2014 Provost's Award of Excellence Winners

Faculty excellence is the standard at WIU. Each year faculty are recognized for going above and beyond.

WIU-QC Riverfront Campus

The Riverfront Campus in Moline is the perfect place for QC-area residents to earn their degrees - visit during the next Discover Western program on Nov. 14!

Leatherneck Athletics ... a slam dunk!

Check out women's basketball action in Western Hall - first home game is Nov. 6.

Top Girls

Check out WIU's Department of Theatre and Dance for a variety of entertainment throughout the year!

Camouflage .... Expert level!

Col. Rock III finds some furry friends at the Union Bookstore.

Reaching new heights

Like WIU's Signature Academic Programs, Sherman Hall is Western's "signature" building. See it yourself during the next Discover Western Open House on Nov. 10.

Leatherneck Athletics ... a slam dunk!

Check out men's basketball action in Western Hall - first home game is Nov. 8.

Points of Purple Pride

A "Best Midwestern College" and a "Top Tier Midwestern University" - apply now!

Stuff the Bus to Fight Hunger. Buffalo Soldiers Documentary and Discussion. Students on campus for a Discover Western Open House tour

Stuff the Bus - Nov. 5

Help Stuff the Bus & fill the critically low food pantry supplies of Loaves & Fishes, the Western Illinois Regional Council, and provide food for the RA Council Thanksgiving Dinner. Drop off your non-perishable food or monetary donation at one of our collection sites on campus or in the community.

"Inside Buffalo" Film/Discussion - Nov. 5

Don't miss an evening with Italian-Ghanaian director, producer and activist Fred Kudjo Kuwornu, on the first African American combat unit to fight in WWII. From 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Held in the University Union Sandburg theater.

Dance Troupe: Resurrected Fall Concert - Nov. 5

Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center Dance Troupe presents their Fall Concert Nov. 5 at 7:30pm in the University Union Grand Ballroom. The GBCC Dance Troupe performs a wide variety of dances such as modern, hip hop, & jazz.

Military Appreciation Week - Nov. 7-13

Western Illinois University is sponsoring several events to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces. A ceremony at the Sherman Hall flagpole will take place at 11:00 a.m. on November 11, 2014.

Performing Arts Society Gala & Silent Auction - Nov. 8

Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, please walk into ours! Round up the usual suspects and help raise money for the arts - PAS supports the Youth Performing Arts Series, music scholarships, and the Bureau for Cultural Affairs events.

Discover Western - Nov. 10

Discover Western open houses allow you to tour the Macomb campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk with current WIU students and more – a great way for you to experience campus life and picture yourself at WIU. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Administrative Internship Opportunities for Employees - Nov. 17

The Affirmative Action Administrative Internship Committee seeks committed, motivated employees wanting to develop and build their administrative skills. Attend the interest meeting in the University Union Fox Room from 12-2 p.m.

Higher Education Trade Mission to China

Shanghai, Hangzhou, Yiwu, Jinhua, Nanchang, and Beijing! These are just a few of the stops Dr. Rick Carter is visiting as he makes his way across China. This trip, part of the State of Illinois Higher Education's Trade Mission to China promotes the educational resources available for Chinese students at WIU.

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