We are saddened to share that Bruce McGee, classmate from 1968, passed away June 11, 2019. He had been living in Houston TX for many years. Please access his obituary here.
Tobey C Herzog ’68 has published a new book entitled Tim O’Brien: The Things He Carries and the Stories He Tells. Tobey is Emeritus Professor of English and the Emeritus Anne and Andrew T Ford Chair in the Liberal Arts, Wabash College.
We are sad to share that Kenneth Albers ’67 passed away on November 13, 2018. Here is the link that is written about him on Facebook.
Fall brings Homecoming and Homecoming brings memories of our years at IWU
Janis taught preschool through fourth grade for 35 years. After retiring she has started on an adventure that she had never dreamed of: training teachers in South Sudan (Africa). She had the opportunity to hear the story of Angelo, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. His story can be found in the book They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky. The movie is about to be released.
We are saddened to share that Merlin R. Lambie passed away on June 15, 2018.
We are saddened to share that David A. Alford passed away August 19, 2018.
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Members of IWU’s class of 1968 are busy making reservations, contacting old friends and getting ready for their 50th reunion October 5-7. The Reunion Weekend and Homecoming 2018 is A Century of Celebration.
Please fill out the 50 Year Reunion Book Survey. You don’t have to attend to be included in the Book and receive a copy. We want to know what everyone is doing after all these years. Also watch for registration information. It will be available in August.
Let Jill Dew, email@example.com, or Steve Nestler, firstname.lastname@example.org, know if you plan to join us! Or contact Krista Cordona ’03, email@example.com.
You can see who has already planned to attend here
Richard Jenkins, DeKalb native and Academy Award nominee, has announced that a special film series hosted by the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb IL is set for September and October. The series will feature nine favorite movies that he has starred in. According to Jenkins, “They all mean something special to me. I’m humbled that they’re showing them at the theater in downtown DeKalb and I hope you all come and check them out.”
The nine movies are “Dear John,” “Eat, Pray, Love,” “Flirting with Disaster,” “Bone Tomahawk,” “North Country,” “The Visitor,” “Step Brothers,” “Norman” and “The Shape of Water.” Jenkins’ performance in “The Visitor” and “The Shape of Water” earned him Academy Award nominations.
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Here is the link to the Egyptian Theatre website where you can view Jenkins’ announcement and purchase tickets.
This is a wonderful honor, Richard. Congratulations.
We are sorry to share with you that Alanna S. Whittle Preussner died unexpectedly January 9, 2018. Please read further information here