Category Archives: Eureka College Blog

“Together We Win” Still Rings True at Eureka College

Jun 15 2018

“Together We Win” is a mantra Eureka College Hall of Fame men’s basketball head coach Dave Darnall holds near and dear to his heart. Three simple words were the identity of his coaching style for 23 seasons between Momence High School and EC. Now, nearly a quarter century since his retirement, “Together We Win” remains … Continue reading “Together We Win” Still Rings True at Eureka College


Eureka College and the Importance of a Liberal Arts Education

Jun 11 2018

By Mike Murtagh I often hear people in the liberal arts feel the need to make their case for support. It is unfortunate that we have to try and demonstrate value and importance when it should be so obvious to all. A liberal arts education teaches that lifelong learning and critical thinking lead to enriched … Continue reading Eureka College and the Importance of a Liberal Arts Education



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


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



Photo Gallery: Eureka College Spring Break SLAM Trip

Apr 17 2018

In March 2018, the Eureka College Service Learning and Mission (SLAM) Trip collaborated with Community Collaborations International to perform disaster relief work in the Beaumont, Texas area devastated by Hurricane Harvey.  Eureka College, through the help of our generous donors, enabled eight students and Eureka College Chaplain Bruce Fowlkes to spend the week removing yard … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Eureka College Spring Break SLAM Trip



The Multi-Cultural Student Union of Eureka College at a Glance

Apr 03 2018

The Multi-Cultural Student Union of Eureka College is a cultural organization which focuses on bringing information about multi-cultural experiences to Eureka College’s campus. The Multi-Cultural Union also provides information on business and academic opportunities. It exists for all those who are interested in gaining knowledge about multi-cultural experiences. The Multi-Cultural Union promotes positive values and goals, … Continue reading The Multi-Cultural Student Union of Eureka College at a Glance


How “The Uniquely Eureka Advantage” Continues to Benefit Incoming Students

Mar 19 2018

By Jack Cascone Eureka College is celebrating the first anniversary of its new program that benefits all incoming students. According to Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright, President, the Uniquely Eureka Advantage has been well received and continues to differentiate EC from other colleges and universities. The Uniquely Eureka Advantage consists of five commitments that the … Continue reading How “The Uniquely Eureka Advantage” Continues to Benefit Incoming Students