Mark Yakich ‘92 published a fifth collection of poetry, Spiritual Exercises, in July of 2019. Mark’s work was published by Penguin Books. Spiritual Exercises is a discerning and dynamic journey of devotion and temptation in pursuit of the divine. To read more about Mark’s work, head over to the IWU Magazine spring 2020 issue. Spiritual Exercises is widely available.
Thank you very much to Jamie Loggins ’92, who is rounding in the ICU on suspected COVID-19 patients at Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA.
In March of 2019, Bob Cofield ‘92 assumed the position of Director of School District Partnerships at Waubonsee Community College. You can read more about his accomplishment here.
We hope you are enjoying your new role, Bob!
Congratulations to James C. Martin ’92, who was named Assistant Professor of Music in Voice at Dickinson College in 2017. You can read James’ Bio here.
In February of 2019, Kevin Barker ’92 was appointed the new president of Beckhoff Automation LLC to manage Beckhoff business operations across the U.S. Read about Kevin’s accomplishment here.
We hope you are enjoying your new position, Kevin!
Thank-A-Giver Day (TAG Day) is Monday, February 10. This day provides the IWU campus community with the opportunity to thank donors who support Illinois Wesleyan. IWU celebrates each year in mid-February because it marks the symbolic point during the academic year – about 70% of the way through – when we rely on support from alumni and friends, our endowment, and external grants.
If you would like to be celebrated as a donor today, you can make a gift at iwu.edu/give.
The Land of the Sky Symphonic Band, under the direction David Wilken ’92, staged a patriotic concert on July 4.
Read more here!
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!)