Illinois Wesleyan Newsletter for H.S. Counselors

Illinois Wesleyan news for college counseling professionals

March 2013

Campus Headlines


Whyte '91 Joins Chicago Public Schools as Chief Health Officer
Board-certified pediatrician Stephanie A. Whyte '91 has joined Chicago Public Schools as its first ever Chief Health Officer.


Internships Hit Second Straight High at Illinois Wesleyan
Internships for students at Illinois Wesleyan this spring climbed to 150, with employers increasingly using internships as a hiring pipeline for full-time positions.


Illinois Wesleyan Honors State Farm Scholarship Recipients
The University celebrated 100 students who are State Farm Scholars.


Students to Build Homes During Alternative Spring Break
Illinois Wesleyan students will volunteer during spring break to build homes in Laredo, Texas as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge program.


Titans Advance in NCAA Tourney
The men's basketball team defeated Transylvania University in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament at the Shirk Center, and will face Washington University in the second round on Saturday, March 9.

Connecting College Majors to Careers


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


Employers Demand Higher Learning Levels, More Liberal Education Outcomes
In a survey commissioned by the Association of American Colleges & Universities, employers said today's workers need a broader range of skills and knowledge.

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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.

Titans In The News

Crain's Chicago Business
The parent company of Blue Cross & Blue Shield is hiring Stephen Ondra '80 as its top clinical executive.

WGLT Radio
Jennifer Long '13, who is interning at the West Bloomington Revitalization Project, discussed a new effort to improve west Bloomington homes.

The Pantagraph
Dean of Admissions Tony Bankston offered advice for students undertaking their college search.

WJBC Radio
Annette Rauch '15 discussed the new JusticeCorps program in McLean County.

Chicago Sun-Times
The "unselfish, balanced" Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team has proven to be the "rising star" of its conference.

WJBC Radio
Illinois Wesleyan student athletes hope to give the gift of reading to Bloomington residents by bringing the library to them.

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