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January 18, 2019 • Vol. 33, No. 28

University News

WIU to Offer Accredited Online Master of Music Degree Beginning in Fall 2019

Beginning in Fall 2019, Western Illinois University will offer an online, NASM-accredited Master of Music with an emphasis in Music Education degree.

Miller Obituary

Services for Western Illinois University Sociology Professor Emeritus David L. Miller, 74, were held Jan. 4 at St. Paul Church in Macomb.

WIU Student-Athletes Record Highest Term GPA in Department History

Final grades are in and Western Illinois University Athletics officially crowned its Fall 2018 semester with the highest term grade point average in department history. En route to a 3.199 mark, 44 Leatherneck student-athletes completed the semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA and a total of 129 earned honors with a 3.6 or above.

"We Are Family" - #LeatherneckFamily

Saving the best lip sync challenge for last ....
A little something fun to welcome members of our #LeatherneckFamily back to campus as the Spring 2019 semester gets underway.

Priority Snow Removal Routes

Western Illinois University Facilities Management (FM) is currently in the process of clearing snow on the WIU-Macomb campus. While FM landscape maintenance staff will remove ice and snow from all campus walkways, designated pedestrian areas and parking lots on the priority route are cleared first.

GBCC to Host 50th Anniversary Gala

The Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center will celebrate the center's rich history, and the culmination of its Black History Celebration theme, "Our Roots Run Deep," at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 23.

Voss Obituary

A funeral mass for Western Illinois University Mathematics Professor Emeritus David A. Voss, of Macomb, was held Jan. 16 at St. Paul Church in Macomb. Voss, 75, passed away Friday, Jan. 11 in Macomb.

Forever Home: Tom and Gayle Carper

Before Tom and Gayle Carper were leaders in the Macomb community, the two first met when their academic and career paths converged at Western Illinois University in the 1970s.

Illinois Small Business Development Center at WIU Valuable Resource for Emerging Business Owners

Navigating the path to opening a small business can be challenging without a place to turn for advice as questions arise. The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Western Illinois University (IL-SBDC at WIU) is that bridge small business owners need to move their professional vision into their dream of their own business.

WIU Director of Facilities Management Interview Set

An interview for the Western Illinois University Director of Facilities Management will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22.

Human Resources Director Interviews Set

Interviews for the Western Illinois University human resources (HR) director position will be held Jan. 28-29, Jan. 30-31 and Jan. 31-Feb. 1.


Vice President for Student Services Award Winners for November 2018

Administrative Employee of the Month: Marsha Dace, University Counseling Center
Graduate Assistant of the Month: Michema Lafontant, Student Judicial Programs
Student Assistant of the Month: London Blocker, Admissions Office
Act of Kindness Award Recipients: Julie Derry, Drew Donahoo and Stephanie Hovsepian


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