Category Archives: Leadership Lessons

Eureka College Students to Provide Spring Cleanup for Community with 11th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Project

Mar 14 2019

EUREKA – For the 11th straight year, Eureka College students will hold a community service project to provide Eureka residents and organizations with free spring cleanup. The Maroon and Gold Projects service day will be on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Since its inception, approximately 500 students have assisted approximately 120 residents and … Continue reading Eureka College Students to Provide Spring Cleanup for Community with 11th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Project


Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host On The Basis of Sex Showing

Mar 13 2019

EUREKA – In support of Women’s History Month, the Eureka College Arts and Lecture Board plans to host a showing of the 2018 film On the Basis of Sex in Becker Auditorium of the Donald B. Cerf Center on Thursday, March 28. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a lunch discussion … Continue reading Eureka College Arts and Lecture Series to Host On The Basis of Sex Showing


PBS NewsHour Coming to Eureka College to Feature Innovative Collaborative Program

Feb 20 2019

EUREKA — For the second year in a row, Eureka College is participating in Bridging the Divide —an innovative academic program that brings together students from different backgrounds to address political issues. Designed to help students understand the political divide between urban and rural areas and founded by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics … Continue reading PBS NewsHour Coming to Eureka College to Feature Innovative Collaborative Program


Eureka College Online Course Sharing Consortium Success Featured in Forbes Column

Jan 22 2019

EUREKA — Eureka College’s recent efforts to boost student success by offering online courses to those in academic jeopardy is receiving national attention. On Tuesday, a Forbes business magazine column titled “A New Initiative Looks to Save Failing Students — and Their Colleges” put the spotlight on the positive developments that have come from Eureka College’s initiative … Continue reading Eureka College Online Course Sharing Consortium Success Featured in Forbes Column

Eureka College to Host Campus-Wide Service Project For MLK Day

Dec 17 2018

EUREKA – Eureka College staff and students will participate in a campus-wide day of service as part of Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 21, 2019. The College aspires for the involvement of at least 200 members of the campus community to collect items to put together 500 hygiene kits in support of efforts by … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Campus-Wide Service Project For MLK Day


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 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


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


Eureka College Hosts Leadership Symposium for High School Students April 9

Mar 23 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College Leadership students are hosting a free Leadership Symposium for area high school students from 6-8p.m. on Monday, April 9 in the Cerf Center. Through a series of activities and breakout groups, Eureka seniors will explore themes from International Bestseller, The Leadership Challenge: Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders, by James M. Kouzes … Continue reading Eureka College Hosts Leadership Symposium for High School Students April 9