Alumni

Previous Alumni & Friends Events

2017

August

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago at Sweetwater Tavern and Grille
  • Memphis Alumni & Friends Social at Memphis Flying Saucer
  • Nashville Alumni & Friends Social at City Winery
  • WIU Night at the Burlington Bees
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Baltic & Scandinavia Treasures

July

  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Cruise the Rhine River
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Riches of the Emerald Isle
  • San Francisco Alumni & Friends Social
  • Quincy Alumni Summit at Kroc Center
  • San Diego Alumni & Friends Social
  • Los Angeles Alumni & Friends Social
  • Rockford Alumni Summit at Machine Shed
  • Savanna Alumni Summit at Savanna Public Library

June

  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Swiss Alps & Italian Lakes
  • Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Game at Wrigley Field
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Naperville at Old Town Pour House
  • "The Western Open" Chicago Golf Outing at Village Links of Glen Ellyn
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Coastal Mediterranean
  • Quad Cities Alumni & Friends Golf Outing at TPC Deere Run
  • Philadelphia Western Wednesdays at City Tap House
  • Pittsburgh Alumni & Friends Social at Pittsburgh City Works with NFL Great Mike Wagner '71
  • Cleveland Alumni & Friends Social at Great Lake Brewery hosted by Jim Barnes '76
  • Detroit Alumni & Friends Social at Henry Ford Museum and Ten Eyck Tavern
  • Columbus Alumni & Friends Social at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with Zoo President and CEO Tom Stalf '92
  • Cincinnati Alumni & Friends Social at Corkopolis
  • Indianapolis Alumni & Friends Social at Table by Market District
  • Bloomington Alumni & Friends Social at Destihl Brewery
  • Higgins Hall Celebration & Implosion

 

May

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Davenport at Front Street Brewery Tap Room
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Sicily
  • Graduation/Distinguished Alumni Awards

April

  • Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins Pregame Social & Hockey Game in Chicago
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • Springfield Alumni & Friends Reception
  • Washington D.C. Alumni & Friends Social
  • Kick-Off to Purple & Gold Day Breakfast
  • Purple and Gold Day in Macomb
  • Purple and Gold Day in Denver
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Timeless Treasures

 

March

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Moline
  • WIU Night at the Peoria Rivermen - Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Peoria Rivermen Pregame Social & Hockey Game
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Havana Impressions
  • New Orleans Alumni & Friends Social with WIU's Jazz Studio Orchestra performance at World War II Museum
  • WIU Women's Basketball vs. Florida State Pregame Socials and NCAA Tournament Game
  • Mt. Sterling Alumni & Friends Dinner
  • Grad Prep Day - Quad Cities Campus
  • Grad Prep Day - Macomb Campus

 

February

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Homewood
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Portraits of Chile & Argentina
  • Tucson Alumni & Friends Social
  • Phoenix Alumni & Friends Social

January

  • St. Louis Alumni & Friends Social at Cardinals Nation in Ballpark Village for NHL Winter Classic & Blues vs. Blackhawks
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Baja and the Riviera
  • Gulf Shores Alumni & Friends Social
  • Orlando Alumni & Friends Social
  • Tampa Alumni & Friends Social
  • Sarasota/Bradenton Alumni & Friends Luncheon
  • Naples Alumni & Friends Social
  • Ft. Myers Alumni & Friends Social

2016

December

  • WIU Women's Basketball vs. Marquette Pregame Social & Basketball Game in Milwaukee, WI
  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
  • Alumni Breakfast
  • Graduation - Alumni Achievement Awards
  • WIU Men's Basketball vs. Purdue Pregame Social & Basketball Game in West Lafayette, IN

November

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Davenport, IA
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Adriatic Gems
  • Dallas Alumni & Friends Social
  • Houston Alumni & Friends Social
  • Austin Alumni & Friends Social
  • San Antonio Alumni & Friends Social
  • Waco Alumni & Friends Social

October

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Oak Brook
  • Homecoming
  • 2016 Reunion
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Spain ~ Ronda
  • Lewistown Alumni & Friends Social
  • Fallen Soldiers 5K
  • Make a Difference Day
  • Monmouth Alumni & Friends Social
  • Ursa Alumni & Friends Social

September

  • Quad Cities Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Rock Island, IL
  • Utica Alumni & Friends Social
  • Decatur Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Great Pacific Northwest
  • Western Illinois University vs. Northern Illinois University Pregame Social & Football Game
  • Lodge & Libations at Horn Field Campus
  • Celebrating Town & Gown
  • Paint the Paws

August

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Chicago
  • Portland Alumni & Friends Social
  • Seattle Alumni & Friends Social
  • Galesburg Alumni & Friends Social
  • Grad Prep Day - Macomb Campus

July

  • New York Alumni & Friends Social
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Grand Danube Passage

June

  • Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Chicago Suburb
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - European Hideaways
  • Peoria Alumni & Friends Event - Social & Book of Mormon performance at Peoria Civic Center
  • Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs Pregame Social & Baseball Game in Atlanta
  • The Western Open Golf Outing at Village Links in Glen Ellyn (IL)
  • Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs Pregame Social & Baseball Game in Washington D.C.
  • Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game in Chicago
  • Quad Cities Golf Outing at TPC Deere Run in Silvis (IL)
  • Alumni Travel Abroad - Italy's Magnificent Lake District

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

 

Previous Alumni & Friends Events