Media Relations

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

EC announces theater season

  The Eureka College Theater Department has announced its productions for the 2014–2015 academic year. First up will be "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. Eureka College theater professor Holly Rocke will direct, with musical direction by Laura Weaver Hughes. The musical comedy is based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz. The action follows the antics of Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder and… Continue Reading »

Eureka College to hold opening ceremony for $6.7 million Sanders Hall

  A ceremony marking the opening of the $6.7 million Sanders Hall classroom building at Eureka College will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at the corner of College and Vennum streets. The public is invited. Refreshments and building tours will be available. The four-story, 17,270-square-foot facility includes a state-of-the-art organic and inorganic chemistry lab, a tiered multimedia classroom with the latest teleconferencing technology, four classrooms, a seminar room, faculty offices, a study lounge and… Continue Reading »

Businesses, churches welcome at Eureka College community fair

  A community fair for local businesses and churches to provide information, free samples and coupons to Eureka College students will be from 11 am to 1 pm August 28 in Moser Lobby in the Cerf Center. For more information or to participate, contact Director of Career Services Kelly Harris at 467-6413 or kharris@eureka.edu by August 21. Continue Reading »

Eureka College hires Spanish professor

  Eureka College has hired Emily Eaton as visiting assistant professor of Spanish for the 2014-2015 academic year that will begin Aug. 27. The New York state native received a bachelor's degree in Hispanic studies from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., in 2006 and a doctorate in Spanish literature from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 2013. She formerly was a visiting assistant professor of Spanish at Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss. Eaton replaces Julia Colorado, who taught… Continue Reading »

Classical guitarist, instrumental trio to perform fall concerts at EC

  Eureka College will host two concerts by guest artists this fall. Jason Vieaux will perform classical guitar music at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in McCallister Hall in the Chapel. The Urioste-Canellakis-Brown Trio will perform piano trios at 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. Admission to each concert is $20 and $10 for students. Vieaux has performed solo recitals at major guitar series and festivals in North America, Asia, Australia,… Continue Reading »