Alumni Events


Ronald Reagan Memorial Ceremony

A wreath laying and special remarks will be given by J. David Arnold, President and Joanne Drake, Chief Operating Officer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation in Simi Valley, California. Friday, June 3, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Reagan Peace Garden on the campus of Eureka College.

RSVP via email or phone 309-467-6319.

The Memorial Ceremony is free and open to the public and will take place immediately before The Leadership Tribute Dinner (see below). The memorial ceremony is generously underwritten by Michael Graham of Midwestern Securities Trading, LLC, and members of the Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College.

President J. David and Katherine Arnold

Leadership Tribute Dinner

Join us in honoring the service of President J. David and Katherine Arnold on Friday, June 3, 2016. Cocktails will begin 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Donald B. Cerf Center at Eureka College. The dinner is business attire and is $100 per person with proceeds supporting the Leadership Fund of Eureka College. Call 877-892-7823 for additional information.

Evening at Millenium Park

July 8

Dreaming of Summer? Make plans now to join alumni and friends for the 3rd annual Evening at Millenium Park with an outdoor concert at Pritzker Pavillion on Friday evening, July 8. Alumni will meet at 7:15 pm near the Bean and enjoy an open air concert in first class seating.

Titled “A Cole Porter Celebration,” the show includes conductor Kevin Stites leading the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus and guest soloists through the works of the legendary and witty composer/lyricist, Cole Porter.

The concert is Friday, July 8, 2016, 8–10:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Tickets are $25 per person. Contact Shellie at or call 877-892-7823 for more information.

Eureka College Athletics golf outing

Eureka College Golf Outing

The Department of Athletics has announced the annual Eureka College golf outing on Friday, July 9, 2016. We are proud to partner with the El Paso Country Club to host this year’s outing. Your support of the Eureka College Golf Outing directly supports our student-athletes both on the field/court and in the classroom. Coaches, staff, and student-athletes will be available throughout the day to assure your experience is one you will remember.

Details are below:
Date: Friday, July 8, 2016
Time: Registration at 9 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and a 4 p.m. dinner
New Location: El Paso Golf Club in El Paso, IL
Questions? Contact Christi at or call 309-467-6828.

White Sox vs. Tigers Game at U.S. Cellular Field

Come join fellow Eureka College Alumni and friends for College & University Night at U.S. Cellular Field! The alumni office will be there on July 21 when the Chicago White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers! Enjoy a full meal at the famous White Sox Patio Party between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. Tickets are $60 person including patio party and seats in Section 114 / Rows 7-8 / Seats 1-6

Reserve your tickets now by email or call 877-892-7823.

Peoria Chiefs

Alumni Gathering with the Peoria Chiefs

Eureka College Night with the Peoria Chiefs is on August 26. Come on out and enjoy a night of great baseball at the 3rd Base Party Deck at Dozer Field in Downtown Peoria as the Peoria Chiefs play the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

Date: August 26, 2016
Gates open at 5:30 p.m
Buffet available from 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Game time is at 6:30 p.m.
Fireworks, Prizes, fun for the whole family!

Cost: $35 per person, Kids 3-10 – $25 per child. (children under 3 are free).

The Alumni Office is also offering special pricing for couples ($60), Family packages for 4 with children ages 4-10: $80; Family of 4 with Children over 10; $100.

The price includes admission to the 3rd Base Party Deck with an all you can eat buffet with the Upper Deck Grill serving Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Chicken Breasts, Potato Salad, Chips and Dip, cookies, soft drinks, lemonade, water and cash bar.

Reserve your tickets now by email or call 877-892-7823.

Eureka College alumni Spain

Spain’s Classics

March 18–28, 2017

Explore Seville, Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba and Toledo with Eureka College Alumni and Friends.

Experience Spain’s colorful pageant of art, history and culture. Set against a backdrop that spans sunny Mediterranean shores and grand mountain ranges, this stunning destination is dotted with white pueblos, groves of oranges and olives. Explore the priceless treasures of the Royal Palace, Europe’s 2nd largest palace. Visit the exotic and expansive Alhambra palace, resplendent with Moorish regal flair. See the Cathedral of Seville, the 3rd largest in the world. Enjoy reserved seating at a flamenco show and feel the passion of this famous dance. Explore Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba and Toledo. Become part of an authentic “paella experience,” and learn how this rice dish is made and where it originated. Marvel at Valencia’s “City of Arts & Sciences.” See how precious lladro figurines are made by hand. View Antonio Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces, including La Sagrada Famila. Spain beckons. Read an overview or get the full details.

Contact Shellie at or call 877-892-7823 for more information.

Eureka College Homecoming

Save the Weekend: Homecoming is October 14 and 15, 2016!

Homecoming has become come a tradition on campus that is NOT to be missed! The parade, the tailgating, the royalty, the GAME, the Chanticleer party and all the alumni and friends have made this a great weekend to celebrate EUREKA! Mark your calendars and plan to come home to Eureka this fall!