April 25, 2022
News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
A spotlight will shine on collaborative work by film and theatre students during the second annual Guerrilla Film Festival in the Hansen Student Center.
Titan pride was evident as the Illinois Wesleyan University community rallied to raise $2,391,253 to benefit current and future students during a 24-hour day of giving.
Ancient-style Chinese calligraphy on artwork in the Illinois Wesleyan art collection has been translated by current Titan students.
Titan Athletics
  • The men's lacrosse team clinched at least a share of the regular season conference title – for the fourth consecutive season – with a win over Carroll University on April 23.
Titans In The News
Vidette Online - Illinois State University
Retired Illinois Wesleyan librarian and professor Karen Schmidt was presented the Grabill-Homan Community Peace Prize.
Forbes Magazine
Ben Miller '96 was named one of the Best-in-State Wealth Advisors. (Miller recently presented the Hart Career Center's annual financial literacy program for IWU students.)
The Pantagraph
Illinois Wesleyan raised more than $2.3 million in its All in for Wesleyan annual day of giving.
Upcoming
A few highlights from the University Events Calendar:
Monday, April 25
Through Tuesday, April 26 – Final Examinations

 

5:30 p.m., Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall Percussion Ensemble

 

7-10 p.m., Hansen Student Center – Student Short Film Showcase
Friday, April 29
3 p.m., Horenberger Field – Baseball vs Augustana - Senior Day – Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Saturday, April 30
12-3 p.m., Tucci Stadium – Men's Lacrosse vs Elmhurst - Senior Day – Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/

 

4-7 p.m., Tucci Stadium – Women's Lacrosse vs Carthage - Senior Day – Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Sunday, May 1
1 p.m., Kemp Commencement Plaza, Eckley Quadrangle – Commencement - Celebrating the Class of 2022 – More details at www.iwu.edu/commencement
Kudos
  • Megan Koch '17 is making her main stage debut with Fort Worth Opera, singing Annina in Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata.
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