College of Business & Technology
Over 30,000 CBT alumni are making an impact worldwide! They are teachers, managers, directors, entrepreneurs, financiers, analysts, executives, vice presidents, strategists, presidents, and CEO's (just to name a few).
CBT Alumni in the News
Western News: Summer 2016
- Student Scholarships
- Faculty Awards
- Social Responsibility
- Engineering technology breeds innovation
- WIU aggies in Brazil 2016
- WIU hosted 44th annual bull sale
- Clayton Diez, WIU Engineering Technology chair appointed Senior Fellow for ATMAE
- Living tribute to Bruce A. Engnell
- CBT celebrates 50 year - logo contest
- Professor Emeritus, John Carlson service to USDA recognized
Distinguished Alumni Award History
In 1987, Dean Robert Jefferson developed a vision for an award of excellence that would recognize the commendable efforts of WIU business alumni. Since that time, the College of Business and Technology has honored numerous business alumni who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and outstanding career success.
In addition to their stellar success after leaving the university, they’ve remained loyal and cherished friends of WIU and the College of Business and Technology. We’re truly honored by their dedication!
Todd Bastean - 2017 Distinguished Alumni
Todd Bastean, chief executive officer (CEO) of Bunge North America, has been named the Western Illinois University College of Business and Technology (CBT) Distinguished Alumnus for 2017. Bastean graduated from Western with a bachelor's degree in accountancy in 1988. View the full news release.
Past Distinguished Alumni
Alfred D. Boyer
Edward J. McManus
Robert L. Nardelli
David F. Hodnik
Paul A. Bobzin
Michael J. Litwin
John C. Bower
Lawrence L. Grypp
William J. Lucky
Michael P. Kelly
Frank E. Horton
David J. Vogel
Nancy C. Pechloff