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Ronald Wilson Reagan Still Relevant After All These Years

By Mike Murtagh “The college years are some of the sweetest years of your life.” Those words were spoken by Ronald Wilson Reagan in a video made to help recruit students for the Reagan Leadership Scholarship at Eureka College. It is an amazing video that is easily found on YouTube. The Reagan Scholarship is amazing … Continue reading Ronald Wilson Reagan Still Relevant After All These Years


Q&A With Assistant Dean of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator Chris Robinson

By Jack Cascone Chris Robinson serves Eureka College as the Assistant Dean of Admissions and the Transfer Coordinator. I caught up with Chris and we discussed his journey as a non-traditional transfer student and his job which helps transfer students find a home at Eureka College. What was your experience as a student, specifically as … Continue reading Q&A With Assistant Dean of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator Chris Robinson


Eureka Athletics Featured in Jan. 30 Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA, Ill. – The Eureka College Department of Athletics was the focus of a major feature story in Tuesday’s edition of the Journal Star in Peoria. Eureka College athletics making giant steps upward The story from reporter David Allen focused on a variety of items, including the tenure of fifth-year Director of Athletics Steve Thompson, how philanthropy and … Continue reading Eureka Athletics Featured in Jan. 30 Peoria Journal Star


At Eureka, “The Proof is in the Doing”

By Mike Murtagh. I am often asked, ‘What is the difference between Eureka College and other schools?’ It’s a great question and I often have a quick answer. I tell people it’s all about the doing. It’s a small word and it’s not found on any college standardized test but, its importance cannot be overstated. … Continue reading At Eureka, “The Proof is in the Doing”


A True Eureka Philanthropist: Rennie Atterbury

There has been a great deal of discussion lately on how the new tax laws will affect philanthropy. The new laws raise the standard deduction considerably and many pundits believe that people who previously itemized their tax return will no longer do so. Given that gifts to not-for-profits help decrease an individual’s tax liability, the increase … Continue reading A True Eureka Philanthropist: Rennie Atterbury