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Campus Weekly

Sept. 5, 2017

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community

Campus News

SEP gradsTitan Community to Celebrate Family Weekend

Illinois Wesleyan will celebrate the extended Titan family as parents, brothers, sisters, and other family members are invited to visit their students and enjoy a taste of campus life during Family Weekend, Sept. 22-24.

Jelani CobbReminder: Author on Complexity of Race to Speak at President's Convocation
Award-winning author Jelani Cobb will give remarks on "The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today," complementing this year's Summer Reading Program selection, at the President's Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
Titan Athletics


  • Titan football upset nationally ranked No. 3 Wisconsin-Whitewater with a stunning 17-10 win at Tucci Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2.

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Hart Career Center
Thursday, Sept. 7

Illinois State University Part-time Job Fair
1-3 p.m., ISU Bone Student Center
Illinois Wesleyan students are welcome at ISU's job fair. If you are looking for part-time work in the community, add this to your calendar now.

Friday, Sept. 8

Senior Job Search

Noon-1 p.m., Welcome Center Auditorium
For Your Future Friday (FYFF) series: Learn about the job search now, avoid stress later. Discover how the Hart Career Center can help; from on-campus interviews to career fairs and online tools you can use in the comfort of your own room.

Career Center
Titans In The News

Voyage Chicago

Blair Hannah and Jeff Meador – who founded their graphic design firm, Concentric Design, in 2006 as seniors at Illinois Wesleyan – recount how the business started (crediting their IWU professors) and how it has grown through the years.
The Pantagraph

Broadview Mansion is dedicating a historic bell from the Van Leer Tower in memory of the late Jim Winn '41, whose wife Mary Winn '43 will return to Bloomington for the occasion. Their story appeared in the Fall 2007 IWU Magazine.

The Pantagraph

Award-winning author Jelani Cobb will speak on race and justice in the United States at the President's Convocation opening the academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

The State Journal-Register

Emily Jones '11, a second-year medical student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and her doctor father are near their goal of completing marathons in all 50 states.




More Titans in the News

  • Kylie Peters '12, now a librarian at Geneva Public Library, is blogging for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). See a collection of her stories.

  • A Collection of Works by Renee McGinnis '84 will be on display through Oct. 3 at the Schoenherr Gallery in the Fine Arts Center at North Central College in Naperville.

IWU Faculty/Staff Bible Study

The IWU Faculty/Staff Bible Study will begin a new study on Tuesday, Sept.12, at Evelyn Chapel in the lower level Fellowship Hall from 12:10-12:50 p.m. The new study will be focused on the Book of Hebrews. 


The Faculty/Staff Bible Study is an interdenominational study in its 13th year here at Illinois Wesleyan and open to people of all faiths. We are a small group, and we read one chapter of the Bible each week and focus on life application of the readings to our own lives. If you are interested in joining, please email David Kistner at

Give A Day Campaign

The Give A Day Campaign is underway! Students, faculty and staff can report their community engagement from May 1 to now at


Volunteer service, nonprofit internships, civic and elected duties all count. If you were in the community helping others, we want to know about it! Our goal this year is 45,000 hours of service. Thanks Titans! Questions? Email Bevin at

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

GREENetworkThis Saturday, Sept. 9, McLean County residents will have an opportunity for safe disposal of their Household Hazardous Wastes from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rivian Automotive (located at the former Mitsubishi Motors North America.)


The McClean County Household Hazardous Waste Collection is free and open only to McLean County residents.

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