Eureka College Blog

Stories ‘Neath the Elms: Jennifer Sanford Bass ’72

Jul 28 2017

Editor’s Note: This month’s Studs Terkel column is the beginning of a series devoted to those alums who volunteer at Eureka College. Jennifer Bass’ memories of her student days and her account of her  current volunteer work on campus call attention to a feature of the college that is all too often taken for granted—the … Continue reading Stories ‘Neath the Elms: Jennifer Sanford Bass ’72




Describing the Indescribable: Spain

Mar 02 2017

Katie Schwanke is in Spain for spring semester of her junior year. She’s living the dream.  Check out Katie’s blog here. Read about her adventures! You would think mentorship and study abroad opportunities would be a unique opportunity, but actually, they’re pretty common for Eureka College students! What’s #UniquelyEureka is how they’re so common. The … Continue reading Describing the Indescribable: Spain



The Art of Mentoring: Reflection on Learnings and Experience

Feb 15 2017

My third article on the art of mentoring will share some thoughts on the importance of reflection on your learnings and the mentoring experience, stretch assignments, and leading outside your comfort zone. All leaders sometime during their careers will be asked to accept a stretch assignment, move outside their comfort zone and lead where they … Continue reading The Art of Mentoring: Reflection on Learnings and Experience



The Power of Your Generosity: A Student’s Perspective (by Kaileigh Stephens)

Nov 30 2016

  In the days following #GivingTuesday, I’ve been focusing on Eureka College’s donors like you, and what you have made possible for me personally, and also for the school as a whole. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Kaileigh Stephens and I am a Communication Major, Leadership Minor at Eureka College. … Continue reading The Power of Your Generosity: A Student’s Perspective (by Kaileigh Stephens)


Eureka College’s Best Asset: From a Recent Graduate’s Perspective

Nov 17 2016

A large chunk of my time in high school was spent dreaming about college. What will my dorm room be like? What classes will I take? Is the “freshmen fifteen” real? What will my professors be like? As a now, as a graduate, all of these questions have finally been answered: 1) Constantly messy 2) Lots of classes in … Continue reading Eureka College’s Best Asset: From a Recent Graduate’s Perspective


The Art of Mentoring – The Mentor’s Point of View by Bill King

Nov 14 2016

In response to a desire for some feedback on the Leadership Blog, I received a request to discuss my views and experiences with mentoring.  My sincere appreciation to those who provided the feedback as my hope has been to make this blog about topics of interest to the readers. As I thought about the request, … Continue reading The Art of Mentoring – The Mentor’s Point of View by Bill King