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365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ welcomes second largest group of new students

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@'s fall enrollment includes 723 first-year students and 67 transfer students.?

Alumni invited to centennial celebration, ‘Met and Wed’ event

Alumni are invited to mark the 100th anniversary of Ascension Chapel and couples are invited to a "Met and Wed" event.

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ to host naturalization ceremony

More than 90 new citizens are expected to take part in the ceremony presided by the Honorable Sara Darrow, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Central Illinois District. The event is part of 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@'s annual observance of Constitution Day, which was Sept. 17

Guests enjoying the planetarium

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@’s John Deere Planetarium to host solar eclipse viewing

The event will feature safe telescope and naked-eye views of the partial eclipse of the sun.?

U.S. News recognizes 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ for undergraduate teaching, best value

The 39th ranking edition from U.S. News & World Report evaluated nearly 1,500 colleges and universities on as many as 19 measures.

"The President’s Own" U.S. Marine Band

‘The President’s Own’ U.S. Marine Band to perform at 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ Oct. 13

The ensemble will perform at Centennial Hall Oct. 13. This marks the Marine Band's first Midwest tour in five years and the first time performing at 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@.


PBK Visiting Scholar addresses urgent climate crisis

On Oct. 2-3, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Corey D.B. Walker of Wake Forest University will present a public lecture, take part in class and seminar discussions, and meet informally with students and faculty.

Class Notes

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365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ seeks participants for tinnitus research

The Tinnitus Activities Treatment–Online program includes video-recorded counseling sessions with a focus on the causes, prevalence, mechanisms and reactions to tinnitus. Thirty or more participants can take part in the sessions.


Frieze Lectures to examine feminism starting Oct. 19

The Frieze Lectures series continues for its 26th year, from Oct. 19 to Nov. 9. The?free public lecture series was created to celebrate the oldest library in Illinois, the Rock Island Public Library, founded under the Local Library Act of 1872.

Kade Ariano

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@’s Ariano ’25 named a Bandits Scholar

Recognized for excellence in and out of the classroom, Kade Ariano '25 received a scholarship that pays for his junior year’s tuition at 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ and a paid internship with the Quad Cities River Bandits in the summer of 2024.

International students

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@'s Global Ambassadors welcome international students

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ welcomes 192 first-year and transfer international students this year. Seven Global Ambassadors, who are returning international students, assist the new students throughout the year.

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ student moving into campus

Ready to welcome the Class of 2027

Faculty, staff and returning students will assist first-year students in moving to campus and beginning their 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ journey.?

Head Vikings football coach Steve Bell

Vikings football players lend a hand to water line inventory project

More than 100 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ Vikings football players hit the streets of Rock Island near campus and Saukie Golf Course to assist with the water service line inventory project.?

Mural at Gerber Center

365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ alumni and friends’ giving hits $16.9 million during 2022-23

3,640 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ alumni and friends made gifts to 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@ during the 2022-2023 fiscal year.

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Class of 2022 outcomes, of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at 365体育投注_365体育备用网址@

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