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 or call 309-833-1791. Proceeds to benefit the creation of camp for local at risk youth.

CEC Award 2014

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) – WIU Outstanding Small Organization for Second Year in a Row!

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) was chosen as the WIU Outstanding Small Organization for the second year in a row. Student members completed a wide and extensive variety of professional development and service activities during the 2013-2014 academic year. Officers include: Brooke Schafer, President, Lacey Busby, Secretary, and Leah Newton, Treasurer. Dr. Mary Jensen is the advisor for CEC.

Severe Tornado Outbreak Hits Illinois

WIU Faculty Working to Improve Tornado Response and Recovery

Once a tornado strikes and damage has occurred, the reaction of emergency personnel is vital. WIU Emergency Management Assistant Professor Jack Rozdilsky has done extensive research on how to improve response and recovery to tornado disasters. He has studied the aftermath of the Harrisburg (IL) 2012 EF-4 tornado disaster, and his recent efforts focus on the Washington (IL) November 2013 tornado.

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The Western Illinois University College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) has announced that beginning in Fall 2014, Bilingual/Bicultural Education will become an official major at the WIU-Quad Cities campus.
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CPR Anytime Kit

CPR Anytime Kits

Joanna Graham, HS, received a donation from the American Heart Association for 600 CPR Anytime Kits valued at over $20,000.  With the help of her husband, Dr. Ralph Graham (KIN) and Cathy McMillian (KIN), the kits will be distributed to McDonough County schools, community groups and various agencies.

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