Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation Alumni

NIRSA 2014 Conference, Nashville, TN

Western Connection Reception Alumni attendees

Front Row, L to R: Liz Greenlee, Samantha Wallace, Dominic Ackerman, Tony Dirth, Katie Thomas
Second Row, L to R: Steve Dowhan, Judy Yeast, Sarah Daugherty, Mike Chadee, Rusty Vineyard, Pat McGrath, Kristin Obert (in front) Brigham Phillips, J. T. Timmons, Leah Hall Dorothy, Stan Campbell, Milly MacDonell
Third Row, L to R: Kari Lee Osborne, Shane Bennett, Chuck Thomas, Jay Swenson, Brian Weaver, Ben Blodgett, Scot Fransk, James Wayne, Julie Terstriep, Brian Baxter

Bennett Scholarship Award Winners and Shane Bennett

Shane and Tena Bennett Student Development Scholarship Award Winners

Shane (MS'04) and Tena (MS '00) Bennett met as students at Western Illinois University. Through their professional work, they have developed an appreciation of personal and professional growth through student development.

Shane and Tena have graciously funded scholarships for student development at WIU.


L to R: Graduate Assistants Steve Dowhan, Samantha Wallace, WIU Alum Shane Bennett (MS '04) and Ryan Tubbs (Not pictured: Breanne Jewell)

To see more pictures of the Western Connection Reception at 2014 NIRSA Conference in Nashville, TN, go to WIU Campus Recreation Alumni Facebook page

We'll see you at the 2015 NIRSA Conference March 29 - April 1, 2015 in Dallas, TX, at the Gaylord Texan!

Western Connection Newsletter

Western Connection is a yearly publication for Campus Recreation Alumni. Catch up on what the Campus Recreation Center has been up to and read recent news on fellow alums like you!


Did you work for WIU Campus Recreation? Were you a graduate assistant with us? We'd love to know what's new with you! Feel free to drop us a note via our contact page or give us a call at (309) 298-1228, Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. -- 4:30 P.M.

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Contact Info

Campus Recreation
Donald S. Spencer Student Recreation Center, 200A
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Office: (309) 298-1228
Front Desk: (309) 298-2797
Fax Number: (309) 298-3224