Charlene Recio '02 was elected by members of the Will County Women's Bar Association as president of its executive board.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Gospel Festival is hosted annually at Illinois Wesleyan, where Dr. King spoke twice in the 1960s.
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Jessie Dixon-Montgomery spoke about Cuban celebrations of Christmas and Epiphany – long banned under Communist rule – at a local celebration.
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Dr. Kristina Dakis '11 brings energy and enthusiasm for family medicine to her role at Gibson Area Hospital and the Paxton Clinic.
Longtime head baseball coach Dennis Martel earned the American Baseball Coaches Association's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Former Titan volleyball standout Tyler Brown '19 has joined IWU's volleyball coaching staff.
Former IWU staff member Reenie Bradley and her husband established a donation allowing local public libraries to circulate family passes to the Miller Park Zoo. Also in The Pantagraph.
Retired IWU Librarian Karen Schmidt will receive the adult Martin Luther King Award at the 44th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the Bloomington Human Relations Commission.
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Lisa Leali '99, currently chief education officer at Kenilworth School District 38, was named Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65's next superintendent.
Beyond Pedagogy, a juried exhibition at Prairie State College's Christopher Art Gallery, features work by art faculty from Illinois colleges and universities, including IWU Assistant Professor of Art Joshua Lowe.