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Aug. 21, 2018

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Turning Titan

Orientation
Here at last! Welcome, and we hope you have a great Turning Titan week. We're excited to start getting to know each of you.

 

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Orientation Services
Campus News

Rosetta Rosetta Clay to Lead Office of Alumni Engagement
Rosetta Clay has been named assistant vice president of engagement at Illinois Wesleyan, and will lead initiatives for IWU alumni, parents and friends and The Wesleyan Fund.

Minji Eckley Scholar Crafts Songs of Healing
Music education major Minji Will '19 spent her summer studying the therapeutic value of jazz music, to culminate in the creation of an album featuring jazz standards related to emotional healing.

John Camardella '03 Pilots Harvard Curriculum in the Classroom
Prospect High School social studies teacher John Camardella, a 2003 Illinois Wesleyan alum, is piloting an innovative approach to teaching high school religion courses as an education fellow for Harvard Divinity School.

Kenya Student, Faculty, Alumni Bring Aid to Kenyan Health Clinic
Annie Crumbaugh ’19 joined a faculty member and alumni for a week at the Lamu Center of Preventative Health in Kenya, where they provided free eye care to patients in need.

Circle K Student Group Raises $1,300 to Support Local Nonprofit
IWU's Circle K International chapter organized a fundraising trivia night to support local nonprofit Prairie State Legal Services, which provides elders and low income residents access to free legal aid.

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Titan Athletics
Tommy
  • The Illinois Wesleyan University men's lacrosse team topped national Division III NCAA statistics for 2017-18 in six categories, including goals per game and scoring margin.
    The Titans finished with a 16-4 record, won the College Conference of Illinois regular season and postseason tournament titles, and played in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
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Titans In The News
The Pantagraph
 

As Illinois Wesleyan welcomes the new school year with new initiatives, the University also welcomes a first-year class that may be the largest in at least five years, and is expected to be the most diverse.

 
DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Incoming music education major Dylan Propheter '22 won the 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship, awarded by the DeKalb County Community Foundation.

 
The Pantagraph

Illinois Wesleyan and Illinois State University's Collegiate Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will soon break ground on its 25th house.

 

Heart of Illinois ABC
 

Illinois Wesleyan welcomed its Esports team to campus as the team prepares for its first year of varsity competition. The team got its first glimpse at IWU’s Esports Arena on Saturday.

 
The Inquisitr

As Investigation Discovery launches a new true crime series, "Twisted Sisters," Associate Professor of Psychology Amanda Vicary was quoted on possible reasons for the popularity of true crime shows among women.

 
NBC Right Now

A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Ramin Fathi '06 has joined Southwest Skin Specialists, a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners, in Phoenix, Arizona.

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