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.
From doctors to lawyers, to PhDs and business leaders, to teachers and government officials, to a leader of the free world, Eureka College alumni have been making a difference the world over for nearly 160 years.
Homecoming royalty at Eureka College included, front row from left, Neal Buck, Brenna Baxter, Cody Hendricks, Sarah Hall, Ryan Miller and Meg Simpson and, back row from left, Sara Bergstrand, Ian Cummings, Blayne Jacobs, Isaac Ackerman, Grace Mahasi, J.D. Hasler, Isabella Anderson and Bobby Mathius. Eureka College students selected homecoming royalty during homecoming activities Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. Chosen as king and queen were seniors Sarah Hall of Peoria and Cody Hendricks of… Continue Reading »
Join Kelly Allsup, U of I Extension horticulture educator on a stroll through this historic campus to identify and learn about several different specimens with notable characteristics in a fall landscape- from the beautiful colors of fall to the interesting fruits and barks that trees provide at this time of year. Allsup will also cover tree selection, tree care and tree issues that every gardener or homeowner may face. Join us at 4pm on… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College admissions office will hold Discovery Days for prospective students and their parents to learn about attending Eureka College. The events will begin at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 13 and 9 a.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 8. The Nov. 3 event will be for students who are considering transferring to Eureka College from another institution. Activities will include opportunities to meet faculty and students, tour the campus and attend informational sessions about campus… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has announced Advocate Eureka Hospital as the college's official hospital partner in a move that further solidifies the relationship between the two organizations. While the hospital has provided student health services to the college for several years, the new agreement includes numerous enhanced services, offered at no cost to students and Eureka College employees. Pictured here: Colleen Kannaday, President of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital and Marc Pasteris, Eureka… Continue Reading »
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 »