Tags » Western Illinois University

Welcome, to Western Illinois University Dr. Margaret C. Hoffman!

Welcome, To Western Illinois University Dr. Margaret C. Hoffman!

Recently, We all may be aware of Dr. Mari Loehrlein last semester was fall of 2014. Since she was able to retire. 534 more words


International Student Success Spotlight: Marloes van Eijkelenburg

International students find their way to Western Illinois University via many different pathways. One student, Netherlands-native Marloes van Eijkelenburg, had a bit of a unique experience that led her to the Midwestern region of western Illinois. 1,091 more words


Annual Farm to Fork fundraiser dinner

The annual SRC Farm Project dinner will be held on September 27th 2015 at the Spoon River College Canton campus.  Spoon River College Agriculture Professor Jeff Bash says, “The dinner is hosted by the agriculture department to raise funds for the PAS organization (Post-Secondary Agriculture Students). 181 more words

Ag Events

Western Illinois University's Haunted Simpkins Hall

[Mysteriousheartland.com] For years, students and faculty in Western Illinois University’s Simpkins Hall have told stories about phantom children. Many other odd occurrences are attributed to “Harold,” a former janitor or graduate assistant who lurks among the classrooms on the third floor. 665 more words

Haunted Places

Aug./Sept. COAP Employee Spotlight: Pedro Bidegaray

Last June, Dr. Pedro Bidegaray brought his extensive international education expertise to Western Illinois University. As the new director of WIU’s Office of Study Abroad and Outreach… 973 more words


WIU: Military Friendly

For the past several years, Western Illinois University has received accolades and honors from national military publications and organizations for our commitment to student-veterans. Most recently, Western, for the seventh consecutive year, has been designated as a “Military Friendly School” and will again be featured in the “G.I. 445 more words

My Introduction to Greek Life: Bid Day

I come from an institution where there isn’t a Greek Life presence at all, and, in fact, there never has been. And when I say Greek Life I mean Panhellenic, IFC, or United Greek Council. 378 more words

Higher Ed