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
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Traditions. It’s what I love most about Eureka College. I’m honored to have started a Eureka College tradition. This year will be the sixth annual Run With Reagan 5K Race and 1 Mile Walk (and now with the new Kids Dash). The race was the brainchild of Brent Glass ‘13, the Development Office student worker. He … Continue reading Run With Reagan: 100% Fun, 0% Politics →
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 →
Hi, my name is Riley Francis, from Deer Grove, IL, and I am a sophomore at Eureka College studying Environmental Studies. When I was a senior in high school, my college search felt somewhat like a treasure hunt, with a very well hidden treasure. I looked at a lot of schools, even drove for … Continue reading Why I Chose Eureka College – By Riley Francis →
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) →
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 →
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 →
After a divisive, bitter and contentious presidential campaign and election, can “American Exceptionalism” be a clarion call to our shared values as Americans, especially for those who feel disenfranchised or forgotten?
I chose Eureka College because I knew I would fit in. I didn’t feel like I fit in as a child because I was born and raised in Nigeria until the age of nine. Then I moved to America with my parents.
Eureka College is an incredible community. President Wright likes to say we are Uniquely Eureka. It is Uniquely Eureka that we were founded by abolitionists rooted in the Disciples of Christ Christian Church by the close friends of Abraham Lincoln, committed to educate all people. We are the first in the state and the third in the … Continue reading Everyone Has a #UniquelyEureka Story. What’s Yours? →