Outreach

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Outreach

Through the efforts of the Outreach unit, community residents and professionals from here and around the world can benefit from the expertise of our faculty and staff. You do not need to be a regular student at Western Illinois University to benefit from our academic programs.  The Outreach initiatives we develop benefit people from all ages, professionals from different disciplines and from different nations. Those initiatives are organized and tailored after the needs and expectations of the community.

Please contact our office at (309) 298-1911 to see what Western Illinois University can offer you.

adult-learning

Adult Learning

Study Abroad provides students with countless opportunities to take their studies all around the globe. Students can study in over 60 countries, regardless of their major or minor course of study. Many Study Abroad programs are comparable in cost to studying on WIU's campuses. Financial aid and scholarships are available to qualified students

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educational-training

Educational Training

The Office of Study Abroad and Outreach in cooperation with university departments offers professional development for international organizations interested in training in the United States.  Instruction takes place on the university campus in lecture as well as hands-on formats and include learning activities and field trips to relevant places of interest.  

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Youth Enrichment Programs

Youth Enrichment Programs

With the participation of Western Illinois University (WIU) faculty, staff, and the help of student counselors, the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach (SAO) provides youth with unique hands–on learning opportunities that will transform the way they think about their future.  

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Employee Spotlight

Justin Georges Justin Georges
Webmaster & Tk20 Administrator 

Justin is the new instructor for our TechVenturing Camp. He will work with campers, teaching them how to market their product on the web. Justin works with the College of Education and Human Services, coordinating design, development, styling and updating of web content. He develops and implements pages and tools for website navigation. He earned two bachelor’s degrees and a M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology, all at WIU.



professional development

Professional Development

The Office of Study Abroad and Outreach of Western Illinois University can provide professional development through workshops, certifications/licensures/endorsements, educational institutes, conferences, etc. These programs help professionals gain occupational training that increase their value to their institution.

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Newsletter

Outreach Newsletter

Spring 2018

There is a lot going on in our office this spring. Believe it or not, we are already dreaming of summer sunshine as camp registrations are rolling in. With the LIFE semester half over, we are now preparing to welcome school administrators and teachers from Myanmar.

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