Alumni & Friends Articles
Art therapy major spending summer as Blue Connection Artist-in-Residence
Millikin University art therapy major Brooke Brasile is spending her summer furthering her education on new art concepts and techniques as part of a residency she is doing at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery.
Millikin graduate helping fellow entrepreneurs get businesses off the ground
Dove Inc. program to work with Decatur neighborhoods
Decatur-based nonprofit organization Dove Inc. restarted a community services program in June 2018 that works closely with local neighborhood groups and connects residents with social services.
The nonprofit organization's board decided to bring back the program to keep a strong connection with the community and neighborhood groups, each of which have individual needs.
Bianchi to guide Millikin University's fundraising and alumni relations efforts
Millikin takes top honors in annual Let's Keep Decatur and Macon County Bee-utiful contest
For the second year in a row, Millikin University took top honors in the annual Let's Keep Decatur and Macon County Bee-utiful contest hosted by the Beautify Decatur Coalition.
Millikin faculty weigh in on early childhood education funding
Illinois school districts will receive close to $395 million in additional funding from the recently approved state budget. Among the increase in funding, early childhood education is set to receive $50 million, with money up by $200 million since 2015.
The increased funding in early childhood education means that school districts have more positions to fill but not enough qualified candidates to fill them.
Ranking identifies the best colleges for employment in each state
Millikin University has been named the top college in Illinois for helping students land a job after graduation according to Zippia, a career advice website dedicated to helping recent college graduates with their career choices.
Artist working to beautify Decatur
Decatur, Ill., native and 2014 Millikin University alumnus Eric Weatherford is helping make his hometown more beautiful by painting murals on different buildings around town.