[Kaitlyn Will contributed to this article]
(Charleston, IL) – Eastern Illinois University will be the feature of an upcoming documentary being produced by WEIU-TV. Titled EIU: This Is Who We Are, the program will feature such topics as EIU’s early history, the development of the marching band, and women’s contributions to Eastern’s campus and culture throughout the years.
The documentary is set to premiere Friday, April 5 at a private event held in Buzzard Auditorium. The following week, the program will air live at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 from the WEIU-TV studio.
WEIU’s mission is to use its human and technological resources in partnership with others to benefit EIU and help make Charleston and the surrounding area a better place to live, learn, work and play. The station complements the work of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Eastern Illinois University by providing real-world training on state-of-the-art equipment that helps EIU students become some of the most employable broadcast students in the United States.
For more information about EIU, or to learn more about its growing assortment of programs and services, visit the university’s website at www.eiu.edu, or call EIU’s public information office at (217) 581-7400.