Reagan Weekend

Reagan delivers commencement 1957

February 20–21, 2015
Cerf College Center

Welcome to Reagan Weekend and
Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Competition

Semi-finalist candidates selected to compete for the Reagan Fellowship have been notified by the Eureka College Dean of Admissions by mail. The College requires that semi-finalists take part in the on-campus competition at Eureka College on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Candidates are invited to arrive on campus Friday, February 20 to take part in the social and entertainment activities scheduled. All candidates are strongly encouraged to stay overnight in on-campus housing to gain a full understanding of the Eureka experience.

The competition day will include an interview and a group project in addition to the informal time to get to know candidates better.

The competition will begin with an orientation for all candidates and their families, as well as interviews with candidates and a small group project with candidates. While candidates participate in the competition day, family members are invited to attend discussion groups on campus life. Candidates and their families will also have the opportunity to meet with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.


Friday, February 20, 2015

Reagan Candidate, Parent’s and other Guest’s Schedule

Time Event Location
5:30–7:30 Check-in Moser Lobby, Cerf Center
5:30–8:00 Hospitality: Food & Drinks Burgoo, Student Union
7:30 (doors open) Entertainment Becker Auditorium
8:00 (begins) Entertainment Becker Auditorium
Magician, Joel Ward
9:00–10:00 Hospitality: Food & Drinks Burgoo
10:00 Residence Halls Social Lounges in Residence Halls

Saturday, February 21, 2015

  • The College Bookstore will be open from 10am–5pm
  • The Ronald W. Reagan Exhibit will be open from 10am–5pm
  • Complimentary beverages will be available between 1:15–3pm in the Burgoo.
  • Individual Financial Aid counseling: Student Programs and Services Office from 12:30–3:40pm

Reagan Candidate Schedule

Time Event Location
7:45 Registration
Academic & Activities Fair
Cerf Center
8:45 Chamber Singers Becker Auditorium
9 Welcome Becker Auditorium
10 Faculty-Student Interviews Various Locations
11:30 Lunch Terrill Room
12:45 Group Photo TBA
1 Small Group Exercise Various Locations
2:45 College Overview Becker Auditorium
3:45 Closing Presentation Becker Auditorium
4:30 Reception Terrill Room
4:45 Campus Tour (optional) Becker Auditorium

Parent’s and Other Guest’s Schedule

Time Event Location
7:45 Registration
Academic & Activities Fair
Cerf Center
8:45 Chamber Singers Becker Auditorium
9:00 Welcome Becker Auditorium
10:30 Financial Aid Session Becker Auditorium
11:30 Academic and Liberal Arts Q & A Becker Auditorium
12:00 Lunch Terrill Room
1:15 Reagan Program Alumni Panel Becker Auditorium
2:00 Parent Panel Becker Auditorium
2:45 College Overview Becker Auditorium
3:45 Closing Presentation Becker Auditorium
4:30 Reception Terrill Room
4:45 Campus Tour (optional) Becker Auditorium