Dr. C. Kimm Hollis, a 1972 Millikin alumnus and retired department chair, Professor of Music, and Artist-in-Residence Emeritus at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, as well as founding endower of the eponymous Hollis Prize at Millikin University, has donated his collection of announcements, programs, mementos, and other ephemera about the Hollis Prize to the University Archives.
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Alumni return to campus to reconnect and celebrate Big Blue
Buildings across Millikin’s campus featured a surplus of excited visitors and blue decorations as the University celebrated their 2022 Homecoming weekend from October 7-9.
MBA Spotlight: Alyssa White, MBA Class of 2022
MBA Spotlight: Kelsey Fields, MBA Class of 2022
Kelsey Fields needed to earn his MBA in order to advance in his career with the Illinois State Board of Education. After earning his undergraduate degree in organizational leadership from Millikin, continuing his education with the Evening MBA program was an easy decision. “I was really pleased with the curriculum and instructors at Millikin,” Fields commented about why he chose to continue at Millikin for graduate school.
MBA Spotlight: Zak Jones, Class of 2022
MBA Spotlight: Lacie Elzy, Class of 2022
Since beginning Millikin University’s MBA program in January 2021 and graduating in May 2022, Lacie Elzy’s career changed significantly. Now the transit administrator for the City of Decatur, throughout her 17-month program, Elzy received two promotions. She said that getting her MBA was “a very good investment made.” Prior to earning her MBA, Elzy, a proud Decatur native, graduated from Millikin in 2014 with a degree in human services.
Millikin University is pleased to announce the seven newest members of the Millikin Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2022 class will be inducted during an Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 9, during Millikin’s 2022 Homecoming Celebration.
The inductees include:
Millikin University is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2022 Alumni Awards, along with the recipient of the 2022 Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. The recipients will be honored at an awards dinner held Friday, Oct. 7, during Millikin’s Homecoming Celebration.
The awardees include:
On Sept. 28, 2022, TIME magazine named Millikin alumnus Joel Kim Booster to its 2022 TIME100 Next List. Inspired by the magazine’s annual TIME100, the list spotlights 100 rising stars spanning diverse industries across the globe.
Business with a purpose: Amber Kaylor '06 MBA '16
As a Decatur native, Amber Kaylor grew up with Millikin University as a background example of higher education. While she laughs when she says she chose Millikin to earn both her undergraduate and graduate degrees because of its proximity, Kaylor explains that Millikin’s presence was certainly influential beyond being close to home.