February 17, 2022 at 4:00pm

Dress to Impress event helps students prepare for job interviews

In preparation for entering the job market after graduation, Millikin University students have a lot to consider. From practicing their interview skills to perfecting their resumes, the process can be intimidating. When it comes to professional interviews, however, often the most important part of a candidate's first impression is the area they are least prepared: clothing.

December 17, 2021 at 10:15am

Millikin alum's book captures four-month travels, experiences and important lessons

During his senior year of high school in St. Joseph, Mo., Alex Bergland sustained a severe concussion and spinal injury from a diving accident. Effects from those injuries were serious enough to prevent him from attending classes for a month and caused his decline from a high-achieving student to barely reaching graduation.

December 22, 2021 at 9:15am

Celebrating 50 Years of Millikin Women Athletics

To be a student-athlete at Millikin University takes sacrifice and commitment. "Wearing the Blue" is a privilege reserved for individuals willing to do anything to represent Millikin and the Big Blue family.

January 5, 2022 at 11:00am

Millikin Nursing Alum Makes Big Impact on Little Patient

Following six-year-old Shoni Anderson's diagnosis of leukemia in February 2021, her family has seen an outpouring of support from the Decatur (Ill.) community, which has helped them find comfort and positivity amidst the challenges of their daughter's illness and treatments.

January 18, 2022 at 1:30pm

Alumni Legacy Spotlight: Meg & Olivia Marquardt

Though much has changed since her mother attended Millikin University, Olivia Marquardt, Class of 2023, and her mother, Meg, share a timeless bond — competing as part of the Big Blue athletics program.

From lifelong friendships with their teammates to learning how to tackle difficulties commonly faced by female athletes, Olivia and Meg's involvement with Millikin athletics has helped shape their futures. 

December 13, 2021 at 10:15am

Millikin honors the Class of 2021 at Winter Commencement

Families and friends gathered in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin University's campus on Dec. 12 to recognize the newest Big Blue alums from the Class of 2021 at Winter Commencement. Millikin conferred 104 baccalaureate and graduate degrees.

This year, Millikin honored traditional undergraduates and those receiving their Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees with an in-person commencement ceremony.

December 9, 2021 at 2:45pm

Students gear up for finals week during annual Cookie Party

Students, faculty and staff members at Millikin University gathered in the University Commons on the afternoon of Dec. 8 to take part in the return of a beloved holiday tradition, the annual Cookie Party.

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