Category Archives: Ask the Experts

National Geographic Explorer, Crocodile Expert to Speak at EC Jackson Day Lecture

Mar 12 2019

EUREKA – The Eureka College Science and Mathematics Division is celebrating the legacy of late EC alumnus and chemistry professor William Thomas Jackson this year by welcoming renowned National Graphic explorer and crocodile expert Dr. Matthew Shirley to campus to speak at his honorary event. The 65th annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture will take place … Continue reading National Geographic Explorer, Crocodile Expert to Speak at EC Jackson Day Lecture


Eureka College to Host Teen Jamboree Conference March 13

Mar 05 2019

EUREKA – While the majority of its students are away on spring break, Eureka College will welcome high school freshmen from Woodford County to campus for its annual Teen Jamboree Conference. The event — which is sponsored by Eureka College, ThinkFirst Program: OSF Illinois Neurological Institute. University of Illinois Extension – Woodford County, Woodford County … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Teen Jamboree Conference March 13


EC Trustee Anna Palmer to Speak at Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

Feb 26 2019

EUREKA — The Eureka College Arts and Lecture Board, the Eureka College Women’s Board and the Office of Alumni and Development will host a Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on Wednesday, March 6, at 11:45 am in the Terrill Rooms of the Donald B. Cerf Center.   The luncheon will feature Eureka College Alumna and current Trustee Anna … Continue reading EC Trustee Anna Palmer to Speak at Women’s Empowerment Luncheon


Paul Kengor, Author of A Pope and a President, to Speak at Eureka College March 7

Feb 21 2019

For its next event of 2019, the Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College is hosting author Paul Kengor for a presentation on his latest book, A Pope and A President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century. Kengor, a professor of political science and executive director of … Continue reading Paul Kengor, Author of A Pope and a President, to Speak at Eureka College March 7


Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Mental Health Feb. 20

Feb 11 2019

EUREKA — For its next event of spring 2019, the Eureka College Arts and Lecture Board will host a presentation on learning to live mentally well in college by Broadway actor Josh Rivedal. The presentation, which is titled “The i’Mpossible Project: Kicking My Blue Genes in the Butt,” will take place 7 p.m. on Wednesday, … Continue reading Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Mental Health Feb. 20


Eureka College Chaplain Bruce Fowlkes to Speak at Founders Days Convocation

Feb 04 2019

EUREKA — Eureka College will host its annual Founders Day Convocation on Thursday, Feb. 7 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Becker Auditorium inside the Donald B. Cerf Center, and Eureka College Chaplain and Director of Inclusive Excellence Rev. J. Bruce Fowlkes will serve as guest speaker at the event. Eureka College was incorporated on Feb. … Continue reading Eureka College Chaplain Bruce Fowlkes to Speak at Founders Days Convocation


Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Black Activism in Sports

Jan 30 2019

EUREKA — The Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board 2019 event series will continue on Thursday, Feb. 7 with a presentation on the history of black activism in sports by Dr. Louis Moore at 6 p.m. in Becker Auditorium of the Donald B. Cerf Center. The presentation, which is titled “From ‘Shut Up and Play’ … Continue reading Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Black Activism in Sports


Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Dyslexia Awareness Tuesday

Jan 25 2019

EUREKA — For its first event of 2019, the Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board will host Melissa Garretson for a presentation on “Dyslexia Awareness” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the North Terrill Room of the Donald B. Cerf Center. Admission is free for Eureka College students, faculty and staff, and the event … Continue reading Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host Presentation on Dyslexia Awareness Tuesday

Del Quentin Wilber, Author of Rawhide Down, to Deliver Keynote Address at Eureka College Reagan Birthday Dinner

Jan 10 2019

EUREKA, Ill. — With the 108th anniversary of President Ronald W. Reagan’s birthday approaching, Eureka College has announced that Los Angeles Times journalist and author Del Quentin Wilber will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual dinner. The event, which will take place Wednesday, Feb. 6, will be held at the Donald B. Cerf … Continue reading Del Quentin Wilber, Author of Rawhide Down, to Deliver Keynote Address at Eureka College Reagan Birthday Dinner


Historic Philanthropic Role Models Are a Great Story

Sep 18 2018

By Mike Murtagh. Recently I had the privilege to attend the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Society in Washington. It was a spectacular event. Hundreds of Presidential sites from throughout the United States were represented. The history in the room was palpable. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the … Continue reading Historic Philanthropic Role Models Are a Great Story