Our newest Titans come to Illinois Wesleyan with a variety of talents and skills, from small towns in Illinois to megacities in China and Pakistan. We introduce a few of them.
Titans gave 42,775 community engagement hours in the 2014-15 academic year. If you put a dollar value on the hours, that’s more than $1 million worth of service to the community.
Illinois Wesleyan University has received a 4-star rating on the Campus Pride Index for its inclusion efforts around sexual and gender identity.
As Mellon Scholars, students grappled with depictions of black masculinity in "gangsta rap," explored Buddhist practice as seen through Western science, and attended the (Charles) Dickens Universe.
This summer, 10 students participated in the Community Partnership Program - dividing their days between State Farm and a community nonprofit, learning about community development and leadership.
Illinois Wesleyan welcomed the Class of 2019 and new transfer students at New Student Convocation, where they were urged to "think beyond today's expectations of what your everyday life will be like."
Perhaps driven in part by ongoing unrest from events in Ferguson and Baltimore, a record number of entering students enrolled in Wesleyan's pre-orientation Engaging Diversity program.
Students selected for the Summer Enrichment Program worked independently at internship placements, and worked together to build their leadership skills and understanding of pressing social justice issues.