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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For the third straight year, Eureka College has been named a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine. The magazine annually identifies schools with effective programs to recruit and embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students, according to Sean Collins, vice president at Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on the 2014 list make recruitment of students with military experience a priority and offer the best… Continue Reading »
Rehearsals are underway for Shakespeare (abridged) Fall 2013 The Eureka College Theater Department will kick off its season with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) ” Sept. 26–28 and Oct. 3–5 in Pritchard Theatre, 300 E. College Ave. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. Eureka College theater professor Marty Lynch will direct the tongue-in-cheek homage to Shakespeare that covers all 37 of his plays. The play “Hamlet” will be performed by the titular character… Continue Reading »
Homecoming Week Students will be celebrating Homecoming throughout the week in the Race for Old Elm. Remember these great events? Come on out to campus and enjoy these events again with old friends and alongside our current student body. September 28–October 3 Eureka College homecoming activities with the theme “EC TV: Your Life in Prime Time” will take place Sept. 29 through Oct. 5. SEPT. 28, 5pm > Cookout SEPT. 28, 6pm >… Continue Reading »
Eureka College assistant professor of theater Marty Lynch will present “The Man Who Built Neverland: A Glimpse Into the World of J.M. Barrie” at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Gammon Room in Melick Library. It is free and open to the public. Lynch will offer a brief biography of Barrie and the circumstances of Barrie’s life during the time he was writing “Peter Pan.” Lynch will explore how the book evolved, where the elements… Continue Reading »
Presentations about the ballet, “The Changeless Mover: A Ballet in Five Movements,” will be at 10 a.m. and repeated at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. The presentations are free and open to the public. Composer James Marck will discuss how he converted abstract philosophical and religious concepts of St. Thomas Aquinas found in Aquinas’ “Summa Theologica” into the mediums of drama, including symbols, characters, costumes and… Continue Reading »