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Watch for a special campaign announcement at Founders' Day on September 23.

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"No place so close can take you so far."

Please join us for the Horn Field Campus Open House, Thursday, September 5 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Tour the facilities, including the Lodge and Cabins; take part in a Challenge Course demonstration; hike the trails and learn about our ongoing educational and development projects. Horn Field Campus, 985 China Road, Macomb, IL 61455.

Contact information:

Mindy Pheiffer, Program Director
phone: 309.833.5798

"The Suck"

This weekend, Joe Decker, WIU alumnus hosted "The Ultimate Suck," a 36-hour race with a 12-hour "mini" option in Cuba, IL. You can follow the action on Facebook.

Cheryl J. Cohen Lecture Series

Mark your calendars for the annual Cheryl J. Cohen Lecture Series. Dr. John Jakicic, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Department of Health and Physical Activity of the University of Pittsburgh will present "Obesity is a Disease: Effective Lifestyle Approaches for Treatment."

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7:00 PM
University Union Grand Ballroom


Meet Dana Moon, Director of Development, Marketing and Community RockyRelations, COEHS and Mindy Pheiffer, Program Director of Horn Field Campus at the WIU vs. University of Minnesota Pregame Social and Football Game on Saturday, September 14 at the TFC Bank Stadium, 2009 University Ave. SE in Minneapolis. Register and find out more online.


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