Lowering barriers of access to education and information is one of our biggest values. We love engaging in thought-provoking discussion with our community. There are many ways to become more involved.

Community Impact Report

Community Impact Report 2019WSIU is proud to touch the lives of more than three million people across five states and beyond through our media resources, digital services, local productions, educational services and community engagement.


Join us Sun, March 8 at 2:30pm at the Carbondale Public Library for a free screening of the Independent Lens film Bedlam.

Volunteering at WSIU offers you a great opportunity to make new friends while learning more about the broadcasting industry.

Indie Lens Pop-Up & Community Cinema are media projects that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations.

Post events and get the latest news about events happening in and around your community.

SIRIS is a community service which provides a reading & information service for individuals who are blind, visually impaired and print-disabled.


Community Impact

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32 area high schools competed on the Scholastic Hi-Q Quiz Show.

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600+ people attended WSIU’s family day event.

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1400 people who are blind or print-disabled subscribed to SIRIS.

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Served more than 7,384 individuals through face-to-face outreach activities in 20 unique communities.

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Worked with 90+ community, state, and national organizations for news & public affairs reporting.

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Nearly 360 hours of service contributed by 50+ university and community volunteers.

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