MACOMB — A total of 1,080 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2022 spring dean’s list. To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, which equals an A in a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded […]
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Western Illinois University Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet Trevor W. Woolson, of Warsaw, IL, was commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Friday, May 13, at WIU. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and will be serve as an armor officer in the Texas Army National Guard.
MACOMB — Brandi Gollihar of Augusta is one of six students who will complete degree requirements in spring 2022 and receive the highest recognition from one of the various colleges of study for overall academic excellence by being named a college scholar. Gollihar will be recognized as a university libraries college scholar and graduate with […]
MACOMB, Ill. – Four graduates from Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture recently were named Distinguished Alumni. The honor is a tradition that started in 2020 during the school’s 100th anniversary. This year’s honorees are 1985 alumnus Mary (Turnbull) Barnes of Nebo, 1983 alumnus Marsha Webster of Allerton, Iowa, 1987 alumnus Kurt Rahe of Bluffs […]
MACOMB, Ill. — Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton will visit Western Illinois University on Monday to meet with students, staff, and administrators in education. This visit is the latest stop on the Lt. Governor’s statewide tour focused on building a strong, diverse teacher pipeline amid a nationwide teacher shortage. A survey by the National Education Association found […]
TONKAWA, Okla. — A former theater professor at Culver-Stockton College and Western Illinois University faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being charged May 5 with first-degree rape and other felony sex-related charges. Anthony Lee Luetkenhaus, 37, made his first appearance in Kay County District Court on May 7. He […]
MACOMB, Ill. — Coming off a season in which it went 1-5 before having its final two games canceled because of COVID protocols, the Western Illinois University football program finds itself at the bottom looking up. The Leathernecks are picked to finish last in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, according to a preseason poll of […]