Katherine Slevin ’10 has created the C. Love Cookie Project to give back to her Portland community. Slevin donates 21% of her cookie sales to three nonprofits. Her staff is made up of all women immigrants who Katherine teaches how to bake. Here is the link to the article.
Grant & Melinda (McNeil) Magerkurth (both class of 2010) welcomed their third daughter, Jacqueline James Magerkurth on Friday, December 13th at 12:25 am. Jacqueline weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Jacqueline is named after her maternal great-grandfather, James Mikel, as well as her maternal great-great uncle, James Killoran. Jacqueline’s siblings Lorelai Anne (4) and Vanessa Rae (1) are thrilled to welcome their baby sister to the family.
The Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship hired Kate Flemming ’10 as its new community manager. To read more about her accomplishment, click here.
Laura Spradlin ’10 and Chris Francis ’13 were married on Saturday, October 19, 2019.
Please join me in congratulating the newlyweds!
We are looking forward to another great Homecoming this Fall! Your story started here and Illinois Wesleyan helped guide your path to where you are today. This is cause for celebration! Join us October 4-6 to reminisce and revisit your story.
To register yourself, and guests, for other Homecoming events, please do so here or call the Alumni Engagement Office at 1-888-498-2586.
View the full Homecoming schedule at www.iwu.edu/homecoming.
Get social! Share your IWU story and photos on social media using #IWU_HC19 and #IWU_YourStoryStartsHere.
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The Network Mixer
Join fellow members of the Minority Alumni Network for a happy hour!
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
RSVP by September 5, 2019 online or call 1-888-498-2586.
Carly Stocking ’10 has been producing, directing, and performing in a series of cabarets called Cafe Carly at a new venue in Arlington Heights. All of the six shows have been sold out performances and have featured several IWU alumni including Erin Daly ’10, Neil Stratman ’10, Morgan DeTogne ’08 Timothy Foszcz ’18, and former musical theatre professor Sandy DeAthos.
Please join me in congratulating Carly and our IWU alumni on their success!
Prairie Fire Theatre toured How To Be a Superhero, its annual opera for children, in the Bloomington-Normal area. Written by Nancy Steele Brokaw ’71, directed by Rhys Lovell ’87 and musical direction by Charlie Berggren ’10.
Our own John Mastandona ’10 has joined the Village of Western Springs as Assistant Director of Finance!
Please join me in congratulating him!