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The 'Necks Chapter

The Necks Chapter Episode #18: Dr. William "Buzz" Hoon

College of Fine Arts and Communication, Interim Dean

After 30 years at WIU, Buzz is retiring and moving to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Listen to his story on how he came to WIU, his career, and about his life with his family in Macomb in this week's episode of The 'Necks Chapter. -- July 10, 2022

The 'Necks Chapter

The Necks Chapter Episode #1: D.J. Alstadt, WIU Alumnus, School of Music (1999), Director of Bands at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, IL. -- Sep 27, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #2: Caitlin Egan, WIU Alumna, M.S. Speech Pathology & Audiology (2012 & 2014), Speech Language Pathologist, UChicago Medicine, Chicago, IL. -- October 11, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #3: Neville Crenshaw, WIU Alumnus, M.A. Museum Studies (2016), Manager/Special Exhibitions and Featured Experiences/Guest Services, Saint Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO. -- October 25, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #4: Melody Betts, WIU Alumna, MFA Theatre & Dance (2009) , Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Writer, Director, Chicago, IL. -- November 8, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #5: Tyanna Buie, WIU Alumna, B.A. Art & Design (2006), Assistant Professor/Section Chair of Printmaking, College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI. -- November 22, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #6: Michael Gerrish, WIU Alumnus, M.A. Communication (1997 & 1999), Chief Marketing and Experience Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. -- December 6, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #7: Orlando Riveros, WIU Alumnus, Master of Music, School of Music (2018), Academic Director, Conservatorio Musicarte in Paraguay. -- December 20, 2021

The Necks Chapter Episode #8: H. Russ Brown, WIU Alumnus, MFA in Acting, Theatre and Dance (2005), Head of Theatre/Artistic Director, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX. -- January 2, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #9: Abby Klug, WIU Alumna, M.A. Museum Studies (2020), Exhibits Project Manager, Edwards Creative, Milan, IL. -- January 16, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #10: Kate Pohlpeter, MA in Speech Pathology (1989), Assistant Professor (retired), Speech Pathology and Audiology Department, WIU, Macomb, IL. -- Jan 31, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #11: Erika Davis, WIU Alumna, B.A. (2016) & M.A. (2018), Communication, Senior Communications Associate, TAWANI Enterprises, Chicago, IL. -- January 14, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #12: Mariah (Ward) DiGrino, WIU Alumna, B.A.(2000), School of Music, Real Estate Attorney, Partner, DLA Piper, Chicago, IL. -- Feb 28, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #13: Linsey (Lundeen) Jackson WIU Alumna, Art Major, B.A.(2014), Goldsmith, Stone Setter & Shop Manager, House of Diamonds, Overland Park, KS. -- March 14 2022

TThe Necks Chapter Episode #14: Le Hook (1967) WIU alumnus, Technical Theatre Teacher & Professional, Manteo, N.C. -- March 28, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #15: Patti Nemec (1977 & 1978) WIU alumna, Speech Language Pathologist, Macomb, IL. -- Apr 25, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #16: Amina Alexander (2021) WIU alumna, Freelance Lighting Designer and Black Theatre Coalition Fellow 2021, Queens, NY. -- Jun 6, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #17: Dr. Jason Hawkins (2003) WIU alumnus, Assistant Professor of Choral Education, School of Music, WIU, Macomb, IL. -- Jun 24, 2022

The Necks Chapter Episode #18: Dr. William "Buzz" Hoon, College of Fine Arts and Communication, Interim Dean
After 30 years at WIU, Buzz is retiring and moving to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Listen to his story on how he came to WIU, his career, and about his life with his family in Macomb in this week's episode of The 'Necks Chapter. -- July 10, 2022