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Eureka College Announces Alumni Awards Recipients

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College has announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Alumni Awards. Dan Harrod ’67 will receive the Alumni Award of Merit, Barb Arganbright Wickness ’73 will receive the Alumni Board President’s Award for Service, Tom Cassidy ’80 has been chosen for the Alumni Award of Achievement and Mark Rutledge ’06 has … Continue reading Eureka College Announces Alumni Awards Recipients


Eureka College Students Elevate Learning in Practical Learning Experience

EUREKA, Ill. –The Eureka Public Library will host an open mic poetry night competition to be held Thursday, April 13th beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Eureka Public Library and will be followed by a book signing by host and published local poet Aozora Brockman.   Eureka College communication students partnered with the Eureka Public … Continue reading Eureka College Students Elevate Learning in Practical Learning Experience


Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley to Visit Eureka College April 5

EUREKA, Ill. – Author Craig Shirley will visit Eureka College on Wednesday, April 5 for the third installment of the The 2017 Ronald W. Reagan Society Book Series to present Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976–1980 at 7 p.m. inside the Donald B. Cerf Center on the campus of Eureka College. Shirley — called “the best of … Continue reading Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley to Visit Eureka College April 5


Theologian Jim Wallis to Speak at Eureka College April 7

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College will be co-host “Jim Wallis Speaks: America’s Original Sin and Braving the Beloved Community” with Jim Wallis on Friday, April 7 at 1 p.m. inside Becker Auditorium on the campus of Eureka College. His lecture will focus on his book, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to … Continue reading Theologian Jim Wallis to Speak at Eureka College April 7


The Rocky Horror Show Coming to Eureka College April 4-8

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Theatre Department will end its season with interactive, pop-rock musical The Rocky Horror Show April 4-8 at 7:30 P.M. in Pritchard Theatre. The musical was written by Richard O’Brien, who also wrote the film adaptation of the musical. Chip Joyce of Peoria Players will be directing The Rocky Horror … Continue reading The Rocky Horror Show Coming to Eureka College April 4-8


Eureka College to Host “Run With Reagan 5K Race” April 22

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Office of Development and Alumni Relations is inviting individuals to participate in EC’s sixth annual “Run With Reagan 5K Race” on Saturday, April 22 at 8:30 a.m. on the campus of Eureka College.  Participants of all ages are welcome to take part in the event that will also include … Continue reading Eureka College to Host “Run With Reagan 5K Race” April 22


“Do Good, Eat Well” Topic of Spring Lecture at Eureka College on April 10

EUREKA, Ill. — Terra Brockman will give a public lecture entitled, “Do Good, Eat Well,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, at Becker Auditorium in Eureka College’s Cerf Center. “We are honored to have Terra Brockman, an acclaimed author, speaker, and founder of The Land Connection, on our campus,” said Samantha Broms, president of the … Continue reading “Do Good, Eat Well” Topic of Spring Lecture at Eureka College on April 10


Classic Film Seminar Will Show “Sullivan’s Travels” March 25

EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College will screen the 1941 film Sullivan’s Travels as part of a special first-ever classic film seminar on Saturday, March 25 at 12 p.m. inside Pritchard Theatre. Marc Eliot, the New York Times best-selling author of more than a dozen books on popular culture, will provide commentary at the event. Eliot, who … Continue reading Classic Film Seminar Will Show “Sullivan’s Travels” March 25


Eureka Students to Host Ninth Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Project

EUREKA, Ill. – For the ninth straight year, Eureka College students will hold a community service project to provide Eureka residents and organizations with free spring cleanup. The Maroon and Golden Rule project will be from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22nd. The two required job request forms can be accessed at … Continue reading Eureka Students to Host Ninth Annual Maroon and Golden Rule Project


Eureka College to Pay Tribute to Hollywood Icon Charlton Heston March 24

EUREKA, Ill. — Eureka College will host the second installment of The 2017 Ronald W. Reagan Society Book Series on Friday, March 24 when Fraser Heston, son of Charlton Heston, and author Marc Eliot visit campus to present Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon at 7 p.m. inside Becker Auditorium. Eliot, a New York Times best-selling … Continue reading Eureka College to Pay Tribute to Hollywood Icon Charlton Heston March 24