Gerald L. Buldak, Ph.D. has been promoted to Senior Lecturer of Biology at Loyola University Chicago. Congratulations Gerry!
Mark Denzler ’93 the current Illinois Manufacturing Association vice president and chief operating officer, will become the IMA’s new leader upon Greg Baise’s retirement effective January 1.
From 2003-2006, Mark oversaw government affairs in Illinois for State Farm Insurance. He focused on a number of issues including insurance, education, taxes and fees, and auto safety legislation. Prior to joining State Farm, Mark worked at the IMA as director of government affairs from 1999-2003 where he concentrated on tax, environmental and educational issues. For more than six years, Mark worked as a legislative analyst for the House Republican Leader. He staffed the education and transportation committees including serving as liaison to Governor Edgar’s Eikenberry Commission on education funding. In addition, Mark worked on a number of elections across Illinois while an employee of the House Republican Campaign Committee. Mark also spent a brief time on the Washington D.C. staff of Congressman Tom Ewing.
The IMA represents nearly 4,000 Illinois companies and facilities and has been in existence for 125 years.
Angela (Behrens) O’Bryant ’93, MSN, RN, APHN-BC, entered a new job position at the University of IL College of Medicine in Peoria, IL as Clinical Associate Faculty and Director of Academic Programs as of March 2018. Angela will be working with medical students in their clinical experiences and developing community health sites for medical student and residents. Congratulations to Angela on her new position.
Jane Brue, 84, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. this Friday, May 18, in Evelyn Chapel, with a visitation prior to the service from 9-10 a.m. in the Chapel.
Tuesday, April 3rd is our day of giving at Illinois Wesleyan and this year’s theme is
Not only is today a day for giving, it’s a day to celebrate IWU and all of the things that make it special. Last year, our class had 29 donors, let’s try for 35 this year! We contributed an amazing $29,887. Our goal for this year is $33,000! Think of the impact this can make for IWU students and their families!
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Mark Denzler will be inducted into the Samuel K. Gove Illinois Legislative Internship Hall of Fame at the University of Illinois, Springfield on March 12, 2018. The Hall of Fame recognizes former interns of the Illinois Legislative Staff Intern Program whose careers have exemplified distinguished public service.
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Sebastian Grey was born in November 2017 to Naomi Muirhead (’93) and Walter Olsen. Congratulations on your new Tiny Titan!
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