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Find out what's happening @ WIU-Quad Cities

January 28, 2016

WIU Joins National Distance Learning Council
WIU Joins National Distance Learning Council

Western Illinois University has recently been accepted for admission to the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Read more.

January 25, 2016

WIU President Jack Thomas Remarks from Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting

Higher education in the state of Illinois has changed dramatically over the last decade. Our story with regard to state funding, unfunded state mandates, enrollment and relation tuition and fee income, and competition for students is similar to other Illinois public universities. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Francis Ndolo '10

Rev. Francis Ndolo, a WIU Alumnus and native Kenyan, had a purpose when he arrived in the U.S. His goal was to raise money for The Catholic Diocese of Kitui and orphans in Kenya.

Success Story 2

Jasmine Babers - Current Student

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Sophomore Jasmine Babers has been named one of five Peace First Prize winners.


Success Story 3

Brittany Briggs '12

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Brittany Briggs graduated in May 2012 with a degree in elementary education.

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In the Spotlight!

WIU President Emeritus Al Goldfarb to Deliver Spring '16 WIU-QC Research and Scholarship Symposium Last Lecture

Western Illinois University President Emeritus and nationally known theatre educator Al Goldfarb will deliver the Spring 2016 Quad Cities Research and Scholarship Symposium's Last Lecture. Goldfarb's lecture, "The Greatest Influences on My Academic and Administrative Career," is set to start at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the WIU-QC Riverfront Hall, room 103/104. A reception will follow the presentation. Read More

WIU-Quad Cities Students End 2015 by Making a Difference

A Western Illinois University-Quad Cities marketing class ended 2015 with a bang. The students raised $22,689 through community service projects designed to teach the students to plan, execute and evaluate a service activity.

Executive Studies Center
Professional Development for the Business Community

The WIU Quad Cities Executive Studies Center provides seminars, short courses, and customized programs designed to enhance and expand the effectiveness of those who seek to further their professional development.

Col. Rock III 2016 Calendar, Rock Hanson Vintage Collection

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you're looking for unique and classic gift ideas, look no further than the Western Illinois University Bookstore for the 2016 Col. Rock III calendar and the limited edition Rock Hanson Vintage Collection. Items from the Hanson Collection feature Western's logos from 1926 through 1964.

WIU-QC Instructor Helps with ACOE Project

When Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) officials began considering work on a lock and dam bulkhead on the Ohio River, they turned to a Western Illinois University professor to create a three-dimensional model to help divers prepare for the underwater work.

2015-2016 WQPT-PBS Ambassadors

Front Left: Cody Hageman (Western Illinois University-QC), Iame Rea (University of Iowa), Kasey Fish (Western Illinois University-QC), Grace Brasel (Augustana College), Christopher Black (Black Hawk College) Back Left: John McAfoos (Western Illinois University-QC), Rich Yerington (Western Illinois University-QC), Lauren Tague (Illinois State University), Kathryn Reed (Illinois State University), Remona Laing (St. Ambrose University), Nicolas Riojas (Augustana College) Not Pictured: Alexandra Lenger (Iowa State University) and Katherine Williams (St. Ambrose University)