Alumni

Previous Alumni & Friends Events

2016

May

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours
  • Minneapolis Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Mediterranean Wonders & Waterways
  • Graduation - Distinguished Alumni Awards
  • Graduation - Quad Cities

April

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Chicago
  • San Diego Alumni & Friends Social
  • Los Angeles Alumni & Friends Social
  • San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Pregame Social/Meet & Greet & Baseball Game in San Francisco
  • Springfield Legislative Alumni & Friends Social
  • Grad Prep Day in Macomb
  • Grad Blast in Macomb
  • Alumni Breakfast in Macomb
  • WIU-QC Grad Prep Day in Moline, IL
  • Purple and Gold Day in Macomb
  • Purple and Gold Day in Naperville
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Southern Grandeur

March

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Betterndorf
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Ecuador - Quito & Cuenca
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Cuban Discovery
  • Indianapolis Alumni & Friends Social
  • Pinehurst, NC Alumni & Friends Event
  • Chicago Wolves at Rockford Icehogs Pregame Social & Hockey Game
  • Boston Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Atolls & Islands of French Polynesia

February

  • Tallahassee Alumni & Friends Social
  • Orlando Alumni & Friends Social
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Orland Park
  • Tampa Alumni & Friends Social
  • Sarasota/Bradenton Alumni & Friends Luncheon
  • Ft. Myers Alumni & Friends Social
  • Naples Alumni & Friends Social
  • Ft. Lauderdale Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Women's Basketball vs. University of Denver Pregame Social & Game
  • WIU Men's Basketball vs. University of Denver Pregame Social & Game
  • Glendale, AZ Alumni & Friends Social
  • Tucson, AZ Alumni & Friends Social
  • Phoenix, AZ Alumni & Friends Social
  • Blackhawks vs. Capitals Pregame Social & Hockey Game in Chicago

January

  • Gulf Shores Alumni & Friends Social

2015

December
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Chicago
  • WIU vs. ISU Pregame Social & Playoff Football Game in Normal, IL
  • WIU vs. ISU Football Game Watch Party in Macomb, IL
  • WIU vs. ISU Football Game Watch Party in Chicago, IL
  • Graduation - Alumni Achievement Awards
November
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Davenport
  • New Orleans Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Eastern & Oriental Express
  • Las Vegas Alumni & Friends Social
  • St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks Pregame Social & Hockey Game
  • St. Louis Rams vs. Chicago Bears Pregame Social & Football Game
  • WIU vs. Dayton Pregame Social & Football Game in Dayton, OH
  • WIU vs. Dayton Football Game Watch Party in Macomb, IL
October
  • The Jim and Betty Garner Legacy Patio Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
  • Homecoming
  • 2015 Reunion
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Rosemont, IL
  • Western Illinois University St. Louis Alumni & Friends Reception Regarding Future Plans
  • Kansas City Chiefs vs. Chicago Bears Pregame Social & Football Game
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Rediscovered Tuscany
  • Columbus (OH) Alumni & Friends Social
  • Cincinnati (OH) Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU vs. Illinois State Pregame Social & Football Game
September
  • Memphis Alumni & Friends Event
  • Nashville Alumni & Friends Social
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Rock Island (IL)
  • WIU vs. University of Illinois Pregame Social & Football Game
  • Charlotte (NC) Alumni & Friends Social
  • Raleigh/Durham (NC) Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU vs. Coastal Carolina Pregame Social & Football Game
  • Celebrating Town & Gown 2015 and Unveiling of Rocky on Parade
  • Paint the Paws
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Greek Isles Odyssey
August
  • Alumni & Friends Event featuring Softball Standout Sammy Marshall at the Chicago Bandits
  • Western After-Hours in Chicago
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Scotland
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Baltic Marvels
July
  • Chicago Alumni & Friends Event at Wrigley Field, Cubs vs. White Sox Baseball Game
  • Lake of the Ozarks Alumni & Friends Event
  • Black Alumni Reunion Weekend
June
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Woodstock, IL
  • The Western Open Golf Outing
  • Quad Cities Alumni & Friends Golf Outing
  • Green Bay Alumni & Friends Social
May
  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays
  • Canton Alumni & Friends Social
  • South Korea Purple & Gold Day
  • Chicago Alumni & Friends Event at Steppenwolf Theatre
April
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Chicago
  • WIU-QC Grad Prep Day in Moline, IL
  • Grad Prep Day in Macomb, IL
  • Grad Blast in Macomb, IL
  • West Palm Beach Alumni & Friends Social
  • Chicago Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Dallas Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Denver Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Los Angeles Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Macomb Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Moline Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Naperville Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Northbrook Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Orlando Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Peoria Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Phoenix Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • St. Louis Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • Seattle Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • South Korea Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities) Celebrated May 30
  • Washington, DC Purple & Gold Day   (15 cities)
  • BONUS EVENT:  Sheridan, WY Purple & Gold Day
  • BONUS EVENT: Philadelphia, PA Purple & Gold Day
  • Alumni Breakfast
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Mediterranean Coastal Hideaways
  • Purple & Gold Rocky Run in Macomb, IL
March
  • Springfield Legislative and Alumni & Friends Social
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Bettendorf (IA)
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Polynesian Paradise
  • Mt. Sterling, IL Alumni & Friends Social & Dinner
February
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Aurora
  • Blackhawks vs. Penguins Pregame Social & Hockey Game
January
  • Alumni Travel Abroad – Mayan Mystique
  • Peoria Rivermen vs. Mississippi Riverkings Pregame Social & Hockey Game in Peoria (IL)
  • Miami Alumni & Friends Social
  • Orlando Alumni & Friends Social
  • Tampa Alumni & Friends Social
  • Sarasota Alumni & Friends Luncheon
  • Ft. Myers Alumni & Friends Social
  • Naples Alumni & Friends Social
  • Inaugural Alumni Breakfast

