina Calabrese, Diane Teng, Shannon Stephenson, Tom Kirn, Aly Prchal, Lauren Erickson. Middle: Michelle Bourgeois, Dan Cumming, Kailley Lindman ’10, Ian Ebersole. Back: Jordan Jeffers, Thure Ross, Scott Miller, Jason Koval, Sharif Shawki, Kevin Slattery, and Nate Erickson '08.


Lindsay (Schelling) Brackney ’06 married Michael Brackney (not pictured) on Oct. 17, 2015 in Naperville, Ill. Alumni who attended include (front row, from left): Karen (Brown) Natoli ’06, the bride, Joline (Buege) Hegi ’06, Sarah Osborn ’06. Back row: Megan (Teschner) Hebert ’06, Justin Holschbach ’06, Kevin Hegi ’06, Milady (Wankel) Griffin ’06, Jeff Meador ’06


Michael Sloboda ’02 married fellow Titan Jennifer (Boll) Sloboda ’14 on July 25, 2015. Their bridal party included Hannah Smith ’14, Annie (Gerard) Meegan ’13, Jessica Taylor ’14, Dayton Burnett ’12, Michael Whittington ’12, Ryan Gresko ’12 and Bret Swango ’12. Many more Titans joined the couple for the celebration.


Elizabeth (Stith) Lowery ’08 was married to Evan Lowery ’08 in Naperville, Ill., on July 11, 2015. Many IWU alumni were in attendance and a special appearance was made by Tommy Titan.



Lauren Eigenbrode ’06 married Dan Greenberg on Sept. 6, 2015, in the heart of wine country in Healdsburg, Calif. IWU alumni who joined them on their special day include (from left to right) Graeme Twanow ’06, Nina (Martin) Twanow ’06, Heather Jensen ’06, the groom, the bride, Joan (Teitleman) Cinquegrani ’06, Pat Cinquegrani ’06, Mary (Karson) Gilliam ’06, Ryan Gilliam ’07.


Joseph Cicinelli ’10 and Lisa (Male) Cicinelli ’11 were married October 2014 in Yorkville, Ill., with many alumni friends in attendance. 


Fellow Class of 2012 alumni Krista Felten and Brian Piotrowski married Aug. 2, 2015, in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Fellow Titans who served in the bridal party, included Kristen Piotrowski ’09, Megan Thompson ’12, Kevin Piotrowski ’15, Justin Eddington ’12, David Vaughan ’12, Logan Kent ’13, and Tommy Deschler ’12. Other Titans were able to join the couple in their celebration and include: Nick Kenaga ’14, Angela Mulae ’14, Ryan Ott ’12, Mike Christison ’12, Brian Sorich ’14, Maura Moran ’11, Katie Witzel ’12, Emily Schimick ’12, Bryce Haynes ’12, Kathryn Breisch ’12, Michael Henry ’12, Steve Hayman ’12, and Danielle Sanchez ’08.



Titan family and friends celebrated the March 14, 2015, wedding of Taylor McCafferty Gregurich ’11 and Shane McCafferty in Morton, Ill. Titan family and friends who attended included the bride’s parents, Brad Gregurich ’83 and Kim (Morse) Gregurich ’85, and sisters Baylie Gregurich ’14 and Hayden Gregurich ’19.


Adam Miller ’06 married Sara Gaum on July 4, 2015, at the Chicago Curling Club. Alumni who attended included (back row, left to right) Vaughn Irving ’06, Peter Durkin ’07, Patrick Dunham ’06, Sean Olumstad ’06, Zach Bosteel ’06, Nick Simon ’07, Warwick Johnson ’07, Matt Erickson ’06. Front row: Jesse Gaffney ’07, Jess Pink ’06, Jen Houghton ’05, Megan Keach ’05, Alison Daigle ’06.


Erika (Olsen) Ohlendorf ’12 and Cameron Ohlendorf ’12 were married Oct. 3, 2015, at IWU’s Evelyn Chapel, followed by a reception at Epiphany Farms in Bloomington, Ill. Several IWU alumni were in attendance including parents, aunts, and cousins of the groom, the sister of the bride, and many friends. Pictured are: Jeff Baran '10, Hillary Stone '12, Liz Allen '10, Betsy Pacey '13, Lauren VanMoffaert '12, the groom, the bride, Bryce Hayne '12, Emily Schimick '12, Tommy Gilbert '12, Amanda Fazzari '14, Melissa Ohlendorf '85, Greg Ohlendorf '85, George Schuitema '67, Jessica Olsen '08, and Eric Johnson '08. Not pictured: Gwen (Ohlendorf) Dean '70, Vicki (Ohlendorf) Squier '73, Clint Squier '02, Brett Dean '03, Leah Squier-Falaschetti '06, Ryan Munsterman '14, Laine Twanow '04, Van Miller '04, Andy Kozlowski '12, Jan (Klean) Scott '71.


Alumnae members of Omicron chapter of Kappa Delta from 1977-1978 have a get-together for lunch every summer. From left to right are Bonnie (Salm) Schaafsma ’78, Brenda (Maurer) Dannewitz ’77, Dianne (Schafer) Schaafsma ’77, Vicki (Jordan) Geiger ’78, Denise (Lakis) Foote ’77, Gig (Wuthrich) Ehrlich ’77 and Liz (Janke) Nichols ’77.



At a Shirk Center reception in October, it was announced that IWU’s Sports Information Director’s office in Shaw Hall will be named in honor of Ed Alsene, thanks to an anonymous donation from an IWU alumnus. Ed, now 92, directed Titan publicity and sports information from 1965-1988. Above, from left, are daughters Debbie Lazarski ’83, Judy Bute ’76 and Becky Paulsen ’79; Ed; son Ben ’82, and Ed’s wife Donna Rae (Swan) ’54. A member of the College Sports Information Directors of America Hall of Fame, Ed was instrumental in development of the organization’s Academic All-America program. Current IWU Sports Information Director Stew Salowitz ’76 was among those who spoke at the reception.