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March 16, 2018 • Vol. 33, No. 14

University News

Western Illinois Senior Olympics Renamed for WIU Professor Emeritus George Hermann

To celebrate the life of Western Illinois University Professor Emeritus George Hermann, a popular physical education activity was renamed in his memory.

WIU Professor Translates University Website into Chinese for Recruitment Efforts

A Western Illinois University Broadcasting and Journalism professor has created a Chinese language website for the University in an effort to attract international students to Macomb.

Office of Student Activities Leadership Award Nominations

The Western Illinois University Office of Student Activities is now accepting nominations on PurplePost for outstanding students, advisers and student organizations.

Annual Donna Phillips 5K Run/Dog Walk April 7 at Western

The ninth annual Donna Phillips 5K Run/Dog Walk will be held April 7 at Western Illinois University.

Annual PAS Gala, ‘Come Fly With Me,’ April 7 at WIU

The Western Illinois University Performing Arts Society (PAS) will present its "Come Fly With Me" gala and auction from 5:30-11 p.m. April 7 in the University Union Grand Ballroom.

Screening of "Dolores" Part of Women's History Month Celebration March 28 at WIU

Casa Latina and the Women's Center at Western Illinois University will host a screening of the Dolores Huerta film, "Dolores" from 5:30-8 p.m. March 28 at the Multicultural Center.

WIU Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Announces 2018 Book Drive

The Western Illinois University Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will host a book drive March 19 - April 16, as part of the National Phi Kappa Phi organization's fifth annual Book Drive Competition: Stock the Shelf.


Vice President for Student Services Award Winners for February 2018

Administrative Employee of the Month: Joe Roselieb, University Housing and Dining Services
Civil Service Employee of the Month: Kate Curry, Career Development Center
Graduate Assistant of the Month: Myranda Anderson, Women's Center
Student Assistant of the Month: Killian Tracey, University Housing and Dining Services

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