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Eureka College associate professor of theatre Marty Lynch will present “The Bible According to Musical Theatre: A Survey of Musicals That Use Scripture as Source Material” at 7:30 p.m. March 20 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will explore musicals that take their inspiration from the Bible. “When it comes to musicals, inspiration can come from anywhere,” Lynch said. “But no one place has inspired more… Continue Reading »
The 4th annual Eureka College Talent Show will be at 7 p.m. March 21 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The show will feature Eureka College students who have been selected by audition to showcase various talents, including vocal solos and ensembles, instrumental solos and ensembles, beat boxing, rapping, magic tricks, dance, poetry readings, dramatic monologues and storytelling. Admission is $5. Proceeds will support a scholarship fund for the Eureka College Summer Choral… Continue Reading »
Poet Stephen Roger Powers and novelist and short story writer Teresa Milbrodt will be the featured authors at the third annual Eureka College Writers Festival. Powers and Milbrodt will read from their works at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 and 28, respectively. A question-and-answer session, book-signing and reception will follow each event. Both events will be in the Cerf Center and are free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. For more… Continue Reading »
Eureka College Trustees voted Feb. 7 to freeze room and board costs for the 2014-2015 academic year. The vote came on the heels of the board’s decision in October to also freeze tuition at this year’s rate. The freeze applies to current and incoming students. “Our students and their families know the value inherent in the private, residential, four-year experience that Eureka College offers. And, we understand the constraints their family budgets are under,”… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has received a major gift from Glen and Polly Barton of Peoria to establish the Barton Fund. The fund is the first of its kind at Eureka College, as it supports three distinct areas of opportunities for students and faculty. It provides mentorships, scholarships and faculty fellowships to enhance and expand academic and service experiences. “Polly and I continue to be very impressed by the faculty and students at Eureka College,” Barton… Continue Reading »