Category Archives: Meet the Faculty

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


“Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” Presentation Set For March 22

Mar 19 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College will host the final installment of its 2017-18 Dean’s Lecture Series when Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music Dr. Joseph Henry will present “Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” on Thursday, March 22 in Becker Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free and it is open to … Continue reading “Why Music is An Essential Liberal Art” Presentation Set For March 22



“Do Your Giving While You Are Living”: A Richard Sanders Story

Jan 03 2018

By Mike Murtagh. Sometimes in life, a few well-chosen words have a profound impact on people and institutions. Several years ago, Carolyn Shepard, a good friend of Eureka College and a notable philanthropist told Dr. Richard Sanders that he should do his giving while he was living so that he would know where it was … Continue reading “Do Your Giving While You Are Living”: A Richard Sanders Story


Holly Rocke to Present Dean’s Lecture Nov. 1

Oct 18 2017

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College Professor of Theatre Arts and Drama Holly Rocke will present Exit Pursued by a Bear: How Theatre can transform your message on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m. in the Gammon Room of Melick Library. The presentation is part of the College’s 2017-18 Dean’s Lecture Series. As part of an … Continue reading Holly Rocke to Present Dean’s Lecture Nov. 1


Dr. Erika Quinn to Present “The Politics of Mourning: A German Woman’s Diary, 1939-1948”

Sep 11 2017

The Peoria Area World Affairs Council will present, “The Politics of Mourning: A German Woman’s Diary, 1939-1948,” with Dr. Erika Quinn, Associate Professor of History at Eureka College, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.  The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. in room 126 of the Global Communications Center on the Bradley University campus.   Vera Conrad began … Continue reading Dr. Erika Quinn to Present “The Politics of Mourning: A German Woman’s Diary, 1939-1948”


Eureka College Art Professor to Host Bloomington Art Show

Aug 28 2017

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College Professor and Chair of Fine & Performing Arts Rhea Edge will present Memory and Loss at the McLean County Arts Center from Friday, Sept. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 28. The works are all large-scale paintings of turtles, birds, seals and other wildlife and their habitats. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled for Sept. 8 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. A total … Continue reading Eureka College Art Professor to Host Bloomington Art Show


Eureka College to Host Dean’s Lecture on Gene Editing Technology March 16

Mar 08 2017

  EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College will host the third installment of its 2016-17 Dean’s Lecture Series when Dr. Paul Small delivers The Promise of the CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology on Thursday, March 16 at 4:30 p.m. in Sanders Hall Room 108. Dr. Paul Small joined the Eureka College faculty in 1987. He owns a … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Dean’s Lecture on Gene Editing Technology March 16


‘Neath the Elms: An Interview with Professor Rhea Edge

Sep 29 2016

Eureka College presents the latest installment of Neath the Elms, an interview with Professor Rhea Edge. The art program combines interdisciplinary and collaborative studies, which include business, communication, design and art. Learn about how the classroom experience prepares students for jobs after graduation.