2014

December
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • WIU at University of Illinois at Chicago Social & Women's Basketball Game
  • Graduation/Alumni Achievement Awards Weekend
November
  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays 
  • Kansas City Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Pearls of the Mediterranean
  • Des Moines Alumni & Friends Social
  • St. Louis Alumni & Friends Event - Rams vs. Broncos Pregame Social & Football Game
  • WIU at University of Illinois at Chicago Social & Men's Basketball Game
  • Washington Western Wednesday in D.C. Area
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Cruise the Panama Canal
October
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Libertyville
  • WIU Traditional Homecoming 2014
  • 2014 Reunion
  • San Antonio Alumni & Friends Social
  • Austin Alumni & Friends Social
  • Houston Alumni & Friends Social
  • Dallas Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Southern Africa
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - China and the Yangtze River
  • Grad Prep Day, Quad Cities
  • Grad Prep Day, Macomb
September
  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays
  • WIU at Wisconsin Social & Football Game
  • WIU Chicago Homecoming – Homewood Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Chicago Homecoming – Arlington Heights Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Chicago Homecoming - Schaumburg Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Chicago Homecoming - La Grange Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Chicago Homecoming - Chicago downtown Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU at Northwestern Social & Football Game
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Cruise the Rhine
  • Washington Western Wednesday in Downtown D.C.
  • Celebrating Town & Gown in Macomb
  • Paint the Paws in Macomb
August
  • Black Alumni Reunion Weekend
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • WIU Night at the Burlington Bees - Burlington Bees vs. Peoria Chiefs
  • Monmouth Alumni & Friends Social
  • 25th Annual Purple & Gold Auction
  • Galesburg Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Baltic Treasures
  • St Louis Alumni & Friends Event - Ballpark Village - Watch the Cardinals vs. Cubs
July
  • New York City Alumni & Friends Social
  • Princeton Alumni & Friends Social
  • Washington Western Wednesday in Rockville, MD
June
  • 4 Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Plainfield
  • 9 "The Western Open" Chicago Golf Outing at Seven Bridges
  • 10-18 Alumni Travel Abroad - Apulia
  • 16 Quad Cities Golf Outing at TPC Deere Run
  • 18  Quincy Area Alumni & Friends Event
  • 25  Washington DC Western Wednesday After-Hours
May
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Cradle of History
  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays
  • Graduation/Distinguished Alumni Awards Weekend
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Italian Inspiration
  • Washington Western Wednesday in Downtown D.C.
  • Indianapolis Alumni & Friends Social
April
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Normandy, 70th Anniversary of D-Day
  • Champaign Alumni & Friends Social
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • Black Alumni Black Tie Scholarship Gala
  • Blackhawks vs. Blues Pregame Social & Hockey Game
  • WIU-QC Grad Prep Day
  • WIU-Macomb Grad Prep Day
  • Grad Blast
  • Purple and Gold Day Rocky Run
  • Springfield Legislative and Alumni and Friends Social
March
  • Kiawah Island Alumni & Friends Event
  • Atlanta Alumni & Friends Social
  • Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers Social and Basketball Game in Chicago
  • Washington Western Wednesday in D.C. Area
February
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Glen Ellyn, IL
  • Gulf Shores (AL) Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Caribbean Discovery
  • Phoenix Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU at University of Denver Social and Men's Basketball Game
January
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Tahitian Jewels
  • San Diego Alumni & Friends Social
  • Macomb Alumni & Friends Event at Sherman Hall and the Art Gallery
  • RPTA Alumni & Friends Social
  • Washington D.C. Alumni & Friends Social

