Media Relations

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

EC students to showcase talents

  The 4th annual Eureka College Talent Show will be at 7 p.m. March 21 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The show will feature Eureka College students who have been selected by audition to showcase various talents, including vocal solos and ensembles, instrumental solos and ensembles, beat boxing, rapping, magic tricks, dance, poetry readings, dramatic monologues and storytelling. Admission is $5. Proceeds will support a scholarship fund for the Eureka College Summer Choral… Continue Reading »

EC to host third annual Writers Festival

Poet Stephen Roger Powers and novelist and short story writer Teresa Milbrodt will be the featured authors at the third annual Eureka College Writers Festival. Powers and Milbrodt will read from their works at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 and 28, respectively. A question-and-answer session, book-signing and reception will follow each event. Both events will be in the Cerf Center and are free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. For more… Continue Reading »

EC freezes room and board costs for 2014-2015

  Eureka College Trustees voted Feb. 7 to freeze room and board costs for the 2014-2015 academic year. The vote came on the heels of the board’s decision in October to also freeze tuition at this year’s rate. The freeze applies to current and incoming students. “Our students and their families know the value inherent in the private, residential, four-year experience that Eureka College offers. And, we understand the constraints their family budgets are under,”… Continue Reading »

Peorians Glen and Polly Barton create first-of-its-kind fund to support EC mentorships, scholarships, faculty fellowships

  Eureka College has received a major gift from Glen and Polly Barton of Peoria to establish the Barton Fund. The fund is the first of its kind at Eureka College, as it supports three distinct areas of opportunities for students and faculty. It provides mentorships, scholarships and faculty fellowships to enhance and expand academic and service experiences. “Polly and I continue to be very impressed by the faculty and students at Eureka College,” Barton… Continue Reading »

Washington Mayor Gary Manier receives inaugural President’s Servant Leader Award from EC

Washington Mayor Gary Manier is the recipient of the inaugural President's Servant Leader Award from Eureka College. Manier received the award from college President J. David Arnold at the annual Reagan Dinner at the college Feb. 13. The award initiated by Arnold this year honors people from all spheres of leadership for their values of learning, service and leadership, which reflect Eureka College’s mission and core values. The award will be presented periodically to people… Continue Reading »