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.
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.