2013

December
  • Western Wednesday After-Hours in Chicago
  • WIU Commencement & Alumni Achievement Awards Weekend
November
  • Jazz Studio Orchestra Chicago Tour
  • Boston-area Alumni & Friends Event
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumni Social
  • St. Louis Alumni & Friends Event - Rams vs. Bears Pregame Social & Football Game
October
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Glenview
  • Celebrating Town & Gown
  • Paint the Paws
  • WIU vs. Illinois State Pregame Social & Football Game
  • 2013 Jazz and More at the Figge Art Museum
  • 2013 Homecoming & Reunion
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Mediterranean Inspiration ~ Oceania Cruises
  • Los Angeles Alumni & Friends Event
  • Portland Alumni & Friends Social
  • Seattle Alumni & Friends Event
  • Grad Prep Day, Quad Cities
  • Grad Prep Day, Macomb
September
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  The Great Journey through Europe
  • WIU vs. Minnesota Pregame Social & Football Game
  • WIU vs. University of Nevada at Las Vegas Pregame Social & Football Game
  • Cincinnati Alumni & Friends Event
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Island Life in Ancient Greece and Turkey
  • Columbus Alumni & Friends Event - Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Cleveland Alumni & Friends Event
  • Detroit-area Alumni & Friends Event
August
  • Black Alumni Reunion Weekend
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Alaskan Adventures
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Flossmoor
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Ireland
July
  • Chicago Alumni & Friends Event--Social in Wrigleyville for the Cubs v. Cards Baseball Game
  • San Francisco Alumni & Friends Social
  • Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing
June
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  European Mosaic
  • "The Western Open," Chicago Area Golf Outing
  • Quad Cities Golf Outing
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Discover Switzerland
May
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Deer Park
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Sorrento
  • WIU Alumni & Friends Private Viewing of Picasso Exhibit at The Art Institute of Chicago
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Transatlantic Voyage
  • WIU Commencement & Distinguished Alumni Awards Weekend
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Jewels of Antiquity Cruise~Cannes to Venice
April
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • Canton Alumni & Friends Social
  • Springfield Alumni & Friends Reception
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Waterways and Canals of Holland & Belgium
  • Quincy Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Civil War & Southern Culture~American Queen:  Memphis to New Orleans
March
  • Atlanta Alumni & Friends Social
  • Washington DC Alumni & Friends Social
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Naperville
  • Memphis Alumni & Friends Social
  • Nashville Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU-QC Grad Prep Day
  • WIU-Macomb Grad Prep Day
  • WIU Alumni Travel Abroad:  Cruise to the Lesser Antilles
  • Black Alumni Black Tie Scholarship Gala
February
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • Bloomington Alumni & Friends Social
  • Peoria Alumni & Friends Event - Social and Jersey Boys performance at the Peoria Civic Center
  • Tucson-Area Alumni & Friends Social
  • Phoenix-Area Alumni & Friends Social
January
  • Ft. Lauderdale/W. Palm Beach (FL) Alumni & Friends Social (note the date change)
  • Orlando/Maitland (FL) Alumni & Friends Event
  • Tampa (FL) Alumni & Friends Social
  • WIU All RPTA Alumni & Friends Social
  • Sarasota (FL) Alumni & Friends Luncheon
  • Naples (FL) Alumni & Friends Social

 

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