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Food Pantry Open: Fighting Food Insecurity

By: Dan Dankert Food insecurity. What does that mean to me? It represents the millions of Americans who don’t have enough money to pay the bills, and put food on the table. Millions of Americans of all ages suffer from hunger every year in various levels. Recently, studies have begun to show that food insecurity is running rampant across college campuses. Here at WIU-QC we are proud to be opening a campus food pantry designed to help students make it through a time in their life where their [Read More]

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Engineering Week

By: Dan Dankert February included one of the coolest things to happen on the WIU-QC campus thus far this school year. Academic Club of Engineering (ACE) had their first ever Engineering Week on campus. This included a wealth of activities that took place on and off campus. It also included events of all kinds, there were competitions, movie screenings, educational panels, and even an open house. The goal of the week was to provide a fun, and educational experience to engineering students, [Read More]

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

WIU-QC Steps up for Black History Month

By: Dan Dankert February is nationally recognized as Black History Month. It’s a time for reflection. It’s a time where we can take a step back and focus on the overwhelming impact African Americans have made on this country. The Quad Cities Cultural Alliance (QCCA), a group that includes WIU-QC staff and students, took several steps to make sure Black History Month was a focus here at the Quad Cities campus. You may have seen some educational posters around campus about prominent African [Read More]

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

University Writing Center Saturday Seminar, March 25th

  Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Location: WIU-QC Writing Center & QC Complex 2216  Seminars are free and open to the public.  You may attend one or both seminars. Registration is required. To register, stop by the Writing Center, call (309) 762-9481 ext. 64534, or email us at qcwritingcenter@wiu.edu. Muffins and coffee available in the Writing Center beginning at 9:45 am. 10:00 am Conquering the Thesis Statement Facilitator: Kirsten Dillender, Writing Center Consultant, Teaching Support [Read More]

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Veterans! Submit Your Work to “SITREP”

by: Luke Cummings PAY ATTENTION, this is a call-to-action! The WIU literary magazine SITREP: Veteran Perspectives on Combat and Peace is now asking for submissions from veteran students, faculty, staff, or alumni. Fiction, Nonfiction, poetry, and art/photography are all accepted. These pieces can be about literally anything that you feel is a necessary expression of yourself and your veteran demographic. You can share your experiences, some old letters from your enlisted days, make a statement [Read More]

February 23, 2017 // 0 Comments