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May 6, 2019

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community

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grads Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Class of 2019
More than 400 graduating members of the Class of 2019 joined the ranks of Titan alumni during Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 5. See a photo gallery or watch the ceremony on video.

Pembroke Three Students Accepted to Oxford's Pembroke Program
Three Illinois Wesleyan students – Samira Kassem '21, Thao "Jenny" Le '21, and Rachel McCarthy '21 – have been accepted to spend their junior year studying at Pembroke College, University of Oxford in England.

Bill The Prom, Produced by Damaschke '85, Nominated for Seven Tonys
Broadway musical comedy The Prom, produced by Illinois Wesleyan theatre alum Bill Damaschke '85, has been nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Brandon Chopp '19 Earns Phi Beta Kappa Award for Frank Zappa Research
History major and Hispanic studies minor Brandon Chopp '19 won IWU's Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Scholar Award, recognizing undergraduate research that engages, translates, and bridges academic disciplines or crosses traditional academic boundaries.

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Titan Athletics
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A roundup of Titan champions:

  • For the third straight year and third time overall, the Illinois Wesleyan women's lacrosse team will play in the NCAA Division III national tournament, competing at Tucci Stadium on Sunday, May 12, and hosting the Saturday game between Hamline University and Rhodes College, also at Tucci Stadium.

  • Also for the third straight year and third time overall, the men's lacrosse team will play in the NCAA Division III national tournament, hosting Rhodes College in a second round game on Wednesday, May 8, at Tucci Stadium.

  • The softball team downed Carthage on Saturday, May 4, to win its third straight College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) tournament championship, earning the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship. Illinois Wesleyan has won five of the last six conference titles and is a 14-time CCIW Softball Tournament champion.

  • The IWU men's golf team won its eighth straight CCIW team championship and will earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship, which will be held May 14-17 at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky.
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Titans In The News
The Pantagraph
 

Illinois Wesleyan University celebrated its graduates at Commencement on Sunday, May 5. 

 
WGLT Radio

Former military surgeon and health care policy advisor Stephen Ondra ’80, who spoke at Commencement, talked with WGLT about the future of health care.

 
 

 

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