College News: Western Illlinois University
Macomb/Moline, Ill. — More than 1,550 students earned academic degrees after the 2013 Spring semester at Western Illinois University. Of these, nearly 170 graduates' primary attendance site was the WIU-Quad Cities campus.
Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 1,251 graduates. Among them was Rebecca Wright McBride who graduated cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.
Academic distinction was awarded to baccalaureate graduates who achieved high grade point averages. This includes cum laude with a GPA of 3.6 to 3.74.