Illinois Wesleyan Newsletter for H.S. Counselors

Illinois Wesleyan University news for high school counselors

February 2013

Campus Headlines


Tombaugh '07 Performs at Carnegie Hall
As the winner of the 2013 Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition, 2007 graduate Kate Tombaugh made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall.

State Farm Hall

Illinois Wesleyan Names New Classroom Building
Recognizing the enduring relationship between Illinois Wesleyan and State Farm Insurance, the University's new classroom building will be named State Farm Hall.


Students Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships
Three Illinois Wesleyan students are among recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship for studying abroad this spring.

Dining Scene

Alumni Make Their Mark on Chicago's Dining Scene
Three Illinois Wesleyan friends-turned-partners have combined hard work and an unbeatable formula for success in Chicago's competitive dining scene.


Titans Undefeated in Conference
Illinois Wesleyan's men's basketball team looks to clinch a share of the school's 28th conference title if they win against North Park on Wednesday. The game will be live streamed.

Connecting College Majors to Careers

Chicago Bears medicine

Not sure about what major to choose? Search your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan.

Value of a Liberal Arts Education


Best Education Not Closely Tied to One Job
A rigorous education will ensure that students are prepared not just for their first jobs, but also for their second jobs, and especially for those kinds of jobs that do not yet exist.

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We hope you enjoy this edition of our monthly newsletter designed to keep you up to date with important happenings at Illinois Wesleyan University.

With your hectic schedule, we know you don't have time to visit the website of every college, so we're providing a "Reader's Digest" version of information that might be helpful as you counsel your students.

The recommended deadline for students applying under Regular Decision is Feb. 15.

Titans In The News

Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune caught up with Andrew Ziemnik '14, a standout on the Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team.

The Pantagraph
Breaking down barriers among academic disciplines is among the goals of an initiative at Illinois Wesleyan funded by a three-year, $300,000 grant.

WGLT Radio
Kate Tombaugh '07 talks about fulfilling her lifelong passion for singing with a performance at Carnegie Hall.

The Pantagraph
The cases of two Russian physicists have been taken up by students in IWU's Peace Fellows program, and their stories were part of a teach-in on prison reform and human rights.

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