Assessment Conference 2018

Iowa Wesleyan University Hosts Higher Education Assessment Conference

Iowa Wesleyan University hosted an Assessment Conference for colleges and universities on April 12, 2017 featuring Linda Suskie, an internationally recognized expert in the field of assessment.  The program included Establishing Co-Curricular Learning Objectives; Measuring Co-Curricular Learning Objections; and Closing The Loop: Using Assessment Data For Improvements. Suskie’s two books, Assessing Student Learning: A Common…

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Special Olympians State Bound

The Iowa Wesleyan University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted the Southeast Iowa Special Olympic Spring Games on April 8.  This was the third consecutive year the event was hosted by SAAC. The Spring Games serve as a qualifying event for the Summer Games, a State competition held in Ames, Iowa. This year’s event had…

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Iowa Wesleyan’s Vocal Chamber Choir Has New Name

The music department at Iowa Wesleyan University has been known for its outstanding performances for nearly 100 years.  As the University and the music department have evolved, the vocal chamber group, formerly known as  Broadstreet Connection, will now be called Primae Voces, (pree-meh vo-chess), Latin for ‘the first voices’. “The new name reflects the higher…

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Iowa Wesleyan University Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame April 28th, 2017

Iowa Wesleyan University (IW) has announced its Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame for 2017 and will celebrate the event on April 28th; including honors for student-athletes academic year 2016-2017. Inductee’s honored this year are:  Head Football Coach Hal Mumme (1989-1991); Robert Bogdonas ’53 (Football/Baseball); Ryan Boese ’98 (Football); Amber Roets Thomas ’98 (Softball); and Allison…

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175th Anniversary Festivities Continue For Iowa Wesleyan University

Date change for Iowa Wesleyan University’s Purple & White Ball Iowa Wesleyan University will host the Purple & White Ball, celebrating its 175th anniversary, on Saturday, October 21, 2017. In response to a significant amount of feedback from alumni based on recent communications, the university will move the Purple & White Ball to Saturday, October…

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Lenten Vespers Service, March 26, 2017, at Iowa Wesleyan University

Iowa Wesleyan University (IW) will present a Jazz Vespers Service in the Iowa Wesleyan University Chapel at 7 pm on March 26, 2017. Performers include:   John Rapson, piano; Ryan Smith, reeds; Chris Dimond, guitar; Blake Shaw, bass; and Justin LeDuc, drums. The Iowa Wesleyan Broadstreet Connection, in consort with a jazz quintet led by University…

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Black History Event 2017

Today a reception and program was held on campus to celebrate Black History Month. Students from the Melanin Appreciation Club shared posters and quotes from influential leaders and we launched our history exhibit on African American impact on Iowa Wesleyan over the years. This exhibit will be on display in the Chadwick Library for the…

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Men’s Basketball Earns 7th Seed in USCAA National Tournament

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association announced the field for the 2017 Basketball National Tournament this afternoon.  The tournament is set to run from March 1, 2017 through March 4, 2017 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on the campus of Penn State Fayette. Iowa Wesleyan will be making their second appearance in the National Tournament under head…

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