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Join Us For Basketball Alumni Celebration Jan. 13

Jan 10 2018

Celebrate our outstanding basketball alumni on Saturday, Jan. 13 during EC’s women’s and men’s basketball games versus Iowa Wesleyan at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. The women’s game begins at 1 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.  Come cheer on your favorite EC basketball alumni as they are recognized between … Continue reading Join Us For Basketball Alumni Celebration Jan. 13



Apply For the Reagan Leadership Program Today

Jan 09 2018

A truly unique scholarship opportunity, the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program was founded by President Reagan during his first term in office. This program is one of the premier educational experiences that any student at Eureka College can have and among the most unique, innovative scholarship programs in the country. Recipients of this scholarship practice … Continue reading Apply For the Reagan Leadership Program Today



“Do Your Giving While You Are Living”: A Richard Sanders Story

Jan 03 2018

By Mike Murtagh. Sometimes in life, a few well-chosen words have a profound impact on people and institutions. Several years ago, Carolyn Shepard, a good friend of Eureka College and a notable philanthropist told Dr. Richard Sanders that he should do his giving while he was living so that he would know where it was … Continue reading “Do Your Giving While You Are Living”: A Richard Sanders Story



Rachel Smith Named 2017 Eureka College Lincoln Laureate

Dec 20 2017

EUREKA, Ill. — Rachel Smith of Washington was selected as Eureka College’s recipient of the 2017 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award. The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement, campus leadership and extracurricular activities among Illinois college and university seniors. Smith was honored Nov. 11 during the annual Student Laureate Convocation at the Old State … Continue reading Rachel Smith Named 2017 Eureka College Lincoln Laureate


Ways Eureka College Alums Can Re-Engage With Their Alma Mater

Dec 14 2017

Eureka College Alumni Pregame Basketball Gatherings Cheer on the Red Devils and reconnect with classmates, fraternity brothers, sorority sisters and friends at Alumni basketball gatherings. We host several pregame festivities during the EC men’s and women’s basketball seasons. Join us right here in the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena or in St. Louis or Chicago! We … Continue reading Ways Eureka College Alums Can Re-Engage With Their Alma Mater


Eureka College and American Opportunity: Mark Rutledge ’06

Dec 08 2017

By Rachel Smith. The Eureka College community is committed to creating advantages and opportunities for students and shaping their futures to become contributing citizens. Eureka College graduate, Mark Rutledge, has shaped his own life and the lives of others through implementing the values and lessons he learned during his remarkable tenure on campus. Rutledge graduated … Continue reading Eureka College and American Opportunity: Mark Rutledge ’06


Eureka College Students Receive Caterpillar Honor

Nov 29 2017

A pair of Eureka College business students were recently the recipients of awards from Caterpillar. Jesse Burford and Chet Griffith were on the winning team for the Fall 2017 Intern Case Competition on Nov. 13, covering Blockchain Technology within Caterpillar. The case was judged on research, innovation, communication, teamwork, recommendation and overall question-and-answer dialogue. Judges … Continue reading Eureka College Students Receive Caterpillar Honor