Category Archives: Alumni Stories



Ronald Wilson Reagan Still Relevant After All These Years

By Mike Murtagh “The college years are some of the sweetest years of your life.” Those words were spoken by Ronald Wilson Reagan in a video made to help recruit students for the Reagan Leadership Scholarship at Eureka College. It is an amazing video that is easily found on YouTube. The Reagan Scholarship is amazing … Continue reading Ronald Wilson Reagan Still Relevant After All These Years


Q&A With Assistant Dean of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator Chris Robinson

By Jack Cascone Chris Robinson serves Eureka College as the Assistant Dean of Admissions and the Transfer Coordinator. I caught up with Chris and we discussed his journey as a non-traditional transfer student and his job which helps transfer students find a home at Eureka College. What was your experience as a student, specifically as … Continue reading Q&A With Assistant Dean of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator Chris Robinson


Eureka College Graduate to Serve as Founders Day Speaker Feb. 2

EUREKA, Ill. — Rev. Beau Underwood, a 2006 Eureka College graduate and senior minister of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Jefferson City, Mo., will serve as guest speaker at the College’s annual Founders Day Convocation on Friday, Feb. 2 beginning at 4 p.m. at Becker Auditorium inside the Donald B. Cerf Center. Rev. … Continue reading Eureka College Graduate to Serve as Founders Day Speaker Feb. 2



Ways Eureka College Alums Can Re-Engage With Their Alma Mater

Eureka College Alumni Pregame Basketball Gatherings Cheer on the Red Devils and reconnect with classmates, fraternity brothers, sorority sisters and friends at Alumni basketball gatherings. We host several pregame festivities during the EC men’s and women’s basketball seasons. Join us right here in the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena or in St. Louis or Chicago! We … Continue reading Ways Eureka College Alums Can Re-Engage With Their Alma Mater


Eureka College and American Opportunity: Mark Rutledge ’06

By Rachel Smith. The Eureka College community is committed to creating advantages and opportunities for students and shaping their futures to become contributing citizens. Eureka College graduate, Mark Rutledge, has shaped his own life and the lives of others through implementing the values and lessons he learned during his remarkable tenure on campus. Rutledge graduated … Continue reading Eureka College and American Opportunity: Mark Rutledge ’06


Photo Gallery: EC Homecoming Through the Years

It’s one of the best weeks of the year at Eureka College — Homecoming week. Homecoming has become a tradition on campus that is not to be missed! The parade, the tailgating, the royalty, the football, the Chanticleer party and all the alumni and friends have made this a great weekend to celebrate EUREKA! Take a … Continue reading Photo Gallery: EC Homecoming Through the Years


Alumni Stories: “A Perfect Homecoming”

By Lisa Maynard             The smell of autumn leaves hangs in the air as sunshine warms the crisp cool morning.   A perfect Homecoming!  Stepping back on campus, the senses of excitement, love and joy fills you!  Reflections ensue and bring you to the moments of pride as a student – the freedom, independence, deep friendships, … Continue reading Alumni Stories: “A Perfect Homecoming”