Master's Entry into Nursing Practice program welcomes largest class
The Master's Entry into Nursing Practice (MENP) track at Millikin University has become more than a program; it's a career-changing opportunity. Started in 2010, the track is designed for students who already hold a non-nursing bachelor's degree and are interested in entering the nursing field.
Millikin professor discusses special education teaching opportunities
More than a dozen special education positions are available in Macon and Piatt Counties in central Illinois. Special education positions requires specific skills and it's becoming difficult to find qualified candidates with proper training.
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.
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.
Doctor of Nursing Practice student awarded AANA Foundation Scholarship
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.).
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.
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.
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.