The true purpose of education is to realize the potential of the whole person. At Eureka College the student's potential is realized not only by the accumulation of knowledge but also by challenging experiences, both in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.
From doctors to lawyers, to PhDs and business leaders, to teachers and government officials, to a leader of the free world, Eureka College alumni have been making a difference the world over for nearly 160 years.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Maroon & Gold – Recapping November 2013 A Note From Home... Tis the Season to be Thankful Thankfulness...sometimes it comes naturally. Other times we have to dig deep. When we look below the surface of the daily grind, underneath the circumstances of our daily lives, we can discover that gratitude can be a state of mind that lifts us out of the inconveniences of the day or the difficulty we may find ourselves in… Continue Reading »