The true purpose of education is to realize the potential of the whole person. At Eureka College the student's potential is realized not only by the accumulation of knowledge but also by challenging experiences, both in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.
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Eureka College history professor Junius Rodriguez will present "Bearing Witness in Extraordinary Times" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will trace the life stories and family histories of three African American students who enrolled at Eureka College in fall 1928. The students were part of the most racially diverse freshman class in the college's history up to that point. It… Continue Reading »
How religion and film can be allies in promoting the common good in society is the topic of the Eureka College E. Royal F. Humbert Lecture on Religion and Culture Nov. 20. Marjorie Suchocki, professor emerita at Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, Calif., will present "Religion, Film and 'Pieces of April': Allies in Reflecting and Transforming the Culture" at 7:30 p.m. in the Cerf Center. The event is free and open to the public. A… Continue Reading »
Join Kelly Allsup, U of I Extension horticulture educator on a stroll through this historic campus to identify and learn about several different specimens with notable characteristics in a fall landscape- from the beautiful colors of fall to the interesting fruits and barks that trees provide at this time of year. Allsup will also cover tree selection, tree care and tree issues that every gardener or homeowner may face. Join us at 4pm on… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College admissions office will hold Discovery Days for prospective students and their parents to learn about attending Eureka College. The events will begin at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 13 and 9 a.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 8. The Nov. 3 event will be for students who are considering transferring to Eureka College from another institution. Activities will include opportunities to meet faculty and students, tour the campus and attend informational sessions about campus… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has announced Advocate Eureka Hospital as the college's official hospital partner in a move that further solidifies the relationship between the two organizations. While the hospital has provided student health services to the college for several years, the new agreement includes numerous enhanced services, offered at no cost to students and Eureka College employees. Pictured here: Colleen Kannaday, President of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital and Marc Pasteris, Eureka… Continue Reading »