April 2014

Maroon & Gold — Recapping April 2014 A Note From Home... Home is where the heart is! The finish line is in our sights and the home stretch is upon us! Yes, today is the last day of class for our students and faculty. Now it is on to finals and the grand finale, commencement! The student stress of finishing projects, presentations and finals will soon transition into the biggest celebration of the year. Yes,… Continue Reading »

March 2014

Maroon & Gold – Recapping April 2014 A Note From Home... Home is where the heart is! The month of March has been a very busy one, taking me from Eureka (my college home and family home for 26 years) to Ireland (the home of the Killeleas and Grahams which are my family heritage), to Arizona, the home of many special Eureka College alumni and Spring Training! My head is spinning as I reflect on… Continue Reading »

February 2014

  Maroon & Gold – Recapping February 2014 A Note From Home... The Silver Lining: Has this long winter been getting you down? I was doing pretty well until Friday afternoon, January 31 when the college closed due to blizzard conditions and freezing rain, causing the Alumni Office and Student Leadership Ambassador team to cancel the much anticipated Leadership Connections Conference scheduled to start that evening. So many months of work and no gratification of… Continue Reading »

January 2014

  Maroon & Gold – Recapping January 2014 A Note From Home... A Cure for Cabin Fever… Are you ready? The Alumni Leadership Connections Conference is almost upon us! We have had a wonderful response from alumni who are excited to return to campus this weekend to reconnect with their alma mater while connecting with fellow alumni and current students. Building pride and community: that is what we do in the alumni/development office and that… Continue Reading »

December 2013

  Maroon & Gold – Recapping December 2013 A Note From Home... Christmastime is HERE.... And it sure has come quickly! Sometimes in the busy-ness of preparing to celebrate this blessed season, I can easily succumb to feeling like I'm just not ready. I am reminded today that the most important thing that needs to be ready is ME. Is my heart in the right place? Am I focusing on things or people, making memories… Continue Reading »