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“Together We Win” Still Rings True at Eureka College

Jun 15 2018

“Together We Win” is a mantra Eureka College Hall of Fame men’s basketball head coach Dave Darnall holds near and dear to his heart. Three simple words were the identity of his coaching style for 23 seasons between Momence High School and EC. Now, nearly a quarter century since his retirement, “Together We Win” remains … Continue reading “Together We Win” Still Rings True at Eureka College


Eureka College and the Importance of a Liberal Arts Education

Jun 11 2018

By Mike Murtagh I often hear people in the liberal arts feel the need to make their case for support. It is unfortunate that we have to try and demonstrate value and importance when it should be so obvious to all. A liberal arts education teaches that lifelong learning and critical thinking lead to enriched … Continue reading Eureka College and the Importance of a Liberal Arts Education



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


Eureka College to Host Reagan Memorial Ceremony June 5

May 23 2018

EUREKA, Ill. — The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College will recognize the 14th anniversary of Reagan’s death at the annual Ronald Reagan Memorial ceremony at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Reagan Peace Garden on the campus of Eureka College. Reagan author and historian Gene Kopelson will be the keynote speaker. Kopelson is the president of the New England chapter, and … Continue reading Eureka College to Host Reagan Memorial Ceremony June 5


Eureka College Announces 2018-19 Theatre Season

May 10 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Theatre Department and Nitsch Theatre Arts are both proud to announce the productions for the 2018-2019 academic year. First up will be the comedy This Random World by Stephen Dietz Sep. 26-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sep. 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Pritchard Theatre. Eureka College professor Holly Rocke … Continue reading Eureka College Announces 2018-19 Theatre Season


What Happens After Graduation? Your Guide to Becoming Eureka College Alumni

May 10 2018

The dust has finally settled on the 2017-18 academic year at Eureka College. On May 5, more than 130 students earned their degrees and joined the ranks of nearly 8,000 EC alumni as part of the 157th Commencement ‘Neath the Elms. So what now? The journey at Eureka College for those that graduated Saturday doesn’t … Continue reading What Happens After Graduation? Your Guide to Becoming Eureka College Alumni


What to Expect at Eureka College Orientation

Apr 30 2018

By Jack Cascone Coming to campus for the first time as a future student can sometimes be intimidating. You’re no longer a high school senior that’s shopping around at different colleges. You’ve been accepted, you’ve signed your letter of intent and you’ve made a $200 deposit. Now, how do you keep yourself from feeling nervous? … Continue reading What to Expect at Eureka College Orientation



Yvonne Gilmore to Deliver Eureka College Baccalaureate Address on May 4

Apr 30 2018

EUREKA, Ill. – Yvonne Gilmore, Associate Dean of the Disciples Divinity House at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Baccalaureate address at Eureka College’s 2018 service on Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Donald B. Cerf Center. Gilmore’s address is titled “Innovation and Imagination: That Your Love May Overflow.” Gilmore has preached, … Continue reading Yvonne Gilmore to Deliver Eureka College Baccalaureate Address on May 4