Campus Connection

Campus Connection Submissions for Feb. 17, 2012

Grants & Contracts

  • Rick Best, WQPT-$3,000 from the National Center for Media Engagement for "Achieve Expansion." FY11
  • Sheryl Boston, Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising and Hospitality-$7,783 from Illinois State University for "Making Hands-On Learning Meaningful to Students: Action Learning Theory and CTE."  FY11

Professional Activities

  • Keith Holz, Associate Professor, Department of Art, has published the article: "Recasting exiled artists groups as transnational diasporic communities,"in _Netzwerke des Exils:  Künstlerische Verflechtungen, Austausch und Patronage nach 1933_. Burcu Dogramaci and Karin Wimmer, eds.  Berlin: Gebrüder Mann Verlag, 2011 [November], 279-296.

Civil Service Scholarships

The Civil Service Employees Council is offering nine $1000 undergraduate scholarships to dependents of Western Illinois University Civil Service employees and retirees.

Dependents are Eligible if They:
Are or are becoming a full-time undergraduate student (at least 12 semester hours) accepted at Western Illinois University.

Are a dependent of a Civil Service retiree of the University or employee of the University who holds a status appointment. A dependent who is also a Civil Service employee in a status position is not eligible.

Have never received the scholarship before.

How does a person apply for one of the $1000 scholarships?
Application and instructions are available at the Human Resources Office, Room 105 Sherman Hall and on the WIU CSEC website @

Civil Service Scholarship Selection Committee
Human Resources Department - Western Illinois University
1 University Circle, Sherman Hall 105
Macomb, Illinois 61455
(309) 298-1971

Application deadline is 3:00 pm on Friday, April 13, 2012. All application materials must be turned in to the Human Resources Office by this time to qualify for consideration