Media Relations

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

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 »

Spiritual resources for conservation in Tibet is topic of EC religion colloquium

Bob Moseley of Congerville, the director of conservation programs at The Nature Conservancy in Illinois, will present "The Sacred Geography of Tibetan Buddhism and its Significance for Nature Conservation" at the Eureka College Garrison Theology Colloquium from 12:30 to 1:30 pm September 25 in the East Room in Dickinson Commons, 300 E. College Ave. The free forum for Eureka College faculty, staff and students; area ministers; and the public will draw from Moseley's book "Khawa… Continue Reading »

EC prepping for large incoming freshman class

  Eureka College is expecting its second-largest incoming freshman class this fall. The class should total approximately 170 students when classes begin Aug. 27, according to Registrar Scott Wignall. He said that is up from 138 first-year students last year. The record high was 174 in 2010. A higher percentage of freshmen are choosing to live on campus this year. Approximately 90 percent of freshmen will live in campus housing compared to 78 percent last… Continue Reading »