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February 10, 2016

Discover Western Event at WIU-QC Feb. 20

Freshmen and transfer students interested in attending Western Illinois University-Quad Cities can tour the campus and learn about new programs and the tuition reduction incentive by attending "Discover Western–Quad Cities" Saturday, Feb. 20 at the WIU-QC Riverfront campus. Read more.

February 08, 2016

WIU President Emeritus Al Goldfarb to Deliver Spring '16 WIU-QC Research and Scholarship Symposium Last Lecture Feb. 24 in Moline
WIU President Emeritus Al Goldfarb to Deliver Spring '16 WIU-QC Research and Scholarship Symposium Last Lecture Feb. 24 in Moline

Western Illinois University President Emeritus and nationally known theatre educator Al Goldfarb will deliver the Spring 2016 Quad Cities Research and Scholarship Symposium's Last Lecture. Goldfarb's lecture, "The Greatest Influences on My Academic and Administrative Career," is set to start at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the WIU-QC Riverfront Hall, room 103/104. A reception will follow the presentation. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Francis Ndolo '10

Rev. Francis Ndolo, a WIU Alumnus and native Kenyan, had a purpose when he arrived in the U.S. His goal was to raise money for The Catholic Diocese of Kitui and orphans in Kenya.

Success Story 2

Jasmine Babers - Current Student

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Sophomore Jasmine Babers has been named one of five Peace First Prize winners.


Success Story 3

Brittany Briggs '12

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Brittany Briggs graduated in May 2012 with a degree in elementary education.

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In the Spotlight!

WIU President Emeritus Al Goldfarb to Deliver Spring '16 WIU-QC Research and Scholarship Symposium Last Lecture

Western Illinois University President Emeritus and nationally known theatre educator Al Goldfarb will deliver the Spring 2016 Quad Cities Research and Scholarship Symposium's Last Lecture. Goldfarb's lecture, "The Greatest Influences on My Academic and Administrative Career," is set to start at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the WIU-QC Riverfront Hall, room 103/104. A reception will follow the presentation. Read More

WIU-Quad Cities Students End 2015 by Making a Difference

A Western Illinois University-Quad Cities marketing class ended 2015 with a bang. The students raised $22,689 through community service projects designed to teach the students to plan, execute and evaluate a service activity.

Executive Studies Center
Professional Development for the Business Community

The WIU Quad Cities Executive Studies Center provides seminars, short courses, and customized programs designed to enhance and expand the effectiveness of those who seek to further their professional development.

Col. Rock III 2016 Calendar, Rock Hanson Vintage Collection

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you're looking for unique and classic gift ideas, look no further than the Western Illinois University Bookstore for the 2016 Col. Rock III calendar and the limited edition Rock Hanson Vintage Collection. Items from the Hanson Collection feature Western's logos from 1926 through 1964.

WIU-QC Instructor Helps with ACOE Project

When Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) officials began considering work on a lock and dam bulkhead on the Ohio River, they turned to a Western Illinois University professor to create a three-dimensional model to help divers prepare for the underwater work.

2015-2016 WQPT-PBS Ambassadors

Front Left: Cody Hageman (Western Illinois University-QC), Iame Rea (University of Iowa), Kasey Fish (Western Illinois University-QC), Grace Brasel (Augustana College), Christopher Black (Black Hawk College) Back Left: John McAfoos (Western Illinois University-QC), Rich Yerington (Western Illinois University-QC), Lauren Tague (Illinois State University), Kathryn Reed (Illinois State University), Remona Laing (St. Ambrose University), Nicolas Riojas (Augustana College) Not Pictured: Alexandra Lenger (Iowa State University) and Katherine Williams (St. Ambrose University)