Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

Award-winning documentarian Shane Bitney Crone to speak at EC

  Shane Bitney Crone, co-producer of the award-winning documentary "Bridegroom: A Love Story, Unequaled," will hold a screening of the documentary at 6 pm October 7 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A discussion and meet-and-greet will follow. Admission is $5. For reservations or more information, call 467-6420. The full-length documentary released last year recounts Crone's relationship with Tom Bridegroom, whom he met in Los Angeles in 2005. The couple founded a social media… Continue Reading »

EC Art Professor Featured at Swope Art Museum

Opening at the Swope Art Museum on October 3, “Turning the Page: Contemporary Artists’ Books,” showcases eight artists who create original works of art in the form of a book. The exhibition is made possible by the HSC Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and will be on view at the Museum through December 27. Opening at the Swope Art Museum on October 3, “Turning the Page: Contemporary Artists’ Books,” showcases eight artists who create… Continue Reading »

EC art show features paintings of patterns found in nature

An exhibit titled “Natural Impulse” of abstract paintings by White Bear, Minn., artist Robert Patrick will be displayed Oct. 6 through Nov. 21 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. The works are representative of the biomorphism art movement that began in the 20th century, which models artistic design elements of naturally occurring patterns or shapes reminiscent of nature and living organisms. “I believe we are, all of us, one being and that we… Continue Reading »

Eureka College students help tornado victims get lives back on track

  Three Eureka College students played an important role in helping area tornado victims get their lives back on track. Serving as case managers with Tri-County Long Term Recovery (LTR), seniors Caleb Friedrich and Megan Watson and junior Cheyenne Ledford helped families meet diverse needs following the Nov. 17 EF-4 tornado that destroyed property in Washington and other areas of central Illinois. Eureka College sociology professor Dr. William Staudenmeier suggested the students volunteer with the… Continue Reading »

EC announces Durward Sandifer Fellows

  Eureka College has announced recipients of its Durward V. Sandifer Fellowships. The students, all who are juniors this fall, are: Kaitlin Boger, Garrett, IN – Sociology & Psychology Alyssa Byers, Secor, IL – Criminal Justice & Sociology Kayleigh Choma, Austintown, OH – Chemistry & Mathematics Hilari Elzy, Sullivan, IL – Special Education with Teacher License Katie Girard, Huntley, IL – Elementary Education with Teacher License Julianne LeFebvre, Eureka, IL – Mathematics with Teacher License… Continue Reading »