Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

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 »

EC theatre to present ‘Charlie Brown’

The Eureka College Theatre Department will kick off its 2014-2015 season with "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. in Pritchard Theatre. The musical comedy based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz follows the antics of Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder and Snoopy. The child-friendly production features scenes such as Charlie Brown almost flying a kite, Lucy suggesting that Schroeder play something on the… Continue Reading »