Did you know that it is possible to earn upper division (300/400 level courses) at work? UNIV 490 is the BGS Career Internship course that can do just that. UNIV 490 internships are proposed by students and can range in nature and location from volunteer work, to special projects within your current company/workplace. The internship … More UNIV 490: Summer Wisely Spent
Steve Lemming of Saginaw, Texas, has been announced as the Cecile A. Christison Sterrett College Scholar for Spring 2013. “I am very excited and honored to be chosen as the College Scholar,” said Steve. “I’m grateful to those who selected me to represent the program.” Steve is a Lieutenant for the Azle Fire Department, Azle, … More Steve Lemming Named College Scholar
Eligible students may apply for the James and Eva Ann Elmer Scholarship. This award will be applied to the students’ WIU account and has a June 30th deadline. Recipients will be selected by July 31st. In order to be eligible to apply, a student must be enrolled in the BGS degree program. Financial need is … More James and Eva Ann Elmer Award
Were you aware that there is a scholarship for Illinois practicing firefighters working at a fire station that is a member of the Illinois Association of Fire Protection District? The scholarship is available for Spring application. The firefighter must be currently enrolled in fire related coursework and have completed a fire related course Fall 2012. … More Attention: Firefighter
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR VETERANS and ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY: Joint Services Transcript Replaces AARTS, SMART and CGI DANTES has announced that the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard are moving to a single standard transcript to reflect military academic credit recommendations made by the American Council on Education. Gone are the AARTS, SMART and CGI. … More Attn: Veterans and Active Duty Military
Jennifer Tibbitts: WIU Advisor of the Month BGS Assistant Director and advisor Jennifer Tibbitts was named the February 2013 WIU Advisor of the month. She was nominated by student Paula Myers of New London, Iowa. “I have not met Jennifer in person,” said Paula, “but I feel she knows me as an individual and is … More Congrats Jen Tibbitts!
If you plan to graduate Summer or Fall 2013, you should be thinking about completing and submitting your graduation application! The application is due April 15 for Summer and July 15 for Fall. You MUST apply for graduation. WIU will not graduate you unless you request to be graduated. But why put off applying for … More Planning to be a Summer or Fall 2013 Grad?