Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

EC featured in new report, website on best practices for ensuring academic success of first-generation college students

  Eureka College is featured in a new national report from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) titled “Making Sure They Make It! Best Practices for Ensuring the Academic Success of First-Generation College Students.” The college also is featured on the newly launched CIC/Walmart College Success Awards website at The report summarizes the experiences of 50 colleges and universities that received substantial grants from CIC/Walmart Foundation to help strengthen exemplary programs that support the… Continue Reading »

EC scores high marks for community service from national college guide

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 »

Eureka College Chamber Singers to present 25th Anniversary Renaissance Christmas Dinner

  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 »

High school students’ 10-minute plays to be performed at Eureka College

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 The students and their plays are: Andrew Gray of Washington,… Continue Reading »

Eureka College Chorale, Chamber Singers to present concert

  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 »