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David Axelrod to deliver election year commencement address at EC

Eureka College announces David Axelrod, former White House senior advisor to President Barack Obama as the college’s May 2016 commencement speaker, just days after a visit by Hon. Ed Rollins, former assistant to President Ronald Reagan for political and governmental affairs. As the smallest college to ever graduate a President of the United States, and … Continue reading David Axelrod to deliver election year commencement address at EC


EC Launches First Index on American Opportunity

Read the full report. New national poll measures Americans’ attitudes on pursuing their dreams Today, Eureka College announced the results of its first “American Opportunity Index.” The index gauges attitudes of Americans about their future and the opportunities available to them. Is America still viewed as the land of opportunity? Results from the 2016 Index … Continue reading EC Launches First Index on American Opportunity




Vocation and calling topics of discussion at EC Founders’ Day

The assistant director of NetVue, a nationwide network of colleges and universities for Christian vocation in undergraduate education, will be the keynote speaker at the Eureka College Founders’ Day convocation. The ceremony is at 4 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Becker Auditorium of the Cerf Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Michael … Continue reading Vocation and calling topics of discussion at EC Founders’ Day



EC bans hoverboards on campus

Administrators at Eureka College have made the decision to ban hoverboards from the campus until further notice. The ban includes all campus buildings, including residence halls, and all school grounds. “Spring semester begins Tuesday, and as our students begin to arrive back on campus, we wanted to make the campus community aware that hoverboards are … Continue reading EC bans hoverboards on campus




EC Interim President-elect to give keynote address at Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony

Eureka College Chief Diversity Officer and interim president-elect will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service in Peoria. Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Bell starts in her role as interim president July 1. She is the first woman and African American to hold this position in the college’s history. … Continue reading EC Interim President-elect to give keynote address at Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony