Illinois Wesleyan Newsletter for H.S. Counselors

Illinois Wesleyan University news for high school counselors

November 2012

Campus Headlines

Illinois Wesleyan Among Kiplinger's Best Values

Illinois Wesleyan a Kiplinger's Best Value
IWU moved up to 54th in this year's Kiplinger's Personal Finance listing of the nation's best values among private liberal arts colleges, a listing that measures both academic quality and affordability.

Self-Designed Major Leads to Prestigious Internship

Designing Own Major Helps Tillmann '12 Secure Prestigious Internship
Designing her own interdisciplinary major helped 2012 graduate Annie Tillmann secure a competitive internship in Amherst, Mass.

Iannucci Named Men's Lacrosse Coach

Iannucci Named Men's Lacrosse Coach
Zach Iannucci, currently at Oberlin College, has been hired to be the first men's lacrosse head coach at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Students Spend Summer as Museum Interns

Students Spend Summer as Museum Interns
As summer interns, seniors Sarah Carlson and Kate Scott were able to apply what they learned in anthropology courses to a practical museum setting.

Alum's Strategies Apply to Politics, Products and People

Alumna's Strategies Apply to Politics, Products and People
Since graduating in 2003, Gretchen Grabowski's career has taken her from political campaigns to the inner workings of The Nielsen Company.

Lincoln Scholar Eager for Spielberg's Movie

Lincoln Scholar Eager for Spielberg Movie
In the midst of the buzz surrounding the upcoming biopic Lincoln, Wesleyan's Robert C. Bray is waiting to see which Lincoln will show up in the film -- the myth or the man.

Connecting College Majors to Careers


Wonder what major you should choose to achieve your desired career? Or what careers are available to graduates with a certain major? Search your interests for the amazing options experienced by thousands of our alumni.

Value of a Liberal Arts Education

Liberal Arts

Forbes: Major in What You Enjoy Most and Do Best
It's true: Liberal arts graduates earn well above the median income, excel in their careers and find great satisfaction in them.

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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.

As a reminder, the Early Action Deadline for IWU admission applications is Nov. 15. We are granting extensions to any student affected by Hurricane Sandy. Contact the Admissions Office at to learn more.

Titans In The News

New York Observer
The Off Broadway play Falling, written by Deanna Jent '84, received a radiant review.

The New York Times
Hispanic Studies faculty member Arturo García Osorio described the Day of the Dead rituals practiced in Mexico.

Theater Mania
Matt Raftery '95, Renaissance man of Chicago theater, shares some career advice.

The Pantagraph
Students immersed themselves in the local community during an alternative fall break.

The Pearland (Texas) Journal
Kent Sollenberger '75 was selected as the juror for a Pearland Arts League juried art exhibition.

The Pantagraph
Illinois Wesleyan's Spanish and Latino Student Association is helping the Red Cross reach out to Hispanic blood donors.

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