Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations
309-467-6318
mlehman@eureka.edu

Spiritual resources for conservation in Tibet is topic of EC religion colloquium

Bob Moseley of Congerville, the director of conservation programs at The Nature Conservancy in Illinois, will present "The Sacred Geography of Tibetan Buddhism and its Significance for Nature Conservation" at the Eureka College Garrison Theology Colloquium from 12:30 to 1:30 pm September 25 in the East Room in Dickinson Commons, 300 E. College Ave. The free forum for Eureka College faculty, staff and students; area ministers; and the public will draw from Moseley's book "Khawa… Continue Reading »

EC prepping for large incoming freshman class

  Eureka College is expecting its second-largest incoming freshman class this fall. The class should total approximately 170 students when classes begin Aug. 27, according to Registrar Scott Wignall. He said that is up from 138 first-year students last year. The record high was 174 in 2010. A higher percentage of freshmen are choosing to live on campus this year. Approximately 90 percent of freshmen will live in campus housing compared to 78 percent last… Continue Reading »

EC announces theater season

  The Eureka College Theater Department has announced its productions for the 2014–2015 academic year. First up will be "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. Eureka College theater professor Holly Rocke will direct, with musical direction by Laura Weaver Hughes. The musical comedy is based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz. The action follows the antics of Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder and… Continue Reading »

Eureka College to hold opening ceremony for $6.7 million Sanders Hall

  A ceremony marking the opening of the $6.7 million Sanders Hall classroom building at Eureka College will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at the corner of College and Vennum streets. The public is invited. Refreshments and building tours will be available. The four-story, 17,270-square-foot facility includes a state-of-the-art organic and inorganic chemistry lab, a tiered multimedia classroom with the latest teleconferencing technology, four classrooms, a seminar room, faculty offices, a study lounge and… Continue Reading »

Businesses, churches welcome at Eureka College community fair

  A community fair for local businesses and churches to provide information, free samples and coupons to Eureka College students will be from 11 am to 1 pm August 28 in Moser Lobby in the Cerf Center. For more information or to participate, contact Director of Career Services Kelly Harris at 467-6413 or kharris@eureka.edu by August 21. Continue Reading »