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Registration for Spring 2014
The following is a general summary of registration assignments for Spring 2014 advance registration:
Graduates: November 4, 5, 6
Seniors: November 6 , 7, 8, 11
Juniors: November 11, 12, 13, 14
Sophomores: November 14, 15 , 18
Freshmen: November 18, 19 , 20, 21, 22
Open registration begins November 25 for new and returning students.
LASSO Bake Sale
Day: November 19, 2013
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Riverfront Lobby
Western Illinois University
Quad Cities Campus
WIU-QC’s LASSO (Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Organization) would like to honor Native American Heritage Month by supporting the NACQC (Native American Coalition of the Quad Cities), a local nonprofit organization who facilitates education on Native American cultures as well as their sustainment. Bake sale proceeds will be donated to the NACQC to assist with their efforts.
WIU Professor Becomes Society of American Foresters Fellow
Some careers and sciences are largely dominated by men. This is especially true for forestry.
In fact a survey of female members of the Society of American Foresters in the early 90’s, found that a majority said they thought that the perception of forestry as a ‘male profession’ was a primary reason why more women were not pursuing a career in the field.
At that time Western Illinois University Biology Professor Susan Romano was working as a private forestry consultant. Read more...
WIUQC Riverfront Campus Featured in Online Magazine
WIU-QC Students! Did you know you're studying in a premier and sustainable environment when you complete courses here? Our campus has achieved LEED Silver status, which means we're green!
"Best Midwestern College," "Top Tier Midwestern University" Among WIU Honors
For the eighth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Western Illinois University a " Best Midwestern College ."
As part of the "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region" project, The Princeton Review asks students to rate their own schools on several issues, from the accessibility of their professors to quality of the campus food, and to answer questions about themselves, their fellow students and their campus life. WIU students reported high marks for affordability and academic programs, as well as professors who are accessible. Learn more about WIU recognitions...
Make An Appointment With Your Advisor Right Away!
There's a one word difference between those who visit their advisors regularly and on-time and those who don't...success! Advisors can save you money, time, and aggravation. But you need to call and make an appointment. Don't let time slip away. Please call right away to give yourself the best chance of reaching your academic and career goals.
Contact Info: WIU-Quad Cities Academic Advising
Master of Business Administration at WIU Quad Cities
Through its high-quality Master of Business Administration degree program, Western Illinois University–Quad Cities prepares people for socially responsible leadership and managerial roles in an interdependent, multicultural, and diverse business world. With full accreditation by AACSB International, Western’s College of Business and Technology ranks among the top 15% of business schools nationwide.
The Integrated MBA programs at WIU give students the opportunity to complete their undergraduate degree AND earn the graduate degree that is a recognized credential among employers: the MBA – all in five years.
What's an integrated degree program?
An integrated degree program is a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree that fit seamlessly together so that both can be completed in a five year time period, saving a student both time and money. It allows students to start taking graduate courses during the senior year and counting some of those courses towards both their bachelor’s degree and towards a master’s degree.
Learn more about MBA Integrated Programs.
New Program: Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management (HRM) improves the fit between individuals and organizations. HRM systems work in concert to improve employee performance, retention, satisfaction, and more. Typical career areas are employment recruiting and staffing, training and development, performance management, industrial and labor relations, compensation and benefits, safety and health, and government compliance. Demand for more and better HR professionals will continue to increase as a result of international, economic, demographic, legal, and other trends.
The HRM program provides undergraduate students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively manage the human capital within organizations. Students take a variety of courses in several functional areas, including Staffing, Compensation, Legal Compliance, Performance Management, and Training and Development along with courses in broader areas such as Organizational Behavior and General Management. Students may choose from a variety of elective courses as well. The curriculum in WIU’s HRM program has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for being aligned with their guidelines. The HRM major and minor are offered on both the WIU-Macomb and WIU-Quad Cities campuses.
Phone: 309.762.1495 and Fax: 309.762.8980
Supply Chain Management
As a Western Illinois University Signature Program, the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Bachelor of Business (B.B.) degree is designed to provide undergraduate students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable organizations to more effectively plan, organize, and control the flow of goods and services into and out of the organization in support of customer needs and requirements. This process consists of sourcing inbound raw materials, parts, components, and finished goods for internal use to create goods and services destined for delivery to end users and/or consumers.
WIU’s SCM program offers excellent internship and placement opportunities with a wide variety of regional, national, and multinational companies, as well as not-for-profit and government logistics organizations. Students can also add a Graduate Concentration in Supply Chain Management to their Masters of Business Administration.
Phone: 309.762.1495 and Fax: 309.762.8980
Riverfront Campus Development
Funds received to date from the State of Illinois fund Phase I of the new Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus. Phase 1 includes renovation and remodel of approximately 60,000 square feet of the former John Deere Technical Center. WIU-Quad Cities current facility at 60th Street and John Deere Road will be maintained to supplement activities at the Riverfront Campus. Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will ensure that both facilities are used at optimal productivity and efficiently (Illinois Commitment, Goal 6). Phase I development will begin to establish the infrastructure to ultimately support over 5,000 non-traditional, place-bound, working professionals in a commuter-based environment. The new Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus will support the University´s academic programs, services that support students, and administration.