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.
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.
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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.
Nice interview by District Administration Magazine with WIU Educational Leadership alumna, Deborah Olson.
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.
Welcome back COEHS Faculty, Staff and Students! We are excited for this upcoming school year! Also, welcome to all our new faculty and staff. Great to see you today at new faculty orientation!
Susan Massey, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, published “Making the Case for Using Informational Text in Preschool Classrooms” in the April 2014 early childhood themed edition of Creative Education.
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.