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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 »
Ronald Reagan’s 60-year career and the key components of his success will be explored in a presentation titled “Reagan’s Journey: Leadership Lessons from the Five Careers of the Great Communicator” by best-selling author Margot Morrell at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. Morrell will draw from her book “Reagan’s Journey: Lessons from a Remarkable Career” to offer a model for leaders and managers in all professions. The book was published… Continue Reading »
Political turmoil in Syria is the topic of the 36th Mary Newson Lecture on International Affairs at Eureka College Oct. 17. Issam Nassar, an associate professor of political science at Illinois State University, will present “The Conflict Over Syria” at 7:30 p.m. in the Cerf Center. Admission is free. A reception will follow. The presentation will offer a brief historical background of Syria in the 20th century leading to the current civil war. It will… Continue Reading »
Eureka College students selected homecoming royalty during homecoming activities Sept. 29-Oct. 5. Homecoming royalty at Eureka College included, front row from left, Monica McGarry, Dakota Padilla, Kelly Masters, Wes Deibner, Jenny Lewis, Isaac Ackerman, Emily Camden and, back row from left, Dylan Stork, Elizabeth Johnson, Max Hutchison, Lauren Schwanke, Cody Leach and Heather Kentzel. Not pictured was Coleman Payne. Chosen as queen and king were seniors Lauren Schwanke of Eureka and Max Hutchison of… Continue Reading »