Category Archives: Alumni Stories

Eureka College to Host Reagan Memorial Ceremony June 5

May 23 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College will recognize the 14th anniversary of Reagan’s death at the annual Ronald Reagan Memorial ceremony at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Reagan Peace Garden on the campus of Eureka College. Reagan author and historian Gene Kopelson will be the keynote speaker. Kopelson is the president of the New England chapter, and … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Reagan Memorial Ceremony June 5


What Happens After Graduation? Your Guide to Becoming Eureka College Alumni

May 10 2018

The dust has finally settled on the 2017-18 academic year at Eureka College. On May 5, more than 130 students earned their degrees and joined the ranks of nearly 8,000 EC alumni as part of the 157th Commencement ‘Neath the Elms. So what now? The journey at Eureka College for those that graduated Saturday doesn’t … Continue reading What Happens After Graduation? Your Guide to Becoming Eureka College Alumni



Eureka College Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Alumni Weekend Schedule

Mar 28 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Office of Alumni Relations has announced its 2018 Alumni Award recipients in conjunction with the College’s 2018 Alumni Weekend set for April 13-15. Chuck Germann ’68 will receive the Alumni Award of Merit, Janelle Reents ’92 will be the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award, Jesse Helton ’02 is … Continue reading Eureka College Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Alumni Weekend Schedule


64th Annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture Set For March 15

Mar 06 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Science and Mathematics Division will present the 64th annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture in Science at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. Dr. Doug Hattermann, a 1997 graduate of Eureka College, will present “Know Pain Know Gain: The Importance of … Continue reading 64th Annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture Set For March 15


Alumni Spotlight: Carl Hirsch ’51

Feb 14 2018

By Rachel Smith There is no place on Earth like Eureka College. Consider the conversations that transpired with friends, sorority sisters or fraternity brothers or the moment you realized you knew exactly what you were going to do for the rest of your life. Remember the professors who dedicated their time, energy and passion to … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Carl Hirsch ’51



Ronald Wilson Reagan Still Relevant After All These Years

Feb 06 2018

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

Feb 01 2018

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

Jan 11 2018

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