Eunis Wu ’12 represented the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York, Inc. at The 86th Kosciuszko Foundation Annual Dinner & Ball in New York, accompanied by Executive Director Reggie Bahl, this past weekend. Eunis says, “It was truly an honor to be part of such a memorable evening, celebrating the remarkable legacies of Polish music legends, alongside world-renowned musicians and promising young leaders.” Congratulations Eunis!
Illinois Wesleyan University Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Kasey Evans ’12 responded to the news of Iowa Wesleyan’s closure and how Illinois Wesleyan is prepared to support students interested in transferring. You can read more here.
Scott Wenzel ’12 and Kristen (Gattuso) Wenzel ’12 recently welcomed Tate Joseph Wenzel, born November 19th. Congratulations to them!
Jason Lopez ’09 and Karen (Solari) Lopez ’12 recently welcomed son Anthony John Lopez to the world. Congratulations!
In the past two years we’ve witnessed the Titan community come together in new ways to share stories, expertise, and friendship. However, we have long awaited the chance to welcome you back to campus for a true Illinois Wesleyan Homecoming! We look forward to sharing a meal, a drink, and a story with all of you in person, September 23-25, 2022.
Click here for a full schedule of events and to register.
Vicki Simmons ’12 recently graduated from her residency in general surgery in June 2022 from the program at Ascension St. John in Detroit, MI. At graduation she was honored with the Anthony B. Chambers Award, which is given each year to the chief surgical resident for the best performance during their residency, as voted by the surgical faculty. Next she will be continuing her training with a fellowship in vascular surgery at Michigan Vascular Center in Flint, MI.
Shavantay Thomas ’12 was among the 2022 graduates of the Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP) honored in a Facebook live event on April 2, 2022. Shavantay is a retention specialist in State Farm’s Customer Care Center. MCLP is the flagship program of the Multicultural Leadership Institute, a nonprofit located on Illinois Wesleyan’s campus and recognized among the University’s affiliate programs.
Erika (Olsen) Ohlendorf ’12 has been named to The Illinois Nurses Foundation’s 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders awards list. You can read more about it here.
Hannah Johnson ’12 is the new executive director of Illinois Art Station, a local nonprofit that provides “transformative learning through hands-on experiences in the visual arts.” Read more here.
Ronald Fowle Grider ’12 graduated Dec 11, 2021, with a PhD degree from Washington University School of Medicine. He is originally from East Peoria, IL and graduated with honors in 2012 from IWU with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He resides in St. Louis, where he is employed by the Washington University Graduate School of Medicine Laboratories.