May 2, 2022
News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
Illinois Wesleyan University celebrated the graduating class of 2022 on Sunday with the first outdoor, in-person commencement ceremony since 2019. More than 400 graduating Titans accepted diplomas on the stage at Kemp Commencement Plaza.
Titan Athletics
  • The men's golf team claimed its 10th straight College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Championship on Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The team will compete in the NCAA Division III National Championship May 10-13 in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.
  • The men's lacrosse team also hit a milestone, earning its fourth straight CCIW regular season title with a win over Elmhurst on Saturday at Tucci Stadium. The win completed IWU's undefeated league season.
Titans In The News
Softball standout Hayley Earl '22, who has Branchiootorenal syndrome that causes her to be deaf in her right ear, was the recipient of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin’s Perseverance Award. More coverage from The Pantagraph.
The Pantagraph
Illinois Wesleyan celebrated its graduating Class of 2022 on Sunday.
Caitlin (Ludwig) Pusateri '08 was named president of the City of Rockford Chamber of Commerce. More coverage from WIFR-TV.
The Pantagraph
The Office of Residential Life at Illinois Wesleyan reports the campus is not seeing impacts of the nationwide student housing shortage.
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Monday, May 2
Summer Hours Begin – Campus offices will close at 4 p.m. weekdays throughout the summer.


5:30 p.m., Horenberger Field – Baseball vs Augustana - Rescheduled from April 29.
Tuesday, May 3
Spring Semester Final Grades Due


6 p.m., Horenberger Field – Baseball vs Blackburn – Streaming live at
Wednesday, May 4
First Day of May Term Classes; Last Day to Add or Drop a Class
Friday, May 6
Last Day to Withdraw from a May Term Class


Tucci Stadium, Men's Lacrosse – CCIW Tournament Semifinals
Saturday, May 7
1 p.m., Horenberger Field – Baseball vs North Park - Senior Day (Doubleheader) – Streaming live at
Sunday, May 8
Tucci Stadium, Men's Lacrosse – CCIW Tournament Semifinals
Summer Camps at IWU
Several summer camps are available at Illinois Wesleyan for the community during summer 2022, including Esports and Leadership Camp, IWU Language School for Kids, IWU Summer Voice Intensive, sports camps and the Illinois Chamber Music Festival. To learn more or to register, visit
In Sympathy


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