Register for Fall

Courses are still being added for the Fall 2013 semester! A number of courses were added in May and June, especially online.  If you’ve already registered but were looking for a course that wasn’t offered at the time, check the schedule again.  We also expect a few more to be added before the new school … More Register for Fall

Professor Teaches in Macomb Quad Cities and Online

Some WIU professors teach on the main campus in Macomb, Illinois; some teach at the Quad Cities campus in Moline, Illinois; and some teach online, but few teach all three.  Dr. Dean Zoerink of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration is one of the few professors who teaches in all three. Based on … More Professor Teaches in Macomb Quad Cities and Online

“Dual” Enroll- ment

Simultaneous Enrollment While we in higher education are very familiar with the concept of dual enrollment and we understand the benefits of such partnerships, there is a segment of the population that seems to be overlooked. Traditional “Dual Enrollment” programs are aimed at full-time students hoping to power through their Baccalaureate within four years or … More “Dual” Enroll- ment

Why Western? Why BGS?

When talking with your students concerning choosing an online degree program, there are many things to consider.  First are your student’s needs:  Are they preparing for an advanced degree such as a Master’s degree, preparing for a career needing a degree, or honing their skills for an already established career?  Second is choosing a university … More Why Western? Why BGS?

A Tradition of Success

Over the course of the Bachelor of General Studies program, we have been fortunate to have found success in serving our students on campus, with our community college partners, and online.   The BGS degree program recently presented diplomas to 119 graduates for spring 2013. Currently, the courses range from computer science to women’s studies to … More A Tradition of Success

Spring 2013 Dean’s List

                               Spring 2013 Dean’s List Bloomfield, Jason                               Washington, IL Burkhead, Allison                             Rock Island, IL Carter, Richard                                   Marengo, IL Crinklaw, Robert                                Moline, IL Croxton, Isaac                                    Bushnell, IL Cummings, Tony                                 Peoria, IL Dear, Terry                                        Rock Island, IL Devlieger, Crystal                               Rockford, IL Dubois, Eric                                       Mapleton, IL               Eaton, Dustin                                     Fort Madison, IA Fox, Ebony                                        Bloomington, IL Gerbode, Joy                                       Lena, … More Spring 2013 Dean’s List