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by wiu712
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Leathernecks in the Pros
Topic: Men's BB Players in the Pros
Replies: 8
Views: 3780

Re: Men's BB Players in the Pros

Always A Brave (Bradley) and the Peoria All-Stars both made quick exits from the Midwest Regional in The Basketball Tournament on Saturday. In the first game of the day, fifth-seeded Always A Brave dropped a 68-64 decision to Prime Time Players despite a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds from Marc...
by wiu712
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: New WR Coach?
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Re: New WR Coach?

What happened to Coach Brown? Did he move on? Western Illinois wide receivers coach Mike Brown, who previously coached the running backs at Delaware in 2017, has been hired to coach the running backs at Liberty (his alma mater). http://www.liberty.edu/flames/index.cfm?pid=37305&TeamID=9&CoachID=1368
by wiu712
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Random Chat
Topic: Forgottonia Brewing - New Craft Brewery coming to Macomb
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: Forgottonia Brewing - New Craft Brewery coming to Macomb

The 16 counties of Forgottonia: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/Forgottonia.png Forgottonia’s state flag was the white flag of surrender, and its capital was the tiny town of Fandon in McDonough County. Fittingly, its capitol building was an empty storefront. http://mediad.public...
by wiu712
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Leatherneck Athletics
Topic: Danielle Surprenant named Interim AD
Replies: 71
Views: 4295

Re: Danielle Surprenant named Interim AD

The Men's Golf Coach position is not listed. Has that job been filled ???
by wiu712
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Random Chat
Topic: Forgottonia Brewing - New Craft Brewery coming to Macomb
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: Forgottonia Brewing - New Craft Brewery coming to Macomb

And the Winner of the Downtown Macomb Retail Business Competition Is…Forgottonia Brewing.
From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM:
http://tspr.org/post/and-winner-downtow ... ompetition
by wiu712
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1780
Views: 159670

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

WEEK-TV (Peoria) had a news story about Western this week: Western Illinois University is revamping its majors and programs in an effort to help grow the institution. WIU President Jack Thomas said the university will increase focus on its areas of strength: science, technology, business, education...
by wiu712
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Leatherneck Athletics
Topic: How about...........?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: How about...........?

ST_Lawson wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:23 am
They used to do a cardboard boat regatta at the pond in Glenwood Park.
The cardboard boat regatta is still a featured event during Homecoming Week.

Rocky's Boat Regatta: Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 12:00 pm, Everly Park.
by wiu712
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1780
Views: 159670

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

The news story from KWQC-TV mentioned that the current Director of Student Services will become the Academic Success Coach for the Quad Cities campus--a position that was added to the Macomb campus last year.
by wiu712
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1780
Views: 159670

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

Positioning Western Illinois University for the Future.
From WIU News:
http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php ... e_id=15666
by wiu712
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1780
Views: 159670

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

Looks like there is a move away from the Liberal Arts programs and going towards the Technical and Vocational programs.