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August 26, 2016
Western Illinois University has a long and rich tradition of honoring and serving veterans and active members of the armed forces. The University provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BGS; formerly called the Board of Trustees Bachelor of Arts) degree program. Read more.
August 26, 2016
Seth Miner, interim director of admissions at Bemidji (MN) State University, has been named director of admissions at Western Illinois University, effective Sept. 26, according to Ron Williams, interim vice president for student services. Read more.
Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.
Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.
Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.