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MAP letter-signing day declared at EC, lawmakers urged to reinstate MAP funding

Eureka College is declaring Tues., March 8 as Eureka College MAP letter-signing day to urge lawmakers to reinstate the funding for the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP). Students will sign letters addressed to Gov. Bruce Rauner, Sen. President John Cullerton, House Speaker Michael Madigan, their state representative and state senator from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 … Continue reading MAP letter-signing day declared at EC, lawmakers urged to reinstate MAP funding



EC names semifinalists in Reagan Leadership competition

Eureka College has named the semifinalist for the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The fellowship, based on leadership, service and academic excellence, includes a full-tuition scholarship to Eureka College over four years. Students attended the competition for the fellowship Feb. 19-20. Twelve of the 80 semifinalists will be chosen as finalists and complete additional interviews. … Continue reading EC names semifinalists in Reagan Leadership competition



Creating a community-centered learning environment topic of EC presentation

Student motivation linked to quality of student-teacher relationship Eureka College associate professor of communication and leadership, Dr. Amanda Frioli, will present “Creating a Community-Centered Learning Environment: Professors’ Reflections About the First Day of Class” at 4:30 p.m. on March 10 in Becker Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. Frioli will present … Continue reading Creating a community-centered learning environment topic of EC presentation



Four education students selected for Barton Service Scholarship

Four Eureka College students, all education majors, have been selected as recipients of the spring 2016 Barton Service Scholarship. Freshman, Nichole Daugherty; junior, Morgan Froelich; senior, Elizabeth Horning and sophomore, Jessica Metcalfe will receive the scholarship after completing a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer work at Quest Charter Academy this semester. The scholarship helps … Continue reading Four education students selected for Barton Service Scholarship


EC students, faculty and alumnus to perform 7th annual Cynthia Atterbury Piano Duet Recital

Eleven pianists will perform in compositions during the 7th annual Cynthia Atterbury Piano Duet Recital. Pianists include Eureka College seniors, Darian Wohlrabe, Kelsey Henry, Brooke Poling, Emily Harrod, Tony Glass and Sarah Hochstetler; junior, Whitley Gregoire; sophomore Isabella Anderson; alumnus Mark Kline; faculty member Pamela Bates; and the wife of the Eureka College library director, … Continue reading EC students, faculty and alumnus to perform 7th annual Cynthia Atterbury Piano Duet Recital


Retired Caterpillar CEO and EC Trustee receives President’s Servant Leader Award

Glen Barton, former chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. is the recipient of the President’s Servant Leader Award from Eureka College. Barton received the award from President J. David Arnold as part of the annual Reagan Dinner at the college Feb. 5. The award honors people from all spheres of leadership for their values of … Continue reading Retired Caterpillar CEO and EC Trustee receives President’s Servant Leader Award