Category Archives: Eureka College News


Eureka Athletics Featured in Jan. 30 Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA, Ill. – The Eureka College Department of Athletics was the focus of a major feature story in Tuesday’s edition of the Journal Star in Peoria. Eureka College athletics making giant steps upward The story from reporter David Allen focused on a variety of items, including the tenure of fifth-year Director of Athletics Steve Thompson, how philanthropy and … Continue reading Eureka Athletics Featured in Jan. 30 Peoria Journal Star


Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley to Deliver Keynote Address at Eureka College Feb. 2

EUREKA, Ill. — Author, lecturer, historian and public affairs consultant Craig Shirley will be the keynote speaker at a dinner in honor of the 107th anniversary of the birthday of President Ronald W. Reagan, a graduate of the class of 1932, on Friday, Feb. 2 at the Donald B. Cerf Center on the campus of Eureka College. A cocktail … Continue reading Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley to Deliver Keynote Address at Eureka College Feb. 2


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


Join Us For Basketball Alumni Celebration Jan. 13

Celebrate our outstanding basketball alumni on Saturday, Jan. 13 during EC’s women’s and men’s basketball games versus Iowa Wesleyan at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. The women’s game begins at 1 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.  Come cheer on your favorite EC basketball alumni as they are recognized between … Continue reading Join Us For Basketball Alumni Celebration Jan. 13


Apply For the Reagan Leadership Program Today

A truly unique scholarship opportunity, the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program was founded by President Reagan during his first term in office. This program is one of the premier educational experiences that any student at Eureka College can have and among the most unique, innovative scholarship programs in the country. Recipients of this scholarship practice … Continue reading Apply For the Reagan Leadership Program Today


Rachel Smith Named 2017 Eureka College Lincoln Laureate

EUREKA, Ill. — Rachel Smith of Washington was selected as Eureka College’s recipient of the 2017 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award. The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement, campus leadership and extracurricular activities among Illinois college and university seniors. Smith was honored Nov. 11 during the annual Student Laureate Convocation at the Old State … Continue reading Rachel Smith Named 2017 Eureka College Lincoln Laureate


Eureka College Students Receive Caterpillar Honor

A pair of Eureka College business students were recently the recipients of awards from Caterpillar. Jesse Burford and Chet Griffith were on the winning team for the Fall 2017 Intern Case Competition on Nov. 13, covering Blockchain Technology within Caterpillar. The case was judged on research, innovation, communication, teamwork, recommendation and overall question-and-answer dialogue. Judges … Continue reading Eureka College Students Receive Caterpillar Honor


Eureka to Travel to St. Thomas Nov. 18 to Open NCAA Football Playoffs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Eureka College football team will visit St. Thomas (Minn.) in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs, according to a Sunday announcement from the NCAA. The Red Devils and Tommies are slated for a noon CST kickoff on Saturday, Nov. 18 at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn. The … Continue reading Eureka to Travel to St. Thomas Nov. 18 to Open NCAA Football Playoffs


Eureka College Chamber Singers Present 29th Annual Renaissance Christmas Dinner

EUREKA, Ill. — The Eureka College Chamber Singers will present the 29th Annual Renaissance Christmas Dinner on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, 2017 in the Terrill Rooms of the Donald B. Cerf Center of Eureka College. Seating will start at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for dinner and entertainment are $27 for adults and $13 … Continue reading Eureka College Chamber Singers Present 29th Annual Renaissance Christmas Dinner