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Dec. 2, 2011• Vol 26, No. 8

University News

uTech Announces 73 Percent Increase in Bandwidth

A 73 percent increase in Internet bandwidth at Western Illinois University will be in place by Dec. 1.

Web Accessibility a Priority

Any video content posted on Western's official YouTube channel, a WIU web page or an official University Facebook page must be captioned.

2011 Alumni Achievement Recipients

Three Western Illinois University alumni have been selected to receive the WIU Alumni Achievement Award at the Saturday, Dec. 17 Commencement Exercises.


WIU Holiday Festival of Choirs December 2-3

The Holiday Festival of Choirs will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 2-3 at St. Paul Catholic Church

President's International String Quartet Dec. 3

The WIU President's International String Quartet will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

WIU Alum, OSU Associate Director to Deliver Academics & NCAA Talks Dec. 5

Western Illinois University alumna Vicki Melnick, the associate director of student athlete support services at the Ohio State University, will deliver two lectures about academics and the NCAA Monday, Dec. 5

Intramural T-Shirt Auction through Dec. 7

The Donald S. Spencer Student Recreation Center is holding its Ninth Annual Intramural Championship T-Shirt Auction through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Faculty & Staff News

CPA Review Course Being Offered at WIU

The Department of Accounting and Finance, in partnership with CPAexcel, is offering a CPA review course, beginning Friday, Jan. 20.

Social Security District Manager Visiting Campus

Gary Rehahn, district manager for the Quincy Illinois Social Security Office will conduct a presentation Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. in the University Union Sandburg Theatre, regarding Medicare eligibility, cost and offset of benefits for SURS retirees. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Please contact the Benefits Office at 298-1853 to register.

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