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Preview Night scheduled for MBA program.

Millikin’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will host a Preview Night Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 212 of ADM-Scovill Hall. Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming MBA class, which starts next January. The 17-month program will meet two nights per week and offers executive lecture series speakers and a two-week international business trip.

For more information, call the MBA office at 217-424-3503 or visit www.millikin.edu/mba.

Read the June issue of Out of the Blue.

Millikin, Decatur School District host SMASH Camp.

The second annual Students at Millikin Academic Summer Holiday (SMASH) Camp is being held on campus June 3 – July 12. A collaboration between MU and Decatur Public Schools, the gifted camp for current and future middle school students features campers working with local companies and organizations to make new products, create value-added services, generate awareness around a critical topic and produce an artistic piece for new audiences. Campers pick one career sector – food science, energy, visual arts or media – to concentrate on during camp.

View the news release, for more information.

Big Blue golf outing set for next week.

Plan now to tee off at the 16th annual Big Blue Club golf outing June 28 at Hickory Point Golf Course. Come on out and join the fun, and help support the Big Blue Club and Millikin student-athletes.

For more information, contact coach Sam Osborne at 217-521-0779 or Chad Jones at 217-855-6577, or register online.

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We need you!

Have you made a Millikin Fund gift this fiscal year? If not, there’s still time before July 1! Your contribution will help support student scholarships, off-campus learning, technology upgrades and more. Make a gift by June 30, and your name will be listed in Millikin’s annual Honor Roll of Donors.

To make a gift this fiscal year, visit http://www.millikin.edu/give prior to midnight June 30, or if mailing your gift, it must be postmarked by June 30. Thanks for your support!

Do you Bleed Blue?
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The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Bleed Blue,” and we know many of you do! Set for Oct. 4-6, this year’s celebration promises a great chance to renew old friendships and remember your days at MU. Reunion packets will be mailed late this month to alums whose class years end in 3 or 8, as well as to other groups celebrating reunions. Also, a brochure detailing homecoming activities will be sent to all alumni later this summer. In the meantime, here are a few highlights:

  • Several alumni will be recognized on Friday, Oct. 4, at a dinner honoring Alumni Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame (AHOF) inductees. Find out who’s being honored.
  • Plan now to attend the retirement open house in honor of Dr. Jan Devore, the long-time director of alumni relations who also served as dean of students. Set for 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Alumni and Development Center, the open house will feature complimentary refreshments, a cash bar and classic memories of the one-and-only Jan.
  • Also, in recognition of her 35 years of service to MU, we thought it would be great to shower Jan with new Facebook friends! She already has more than 1900, but 2000 seems a nice, round number, don’t you think? So next time you’re on Facebook, why not “friend” Jan and help us get her to the 2000 mark?
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Contest: It’s a jumble out there!

Can you solve our Big Blue Jumble? Unscramble the following five words related to life at Millikin, and then use the highlighted letters to make a bonus word. Here’s a clue to help with the bonus word: This event brings hundreds of new students to campus each summer.

D K R L I N A K
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Y R T N F A E R I T
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N A M U I L
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M N E C C T O M E M N E
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I O S R T R O Y
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Solution
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Send your solution to all five words and the bonus word to alumnews@millikin.edu, and be sure to include your name and address. Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all who respond correctly, and each winner will receive a Millikin prize.

May trivia winners

  • Dennis Bullman ’92
  • David Burkham ’82
  • Todd Frick ’90
  • Suzy McConkey Smalley ’90
  • Missy Tipsword Tish ’89

Each winner received an MU window cling for correctly identifying Gov. Jim Edgar as the last Illinois governor to serve as Millikin’s commencement speaker.

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