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/.
Homecoming 2017 is right around the corner!
You can register now here
A few noteworthy events:
- Back to College Classes Friday and Saturday – The Ames Library, Beckman Auditorium
- Family Fun on the Quad Saturday 8:30-11 – Eckley Quadrangle
- Titan Tailgate Featuring Local Food Trucks Saturday 10AM-1PM – Shirk Center Parking Lot
- “Club Tommy” Saturday, 6-9pm (Cost: $20) – Young Main Lounge in the Memorial Center
You can see the full schedule of Homecoming 2017 events here
Katie Rothas ’14 is currently in her 3rd year at the New York University College of Dentistry pursuing a DDS (Doctorate of Dental Surgery) and CPH (Certificate in Public Health). Congratulations and good luck, Katie!
Nora Peterson ’14 is currently enrolled in the Erasmus Mundus Master’s degree in Women’s and Gender Studies (GeMMA) in Granada, Spain. Congratulations and good luck, Nora!
Chloe Staub ’14 recently volunteered at Los Hogares Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Santa Apolonia, Guatemala. There, she taught English to teenagers she met as children on her first visit to Santa Apolonia back in 2008. Congratulations on this awesome work you’re doing, Chloe!
Emily Shearer ’14 and Beth White ’11 met at the Háblame tables during their time at Illinois Wesleyan University. Both psychology majors later applied to Bradley University’s counseling program, enrolling in the Mental Health and School Counseling tracks.
Earlier this semester, both Emily and Beth passed the Counseling Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) with Distinction! This honor recognizes the top 5% of counseling students in the country.
Vanessa (Rodriguez) Macias ’14 and her husband Alex Macias welcomed their daughter Emiliana Addison Macias on May 2nd, 2017. Emi weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 19 inches. Congratulations to the parents!
Athena Cocallas ’14 came back to campus to attend the 10th Annual Inquiries into Teaching and Learning Conference in conjunction with the John Wesley Powell Research Conference.