July 12, 2017 at 1:45pm

Simulations prepare Millikin nursing students for critical thinking

For the last six years, Millikin University's Summer Nursing Internship program has helped student nurses to begin to "think like a nurse." The six-week program covers various topics including ethics, communication, end of life issues, decision-making processes along with test taking skills.

June 30, 2017 at 2:15pm

Students 'create change' during SMASH Camp at Millikin

Millikin University once again teamed up with Decatur Public Schools to host Students at Millikin Academic Summer Holiday, better known as SMASH Camp, from June 5 – 30.

June 19, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University awarded Nurse Anesthetist Grant

Millikin University has been awarded a nurse anesthetist traineeship grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is in the amount of $19,433 and was announced on June 16 by U.S. Rep. and Millikin alumnus Rodney Davis '92 (R-Ill.).

May 5, 2017 at 10:15am

Academic achievements celebrated at Millikin Honors Convocation

Students and faculty members were honored for their excellence in teaching and learning during the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation on April 27. The event is a time when the Millikin community comes together to celebrate earnest scholarship, dedicated inquiry and Performance Learning.  

April 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

According to the Illinois State Board of Education, about 6,000 teaching openings exist statewide, and candidates to fill them are few.

The Illinois State Board uses standards based on ACT and SAT testing for teacher candidates to enter an education program. Students must also pass the Academic Proficiency (TAP)/Basic Skills Test. Teacher candidates may submit scores for tests taken any time in the past 10 years.

April 12, 2017 at 11:00am

Millikin nursing students learn how to advocate for policy

The School of Nursing at Millikin University offers a course in its graduate program that focuses on health policy and economics. One of the unique aspects of the course is an opportunity for graduate students to engage in Lobby Day at the State Capital Complex in Springfield, Ill. This year's Lobby Day was held on Tuesday, March 21.

March 17, 2017 at 10:30am
From transfer student, to business student, to teacher; Malcolm Branch's journey is not your average success story, but a lesson on taking chances and finding your niche.
March 3, 2017 at 10:15am

Practice interviews are important for job seekers; they help build confidence and relieve some of the stress that comes from the interviewing process. To help future educators prepare for the process, Millikin University's School of Education held its 5th annual Interview Boot Camp for students on Feb. 28.   

March 3, 2017 at 11:45am

More than 20 Millikin graduates, who are now school administrators from across Illinois, came back to campus on Feb. 28 to donate their day and interview over 30 Millikin seniors as part of the School of Education's 5th annual Interview Boot Camp. The alumni helped the students prepare for what to expect in actual interviews.

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