Apr 192019
 

Linda Bollivar ’88 was recently awarded the Communication Innovator Award, one of three Crystal Awards from the Association for Women in Communications – Bloomington/Normal. The Communication Innovator Award recognizes someone who has achieved excellence in communicating a project, mission, or event that benefits the Bloomington-Normal community.

To read more about her accomplishment, click here.

Congratulations, Linda!

 Posted by at 9:29 am
Apr 162019
 

You did it, Titans! You were the key to our success. On April 11, 2,205 donors collectively raised $518,316. And thanks to the generosity of our pacesetter challenge donors, our grand total is $776,316 (and still counting!)

This video captures a few successes from #AllInforWesleyan.  Check out the social media activity and revisit iwu.edu/all-in to see how your gifts made a difference.
Thank you for your support!  

Apr 152019
 

Demetria Kalodimos ’81 visited Lipscomb University to speak to communication students about her experiences working in broadcast news and her perspectives on the journalism industry. Here is the article published about her interview at Lipscomb.

Apr 152019
 

Lou Bury ’80 is the associate pastor of Downers Grove Community Church and they are using music in its “Building Bridges Series” to link its congregation with worshipers from different ethnic backgrounds. Here is the article where he describes the mission of the “Building Bridges Series” and what other ethnic backgrounds have been incorporated into the congregation. 

Apr 122019
 

Captain Steven Riesenberg (’87) retired from the 
Illinois State Police following a 31 year career in law enforcement.  He  
served in patrol, investigative, and covert operations assignments while  
earning three department service ribbons.  A bagpiper with the State Police  
Pipes and Drums, he performed solo before three Illinois Governors  
(Thompson, Quinn, Rauner) and twice on the floor of the Illinois House of  
Representatives.  In 2012 he performed with the IWU Wind Ensemble at the  
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts in Michael Schelle’s “The End of  
the World.”  Captain Riesenberg concluded his career as the Commanding  
Officer of District 6 State Police in Pontiac and District 8 State Police  
in Peoria.  His daughter, Kelsey Riesenberg (National Honor Society,  
Bloomington HS) will attend IWU this fall as part of the Class of 2023.  He  
resides in Bloomington with his wife, Jill.

Congratulations to Steven on a successful career!

 Posted by at 9:57 am
Apr 102019
 

Bill Damaschke’s Broadway production of “The Prom” will be adapted into a film for Netflix. You can read more about it here.

 Posted by at 2:17 pm
Apr 082019
 

Check out the All In Happy Hours taking place around the country. Show your Titan pride by spreading the word about All In for Wesleyan to your personal networks via social media, calls, texts, emails, etc.

You’ll have a great time while encouraging others to make an additional gift on All In and share stories about how IWU Unlocked Opportunities for each of us. Visit our webpage for more information and registration

 Posted by at 12:08 pm
Apr 022019
 

Check out the All In Happy Hours taking place around the country. Show your Titan pride by spreading the word about All In for Wesleyan to your personal networks via social media, calls, texts, emails, etc.

You’ll have a great time while encouraging others to make an additional gift on All In and share stories about how IWU Unlocked Opportunities for each of us. Visit our webpage for more information and registration

Feb 282019
 

Doug Moews ’88 was selected to the Central Catholic High School Athletics Hall of Fame in Bloomington, IL. You can read more about his accomplishment here.

Congratulations, Doug!

 Posted by at 9:47 am