Congratulations to Michael Wall ‘84 who was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Underwriting at Rockford Mutual Insurance Co.
We hope you are enjoying your new role, Michael!
Hooray for Andy Kreiss ‘86 and Russ Konstans ‘88 who returned to Maples Repertory in Missouri to reprise their roles in Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some) in December of 2019. The IWU Magazine Spring 2020 issue featured Andy and Russ’s Christmas adventure.
Sandra Steingraber ‘81 will be the guest speaker for a virtual presentation hosted by Wellness House, a nonprofit in Hinsdale, Illinois, providing free programming for people impacted by cancer, on June 4, 2020. A biologist, author and cancer survivor herself, Sandra will speak about her life’s work investigating the links between human health, cancer and environmental toxins. Caly Meyers-Mixa ’09 serves as Wellness House’s human resources and volunteer manager. Brittany Brady ’15 is Wellness House’s oncology education coordinator.
Please click this link to join the virtual event on June 4th at 6:30 p.m (CST)!
Congratulations to Bobby Moews ’81, who was inducted into the Illinois High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame on March 28, 2020. He was head coach at Bloomington IL Central Catholic High School for 22 seasons, compiling a record of 155-73 with two state championships. A 1977 graduate of the school, he earned 10 letters as a student-athlete at Central Catholic.
Andrea and her husband Allan, who met while students at Illinois Wesleyan, lead the faith-based nonprofit Emmaus Ministries, serving sexually exploited men. Click here to read more about their work.
Mark Allen ’81 is celebrating is 38th year as a public school music, band and choir tour. He has taught in 3 states and directed both the Cottonwood Community Band and the Four Corners Community Band in Arizona. He is currently a member of the Cortez Public Arts Advisory Council.
As Director of Admissions and Recruitment at Rush Medical College, Jill Volk ’87 presented virtually on April 30th. She shared her perspective about the recent announcements from the AAMC including changes to MCAT. In addition, she answered questions about what this means for this, and future, medical school application cycles.
Director of the Hart Career Center, Warren Kistner ‘83, offered insight into what the job market might look like for graduating seniors. Click here to read what Warren had to say.
Pamela Lannom ’88 wrote a wonderful article about alumnus Herb Zerth ’03 for the Hinsdalean. You can view it here.