Enriquez-Ornelas ’08 joins Millikin U. faculty

Julio Ornelas  milikinJulio Enriquez-Ornelas ’08 joined the Spanish Department faculty at Millikin University this fall.  Click here to read the news release.

After Wabash, Julio graduated from University of California Riverside with a masters in Hispanic literature and culture and a Ph.D. in 20th century Latin American literature.

Congratulations, Julio!





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Millikin University.




Sabetti ’84 head XX coach at Kent Co. H.S.

Henry Sabetti ’84 is the first-year head coach of the cross country program at Kent County High School in Worton, Maryland.  He was previously a volunteer assistant coach at Kent before assuming the head coach position this year. Rev. Sabetti is also the rector at Shrewsbury Parish Church, Kennedyville, MD. Click here for the news story.

After Wabash, Henry was a social worker, and was ordained an Episcopalian priest after graduating from Virginia Theological Seminary.  He was assistant cross country coach at DePauw University for three years while he worked there as a counselor, and runs competitively himself.

Congratulations, Henry!

Stephenson ’62 named to Chicago Who’s Who

richard stephenson-richardRichard J Stephenson ’62 was named to the “Who’s Who in Chicago Business,” reported by Crain’s Chicago Business last week.

Dick is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).  CTCA has hospitals in the greater Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Tulsa and Phoenix areas.  He has been Chairman of the Board since the company’s inception in 1988.  He is also a merchant banker and serves as chairman, president and a board member of many proprietary and philanthropic enterprises.

After Wabash, Dick earned a JD at Northwestern University.

Congratulations, Dick!



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Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Reamey ’77 to be inducted into Owasso H.S. Sports Hall of Fame


GAry reamey todayGary Reamey ’77 will be inducted into the Owasso Sports Hall of Fame on September 26 in Owasso, Oklahoma.  He was a three-sport athlete during all three years in high school.  Click here to read the news story.

After Wabash, Gary earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and Wharton Securities Institute & Institute of Corporate Directors.  He was a financial advisor with Edward Jones for 35 years, opening the first Edward Jones office in Canada.  Gary retired from EJ in 2012 and is now partner with SNG Music LLP.  Gary is a member of the Wabash College Board of Trustees.

Congratulations, Gary!

Liu ’12 helps guide Indy Welcoming Week

Paul Liu ’12 was one of the guest speakers on the WFYI radio’s No Limits talk show this week.  The guests discussed the third annual “Indianapolis Welcoming Week,” which is part of the “National Welcoming Week” project.  The mission is to help people in Indianapolis get to know someone from a different culture.  Click here to listen to the panel discussion.

Paul works at Cummins, Inc. in corporate communications.  He is a member of the steering committee for the Immigrant Welcome Center in Indianapolis, whose mission is to develop, lead and drive initiatives that transform Indianapolis to a welcoming community for visitors and immigrants.  Paul is also active in several other Indianapolis community organizations.


Thanks to Kyle Bender ’12 for
sharing this news story.

Wren ’14 joins Montgomery County Health Department

Luke as a student intern health intern.

Luke as a student health intern.

Early last month, Luke Wren ’14 was named the new Accreditation Coordinator for the Montgomery County Health Department, located in Crawfordsville.  His first of many phases of accreditation projects is to lead a survey to aid the Montgomery County Health Department and Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health – Crawfordsville in evaluating what is needed in the county by asking the citizens to provide feedback via the survey.  Click here for the news release.

After Wabash, Luke completed an MS in Global Health, a health degree which focuses on areas that are resource poor, at the University of Notre Dame.  Luke has previous experience to draw on for the accreditation project:  As a student intern while at Wabash, he worked for the epidemiologist in charge on a previous community health needs assessment conducted for the local hospital in Crawfordsville.

Welcome back to the Crawfordsville community, Luke!

Wheeler ’83 named president of Athene Holding

Bill WheelerBill Wheeler ’83 has been appointed President of Athene Holding Ltd., effective September 28.  Click here for the news release.

After Wabash, Bill earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.  He has served 28 years in the insurance and financial services industries, most recently as President, Americas at MetLife, Inc.  Bill is a member of the Wabash College Board of Trustees.

Congratulations, Bill!










Churney ’14 joins IWA as deputy director

zach churneyZach Churney ’14 is the newly named deputy director for Indiana West Advantage (IWA) (formerly Montgomery County Economic Development), located in downtown Crawfordsville.  IWA provides professional economic development services to current and potential businesses in Montgomery County.  Click here to read the news release.

Zach was a Political Science and German major at Wabash.  While a student, he participated in internships and projects in the areas of economic development, community marketing and marketing strategies, and communications.

Welcome back to Crawfordsville, Zach!






Ott ’02 new Classics librarian at UC Berkeley

Jeremy Ott ’02 started his new job yesterday as the new Classics and Germanic Studies Librarian at UC Berkeley.  Click here to read the news release.

Jeremy was a Classics and Psychology major at Wabash, and as a PhD candidate at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts will defend his dissertation on “Mortuary Practices in Late Antique Corinth” this fall.

Congratulations, Jeremy!





Song ’15 joins VIMS marine grad program

JIngwei songJingwei Song ’15 is a new member of The William and Mary Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) graduate program.  Click here for the news release:  “Jingwei Song comes to VIMS from Wabash College in Indiana but is originally from Shanghai, China. Song was a REU student at VIMS in 2014, and a research intern at Purdue University in 2013.”

Jingwei was a Biology major at Wabash.  In 2015, he received one of the George Lewes Mackintosh Fellows, which provides scholarships to six graduating seniors each year.  Last January, a Wabash web story describes how Jingwei had his sights set on becoming a deep sea marine biologist.  He is on his way!

Congratulations, Jingwei!