Other Upcoming Spotlights
Mondays and Wednesdays between 12:05-12:20 p.m. enjoy a short, 15-minute, low-intensity, no-sweat workout in the Sherman Auditorium. Don’t worry about changing your clothes, just bring some comfy shoes. FREE! Open to the WIU campus community!
Contact Info: Campus Recreation
Phone: (309) 298-1228
Join us for a reunion to celebrate 100 years of housing at Western Illinois University. Activities will include a Welcome Back BBQ, Night on the Town, Golf Outing, Campus and Residence Hall Tours, Lunch and a Social. There will also be plenty of time in between to visit your favorite local spots and help celebrate "Heritage Days" which starts on June 27 and lasts through the weekend. For more information and to register, visit wiu.edu/housing
Contact Info: Leann Meckler
University Housing & Dining Services
Phone: (309) 298-2293
The Adventures in Filmmaking program will be offered July 14-19 and is available to high school students in grades 9-11. Participants act, write, direct, shoot, and edit their own short films on the Western campus. A film screening is offered to participants and their parents on the last day of the program. Students are given copies of their completed films to keep after the program. Participants stay overnight throughout the week in Corbin/Olson Hall on the Western Illinois University campus.
Contact Info: Non-Credit Programs - School of Distance Learning, International Studies, & Outreach
Phone: (309) 298-1911
Girls Plus Math will be held July 21-26, 2013, and is available to girls ages 11-13. Participants explore math concepts, estimation, tessellations, web page creation, calculator activities, and critical thinking in a fun hands-on learning environment. Afternoon and evening recreational activities include swimming, crafts, movies, games, and a cook-out.
Contact Info: Non-Credit Programs - School of Extended Studies
Phone: (309) 298-1911
Ongoing & Recent Spotlights
WIU is committed to community development in our region and well beyond. The Macomb Farmer's Market is a great place to get locally grown produce, baked goods and other healthy local fare. This event takes place on the beautiful historic downtown square in Macomb every Thursday and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m (through October 19).
Contact Info: Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce & Downtown Development
Phone: (309) 837-4855
The outstanding accomplishments of two Western Illinois University graduates were recognized at the Spring 2013 Commencement Exercises. The recipients of the 2013 WIU Distinguished Alumni Awards are John Garvey, a managing director in the Disputes and Investigations practice at Navigant, Inc., and Karen Kolodzey, retired president and managing partner of Brigandi+Associates (b+a). For more info, visit the Alumni Association website or view the news release.
Contact Info: Alumni Association
Phone: (309) 298-1914