Monthly Archives: November 2011

John Pope ’90: you can go home again

After graduating with an economics major/psychology minor, John returned to his hometown neighborhood on Chicago’s southeast side to pursue a career in public service.   He has worked in several positions in Chicago city government, and was first elected as alderman in 1999.  … Continue reading

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Reginald Meeks ’76 – Which hat today?

Director Meeks is Associate Director of Outreach Programs at the University of Louisville in the Arts and Science International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs. He has worked in various capacities at UofL for 20 years.  In his current job, he implements … Continue reading

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Bill Wheeler ’83 named President of MetLife’s Americas division

In a recent reorganization of MetLife, William J. Wheeler ’83 was appointed to president of the Americas division and remains a member of the executive group.  Click here to read more about the Metlife reorganization.  Bill has been with MetLife since … Continue reading

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D. J. McCallister ’97 – happy anniversary!

D.J. McCallister ’97 is co-owner (with his wife, Erin) and brew master of the Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield, IN, which celebrated its first year anniversary in October.  Since last year, the Black Swan has opened its on-site brewery and … Continue reading

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Kelly Pfledderer ’96 – his risk paid off

To help celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011, WFYI Public Radio featured three Indianapolis entrepreneurs on its locally produced show, No Limits, on November 17. Kelly Pfledderer ’96, Founder, President, and CEO of the Indianapolis IT company Apparatus , was part … Continue reading

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The Bell, Wally, and the BMV

If you could hear The Monon Bell as it is ringing on campus at this very moment, you would know that it is reminding you to buy your Wabash College Indiana license plate! Here’s Wally and the Bell and happy alumni … Continue reading

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Dr. Garrard O. McClendon ’88 wins Emmy

(Chicago) Talk show host and Wabash College graduate, Garrard McClendon (’88), won a Chicago Emmy at the 53rd Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards hosted by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. His Emmy was in the category for “Outstanding Achievement for Interview/Discussion Programming, awarded to a producer/host/reporter. McClendon … Continue reading

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