Are you going to graduate soon? Do you plan to attend graduation ceremonies in Macomb? Do you need hotel accommodations? If you answered “yes” to these questions, we have some advice for you: Please make your hotel reservations early! There are limited accommodations in Macomb and the surrounding communities, and they go very quickly around … More Attention December 2012 Grads!
ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Created Spring 2012, Revised Fall 2012 – Jennifer Tibbitts, Document creator History The Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts Foundation is an educational and charitable foundation organized for the purpose of advancing the Illinois fire service through fire protection district trustees, administrators and personnel who provide emergency … More Attention: Fire Fighters
No matter where you live, a class ring from Western Illinois University proudly proclaims your alma mater. WIU has teamed with Jostens to offer graduates the opportunity to custom design a class ring, no matter what year you have graduated. Not every adult student will want one, of course, and the Bachelor of General Studies … More Western Illinois University Class Ring Program
As many of you know, Ron is one of the BGS advisors and our resident military expert. If you know anything about Ron, you know how dedicated to students he is. The work and extra effort he puts in for his advisees is astonishing in its tenacity. We are very pleased to announce that Ron … More BGS Advisor: Ron Pettigrew
From Rocky’s Facebook page: Western Illinois’ first mascot made its first appearance on Oct. 10, 1959 at the Homecoming football game. One day earlier, the English bulldog, which was purchased by the Student Government Association at the suggestion of Student Personnel Services Dean Dr. John Henderson, was officially named “Colonel Rock” at the Homecoming bonfire. … More Meet Your Mascot: Rocky the Bulldog
BGS Student Plays Hide and Seek We all played it as children – outside on hot summer evenings or inside on rainy fall days: the easy and eternal game of “Hide and Seek.” Today in this world of sophisticated gadgets and electronics, Hide and Seek has gone high tech with geocaching, and BGS student Jim … More BGS Student Plays Hide and Seek