Denver-area Alumni & Friends Gathering

Denver-area Alumni & Friends Gathering, Nov. 28

November 28, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Denver-area Alumni and Friends: Please consider “teaming up” with Millikin right in your backyard! Join co-hosts Lance Brooks ’06Abigail Gerlesits Fisher ’05 and Jason Fisher ’05 as we kick off the holiday season with our Big Blue family.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6-8 p.m.
Fireside Bar and Grill
Hilton Denver Inverness
200 Inverness Drive West 
Englewood, CO 80112

Enjoy complimentary appetizers, reminisce about your favorite faculty and staff, and learn about the latest campus buzz and updates on exciting upcoming projects from Lori Kerans ’85, director of alumni engagement.

RSVP preferred, but not required to alumnews@millikin.edu by Monday, Nov. 26.

Pop-up Millikin Alumni Cookie Parties

Pop-up Millikin Alumni Cookie Parties, Dec. 4

December 4, 2018, 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Kick off the holiday season by taking part in a new alumni tradition, the inaugural Pop-up Millikin Alumni Cookie Parties! Alumni and friends will gather at various locations throughout the U.S. and around the world to toast Millikin … with cookies, of course!

How can you join in?
1. Check the list below for a location
2. Bring a dozen cookies to share (make it or fake it … we don’t care!)

The following cities are already in motion (please check back for details on times and locations): 

Illinois

  • Bloomington/Normal
  • Chicago
  • Decatur
  • Northfield
  • Peoria

California

  • San Francisco

District of Columbia

  • Washington

Florida

  • St. Petersburg/Sarasota

Indiana

  • Indianapolis

Missouri

  • St. Louis

Texas

  • Dallas/Fort Worth

Don’t see your area represented? Start your own! It’s easy, and the alumni engagement team will help you! Email aknust@millikin.edu with a time and place, so we can help get you started and spread the word!

2018 Holiday Jazz Reception

tMillikin University Jazz Sextet

December 8, 2018, 6:30pm

Decatur-area alumni and friends: Join the Millikin University Patrons Society for a complimentary reception prior to the Holiday Jazz performance by the Millikin University Jazz Sextet.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Perkinson Gallery, Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 5, or call the Alumni & Development Office at 217.424.6383.

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. Holiday Jazz concert are available through the Kirkland Ticket Office or by phone, 217.424.6318.

RSVP Today

Back to Class Presentation

Back to Class Faculty Lecture Series

February 13, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Are you ready to head Back to Class? 

The Millikin Alumni Association and Office of the Provost are proud to offer Back to Class, a free lecture series featuring Millikin faculty discussing interesting and timely topics. Designed to engage both MU alumni and the Decatur community, these presentations promise to deliver informative, fun and lively conversation. 

This year’s series features faculty members who have made an impact on their community. Grab your lunch and join us for our third faculty presentation – either in-person or virtually!

Wednesday, Feb. 13, Noon-1 p.m.
Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, University Commons
No RSVP required. An $8 buffet lunch is available in the University Commons Student Dining, or feel free to bring your own. We encourage those purchasing their lunch in Student Dining to arrive by 11:30 a.m. 

Not able to make it back to campus? No problem! Join us virtually via Zoom. Check back for log in details! 

Questions? Contact the Alumni & Development Office at alumnews@millikin.edu or 217.424.6383. See you in class! 

Back to Class Presentation

Back to Class Faculty Lecture Series

April 10, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Are you ready to head Back to Class? 

The Millikin Alumni Association and Office of the Provost are proud to offer Back to Class, a free lecture series featuring Millikin faculty discussing interesting and timely topics. Designed to engage both MU alumni and the Decatur community, these presentations promise to deliver informative, fun and lively conversation. 

This year’s series features faculty members who have made an impact on their community. Grab your lunch and join us for our final presentation of the 2018-19 year – either in-person or virtually!

Wednesday, April 10, Noon-1 p.m.
Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, University Commons
No RSVP required. An $8 buffet lunch is available in the University Commons Student Dining, or feel free to bring your own. We encourage those purchasing their lunch in Student Dining to arrive by 11:30 a.m. 

Not able to make it back to campus? No problem! Join us virtually via Zoom. Check back for log in details!

Questions? Contact the Alumni & Development Office at alumnews@millikin.edu or 217.424.6383. See you in class!