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Preparing students for flexible and adaptable careers

Instead of simply canceling Camp Rocky, I decided to use this pandemic as a giant teachable moment.

— Megan Owens, Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration Assistant Professor

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Developing instructional learning methods to meet the needs of the virtual classroom

They are living the drama and I don’t want to add to that drama. Instead, I made the class a little more Discovery Channel than I normally would to provide some escapist fun, while teaching them the information they need.

— Redina Finch, WIU Earth, Atmospheric and Geographic Information Sciences Professor

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WIU students win eight national broadcasting awards

These students work hard to grow as journalists and it is a rewarding feeling for their work to be awarded nationally.

— Emily Manley, Broadcasting and Journalism Instructor and News Director

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