Quad Cities Campus

 Members of Supply Chain Management Student Association (SCMSA) took first place at the APICS Student Case Competition in Des Moines, Iowa.
Teams members: Jennifer Gibson, Kimberly Leiphon, Nathan Brown and Matthew Luckey. Read more

  WIU-QC RPTA students and faculty constructed and installed 50 nest boxes to attract cavity nesting birds at Nahant Marsh in Davenport, IA. It is hoped that species like Carolina Wrens and Prothonotary Warblers will use the boxes. This is also part of a research project that examines nest parasitism by Brown-headed Cowbirds.  Faculty BIOL/RPTA: Brian Peer, Rob Porter  Students: Ben Gooley, Steph Allers, James McCabe, Madeline Kull

 Dr. Lance Brendan Young recently co-authored the article,
“Trauma in Veterans with Substance Use Disorder: Similar Treatment Need Among Urban and Rural Residents” in The Journal of Rural Health. Read more

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Leatherneck Success Stories

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.

Program of Study: Counselor Education

Success Story 5

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.

Program of Study: English; Minor in Sociology

Success Story 4

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.

Program of Study: Communication; Minor in English

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.

Program of Study: Marketing


Success Story 3

Brittany Briggs '12

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

Program of Study: Elementary Education


Success Story 5

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.

Program of Study: Museum Studies

Success Story 7

Rachel Farber '16

Rachel graduated from the Graphic Communication program last spring with a Graphic Design minor, summa cum laude.

Program of Study: Graphic Communication