College of Education & Human Services

Destined for Success

Faculty, academic advisors, Student Advisory Board, classmates, staff, internships and practicum supervisors, student organization advisors, and Alumni Advisory Board are investing their time, expertise, energy, and resources into creating a meaningful university experience for you. Through these sources and student surveys, you shared with us a list of resources that you need to succeed -- and we've been busy putting them into place.

  • Student Retention Fund to provide support when a small amount of money stands between you and graduation
  • Holistic wellness support to help you identify, experience, and impement resources for navigating a complex world today and in the future as as you continue in professions that serve and help others
  • Professional growth programming to develop practical skills for leadership, career path planning, and organizational mangement
  • Community gatherings to connect with your undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral student peers

With your determination and our resources,  success is the only option in the College of Education & Human Services!

Digital Bulletin Board

Click below to view this week's highlights of events, meetings, successes, and resources or see the content in-person in Brophy, Currens, Horrabin, and Knoblauch Halls!


Check It Out! 

January 17-May 31, Various Times
Mastering the Essentials of APA Style
(7th Edition)

2-hour, web-based training provided free of charge by Heartful   Editor.

  • Paper elements and format
  • Writing style and grammar
  • Bias-free language guidelines
  • Mechanics of style
  • Tables and figures
  • Works credited in the text
  • Formatting the reference list.
  • Tips and strategies for  editing  theses, dissertations, manuscripts for publication, and more. 

The same webinar (limited to 500 participants per session) is offered each week, so please register for only one date.

To register for this FREE resource, or for more information, please click here

February 1-14: Share The Love

Make a FREE Valentine or Note of Appreciation for your WIU friends, classmates, roommates, and mentors!

Supplies are available during building hours in Brophy Hall Success Center (200A), Currens Hall 4th Floor by Dr. Eggelsten's Office, Horrabin Hall Student Lounge (47) and Success Center (113), and Knoblauch Hall Student Lounge (215).

5 Easy Steps

  • Select your project base (notecard & envelope set, piece of cardstock, or pre-printed valentine)
  • Use the materials in the bucket to decorate the base
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Give your creation to the recipient
  • Smile -- you've put positive energy into our community!

Wednesday, February 15: Summer Opportunity Fair

Join us in the Grand Ballroom (University Union) 11:30 AM-3:30 PM to talk with employers from Park Districts, Campus, YMCAs, Recreation Facilities, Outdoor Adventures, and Theraputic Services. 

Click Here to learn more and see the list of employers attending the event and their employment options.

Wednesday, March 8: K-12 Education Employment Fair

Join us on Handshake (virtual enviornment) between 3:30-6:00 PM to connect with school districts and education organizations about their job opportunities. 

Click Here to learn more and sign up for the event via Handshake.

Tuesday, April 25: Law Enforcement Career Fair

Join us in the Grand Ballroom (University Union) between 10:00 AM-2:00 PM to meet the hiring agencies in the field of law enforcement. 

Click Here to learn more about this event and all of the WIU Career and Internship Fairs (online, Quad Cities campus, Macomb campus).