Alumni Plaza Project

This campaign ends on June 2 at 12:59AM EDT

Buy a Brick. Build Your Legacy!

The WIU Alumni Plaza Project is a unique opportunity for you to become a permanent fixture of campus and preserve your legacy as a part of our great University.

You, your family, business or student organization can purchase a personalized brick which will be installed in the new Alumni Plaza, just a few steps away from the University Union, Hanson Field, and future home of the Mascot Memorial Plaza which will pay tribute to WIU's past and present live mascots, Col. Rock.

This will ensure that thousands of students, alumni and campus visitors will recognize your role as the foundation of Western Illinois University.

* Upon checkout, you will receive an email with your personal link to specify your engraving instructions.

A unique gift for your favorite Leatherneck - or yourself!

  • Commemorate a 2018 graduate (or past graduate!)
  • Memorialize a treasured individual, campus organization, fraternity or sorority
  • Declare your devotion to your favorite Leatherneck team
  • Ensure your business is displayed among other corporate supporters

Be a part of tomorrow - today!

All bricks purchased BEFORE midnight on July 1, 2018 will be included when the Alumni Plaza is unveiled during Homecoming 2018!

All bricks purchased AFTER midnight on July 1, 2018 will be placed between the time of purchase and summer, 2019.

  • Large Bricks are 7" X 14" and can include 4 lines of up to 25 characters per line ($225)
  • Small Bricks are 4" x 8" and can include 3 lines of up to 16 characters per line ($100)

For more information about the WIU Alumni Plaza Project, contact Ashley Katz at (309) 298-1986.

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6% Students

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6% Parents

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17% Faculty/Staff

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5% Friends

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Dan Stoudt
Therese and Alan Conway
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Kathy J Meyers
David W Dearth
Laura Leezer
Peter J. Merkel
Beth A Bickerman
Jason Heathcoat
Erika R. Lowe '09
Darlos Mummert
Bryan J Brouder
Annette R Marroquin
Brian & Karen Yocks
Jerry &Diana Cremer
Mark and Donna McCaw
Elizabeth N. Byam
Matthew and Karla Sullivan
Kevin & Jill Cotte
Annette R Marroquin
Nancy Brattain Rogers
The National Association of Colored Women's Clubs
Dana Klausler
Ellen Whitehead
Jeffrey K. Vancil
Pamela M. Vancil
Sam L. Kipling
Jacob T. Vancil
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Your purchase of $100 entitles you to a 4" x 8" brick, engraved per your instructions, and installed in the new WIU Alumni Plaza.


Your purchase of $225 entitles you to a 7" x 14" brick, engraved per your instructions, and installed in the new WIU Alumni Plaza.