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The "How", Spoon Theory, and #SAPros

In January, I experienced a medical crisis that caused me to reestablish all of my personal and professional goals for 2015. I have been working toward my goal of recovery and adjusting to my “new” normal ever since. 829 more words

Five New Agronomy Associates Join Prairieland FS Agronomy Team

We are excited to announce five new additions to the Prairieland FS Agronomy Team. Three from the 2015 graduating class at Western Illinois University, 1 from University of Missouri and one from Kirkland Community College. 448 more words

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Congratulations to the Class of 2015 New Student Affairs Professionals!

The following is the speech I gave at the graduation reception for Western Illinois University’s College Student Personnel program 2015 graduates.  I share it, slightly amended, because I think that it applies to all graduates entering the field of student affairs as new professionals.  1,154 more words

Article Published on WIU's Haunted Simpkins Hall

I first wrote about Western Illinois University’s haunted Simpkins Hall for Vol. 4 Issue 9 of the Legends and Lore of Illinois, which I elaborated on in my book… 345 more words

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Smoking to be banned on WIU campuses

Western Illinois University will soon be smoke-free.

The action goes hand-in-hand with Illinois’ Smoke-Free Campus Act.  The legislation notes that smoking will not be allowed on the “campus of a State-supported institution or higher education.” 46 more words

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W. Illinois Football Player-Infant Bone Marrow Donor

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant. 361 more words

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