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
Lora Nickels ‘02 and Tom Tague ‘03
welcomed daughter Scarlett on September 30th.
Are you coming to Homecoming!?!
Join us in celebrating Illinois Wesleyan Homecoming 2017 – Titans Around the World! Let us know you’re coming by registering here. You can also view the homecoming schedule of events at iwu.edu/homecoming.
Stay up to date on IWU Homecoming information by liking the Homecoming Facebook Page. Please feel free to share an IWU memory (and pictures!) in relation to your personal international experience, and/or a memory specific to study abroad, international students and alumni, or the theme Titans Around the World on our page. Remember to use the hashtags #IWU_HC17 and #IWU_AroundTheWorld.
If you are interested in booking your hotel stay, room blocks are available at these locations on a first come, first serve basis. Book early!
Kate Weber Fago ’02 and husband Evan Fago welcomed daughter, Emilia Grace, on June 29th. Congratulations to you both on your new Tiny Titan!
Mindy (Mannlein) ’02 and Jeff Clark welcomed their second daughter,
Mila Maureen, on March 14, 2017.
Mindy is currently a prosecutor in Peoria, IL
Audra Elizabeth Byrd was born to Shelby (Sours) ’02 and Eric Byrd on November 9th 2016.
We’re nestled in Hyattsville, Maryland just outside D.C.
so anyone in the DMV region should send me a note!
Congratulations Shelby and Eric!!
Jaclin Szafraniec McGuire ’02 and Danny McGuire
welcomed, Daegan James, their second son on February 6, 2017.
Congratulations Jaclin and Danny!!