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Sarah Jiter of Normal received the Eureka College staff recognition award at the annual holiday dinner for faculty and staff Dec. 12. Jiter is assistant dean of first-year programs. She has been employed at the college since 2008. She received a bachelor’s degree in theater arts and drama from Eureka College in 2003 and a master’s degree in college student personnel administration from Illinois State University in 2008. "In her role assisting students in the… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College admissions office will hold Discovery Days for prospective students and their parents to learn about attending Eureka College. The events will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 24 and Feb. 7. Activities will include opportunities to meet faculty and students, tour the campus and attend informational sessions about campus life, academic programs and costs. Lunch will be provided. Register online, or contact the admissions office at 888-438-7352. Eureka College was chartered in… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Chamber Singers will present their 26th annual Renaissance Christmas Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 in the Terrill Rooms in the Cerf Center. The Chamber Singers will provide music and entertainment, including secular vocal music of the 16th century along with traditional carols celebrating the Christmas season. The dinner will include a salad of mixed greens, carved ham, chicken Chablis, rosemary potatoes, seasoned whole green beans with bacon, sunflower… Continue Reading »
Eureka College associate professor of business Harry Fisher will present "Aberdeen Angus Genetics: Developing Sustainable Beef Cattle" at 3:15 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Gammon Room in Melick Library. It is free and open to the public. Fisher will identify the genetics that consistently produce cows that will provide a profitable operation. "Sustainable beef cattle is centered on the cow having strong maternal characteristics," Fisher said. "The most important factor in determining profitability in… Continue Reading »
How religion and film can be allies in promoting the common good in society is the topic of the Eureka College E. Royal F. Humbert Lecture on Religion and Culture Nov. 20. Marjorie Suchocki, professor emerita at Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, Calif., will present "Religion, Film and 'Pieces of April': Allies in Reflecting and Transforming the Culture" at 7:30 p.m. in the Cerf Center. The event is free and open to the public. A… Continue Reading »