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Pair from California receive Disciples of Christ scholarships to attend EC

Emily Lange of Lompoc, Calif. and Cristian Marin of Whittier, Calif. have received Disciples Leadership Program scholarships to attend Eureka College this fall. The full-tuition, four-year scholarships are awarded to two freshmen each year based on membership in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), leadership, academic excellence and the commitment to explore a life of … Continue reading Pair from California receive Disciples of Christ scholarships to attend EC


EC awards chemistry scholarships

Eureka College has awarded chemistry scholarships to incoming freshman Abigail Hilton of Moweaqua and two returning students, Luke Brodahl of Mackinaw and Catherine McCarthy of Peoria. The Elizabeth Osman Scholarships recognize achievement in the study of chemistry. Dr. Ellizabeth Osman, a former Eureka College student, endowed the scholarships. Hilton is the daughter of Kenneth and … Continue reading EC awards chemistry scholarships




Assistant professor of Spanish receives EC teaching award

Dr. Emily Eaton, an assistant professor of Spanish since 2014, received the 2016 Helen Cleaver Distinguished Teaching Award at commencement May 14. The award recognizes excellence, creativity and innovation in teaching. It includes a financial stipend, and the award-winner is the speaker at the college’s fall opening convocation. Faculty, staff and students make nominations, and … Continue reading Assistant professor of Spanish receives EC teaching award


Fear, anxiety, isolation: Artist expresses emotion through her senior art exhibit

Eureka College senior, Kaitlyn Mugg of Highland, Calif., is exploring life and death in her senior art exhibit. The exhibit titled “Promethean” features a series of oil paintings that depict strange and unsettling monsters, meant to create the feeling of angst and desolation. The show opens in the Burgess Hall Art Galley on May 5 … Continue reading Fear, anxiety, isolation: Artist expresses emotion through her senior art exhibit


David Axelrod to deliver commencement address at EC

David Axelrod, Director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 155th commencement address at Eureka College. Axelrod’s visit comes just two months before the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. He is a 40-year veteran of American politics and currently serves as a CNN political analyst in addition to the … Continue reading David Axelrod to deliver commencement address at EC


Dean of Students at the University of Chicago Divinity School to deliver baccalaureate sermon at EC

Rev. Teresa Hord Owens, Dean of Students at the University of Chicago Divinity School, will give the sermon at the 2016 Eureka College baccalaureate service for graduates at 6 p.m. May 13 in the Cerf Center. The service is free and open to the public. Owens sermon titled “Minimum Requirements” will take its text from … Continue reading Dean of Students at the University of Chicago Divinity School to deliver baccalaureate sermon at EC