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The Eureka College Board of Trustees approved promotions and tenure for faculty members. The awards reflect the commitment and excellent work of the faculty as teachers, mentors and scholars, according to Eureka College President J. David Arnold. The tenure and promotions, which will take effect in August, were granted to: Dr. Erika Quinn, promoted to associate professor of history Dr. Renée Mullen, promoted to associate professor of environmental studies Dr. Marygrace Kaiser, promoted to… Continue Reading »
Eureka College will host an informational meeting about its June 2015 "Imperial Cities Tour" that is open to the public. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. June 19 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. Eureka College Director of Alumni Relations Shellie Schwanke will discuss the itinerary and costs of the trip that will take place June 15 through 25 next year. The itinerary will include Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Highlights will include… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College admissions office will hold Discovery Days for prospective students and their parents June 27 and July 11. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Moser Lobby in the Cerf Center. Activities will include an opportunity to meet staff and students, a campus tour, lunch and information about academic programs, cost, scholarships and the admissions process. Registration can be made by contacting the admissions office at (309) 467-6350 or online at www.eureka.edu/admissions/schedule-a-visit/.… Continue Reading »
The 15th annual Eureka College Summer Choral Camp’s grand finale concert will be at 2 p.m. June 21 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. The concert is free and open to the public. Sixty high school students from 26 Illinois communities will perform following a week of intensive rehearsals. The repertoire will include Handel's "Hallelujah, Amen" from the oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus"; Z. Randall Stroope's "I Am Not Yours, How Lovely… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has awarded chemistry scholarships to incoming freshmen Jedediah Vance of Havana and Meagan Hanney of Sherman. Hanney is a daughter of Dawn Hanney of Sherman and attends Williamsville High School. She is enrolled in the college's pre-dentistry program. Vance is a son of Nancy Damon of Havana and attends Havana High School. He is enrolled in the college's pre-medicine program. The $1,000 Elizabeth Osman Scholarships recognize achievement in the study of chemistry.… Continue Reading »