riverfront campus http://tspr.org en WIU Breaks Ground for Riverfront Building http://tspr.org/post/wiu-breaks-ground-riverfront-building <p>Construction will start soon on the next phase of Western Illinois University's campus in the Quad Cities.<br><br>Local and state leaders were on hand Wednesday afternoon to break ground for the second building at the new riverfront campus in Moline.<br><br>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn called it a prudent investment by the people of the state.<br><br>"We believe in jobs, and one of the very best ways to have good jobs today and tomorrow is to invest in education," Quinn told the crowd. "We want to make sure that all of our students get a good education."<br> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:48:55 +0000 Rich Egger 20792 at http://tspr.org WIU Breaks Ground for Riverfront Building WIU Celebrates New Riverfront Campus http://tspr.org/post/wiu-celebrates-new-riverfront-campus <p>Moline, IL – Western Illinois University pulled out all the stops to celebrate the opening of the first building for its riverfront campus in the Quad Cities. The ribbon cutting ceremony featured Governor Pat Quinn, a balloon drop with confetti, more money for the QC campus, an honor for a past president, and a new ice cream flavor.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 03:51:48 +0000 Rich Egger 8779 at http://tspr.org WIU Celebrates New Riverfront Campus