Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra opening concert "Inspired by Shakespeare"
The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) will kick off its 2017-2018 performance season with an opening night concert "Inspired by Shakespeare" on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin University's campus.
Millikin unites with local high school to help Houston classroom
Hurricane Harvey affected a great number of people in Texas, including a number of schools that lost classrooms, facilities and supplies.
President White talks changes on campus
Millikin University President Dr. Patrick White was a recent guest on the Sept. 2017 edition of The Brinkoetter Show, discussing his last four years as President and sharing his thoughts on the recent changes on campus, including the University Commons.
Millikin ranked among "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Millikin University as one of the leading institutions in the country. U.S. News & World Report's 2018 "Best Colleges" guidebook, released Sept. 12, ranks Millikin No. 11 in the "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest" category. Millikin was also ranked among the "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest.
Millikin enrollment increase draws on Decatur, international students
Freshman enrollment numbers are up at Millikin University for the 2017-2018 academic year. Millikin welcomed 474 first-year students to campus for the fall 2017 semester, an increase of 26 freshman students.
Among the first-year students is Decatur, Ill., native Haley Vemmer, a mathematics-actuarial science major, who was the 2017 valedictorian at St. Teresa High School.
Millikin enrollment numbers up for second consecutive year
For the second consecutive year, Millikin University has seen measurable growth in freshman enrollment numbers. This August, Millikin welcomed 474 first-year students to campus for the start of the fall 2017 semester, an increase of 26 freshman students.
Big Blue Backpacks program impacts local community in first year
Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin University student-run organization seeking to make a positive impact in the Decatur, Ill., community and the lives of children and families, began its second year of providing nourishment and wellness to students in need at Dennis Lab School on Sept. 8, 2017.
Millikin University ranked among top universities by Washington Monthly
The Washington Monthly named Millikin University to its annual "Best Bang for the Buck - Midwest" list as part of its 2017 College Guide and Rankings. Washington Monthly ranked Millikin University No. 24 of 364 colleges and universities in the Midwest.
Millikin University to host Congress to Campus
Millikin University students and central Illinois area residents will have the unique opportunity to learn from two retired members of the United States House of Representatives during a Congress to Campus event on Thursday, Sept. 21, on Millikin's campus. The Campus Congress Program is provided by The United States Association of Former Members of Congress.