Sep 302022

Whitney Leifheit ’13 gave a presentation on Sept. 22 through the McLean County Chamber of Commerce titled “Immigrants Really Do Get the Job Done.” Leifheit is an associate attorney with the law firm of Costigan & Wollrab, P.C., in Bloomington where she covers many areas of law, including immigration. Read the full article here.

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Sep 012022

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.

Aug 292022

Carmin Beck ’14 and Kurt Van Ness ’13 were married in July of 2022 in Covert, Michigan surrounded by family and friends. They began dating during Carmin’s first semester at IWU, and both competed in cross country and track and field for all four years.

From left to right: Cassie Anderson ’14, Chloe Staub ’14, Kevin Kapolnek ’13, Carmin Beck ’14, Kurt Van Ness ’13, Dana Rotz ’14, Ben White ’13, Alexis Sampson ’14, Taylor Kaldahl ’13, Jillian Cole ’19, Ethan Wood ’13, Ignatzia (Romack) Kahdahl ’14.
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Jun 232022

Elizabeth Johnson ’13 has been named to The Illinois Nurses Foundation’s 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders awards list. You can read more about it here.

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Jun 202022

Zach Johnson ’13 and Alex (Bechtel) Johnson ’14 recently gave birth to their new son Archer Owen Johnson. He was born on June 15th, 2022. Congratulations!

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Apr 052022

Jennifer Schreiber ’13 recently became a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Loyola University Chicago. Congratulations Jennifer!

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Feb 212022

Ryan Woodall ’13, adjunct instructor and multilingual member of the IWU community, spoke to IWU students about his language learning trajectory, travels, and career path on February 18, 2022. The event was sponsored by the Language Resource Center and was a part of the World Voices series.

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Feb 072022

Associate Dean of Students Kevin Carey ’13 was awarded the Tracy Davis Outstanding Emerging Research Award from the ACPA Coalition on Men and Masculinities. Carey’s research was conducted while earning his Ed.D. in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His work focused on the exploration of college men involved in masculinities programs (student success initiatives, sexual violence prevention, and/or gender identity organizations/initiatives) and how the engagement impacted their gender identity development at small, private liberal arts institutions.

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