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April 20, 2012• Vol 27, No. 15

University News

Employee Service Recognition

Employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service to WIU will be honored at the Employee Service Recognition Reception to be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 in the University Union, Lamoine Room.  

Ray LaHood to Deliver WIU’s Robert and Mary Ferguson Lecture April 30

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will deliver the annual Robert and Mary Ferguson Lecture Monday, April 30.


Violin-Piano Recital April 20

Sibbi Bernhardsson and Yu-Chi Tai will present a guest violin-piano recital at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

Community Fitness-A-Thon April 21

Current Miss Quincy and Miss Macomb 2011 Megan Ervin, a WIU senior, will host the Macomb Community eChange Fitness-A-Thon Saturday, April 21 at the Macomb High School gymnasium.

Zolst Szabó Faculty Trombone Recital April 22

Zsolt Szabó, a School of Music instructor, will perform a faculty trombone recital at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 22 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

WIU Brass Ensemble Concert April 24

WIU Brass Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

Panel on Identity Theft April 24

The WIU accounting and finance department will host a panel presentation about the crime, known as "identity theft," at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 in Stipes 121.

Tech Fest and Digital Commons April 26

Celebrate the 13th annual Tech Fest Thursday, April 26.

WIU Pennycress Field Day May 3

Learn more about the exciting new crop of field pennycress, which is being developed for off-season production of bio-fuels and industrial products.

Faculty & Staff News

Bytner, Carper, Cronkhite, McCamey Retirement Reception May 2

A retirement reception for School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration faculty members Donald Bytner, Gayle Tronvig Carper, Clyde Cronkhite and William McCamey will be held from 3-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 in Stipes Hall 501.

Hoing Retirement Reception May 23

Retirement reception will be held for Evelyn Hoing, Assistant Director of the School of Graduate Studies on Wednesday, May 23 from 2-4 pm in the Multicultural Center.

WIU Admissions Counselor Awarded for Service

The Missouri Association of College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) recently awarded WIU Regional Admissions Counselor Jamie Staggs the President's Service Recognition Award.

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Professional Activities

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Civil Service Personnel Updates

The February and March listing of changes in Civil Service personnel are now available.


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