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The Woods
In keeping up with “the times” and the growing number of William
Woods’ success stories and friends around the world, we started
two online social and professional networking groups.
If you’re already on,
be sure to join the William Woods
University: Alumni Association group.
Membership in this group is open to
all WWU alumni, friends, current and prospective students. If you
haven’t yet discovered the fun and instant connectivity this free
site provides, sign-up today! But we warn you, it’s addictive!
Who's on Facebook?
More than 110 million active users (and counting)
The fourth most-traffcked website in the world (comScore)
The most-traffcked social media site in the world (comScore)
More than 55,000 regional, work-related, collegiate
and high school networks
More than half are outside of college
85 percent of four-year U.S. universities
The fastest growing demographic is over 25
WWU also formed a professional
networking group on Please join the
WWU Alumni & Friends Offcial Group to take advantage of
a simple and fast way to re-connect with friends and colleagues
(and the people
News from
The Woods
Never heard of LinkedIn is an online network
of more than 30 million experienced professionals from
around the world, representing 150 industries.
When you join, you create a profle that summarizes your
professional accomplishments. Your profle helps you fnd
and be found by former colleagues, clients and partners.
You can add more connections by inviting trusted contacts
to join LinkedIn and connect to your profle. Your network
consists of your connections and your connections’ connec-
tions–linking you to thousands of qualifed professionals.
LinkedIn Can Help You
Post and distribute job listings
Find high-quality jobs and employees
Get introduced to other professionals through the
people you know
Find potential clients, employees, service providers,
subject experts and partners who come recommended
Discover inside connections that can help you land
jobs and close deals
LinkedIn is free to join. Paid accounts are also available,
giving you more tools for fnding and reaching the right
people, whether or not they are in your network.
Quick links
are available at
The William Woods University athletics
department fnished second in the
American Midwest Conference President's
Cup for the 2007-08 school year.
WWU recorded 242.5 points to
McKendree (Ill.) University’s 322.5.
McKendree won the previous eight
President's Cups.
Scoring for the award is based on the
respective schools' fnishes in regular-
season and/or tournament competition
in the conference's 13 sponsored sports.
Regular-season points were accumulated
in volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball
and softball. Season-ending competi-
tions for cross country, golf and track
and feld were also fgured into the
scoring system.
Missouri Baptist University (227.5) came
in third for the President's Cup, Columbia
College (175) was fourth, Hannibal-
LaGrange (135) ffth, University of Illinois-
Springfeld (125) sixth, Harris-Stowe State
University (100) seventh, and Williams
Baptist (Ark.) College (77.5) eighth.
WWU Takes Second for
AMC President's Cup
Online Networking