Category Archives: Ask the Experts

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


Eureka College to Host 2019 Travel Webinar

Aug 20 2018

EUREKA — Eureka College Director of Alumni Relations Shellie Schwanke and Collette travel expert Brian Higgins will co-host an informational webinar on Aug. 28 at 4:30 p.m. about an international travel opportunity to London, Normandy, and Paris in September of 2019. The trip will focus on the historical sites of World War II commemorating the … Continue reading Eureka College to Host 2019 Travel Webinar


Eureka College Faculty Member Collaborates on Personality Study

May 24 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College Assistant Professor of Psychology Alexander B. Swan has collaborated with a California marketing professor on a research publication “Deeply Confusing: Conflating Difficulty With Deep Revelation on Personality Assessment” in an effort to identify why individuals complete popular “personality type” assessments and what makes the ensuing results so compelling. Swan, with California Polytechnic … Continue reading Eureka College Faculty Member Collaborates on Personality Study


What to Expect at Eureka College Orientation

Apr 30 2018

By Jack Cascone Coming to campus for the first time as a future student can sometimes be intimidating. You’re no longer a high school senior that’s shopping around at different colleges. You’ve been accepted, you’ve signed your letter of intent and you’ve made a $200 deposit. Now, how do you keep yourself from feeling nervous? … Continue reading What to Expect at Eureka College Orientation


“Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” Presentation Set For March 22

Mar 19 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College will host the final installment of its 2017-18 Dean’s Lecture Series when Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music Dr. Joseph Henry will present “Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” on Thursday, March 22 in Becker Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free and it is open to … Continue reading “Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” Presentation Set For March 22


Career Preparation Starts Now: Meet Director of Career Development Kelly Bay

Mar 06 2018

By Rachel Smith. Success! That is the outcome students are striving for as they prepare to achieve college and career goals. Academic success can be achieved through a strong work ethic, discipline and good time management skills. Career goals can be realized through relationship building and planning for life after college. There is no better … Continue reading Career Preparation Starts Now: Meet Director of Career Development Kelly Bay


Eureka College Arts and Lectures Series Event Set For March 14

Mar 06 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — The Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board will host Western Michigan University Professor of Communication & Diversity Dr. Mark P. Orbe and his presentation, “Contemporary U. S. Race Relations: What’s the Problem? What’s the Solution?” on Wednesday, March 14 in the Terrill Room of the Donald B. Cerf Center at 7:30 p.m. The … Continue reading Eureka College Arts and Lectures Series Event Set For March 14



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


At Eureka, “The Proof is in the Doing”

Jan 24 2018

By Mike Murtagh. I am often asked, ‘What is the difference between Eureka College and other schools?’ It’s a great question and I often have a quick answer. I tell people it’s all about the doing. It’s a small word and it’s not found on any college standardized test but, its importance cannot be overstated. … Continue reading At Eureka, “The Proof is in the Doing”