Category Archives: Eureka College News

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


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


Eureka College Announces 2018-19 Theatre Season

May 10 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Theatre Department and Nitsch Theatre Arts are both proud to announce the productions for the 2018-2019 academic year. First up will be the comedy This Random World by Stephen Dietz Sep. 26-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sep. 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Pritchard Theatre. Eureka College professor Holly Rocke … Continue reading Eureka College Announces 2018-19 Theatre Season


Yvonne Gilmore to Deliver Eureka College Baccalaureate Address on May 4

Apr 30 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Yvonne Gilmore, Associate Dean of the Disciples Divinity House at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Baccalaureate address at Eureka College’s 2018 service on Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Donald B. Cerf Center. Gilmore’s address is titled “Innovation and Imagination: That Your Love May Overflow.” Gilmore has preached, … Continue reading Yvonne Gilmore to Deliver Eureka College Baccalaureate Address on May 4


American Olympic Icon Bob Beamon to Deliver Eureka College Commencement Address

Apr 20 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — Legendary United States Olympian Bob Beamon will serve as Eureka College’s May 2018 Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 5 at the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. Commencement will begin at 10:30 a.m. Beamon, a native of South Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., was the Gold Medalist in the long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games in … Continue reading American Olympic Icon Bob Beamon to Deliver Eureka College Commencement Address


Eureka College Selects Reagan Leadership Fellows

Apr 17 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College has selected four incoming freshmen from the class of 2022 as Reagan Fellows in the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The new Reagan Fellows are Katherine Germann of Sunbury, Ohio, Jackson Nannie of East Peoria, Ill., Emmalyn Paul of Eureka and Zachary Walter of Sherman, Ill. The group was chosen from … Continue reading Eureka College Selects Reagan Leadership Fellows


Eureka College Students to Hold 10th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Service Project

Apr 09 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – For the tenth straight year, Eureka College students will hold a community service project to provide Eureka residents and organizations with free spring cleanup. The service day will be Saturday, April 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Since its inception, approximately 450 students have assisted approximately 115 residents and organizations with … Continue reading Eureka College Students to Hold 10th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Service Project


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


Dr. Zeke Jarvis’s “Meeting” to Premiere April 12 at Pritchard Theatre

Mar 27 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College Associate Professor of Creative Writing Dr. Zeke Jarvis will present the world premiere of Meeting on Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 in Pritchard Theatre on the campus of Eureka College. The light and humorous show is written by Jarvis and directed by Kendall Katz, a 2017 graduate of Eureka College. All … Continue reading Dr. Zeke Jarvis’s “Meeting” to Premiere April 12 at Pritchard Theatre


Eureka College Seniors Hold Food Drive to Benefit Local Snack Program

Mar 23 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior communication majors are holding a food drive to benefit the Eureka Weekend Snackpac Program from March 30 – April 8 on campus and at local Eureka businesses. Six students want to collect enough food for the Weekend Snackpac Program to fulfill the program’s summer needs.  Their goal is to … Continue reading Eureka College Seniors Hold Food Drive to Benefit Local Snack Program