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.
Alixandrie Cox of Flanagan and Stephanie Sager of Tucson have received Disciples Leadership Program scholarships to attend Eureka College this fall. The full-tuition, four-year scholarships are awarded to two freshmen each year based on membership in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), leadership, academic excellence and the commitment to explore during college a life of faith-based servant leadership. Fellows receive two on-site mentorships exploring service anywhere in the world. The program accepts students from… Continue Reading »
The vice president for academic affairs at Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Ind., has been named provost and dean at Eureka College. Daniel J. Blankenship will begin duties June 1. "Dr. Blankenship's nearly 30 years of higher education experience in administration, teaching, research and interdisciplinary collaboration will be a welcome addition to our campus community," said Eureka College President J. David Arnold. "I look forward to partnering with him to move Eureka College's academic success to… Continue Reading »
Photography by Eureka College students will be displayed April 23 through May 2 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. The show is the culmination of the semester’s work in an advanced digital and Photoshop course. Exhibiting students are Alyssa Barron of Washington, Oakleigh Beard of Ft. Worth, Corey Dawson of Farmington, Devin Frendreis of Elmhurst, Jonathan Glass of Hazel Crest, Cara Heyungs of Secor, Brittany Hougham of Wapella, Caleigh Hruska and Steve Morhrman,… Continue Reading »
Ten-minute plays are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Illinois High School 10-Minute Play Festival to be held Nov. 21–22 at Pritchard Theatre at Eureka College. Illinois high school students are invited to enter original, unpublished 10-minute plays. There is no entry fee. Six scripts will be selected as winners and will be produced by Eureka College during the festival. There will be at least one winner from each of the classes of 2014,… Continue Reading »
Eureka College junior Elisabeth Grober of Peoria is the recipient of the Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship. Grober is scheduled to receive the award at the academy’s annual banquet April 10. Grober, a biology major, is a daughter of John and Lisa Grober of Brisbane, Australia. The Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship Fund annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student from the Tri-County area who is a member of one of… Continue Reading »