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September 18, 2017

Diversity Expert to Speak Sept. 21 at WIU-QC
Diversity Expert to Speak Sept. 21 at WIU-QC

Jose Soto, an expert on cultural diversity, will speak at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities on the challenges and benefits of diversity in the university and Quad Cities communities at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in Riverfront Hall Rooms 103/104. Read more.

September 18, 2017

Social Entrepreneurship Salon to Kick Off at WIU-QC Sept. 20

The Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Social Entrepreneurship Salon will present “Community Development: Strategic Visioning,” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 on the WIU-QC campus, the first in a series of salons to be held throughout the academic year. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Maura Warner '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

Success Story 2

Todd DeDekker '12

Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.


Success Story 3

Kasi DeFrieze '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

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In the Spotlight!

Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker: Jose Soto - Sept. 21

Jose Soto, J.D., VP for Access Equity & Diversity at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska will be presenting on diversity challenges and benefits for the university and Quad Cities community on September 21st in Riverfront Hall 103/104 at 3:30 p.m. on the WIU-QC campus.

Join the Western Illinois University- QC team!! Saturday, September 23, 2017

This year the Psychology Club, Chi Sigma Iota, and the Counseling Association are teaming together to bring the NAMI walk to the masses. Our goal is to help bring awareness to the amazing education programs that NAMI provides to the QC area and across the Nation.

WIU-Quad Cities Initiatives

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities offers a variety of programs for the Quad Cities Community and beyond. From summer youth camps to professional development to lifelong learning, the Quad Cities Initiatives Office expands opportunities for continued growth on a personal and professional level.

WIU's Wi-Fi Has Changed

University Technology changed the University’s wireless networks this summer. All users of WIU's wireless network must configure their wireless devices to properly reconnect to Wi-Fi on the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.

Veterans Services at Western Illinois University

We have a long and rich tradition of serving veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and members of the National Guard. WIU provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.

4-Year Scholarships Available to Qualified Students

WIU wants to reward you for your academic ability in high school by offering 4-year scholarships towards the cost of attendance. New freshmen who submit all application materials for admission are automatically considered, so apply today!

Spirit Wear Available!

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