The community has spoken! Western Illinois University-Quad Cities has been named Best of the Quad Cities 2023 in two categories, “Best College/University” and “Best Adult Education,” by the Quad-City Times.
“The Quad Cities region is home to a vast network of Western Illinois University students, alumni, faculty and staff who contribute to the quality of life of our community and beyond,” WIU-QC Vice President of Campus Operations said. “This recognition highlights that connection and Western’s value and impact on the lives of our graduates, their families, their employers and our community.”
The Quad-City Times Readers' Choice program offers a chance for the local community to recognize and celebrate exceptional businesses in the area. Both locals and visitors depend on the ‘Best of’ guide as a reference to showcase the best things to do and places to go in the Quad-Cities. The guide recommends top spots to visit or consider when exploring the full range of options available in the Quad-Cities. The Quad-City Times has been publishing the Best of Guide for 25 years, making it a highly regarded resource in the community for identifying the best of the best in the Quad Cities.
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities campus of WIU is the public four-year regional university serving the Quad Cities region and beyond. Designed as a metropolitan commuter campus, WIU – Quad Cities students engage in classes and activities on campus, and live, work, and enjoy the benefits of internships, employment, cultural experiences, and entertainment within the community. The campus features state of the art classrooms, STEM laboratories, environmentally sustainable buildings, a fitness center, Esports room, natural landscape, and inspiring views.