- Individuals from more than 40 countries compose what Eastern Illinois University officials say will be another record-breaking international student enrollment for the institution.
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What People are Saying About Us
Former Officer Wants to Inspire Behavior Changes
WCIA’s Anna Carrera featured Dave Closson’s new book focused on motivational interviewing. His book focuses on using the interview style to motivate a person to change his/her behavior at the time of an incident. | news
Surprise Adds to Emotions for 1 EIU Grad
Eastern Illinois University graduate, Whitney Alexander received a special surprise during the Fall 2015 commencement, as she walked across the stage for her diploma. The emotional surprise wasn't a diploma, but her brother who received early leave from the United States Army. | news
Professor Collects Suits for Students
For the last five years, EIU Business Professor Scott Stevens gathers professional suits for his students. Through his efforts, students wear professional outfits for their job interviews, and even landed jobs from his efforts. | news