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Securitas Electronic Security President and Eureka College Alumnus Tony Byerly to Deliver EC Commencement Address

Apr 16 2019

EUREKA — Securitas Electronic Security President and 1989 Eureka College alumnus Tony Byerly will serve as EC’s Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 11 at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m.   With over 25 years of security expertise and an executive leadership track record in growing and … Continue reading Securitas Electronic Security President and Eureka College Alumnus Tony Byerly to Deliver EC Commencement Address


Eureka College Announces 2019 Alumni Award Recipients

Apr 02 2019

EUREKA, Ill. — With Alumni Weekend just around the corner, the Eureka College Office of Alumni Relations has announced its 2019 Alumni Award recipients. During Alumni Weekend on April 12-14, John Ripka (’55) will receive the Alumni Award of Merit, Tony Byerly (’89) will be given the Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award, Travis Wilcoxen (’05) will be … Continue reading Eureka College Announces 2019 Alumni Award Recipients


EC Professor Dr. Ezekiel Jarvis Raising Money for Charity with New Writing Project

Mar 29 2019

EUREKA — Eureka College creative writing professor Dr. Ezekiel Jarvis is in the midst of rolling out an experimental writing project to raise money for local charities. “I’d like to steer my current writing project more towards something that helps others,” Jarvis said. On Sunday, he posted the first section of a choose-your-own adventure story that … Continue reading EC Professor Dr. Ezekiel Jarvis Raising Money for Charity with New Writing Project


Renowned Poet Dr. Kevin Stein to Speak at Eureka College

Mar 25 2019

EUREKA — For its final event of the 2018-19 school year, the Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board is hosting a presentation on “poetry and the public sphere” by poet, critic, editor and professor Dr. Kevin Stein. It will take place in the South Terrill Room of the Donald B. Cerf Center of the Eureka … Continue reading Renowned Poet Dr. Kevin Stein to Speak at Eureka College


Eureka College Selects Quartet of Reagan Leadership Fellows

Mar 21 2019

EUREKA —  Eureka College has selected four incoming freshmen from the class of 2023 as Reagan Fellows in the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The new Reagan Fellows are Grace Conrad of Princeville, Illinois, Nathaniel Garard of Gibson City, Illinois, Peyton Grantham of Metamora, Illinois, and Garrett Hedican of Gridley, Illinois. They were chosen out of … Continue reading Eureka College Selects Quartet of Reagan Leadership Fellows


Introducing Eureka College Connect: Eureka College Announces Launch of New Mobile App

Mar 20 2019

EUREKA — Eureka College is proud to introduce you to Eureka College Connect — a new mobile app that keeps everyone in the Eureka College community connected. Students, faculty/staff, parents, transfer students, alums, Board of Trustee and community members alike can download the app on any IOS 6.0 and above or Android devices 4.0.3 and … Continue reading Introducing Eureka College Connect: Eureka College Announces Launch of New Mobile App


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


EC Students Alliance for Greener Environments to Host SAGE Fest

Mar 14 2019

EUREKA — Eureka College’s Students Alliance for Greener Environments is throwing a new outdoor festival for the campus and community to enjoy. The first annual SAGE Fest will be held on the Ben Major lawn of the EC campus on Saturday, April 6, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public … Continue reading EC Students Alliance for Greener Environments to Host SAGE Fest


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