Media Relations

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

Teaching poetry is topic of presentation

The Eureka College Faculty Colloquium Series will kick off with "Rethinking the Practice and Pedagogy of Poetry" by Eureka College English professor Kathy Whitson Oct. 29. The colloquiums will be at 3:15 pm in the Gammon Room in Melick Library. They are free and open to the public. Whitson's presentation will explore how her reading of poetry and poetic theory caused her to rethink how she approaches the teaching of poetry. She will discuss the… Continue Reading »

Violin, piano recital set for October 23 at EC

Violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow Pianist Andrea Molina Violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow and pianist Andrea Molina will present a Guest Artist Series recital at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in McCallister Hall in the Chapel at Eureka College. The recital is free and open to the public. The program will feature "Sonata in A Major, Op. 12, No. 2" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "Fantasiestücke, Op. 73" by Robert Schumann, "Violin Sonata in E Major" by Paul Hindemith… Continue Reading »

Consul General of Ukraine, military assistant to President Reagan to speak at 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall at EC

  Eureka College will observe the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Cerf Center. The ceremony is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Reservations can be made by calling 877-892-7823, emailing reagan@eureka.edu or reserving online. Andriy Pravednyk, Consul General of Ukraine based at the Ukrainian Consulate in Chicago, will speak. Pravednyk has participated in the U.N. General Assembly,… Continue Reading »

African Americans’ early history at EC topic of presentation

  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 »

Redemption through film topic of EC presentation

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 »