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Kara Morris graduated from Millikin in 2019 and has accepted a job at Youth Advocate in Decatur where she will be a Parent Educator.

Gabrielle Catlin ’19 came to Millikin as a homeschooled student from Noblesville, Ind., having never attended a public or private educational institution. She chose Millikin because of the tight-knit community that surrounded the entire school and centered on the School of Theatre & Dance in particular.


Ashley Wright graduated from Millikin in 2018 with a degree in Sociology and is currently working in Human Resources at O'Brien Veterinary Group. This fall she is going to further her professional career by beginning her Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is truly grateful "for the well-rounded education the Millikin University Sociology Department provides its students." Her knowledge of research methods and social theories have daily applications when working and

When trying to decide what to do for her senior James Millikin Scholar project, Katherine Viviano ’18 needed only to look to her father, Jerry, for inspiration. Katherine, a musical theatre major from Overland Park, Kan., wanted to choose a project that would leave a legacy at her alma mater. The many years she had spent performing with Jerry’s “Viviano Variety Show,” a 35-year staple of the Kansas City charity scene, served as the catalyst for her selection.


Justin Lilly is currently employed as a Deputy Sheriff at the Macon County Sheriff's Office. His primary duties involve all aspects of criminal and traffic enforcement and he is proud to say he feels that he is in a position to provide good and necessary services to the Macon County Community. He has held this position since he graduated from Millikin. Justin says, "I truly cherish my time at Millikin, and credit it for instilling in me a passion for democratic


Jordan Cowles graduated from Millikin in 2018. She is currently pursing her masters in Legal Studies at UIS. Jordan says, “Millikin and it’s staff encouraged me to pursue higher education. Everyone was supportive and pushed me to my limits. I could not have done it without them!”


Making Connections

Emma Morrison BFA Studio Art/Art Education 2017. Emma was the recipient of 2016 Blue Connection Gallery Robert Crowder Artist in Residence, where she worked on her project "Humans of Decatur", which featured large scale drawings of people she met and then interviewed about their lives  Emma currently teaches art in the Rantoul School district.


Christina Cummins '17 Graduate

Major: Vocal Music Education

1. What did you like most about the Education Program at Millikin University?
I appreciated all the work and effort the education staff put into seeing me succeed in my endeavors.

2. What was your favorite moment in an internship experience?
My favorite moment was working with children during my Millikin Children's Choir internship.

3. What was your favorite education course and


Alyssa Becker '17 Graduate

Major: Elementary Education

1. What did you like most about the Education Program?


Michael Lambton '17 Graduate

Major: Music Education, Vocal

1. What did you like most about the Education Program?

I enjoyed the Performance Learning opportunities within my major. I was able to receive field experience within my major by teaching a class within the Decatur Public Schools.

2. What was your favorite moment in an internship experience?

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