Category Archives: Eureka College News

Eureka College to Host Ryan Sallans For “Scouting the Unknown” Nov. 27

Nov 08 2018

EUREKA – The Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board will host renowned transgender speaker and author Ryan Sallans for his presentation “Scouting the Unknown” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Becker Auditorium at 7 p.m. The event is open to the community with free admission for Eureka College students, faculty and staff. Sallans’s presentations and writings … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Ryan Sallans For “Scouting the Unknown” Nov. 27



Introducing the “Uniquely Eureka Promise”

Oct 17 2018

PEORIA, Ill. – Peoria Promise Foundation celebrated its 10-year anniversary this past Saturday evening. An incredible evening that included world-famous Michael Israel, live entertainment, art auction and raffles. The night also was the platform for a joint announcement from Dr. Jamel Wright and Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, unveiling the new “Uniquely Eureka Promise” program, a Tuition-Free … Continue reading Introducing the “Uniquely Eureka Promise”


Reagan Biographer Bob Spitz to Visit Eureka College Oct. 16

Oct 11 2018

EUREKA – The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College will host Bob Spitz, the author of Reagan: An American Journey for a presentation and book signing on Tuesday, Oct. 16 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Terrill Rooms of the Donald B. Cerf Center. During his presentation, Spitz will share his absorbing, richly detailed chronicle … Continue reading Reagan Biographer Bob Spitz to Visit Eureka College Oct. 16


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


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