Category Archives: Student Stories




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




Photo Gallery: EC Homecoming Through the Years

It’s one of the best weeks of the year at Eureka College — Homecoming week. Homecoming has become a tradition on campus that is not to be missed! The parade, the tailgating, the royalty, the football, the Chanticleer party and all the alumni and friends have made this a great weekend to celebrate EUREKA! Take a … Continue reading Photo Gallery: EC Homecoming Through the Years


Student Mentorships and “My Eureka Summer”

More than two dozen Eureka College students participated in summer mentorships in 2017. The mentorships ranged from central Illinois, Georgia, Arizona, Washington, D.C. to many other locations in a wide variety of studies. Hear from our students to discover how they experienced “My Eureka Summer”.   Isabella Anderson, Music-Performance & Theatre and Drama – DeKalb, IL  … Continue reading Student Mentorships and “My Eureka Summer”


Getting to Know the Campus Activities Board

Student organizations and activities provide opportunities for students to grow both socially and academically. Activities and organizations allow students to utilize academic theories and concepts outside the classroom. Through these opportunities, students are able to develop and hone their leadership skills, as well as appreciate the value of teamwork and cooperation. Get to know the … Continue reading Getting to Know the Campus Activities Board