Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

Eureka College environmental group receives national sustainability honor

  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 »

Reagan’s ‘remarkable career’ to be explored in Eureka College presentation

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 »

Mary Newson Lecture: The Conflict Over Syria

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 »

Homecoming court selected at Eureka College

  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 »

It’s gut check time for EC students as they discover what’s lurking within

  by Michele Lehman Did you ever get a gut feeling that something was the right thing to do? Well, Eureka College assistant professor of environmental studies Renée Mullen and eight students in her microbial ecology and environmental microbiology class followed their guts and joined the American Gut project. The project has nothing to do with feelings, however. It has everything to do with gauging Americans’ health by charting the bacteria that live in their… Continue Reading »