Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations
309-467-6318
mlehman@eureka.edu

EC names Ronald Reagan Leadership Fellows

Matthew Caldwell Ellé LeClaire Robert “Bobby” Mathius Johnny Tran Trever Zeibert Sarah Zuniga Eureka College has selected six incoming freshmen as Reagan Fellows in the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The award, based on leadership, service and academic excellence, includes a full-tuition scholarship over four years and global travel and professional mentorship opportunities. The students were selected from a field of 90 semifinalists in a competition held on campus in February. They are: Matthew Caldwell,… Continue Reading »

Flanagan, Tucson women receive Disciples of Christ scholarships to attend EC

  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 »

EC appoints new provost

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 »

Digital and Photoshop art exhibit opens April 23 at EC

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 »

Scripts sought for high school play festival at EC

  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 »