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American Olympic Icon Bob Beamon to Deliver Eureka College Commencement Address

Apr 20 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — Legendary United States Olympian Bob Beamon will serve as Eureka College’s May 2018 Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 5 at the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. Commencement will begin at 10:30 a.m. Beamon, a native of South Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., was the Gold Medalist in the long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games in … Continue reading American Olympic Icon Bob Beamon to Deliver Eureka College Commencement Address


Eureka College Selects Reagan Leadership Fellows

Apr 17 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College has selected four incoming freshmen from the class of 2022 as Reagan Fellows in the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The new Reagan Fellows are Katherine Germann of Sunbury, Ohio, Jackson Nannie of East Peoria, Ill., Emmalyn Paul of Eureka and Zachary Walter of Sherman, Ill. The group was chosen from … Continue reading Eureka College Selects Reagan Leadership Fellows


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



Eureka College Students to Hold 10th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Service Project

Apr 09 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – For the tenth straight year, Eureka College students will hold a community service project to provide Eureka residents and organizations with free spring cleanup. The service day will be Saturday, April 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Since its inception, approximately 450 students have assisted approximately 115 residents and organizations with … Continue reading Eureka College Students to Hold 10th Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Service Project


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 Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Alumni Weekend Schedule

Mar 28 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Office of Alumni Relations has announced its 2018 Alumni Award recipients in conjunction with the College’s 2018 Alumni Weekend set for April 13-15. Chuck Germann ’68 will receive the Alumni Award of Merit, Janelle Reents ’92 will be the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award, Jesse Helton ’02 is … Continue reading Eureka College Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Alumni Weekend Schedule


Dr. Zeke Jarvis’s “Meeting” to Premiere April 12 at Pritchard Theatre

Mar 27 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College Associate Professor of Creative Writing Dr. Zeke Jarvis will present the world premiere of Meeting on Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 in Pritchard Theatre on the campus of Eureka College. The light and humorous show is written by Jarvis and directed by Kendall Katz, a 2017 graduate of Eureka College. All … Continue reading Dr. Zeke Jarvis’s “Meeting” to Premiere April 12 at Pritchard Theatre


Eureka College Seniors Hold Food Drive to Benefit Local Snack Program

Mar 23 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior communication majors are holding a food drive to benefit the Eureka Weekend Snackpac Program from March 30 – April 8 on campus and at local Eureka businesses. Six students want to collect enough food for the Weekend Snackpac Program to fulfill the program’s summer needs.  Their goal is to … Continue reading Eureka College Seniors Hold Food Drive to Benefit Local Snack Program


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