Alison Diaz-Mountford ’00 and her husband, Marcus, welcomed baby girl, Mia Louise Mountford, on June 3, 2019.
Congratulations to Alison and her family!
Joshua Newport ’00 has returned to Central Illinois and is currently a Science Librarian at Milner Library at Illinois State University.
Matt earned his Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures in 2017 at the University of Washington in Seattle, and after interviewing as a finalist for four positions nationwide during this year’s academic job search, he has accepted a Lecturer position in the Department of Slavic and Eastern European Languages and Cultures at the Ohio State University beginning in August, 2019. Many thanks are owed to Professor Marina Balina, who was his first mentor at IWU.
The 2019 Department of Chemistry Alumni of the Year awardee is Rebecca Centko ’00. The award is presented by the Department of Chemistry. Rebecca was invited to campus during a special Departmental Honors Day ceremony in April.
Rebecca graduated with research honors (Cum Laude) in Chemistry in 2000. She did an honors project in Professor Mohan’s lab, and the title of her thesis was “A Study of The Solvolysis Reactions of Tetrahydrofurfuryl Tosylate.”
Following graduation, Rebecca joined Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (formerly Pharmacia), where she worked with a program team to design and synthesize therapeutic agents to treat disorders of the CNS.
In 2003, she joined Regis Technologies in the Chicago area. At Regis, Rebecca rose through the ranks and is currently Director of Project Management & Account Management. Regis manufactures small molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in pre-clinical and clinical development through commercial supply.
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!)
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.
On April 11, alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends of IWU show your pride and support by being All In for Wesleyan. During this 24-hour giving day, let’s unlock opportunities together. You are key to our success!
Bethany ’00 and John Evans-Campbell welcomed baby boy Zane Orion on February 21, 2019.
Congratulations to Bethany and her family!
Laurie Gilbert Wood ’00 and her husband Andrew Wood welcomed baby girl Mary Rose Wood on October 27, 2018.
Congratulations to Laurie and her family!