Lon Erickson ’97 was awarded the Gagliardi award in 1996 for his outstanding performance on IWU’s football team. Here he is with his well-earned trophy:
In the past two years we’ve witnessed the Titan community come together in new ways to share stories, expertise, and friendship. However, we have long awaited the chance to welcome you back to campus for a true Illinois Wesleyan Homecoming! We look forward to sharing a meal, a drink, and a story with all of you in person, September 23-25, 2022.
Click here for a full schedule of events and to register.
Professor of Piano at West Liberty University Gerald Lee ’97 will serve as a judge at the 69th annual Young Musicians Audition for 2022, in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Corey Schieler ‘97, a director of venture capital investments at State Farm, was named the Make-A-Wish Illinois Volunteer of the Year for 2021. He previously received Make-A-Wish Illinois’ Exceptional Creativity Award, for “bringing exceptional creativity to boost wish children’s spirits,” in April 2021.
Corey has been a wish granter since 2011 and has helped grant over 30 wishes for kids fighting critical illness.
Check out Facebook for updates on Corey’s next wish-granting story, helping Luke, a 17-year-old Connecticut teen with rare and terminal thyroid cancer. Corey promises some of his few “magic sprinkles!” Find him on Facebook.
Want to help Corey make wishes come true? Visit wish.org/Illinois/donate
Way to go, Corey!