September 20, 2017 at 10:30am

Idea-to-Incubator competition awards top business startup

Turning a good business idea into a reality can be a difficult task, but Millikin University's Center for Entrepreneurship is helping students, faculty and alums make that task a bit easier through its Idea-to-Incubator Pitch Competition.

September 15, 2017 at 12:30pm

The Value of Hard Work: Alumni Spotlight Amanda Morgan '15

Before stepping on campus, Millikin University graduate Amanda Morgan '15 already knew the value of hard work. Her passion for wanting to learn and grow as a person has led to many achievements, previously as a student, and now as tech analyst/specialist for State Farm in Dallas, Texas.

September 1, 2017 at 10:30am

Pro-Bot Programming

Computer programming may be an intimidating skill to learn. It's a process of creating a set of instructions to tell a computer how to perform a task. The Information Systems (IS) program in Millikin University's Tabor School of Business is helping lower the barrier of programming by offering a dual credit course called Programming Fundamentals.

August 18, 2017 at 3:15pm

Blue Brew nears opening date

Millikin University student-run coffee shop Blue Brew is expected to open its doors in Sept. 2017. The shop will be housed in the Hickory Point Bank & Trust building, located at 225 N. Water St. in downtown Decatur, Ill. 

August 16, 2017 at 3:30pm

Millikin MBA Director provides insight into retail industry

The retail industry is seeing more store closures lately due to the rising popularity of online shopping. As retail chains are closing stores around the country, central Illinois communities are dealing with the results.

July 7, 2017 at 3:15pm

Student-run business to be food innovation and entrepreneurship laboratory

Blue Brew, a Millikin University student-run coffee shop, is set to open its doors in August 2017. The shop will be housed in the Hickory Point Bank & Trust building, located at 225 N. Water St. in downtown Decatur, Ill.  

July 3, 2017 at 12:15pm

Millikin Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship course to be held in Italy

In July 2016, Millikin University partnered with National Foodworks Services to create a food innovation and entrepreneurship course offered for the spring 2017 semester. The course was also made possible through a grant from the Lumpkin Family Foundation. The course was held at National Foodworks Services in Decatur, Ill.

June 19, 2017 at 4:30pm

Students in Millikin University's Tabor School of Business recently worked with the government of Ecuador to develop a U.S. market entry strategy for Ecuadorian handicrafts. The project was part of Millikin's International Business Consulting course led by Dr. J. Mark Munoz, professor of international management at Millikin. The course provides an opportunity for students to take part in real life projects for companies, and sometimes governments, in various parts of the world.

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