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Former Gov. Edgar, author Henry Nau to speak Eureka College will observe the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The ceremony is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Speakers will be former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar and Henry Nau, a professor of political science and international affairs at Elliott School of International Affairs… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Student Alliance for a Greener Environment (SAGE) will hold Food Day Oct. 24 to raise awareness and support for sustainable agriculture. The event will offer baked goods and pizza made from locally grown ingredients from sustainable farms. “SAGE encourages the Eureka College campus and the broader community to come try these foods made with ingredients from area farms that practice sustainable agriculture,” said SAGE president Amanda Christenson, a senior environmental studies major… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Chorale will host a 1920's murder mystery party at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Chapel. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Proceeds will go towards the Chorale’s concert tour of Europe May 12-21, 2014. Participants are invited to dress in 1920’s style. Refreshments will be S'mores and apple cider. For more information, contact Chorale member Lauren Carlsen at (360) 815-2792. Continue Reading »
Eureka College will hold an open house for its weekend degree completion program from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at Burgess Memorial Hall on College Avenue. The session will provide prospective students with information about the program that allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree on weekends and prepares them to assume management-focused leadership positions at organizations in the public and private sectors. The weekend format is geared toward individuals who find it… Continue Reading »
A Eureka College student organization was recognized for its work in sustainability at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 8th annual Conference & Expo at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 6-9. The Eureka College Student Alliance for a Greener Environment (SAGE) was a finalist for the Student Sustainability Leadership Award. “We are thrilled to have received this national recognition for our efforts,” said SAGE founding president… Continue Reading »