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April 13, 2020

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community

Campus News

CommencementClass of 2020 Commencement Planned for August
Illinois Wesleyan plans to celebrate the Class of 2020 during a traditional outdoor Commencement ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 2, rescheduled from May 3 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Meghan and AdrianeBurke and Powell Earn Inclusive Excellence Leadership Awards
Meghan Burke and Adriane Powell have been named 2020 recipients of the third annual Illinois Wesleyan University Inclusive Excellence Leadership Award.

quad bellUniversity Celebrates Employee Anniversaries, Retirements
Illinois Wesleyan University honored retirees and celebrated employees with milestone anniversaries, virtually, during Employee Appreciation Week.

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Titan Athletics
  • Illinois Wesleyan University athletics remembered "True Titan" Jason Jones, a 1991 IWU alumnus who lost his life in a plane crash on April 7, 2015.
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Titans In The News
The Pantagraph

Lindsay Bullington '17, a trauma intensive care unit nurse, sees similarities between her medical staff and the volleyball team she played for at IWU, as they lean on each other during this challenging time.


In an IWU Webinar, Mark Denzler '93, president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers Association, discussed the pandemic response led by the Illinois Essential Equipment Task Force, which he co-chairs.


Students at Illinois Wesleyan University will take summer courses online.

The Pantagraph

Wealth management adviser¬†James R. Brown '77 was honored for his work with the Million Dollar Round Table.


While many universities have decided to hold a virtual commencement due to COVID-19, Illinois Wesleyan rescheduled its traditional outdoor ceremony to Aug. 2.

Heart of Illinois ABC-TV

IWU Director of Esports Callum Fletcher discussed the impact of COVID-19 on competitive online gaming.

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Virtual Events


Titan Talks: Webinar Series

The Epidemiology of SARS-CoV2
Presenter: Dr. John Herrmann '74
Thursday, April 23
12 - 1 p.m. CDT


View Past Webinars


Leading the Manufacturing Pivot
and Hustle During COVID-19
Presenter: Mark Denzler '93
View recording

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In recent highlights, Amanda Hjerpe '99 got a new job as Foundation Liaison at DuPage County Animal Services in Wheaton, Illinois.

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This newsletter is an electronic publication of Illinois Wesleyan University's Communications Office, edited by Ann Aubry, director of communications, in conjunction with the Office of Alumni Engagement. To submit items of interest, email


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