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 ranks in the top 50 baccalaureate colleges and universities in the nation for its contribution to the public good, according to a recently released national college guide. The Washington Monthly 2013 College Guide and Rankings released in September assesses what colleges are doing for the public good in the United States. The guide is published by Washington Monthly, a Washington, D.C.-based publication covering politics, government, culture and the media. The guide rates schools… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Chamber Singers will present the 25th Anniversary Renaissance Christmas Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 in the Cerf Center. “From the ridiculous to the sublime, the Chamber Singers will provide musical entertainment throughout the evening as they share a seasonal farce and conclude with a poignant retelling of the Christmas story,” said Dr. Joseph D. Henry, associate provost and music professor, who directs the ensemble. The dinner will include… Continue Reading »
Six Illinois high school students will see their original plays performed at the Illinois High School 10-Minute Play Festival at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22-23 in Pritchard Theatre at Eureka College. The productions, which will be performed by Eureka College students, were selected as winners in the college’s play competition for Illinois high school students. Admission is free. For tickets, call (309) 467-6363 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The students and their plays are: Andrew Gray of Washington,… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Chorale and Chamber Singers will present their fall concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The concert is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. The program will include music by Pierre Passereau, Hans Leo Hassler, Stephen Collins Foster, Thomas Juneau, John Duggan, Gioacchino Rossini, Mark Templeton, Robert Wadsworth Lowry and others. Piano and vocal solos also will be performed. Music professor… Continue Reading »
Former Gov. Edgar, author Henry Nau to speak Eureka College will observe the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The ceremony is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Speakers will be former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar and Henry Nau, a professor of political science and international affairs at Elliott School of International Affairs… Continue Reading »