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    • Montalvo Named COEHS Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation June 28, 2017
      Interim Chair of the Western Illinois University Department of Educational Studies Greg Montalvo has been named the assistant dean of educator preparation for the College of Education and Human Services, effective July 1.
    • Higgins Implosion Set for Saturday June 27, 2017
      The countdown is underway until Western Illinois University will formally say good-bye to Higgins Hall by imploding the structure Saturday, July 1.
    • Macomb Independence Day Celebration July 3 at WIU June 27, 2017
      Western Illinois University and the City of Macomb will present a variety of entertainment options and a fireworks display as part of the annual Independence Day, scheduled for Monday, July 3 in Q-Lot at WIU.
    • ILETSBEI Receives AP-LS Grant June 27, 2017
      Western Illinois University (WIU) and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute (ILETSBEI) at WIU has been awarded an American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) grant under the "Research to Enhance the Impact and Diversification of Psychology and Law Research" solicitation.
    • McDonough Co Health Dept Emergency Exercise June 29 June 27, 2017
      The McDonough County Health Department will conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 29 in Western Hall on the Western Illinois University Macomb campus.
    • Friederichs Joins IL SBDC-ITC June 23, 2017
      Ann Friederichs, past executive director of the Davenport Schools Foundation and a previous owner of a local insurance firm, has been named business advisor at the Illinois Small Business Development Center based at Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities campus.
    • Myers Named WIU LEJA Director June 21, 2017
      Western Illinois University Professor Jill Joline Myers has been named director of the University's School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA), effective July 1, according to College of Education and Human Services Dean Erskine Smith.
    • WIU Alumnus Awarded 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship June 21, 2017
      Recent Western Illinois University alumnus Nicholas Breslin, a May graduate with a degree in physics, has been awarded a $5,000 fellowship from The Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
    • ‘Create Your Career Toolkit’ at WIU-QC June 20, 2017
      Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host a “Create your Career Toolkit” event from 9 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, and again from 9 a.m-4 p.m. Thursday, July 27. Both events are free and open to the public, and will be held in the QC Complex, Building C Atrium. The events are drop-in style, and attendees […]
    • Henderson: Couza Award for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity June 20, 2017
      Andrea Henderson, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at Western Illinois University, received the Western Illinois University 2017 Cathy O'Neill Couza Award for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity for her contributions to the University and the community at the 28th annual President's Excellence in Diversity Awards Reception held last month on the WIU-Macomb […]
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    • Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker - Illinois News Network June 29, 2017
      Illinois News NetworkNorthern Illinois University President Doug BakerIllinois News NetworkWestern Illinois University's president says the school can no longer wait for state lawmakers. The school is taking a 'private' approach to raising money. Shutterstock photo. prev. next. The Illinois' Office of the Executive Inspector General recently ...
    • Montalvo Named COEHS Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation - Western Illinois University News June 28, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsMontalvo Named COEHS Assistant Dean of Educator PreparationWestern Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL – Interim Chair of the Western Illinois University Department of Educational Studies Greg Montalvo has been named the assistant dean of educator preparation for the College of Education and Human Services, effective July 1. Montalvo has ...
    • New Illinois basketball coach speaks at event in Normal | WJBC AM ... - WJBC News June 28, 2017
      New Illinois basketball coach speaks at event in Normal | WJBC AM ...WJBC NewsNORMAL – New University of Illinois basketball coach Brad Underwood continues to reach out around the state. He was the guest speaker at an Illinois ...and more »
    • Illinois Humanities Opens New Office Inside L&C's Mannie Jackson ... - The Edwardsville Intelligencer June 28, 2017
      Illinois Humanities Opens New Office Inside L&C's Mannie Jackson ...The Edwardsville IntelligencerIllinois Humanities Opens New Office Inside L promote positive social change by transforming attitudes and perceptions towards greater acceptance, tolerance ...and more »
    • ILETSBEI Receives AP-LS Grant - Western Illinois University News June 27, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsILETSBEI Receives AP-LS GrantWestern Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL - Western Illinois University (WIU) and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute (ILETSBEI) at WIU has been awarded an American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) grant under the "Research to Enhance the ...
    • Macomb Independence Day Celebration July 3 at WIU - Western Illinois University News June 27, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsMacomb Independence Day Celebration July 3 at WIUWestern Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL - Western Illinois University and the City of Macomb will present a variety of entertainment options and a fireworks display as part of the annual Independence Day, scheduled for Monday, July 3 in Q-Lot at WIU. Gates open at 5 […]
    • Higgins Implosion Set for Saturday - Western Illinois University News June 27, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsHiggins Implosion Set for SaturdayWestern Illinois University NewsThe ceremonial implosion plunger will be pushed by 2012 WIU alumnus Brock Willard, of Pittsfield, IL. Willard won a Text-to-Plunge competition, which required participants to donate $5 to push the plunger. Money raised through the text event will pay ...
    • North Alabama to play Western Illinois in '19, '20 - AL.com June 19, 2017
      AL.comNorth Alabama to play Western Illinois in '19, '20AL.comNorth Alabama has announced that it will add Western Illinois to its 2019 and 2020 football schedules. North Alabama will open the 2019 season at home against Western Illinois on Aug. 29, 2019 at Braly Stadium. The 2020 game will be in Macomb, Ill. on ...and more »
    • Western Illinois to act more like private college - Quad City Times June 14, 2017
      Quad City TimesWestern Illinois to act more like private collegeQuad City TimesFacing a steep budget shortfall caused by the ongoing Illinois budget impasse, Western Illinois University officials on Wednesday vowed to act more like a private college, at least in terms of fundraising. College President Jack Thomas and Joe Rives ...and more »
    • WIU Alumnus Heading IRS Criminal Investigation Division - Chicago - Western Illinois University News June 14, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsWIU Alumnus Heading IRS Criminal Investigation Division - ChicagoWestern Illinois University NewsGabriel Grchan, a 1994 accountancy graduate, took over the office in April, moving from a position as deputy director/acting director of operations, policy and support in Washington, D.C. The Silvis, IL, native began working for the IRS in 1995 when he […]