Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

EC library to hold annual sale, accepting donations of books, audio-visual items

  Eureka College's Melick Library, located at the corner of College Avenue and Darst Street, will hold its annual book sale from 2 to 11 p.m. Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 4 during the college's homecoming activities. Hardcover books will cost $1, and paperbacks will cost 50 cents. A $1-a-bag sale will begin at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 4. There will be a large mix… Continue Reading »

Piano virtuoso Franz Liszt subject of EC professor’s book

A new biography of piano virtuoso and composer Franz Liszt by Eureka College associate professor of history Erika Quinn explores the process of national identity formation and its interaction with cosmopolitanism. "Franz Liszt: A Story of Central European Subjectivity" was released by Brill publishers in August. The book analyzes Liszt's correspondence and musical criticism and contemporary reviews of his performances, compositions and essays to demonstrate that the lack of a nationalist exclusivity in Liszt's life… Continue Reading »

Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux to perform at EC Sept. 7

  Jason Vieaux will perform a recital of classical guitar music at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Chapel at Eureka College. Admission is $20 or $10 for students. The program will include "Variations on a Theme of Mozart, Op. 9" by Fernando Sor, "Lute Suite No. 1 in e minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach, several works by Isaac Albeniz, "Jongo" by Paulo Bellinati, "Drei Tentos" by Hans Werner Henze, "In a Sentimental Mood" by… Continue Reading »

EC art exhibit features works made from found objects

Cocoon Tree An exhibit titled "Off Trail" consisting of works made of natural and found objects by Mundelein artist Doug DeWitt will be displayed Aug. 25 through Sept. 26 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. An artist's reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 in the gallery. The works, DeWitt said, are material mutations in which harmony and regeneration exist primarily through decay. "The work represents landscapes whose physical materials… Continue Reading »

EC concert to benefit St. Jude patients

  A concert to benefit patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Midwest Affiliate in Peoria will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. The concert, organized by the Delta Sigma Phi social fraternity at Eureka College, will benefit the Lexi Wendel Foundation. Tickets are $5 at the door. Performers will be Eureka College students and their family members and friends, including Tom Brewer and his sister, Katy; Jake… Continue Reading »