Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
Web Tools and Search Bar
Office of Student Activities
Leadership at OSA
Leadership Programs provide a wide variety of programs, services, and experiences that assist WIU students in the exploration and development of their leadership abilities, and their preparation to become active participants in the community. The program offers classes, workshops, resources, and activities that complement the co-curricular experience of the WIU students. Involvement in the campus and local community creates an appreciation of service and emphasizes the importance of being interconnected with groups and individuals.
Western offers a variety of programs throughout the year that are open to all students. These programs expose students to a wide range of experiences that promote leadership, development and personal growth. Should you have any questions, please feel free to stop by the Office of Student Activities or call 298-3232.
Take advantage of leadership opportunities and become empowered to shape the future!
Leadership Resource Library
The Office of Student Activities houses a resource library that provides a variety of information on leadership, organization development, advising, and personal growth. Books, periodicals, games, videos, files and simulations are made available to students and staff. Most materials can be checked out on a short-term basis. For more information, please stop by the Office of Student Activities.
Blue Key - "Serving I Live"
Blue Key is an honorary fraternity for junior, senior, and graduate students who have combined academic achievement and co-curricular involvement. The purpose of Blue Key is to recognize and honor upper division students who have shown outstanding qualities of scholarship, service, and leadership. To be eligible you must have at least a 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average. The Western Illinois University Chapter of Blue Key was chartered during the 1963-64 academic year. Blue Key continues to be an integral part of the University, striving to provide incentives for students in leadership positions and seeking to honor those who have excelled in service to the University and community. For more information contact the Office of Student Activities 298-3232.
Since 1934, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges has furthered the aims of higher education by recognizing individual academic excellence, leadership and service on a national level. Students' selection will be based on scholarship, participation and leadership in academic and extra-curricular activities, and overall service to the University and community. Full-time juniors, seniors and graduate students with at least a 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average are eligible to apply. Applications are available now and will be due November 19, 2013 at 4:30 pm. Two letters of recommendation will need to be submitted online also. Please direct your references Campus Links on PurplePost.wiu.edu. Please note, logging into PurplePost with an ecom username and password will be required to access the application or the recommendation form.
Congratulations to the 2012-2013 WIU Students recognized with this prestigious honor!
Zachary Andrew, senior, biology
Laura Andrews, senior, law enforcement and justice administration
Diesel Baldwin, senior, anthropology
James, Bletsch, senior, psychology
Gregory Boidy, junior, law enforcement and justice administration and political science
Andrew Brown, senior, economics
Jessica Burke, junior, family and consumer sciences
Crystal Cho Jones, senior, religious studies
Kelsey Coltrane-Reeb, senior, biology
Alicia Conenna, junior, family and consumer sciences
Darrick Cooper, junior, law enforcement and justice administration
Keyahna Curry, junior, English
Carlo Daniels, instructional design and technology graduate student
Ashley Dierks, junior, psychology
Brett Furmanski, junior, law enforcement and justice administration
Richelle Gomez, senior, family and consumer sciences
Jameel Granberry, senior, law enforcement and justice administration
Alexandria Hamm, senior, special education
Katy Hattula, junior, special education
Jacob Jerome, senior, biology
Daniel Jones, recreation, park and tourism administration graduate student
Jeff Liles, medical sciences graduate student
Thomas Loftus, senior, journalism
Caleb Markey, junior, finance
Amanda Mast, junior, family and consumer sciences
Jonathan McGee, junior, law enforcement and justice administration
Jennifer Mitchell, senior, English
Marina Nir, senior, music
Carmen Nunez, senior, marketing
Oluwatobi Olorunsola, physics graduate student
Akinloluwa Olumoroti, physics graduate student
Jessica Przyby, junior, biology
Katie Risch, senior, recreation, park and tourism administration
Shannon Rosenwinkel, senior, psychology
Robert Schartz, senior, law enforcement and justice administration
Claire Smalzer, sport management graduate student
Joshua Smith, junior, geology
Abigail Stevenson, senior, elementary education
Jamela Thompson, senior, biology
Matt Thor, junior, law enforcement and justice administration
Justin Valdez, senior, psychology
Stacy Van Loan, senior, health sciences
Meghan Vold, senior, law enforcement and justice administration
Steven Wailand, junior, chemistry
Bryana Weispfenning, senior, law enforcement and justice administration
Ashley Wilson, junior, special education
Audra Wilson, senior, psychology
Christopher Zimmerman, political science graduate student
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-3232
Fax: (309) 298-2879