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Illinois’ Leatherneck Country Meats Once Again Offering Pork Bundle Sale

February 25th, 2022
Illinois' Leatherneck Country Meats Once Again Offering Pork Bundle Sale

The student-run Leatherneck Country Meats – the Purple and Gold Standard of Western Illinois University- is once again offering a bundle pork sale to the public. The operation is run through the University Farm and uses animals raised there as part of the University’s academic offerings, including classes on swine science and as part of WIU’s nationally-successful Livestock Judging Team. Money raised through the program benefits the School of Agriculture. Agriculture students are employed at the farm to handle all parts of animal care, from feeding to farrowing. Faculty from the... Read More

Western Illinois Looking Ahead to Capital Projects

February 23rd, 2022
Western Illinois Looking Ahead to Capital Projects

Western Illinois University has a busy future ahead thanks to numerous capital development projects. According to Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management Troy Rhoads, the University will be using approximately $19 million state funding, provided through the Capital Development Board, to implement much-needed maintenance and repairs to the existing facilities campuswide. In Stipes, Morgan, and Brown halls, piping replacement is underway for domestic and mechanical systems, at a cost of $2.5 million. “When completed, this project will increase the reliability and the efficiency of... Read More

Imagination Station Brings PBS Kids to Life!

March 11th, 2020
Imagination Station Brings PBS Kids to Life!

Join the fun at WQPT’s Imagination Station this Saturday Mar 14! This family-friendly event will feature “PBS Program Stations” for the whole family. The event takes place on the beautiful campus of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities and is FREE to the public. Imagination Station brings PBS KIDS characters to life—creating a bridge between our outstanding programs and active learning in a fun & exciting environment for kids. There will be approximately 18 stations (classrooms) that may include: • PBS Live Character • Make and Take Art Activity • Skill Building Activities... Read More