RPTA Welcome Back Cookout

All RPTA Majors are encouraged to attend and bring a friend who is interested in the RPTA major!

Come for hotdogs, chips, s’mores, games and a chance to win some prizes!

Students and administrators from Rock Valley College will be visiting so please come and help represent WIU’s “Signature Program,” Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration!

When: Friday, September 19

Time: 12:30 – 2:30 PM

Where: North Side of Currens Hall on the lawn. (Between Currens and Thompson Halls)


Law Enforcement Career Fair Sept. 16


The annual Western Illinois University Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) Career Fair is set from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the University Union Grand Ballroom. The fair is open free to WIU students, alumni, as well as the public.

More than 50 agencies will be recruiting for full-time employment and for internships. Students from all majors are welcome to attend the fair. According to Michelle Howe, assistant director in WIU’s Career Development Center, some agencies are looking for students with backgrounds in psychology, sociology, social work, natural resources, as well as students studying in other majors and minors. 

“We encourage attendees to dress professionally, bring multiple copies of résumés and to research the organizations individuals plan on visiting at the fair,” she said.

A list of participating agencies is available at www.student.services.wiu.edu/careers/fair/companies.asp?fairID=28.

The LEJA Career Fair is co-sponsored by the WIU Career Development Center and the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. For more information, contact (309) 298-1838. 

Law Enforcement Career Fair Sept. 16 at WIU – University Relations – Western Illinois University.


Horn Field Campus Open House

Climbing Wall

To showcase what  Horn Field Campus (HFC) has to offer to members of the Western, Macomb and surrounding communities, HFC Program Coordinator Mindy Pheiffer and her HFC staff will host an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. The event is open free to the public.

WIU-QC celebrates ribbon cutting of Phase II

We are excited about the new addition to WIU-QC and today, Governor Quinn attended a ribbon cutting that marked the completion of the 442 million Phase II construction project.

Read the latest news at http://qctimes.com/news/local/education/we-are-the-university-that-achieves-its-goals/article_8c1132b3-346a-5d0c-a72f-9b6688cb6729.html


The Running Games at Horn Field Campus

RunningGames The Center for Youth and Family Solutions presents: The Running Games, a 5K fun run and 1 mile trail walk on September 27 at Horn Field Campus. Dress as your favorite movie character for a chance to win! Register at www.cyfsolutions.org or call 309-833-1791. Proceeds to benefit the creation of camp for local at risk youth.

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