COFAC Announces Comm Major in the QC

The Western Illinois University College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) has announced the addition of a communication major at the WIU-Quad Cities campus.
The additional major will give WIU-QC students the opportunity to focus their undergraduate studies on an in-demand field, according to Sharon Evans, COFAC interim dean.
“The College and the Department of Communication are [...]

Rich Eggers take Second Place in National Competition

Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI) announced winners in its 2011 awards competition at their annual meeting this summer, and Tri States Public Radio News Director Rich Egger’s submission Macomb’s Square: The Heart of the Community took second place in this national competition for “Best Multi Media Presentation” (first place was taken by a station [...]

COFAC Welcomes and Celebrates

The 2011-12 school year has begun, and as usual,  is in warp speed already.  To celebrate the beginning of a new year, COFAC welcomes it’s faculty and staff back with a reception every fall.  And we did that on Tuesday, September 13.  It’s a perfect opportunity for COFAC to recognize the College Award winners which [...]

Cangro Featured in “Teaching Music”

Rich Cangro, assistant professor School of Music, was very surprised to find a large photo of himself in an article in the August issue of Teaching Music, the premiere publication of the National Association of Music Education. In the article “Transitions: How Music Can Build a Bridge from Middle School to High School,” by Susan [...]

COMM Career Prep Day: A Gift to the Students

Plans are underway for the 3rd Annual Department of Communication’s Career Preparation Day. This daylong conference will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in the University Union on the campus of Western Illinois University. The conference includes 10 separate sessions plus a keynote speaker during the lunch, and it is all free [...]