Jun 302017
Lauren Pietruszka ’09 was recently hired as the new Director of Academic and Social Supports for the Golden Apple Foundation in September 2016. Golden Apple is a non-profit organization that works to inspire, develop and support teacher and school leader excellence in Illinois, especially in schools-of-need. As a 2005 Golden Apple Scholar, Lauren pursued secondary English education at IWU, obtained her Master of Arts in Teaching at National Louis University in 2010, and taught Literacy and AVID courses for six years in Chicago Public Schools. Now as the Director, she is responsible for supporting 600+ undergraduate Golden Apple Scholars throughout the state as they earn their baccalaureate degrees and become teachers in Illinois schools-of-need.
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Apr 052017

April 5, 2017 is our day of giving at Illinois Wesleyan and this year’s theme is Tune In for All In! Not only is today a day for giving, it’s a day to celebrate IWU and all of the things that make it special.

Visit https://www.iwu.edu/all-in/ to learn more and donate.

Donate today! Go Titans!

Mar 222017

Phil ’09 and Kathryn ’09 (Kohles) Schmitz were married on September 10, 2016 in Chicago. This photo is of all the alumni that attended their wedding.

Front row: Mike Brillisour ’09, Monica (Urban) Holmes ’09, Amy (Burns) Ehmen ’09, Megan Lee ’09, Phil (groom), Kathryn (bride), Shelley Dravis ’09, Julie (Slagel) Matejek ’09, Nicole (Spear) Wolf ’09, Kelli Flahaven ’10. Back row: Kevin Goshorn ’09, Joe Holmes ’09, Joel Wicks ’09, Andrew Schmitz ’07, Brian Tiefenbruck ’09, Lauren Gearhart ’09, Carissa Nemmers ’09, Alex Holmberg ’09 and Pat Stephens ’09.

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Jan 252017

James L. McCauley (IWU Class of 2009, Bachelor’s of Music Education) and Samantha K. (Rohl) McCauley (IWU Class of 2010, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing) are excited to announce the birth of their second child and baby boy, Cooper Lewis, born 12/28/2016 at 4:42 AM. Older sister Liliana Kay (3) is very proud of her new sibling.

Congratulations to your family!