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Eureka College in Ireland: Aug. 9 Update

A group of nearly three dozen Eureka College faculty, staff, students and friends are currently on a 10-day tour of Ireland. We’ll share their stories, experiences and reflections throughout the trip with occasional updates at eureka.edu and EurekaRedDevils.com. Abigail Hilton, Sophomore, Moweaqua, Ill. (Aug. 9): Today was a lot better as far as how energized I … Continue reading Eureka College in Ireland: Aug. 9 Update


Eureka College Formalizes Partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

  SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – Eureka College and The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI) signed a memorandum of understanding in Simi Valley, Calif. The agreement formalizes a partnership that includes dedicated scholarship funds for Eureka College students to participate in leadership and internship programs in both Washington, DC and Simi Valley.   As … Continue reading Eureka College Formalizes Partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute


Jerry Rashid Named Eureka College Baseball Head Coach

EUREKA, Ill. – Jerry Rashid has been appointed head coach of the Eureka College baseball team. An icon throughout the central Illinois baseball community, Rashid has won more than 800 games in 39 seasons at the high school level and is a member of the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Perhaps the … Continue reading Jerry Rashid Named Eureka College Baseball Head Coach


Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright introduced as 27th president of Eureka College

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College will introduce Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright as the 27th president in the institution’s 163-year history at a 1:30 p.m. news conference on Tuesday, July 11 inside the Donald B. Cerf Center. Wright has served as interim president of Eureka College since July 1, 2016. “Dr. Wright has exhibited the … Continue reading Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright introduced as 27th president of Eureka College


Eureka College Women’s Board to Present Garden Walk July 15

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Women’s Board will present the 2017 Garden Walk from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 in Eureka. The walk will feature eight gardens and will begin at the Reagan Peace Garden on the campus of Eureka College. Participants will receive a map of eight gardens throughout … Continue reading Eureka College Women’s Board to Present Garden Walk July 15


Kathryn Summers Selected For Disciples Leadership Program

EUREKA, Ill. – Kathryn Summers, an incoming Eureka College freshman and a 2017 graduate of Mount Carmel High School in Mount Carmel, Ill., has been selected for the Disciples Leadership Program, a top-tier, competitive scholarship awarded to first-time freshmen based on leadership, academic excellence and the commitment to explore during college a life of faith-based … Continue reading Kathryn Summers Selected For Disciples Leadership Program


Eureka College Announces Spring 2017 Dean’s List

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College has announced 157 Dean’s List honorees for the Spring 2017 semester. Students from 77 different Illinois communities were represented on the list, as well as students from California, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, Rhode Island and Texas. One international student also qualified for the honor. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students … Continue reading Eureka College Announces Spring 2017 Dean’s List