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Eureka College President J. David Arnold has appointed EC Director of Athletics Steve Thompson interim Eureka women's basketball head coach, according to an announcement Monday. Thompson, who has appeared in four NCAA Division III Tournaments as a student-athlete and assistant coach, will be the 11th head coach in program history and begin his responsibilities immediately. "Steve's commitment to building a strong Eureka College athletics program is evident as he expands his responsibilities to include the… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has announced summer hours for Melick Library, the Ronald Reagan Museum, Burgoo Café, Reagan Physical Education Center and administrative offices. The hours will be in effect until classes begin Aug. 27. Melick Library hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Reagan Museum in the Cerf Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The Burgoo Café in… Continue Reading »
Kelly Harris of Tallahassee, Fla., will become director of career services at Eureka College July 1. Harris' duties will include career advisement, managing the internship program, cultivating relationships with employers, helping students explore options in majors and graduate schools, providing job search strategies and offering career workshops and classroom presentations. The Washington, Ill., native currently is the program director for employer relations and recruitment services at Florida State University, Tallahassee. She previously held roles… Continue Reading »
The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College will host a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of Reagan's death at 9 a.m. June 5 in the Ronald W. Reagan Peace Garden on campus. It is free and open to the public. Keynote speaker will be Ann Lewis, president of the board of directors at the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home and Visitors Center in Dixon. The ceremony will include special music and a wreath presentation.… Continue Reading »