Laine Twanow ’04 (GAIN Assistant Projects Manager, Chestnut Health Systems) will participate in a Psychology career Alumni Panel on February 6th at 7pm in the Welcome Center Auditorium.
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Graduating Illinois Wesleyan University accounting major Audrey Fitzgerald of Yorkville speaks about her guest, Abby Reel ’04, associate director for career development at the IWU Hart Career Center, at a dinner for December graduates Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 in IWU’s Memorial Center, Bloomington.
You can read more about the event in the Pantagraph: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/education/iwu-december-grads-get-special-send-off/article_ec1c731b-c28e-5a15-9148-97f703ce9411.html
Thanks for all you do, Abby!
The Butchering Art by Dr. Lindsey A. Fitzharris ’04 has been named one of NPR’s Best Books of 2017. Congrats, Lindsey!
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.
Jill Jackson ’04 of PricewaterhouseCoopers spoke at the Homecoming International Career Panel on Friday, 10/13. Jill started in Transaction Services with PwC US in Chicago in 2004, and spent 1.5 years with the PwC Singapore firm starting in August 2013.
Lavanga Wijekoon ’04 came to IWU as an international student from Sri Lanka. Now an attorney at an international law firm in Chicago, he advises and represents multinational employers. Recently, he has participated in negotiations for a business and human rights treaty at the United Nations. He also represents pro bono asylum seekers and “Dreamer” applicants. As a speaker for Homecoming 2017’s Back to College Classes, Lavanga shared his thoughts on how IWU – his friends, professors, and work-study at Saga – prepared him for his career, and how he met his wife-to-be on a May Term class. His presentation, entitled “From the SAGA Dishroom to International Law Firm: A Former International Student’s Reflections”, may be viewed below.
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/.