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.
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.
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.
Millikin University alumnus and current Clemson University Ph.D. candidate A.D. Carson '04 has taken his dissertation to a more creative platform by producing a 34-track rap album.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of African-American women and two in five African-American men experience some form of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, heart attack and heart failure. Among racial groups, black individuals often have some of the poorest cardiovascular outcomes.
To improve health behaviors and raise awareness about specific health problems in Macon County, Millikin University nursing and communication students teamed up with Crossing Healthcare in Decatur, Ill., to develop public health campaigns.
The campaigns covered six of Decatur's biggest health problems – opioid dependency, childhood obesity, overall obesity, diabetes, sexually transmitted infection rates (STI) and cervical cancer.
The nation remembered the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an important civil rights activist and a leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. He was an advocate of non-violent protest and became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
January Immersion courses at Millikin University provide opportunities for students to get ahead on credits and raise their GPA. A wide range of courses are offered each January with a variety of different subjects covered. Among the 20-plus courses offered this year include Medical Nutrition Therapy, a course led by Dr. Tina Cloney, associate professor of exercise science and sport at Millikin.
Tim McElroy, a senior physical education major from Mt. Zion, Ill., is a member of the Millikin University Cross Country-Track and Field team and a Long-Vanderburg (LV) Scholar.
Nursing is a profession recognized for its intentional blend of the rigorous application of scientific knowledge with the art of caring. The Millikin University School of Nursing provides programs that foster the development of women and men in a community of life-long learners who are able to envision and shape the future of health care.