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June 10, 2019

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan communit

Campus News

Technos Students Attend Technos International Week
Anna Schultz-Breef '21, Seth Morgan '22 and Prof. James Plath are traveling to Tokyo for a two-week cultural exchange, as Illinois Wesleyan's representatives for Technos International Week.

Freeman group Freeman Asia Program Sends IWU Students Abroad for Summer Internships
A group of 36 Illinois Wesleyan students will spend the summer working at internship sites in four countries across Asia, with their expenses paid thanks to funding from the Freeman Foundation.

careers Career Statistics Demonstrate Illinois Wesleyan Graduate Success
Illinois Wesleyan far surpasses most other institutions in preparing graduates for their careers, with 96.6% of recent alumni either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduating, and with the highest earning graduates of similar schools in the state.

Seal Students Named 2019 Eckley Scholars
This year's recipients of the Robert S. and Nell B. Eckley Scholars and Artists Program fellowships at Illinois Wesleyan will receive stipends to pursue research this summer with a faculty mentor. 

conference Students Present Inclusive Education Research at Conference
Yesenia Martinez-Calderon '20 and Maxwell Crowninshield '20 presented their two-year-long research project at the Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) Conference in Chicago.

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Titan Athletics
  • Junior Ally Wiegand was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III National Pitcher of the Year award.
  • After leading his team to Illinois Wesleyan's 8th NCAA Division III National Championship, Head Men's Golf Coach Jim Ott was chosen as the D-III winner of the Dave Williams National Coach of the Year Award, presented by Golf Pride Grips.
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Titans In The News
WGLT Radio

Mark Denzler '93, president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, discussed a new report that shows the vital role of manufacturing in Illinois’ economic engine.

The Seattle Medium

Jack Sikma ’77 was recognized by the Metropolitan King County Council for his upcoming induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

WGLT Radio

Former NBA All-Star Jack Sikma '77 will be the keynote speaker for the Bloomington-Normal YMCA’s annual Legacy Dinner. Also in The Pantagraph.

Chicago Tribune

Darryn Dunbar ’90, Director of Online Nursing Programs and professor at Stratford University, discussed how he delivers preparedness and passion to nursing students.

The Pantagraph

Alex Tosi ’10 “took it all in” when he made his Major League Baseball umpiring debut on May 11.

The Pantagraph

Hanna Mesouani, assistant director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and IWU alumna Colleen O'Connor '14 are among nominees for a YWCA McLean County Woman of Distinction Award.

WGLT Radio

Chair and Professor of Chemistry Rebecca Roesner earned the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.

The Pantagraph

Rachel (Anderson) Lyons ’08 became Illinois Wesleyan’s first selection to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III Track & Field Athlete Hall of Fame.

(Des Plaines, Ill.) Journal & Topics

David Szwed ’98 is the new principal at Lincoln Middle School in Park Ridge, Illinois.

WGLT Radio

How To Be a Superhero is the latest children’s opera from Prairie Fire Theatre, written, produced, directed and featuring Illinois Wesleyan students, faculty and alumni.

Chicago Tribune

Vanessa Dremonas ’08, who earned her master's degree at Harvard University, answered her father's call to be part of the family leadership team of Pete’s Fresh Market grocery chain in the Chicagoland area.

United Soccer League Senior Vice President for League Operations Brett Luy ’10 developed a player safety proposal to combat concussion issues.
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Saturday, June 22

See You at Parent Orientation! – IWU faculty, staff and student orientation leaders will welcome parents and guardians of the incoming class for a chance to experience Illinois Wesleyan firsthand.

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  • Ash Reddy '13 has been appointed to the new role of vice president, global strategy and corporate development at Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry.
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