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September 02, 2015

Run, Hide, Fight–Surviving an Active Shooter Event

Back by popular demand, the Run, Hide, Fight series sponsored by Western Illinois University’s human resources office and Office of Public Safety, teaches employees viable options of what to do in the instance of an active shooter in an office or classroom. Read more.

September 02, 2015

WIU-QC Alum Establishes Mental Health Counseling in Kenya
WIU-QC Alum Establishes Mental Health Counseling in Kenya

Native Kenyan and Western Illinois University-Quad Cities alumnus the Rev. Francis Ndolo has travelled a long way from Moline, IL, to Kitui County, Kenya. But he hasn't forgotten the skills learned while a student in the WIU-QC Department of Counselor Education. Read more.

August 27, 2015

WIU: Best Bang for the Buck
WIU: Best Bang for the Buck

The 2015 Washington Monthly College Guide has recognized Western Illinois University as a "Best Bang for the Buck" Midwestern school. Read more.


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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)

WIU Online RN-BSN Program Rank in Top 50 for Affordability

Western Illinois University's online RN-BSN completion program has been named to the list of the top 50 most affordable colleges for online RN-BSN programs.

See our new video!

A new campus, a new semester and a new success story and it all begins here. Watch us tell our story!

A Smoke-Free Campus

Effective July 1, Western Illinois University is now smoke-free as part of the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act. The goal is to create a healthy place to live, learn and work.

MBA Program Available Entirely Online

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is now available to complete entirely online. Take courses in the traditional face-to-face format when your schedule allows. Take online courses when you need the flexibility. Either way, you'll have the same quality curriculum and the same great faculty.

WIU-QC Riverfront Campus Development
Quad Cities Campus Development

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