Taylor Williams ’18 was recently featured in the Pantagraph’s ’20 under 40′ list, which recognizes young professionals who excel in their career, are passionate about their community and are making a mark in Central Illinois. You can see the full list here.
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.
Cam ’18 and Haley (Lower) Loyet ’17 are the cofounders of Honeymoon Chocolates, a growing business that opened a new factory and retail space in Clayton, Missouri, in February 2022. Cam and Haley founded the company during their time at Illinois Wesleyan, as Cam was the winner of IWU’s Entrepreneurship Fellowship in 2016. Honeymoon Chocolates now offers “bean-to-bar” chocolates in over 100 retail stores nationwide. The company is driven by ideals of conservation, sustainability, eco-friendly business practices and quality products. In 2021, Honeymoon Chocolates was the recipient of an Arch Grant, equity-free funding awarded to selected entrepreneurs in the St. Louis area.
Taylor Williams ’18 began a new job at the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office as the Assistant State’s Attorney. Congratulations Taylor!
Dr. Brock Taylor ’18 is graduating from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois, in May 2022. Brock matched into the pediatrics residency program at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and will work at Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the country, for the next three years.
Jacob Taitel ’18 earned a silver medal in the tuba artist competition at the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival, held virtually Aug. 7-8. Taitel is Adjunct Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at IWU this semester, and a Graduate Student Instructor for the Musicology Department at the University of Michigan.
Michaela Burandt ’18 has recently been selected as President of the Class of 2023 within her Physician’s Assistant Program at Midwestern University! Congratulations, Michaela, we look forward to seeing your leadership in the future!
Congratulations to Rebekah Ehresman ’18 who got married to Michael Mounce on Aug, 8 2020 in Gridley, Illinois!