Amy McCabe ’01 returned to Bloomington on Friday, Oct. 26 as a member of the President’s Own United States Marine Band and played at ISU’s Bone Student Center as part of the band’s 100th concert tour. You can read more about the concert here. Congrats, Amy!
Erika (Rozinek) Holst ’01 recently published Historic Houses of Lincoln’s
Illinois (SIU Press, 2018) , an illustrated compendium of twenty-two
historic buildings in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area, all of
which are open to the public. Each site links today’s visitors with a place
Lincoln lived, a home of a Lincoln friend or colleague, or a spot that
illuminates Lincoln’s era and legacy in central Illinois. Along with dozens
of modern and historical photographs, entries contain explorations of
historical connections to Lincoln and detailed information about
exceptional features and artifacts.
Danielle (Blomarz) Kays ’01 of the law firm Seyfarth Shaw was among many of the organizers of a summit on employment law. Kays who often represents employers, said the worldwide #MeToo movement “has made these claims public and it’s important to talk about these issues.” This movement and similar issues were topics that the McLean County Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce and the Bloomington-Normal Human Resource Council explored at a summit on Tuesday, April 17th, along with other employment law issues.
Here is a link to the full article: http://wglt.org/post/sexual-harassment-other-workplace-issues-are-focus-employment-law-summit#stream/0
Thank you for all you do, Danielle!
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 an impressive 30 donors, and we contributed $6,410. Let’s think bigger and surpass last year’s donors and dollars contributed! Think of the impact this can make for IWU students and their families!
Click here to learn more and to donate on Tuesday, April 3rd.
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The spirit of giving is all around us this holiday season, please consider giving the gift of bright futures to current and future Illinois Wesleyan University students. Your gifts provide opportunities and experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime.
As IWU celebrates Titans Around the World at Homecoming this weekend, we will also honor our alumni who served worldwide as veterans and first-responders, including Captain Ryan A. Beaupre ’95. We will remember Ryan and all veterans and first-responders who have given their lives in the service of others and our country. Presenting the colors will be American Legion Color Guard Post 635 Normal and Post 56 from Bloomington. The ceremony will take place this Saturday, October 14th at 12:45 p.m., prior to the Homecoming Football game at Tucci Stadium and will include the National Anthem sung by Wayne Messmer ’72. Classmates and friends can view the ceremony on streaming video live at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/iwu/.
Homecoming 2017 is right around the corner!
You can register now here
A few noteworthy events:
- Back to College Classes Friday and Saturday – The Ames Library, Beckman Auditorium
- Family Fun on the Quad Saturday 8:30-11 – Eckley Quadrangle
- Titan Tailgate Featuring Local Food Trucks Saturday 10AM-1PM – Shirk Center Parking Lot
- “Club Tommy” Saturday, 6-9pm (Cost: $20) – Young Main Lounge in the Memorial Center
You can see the full schedule of Homecoming 2017 events here