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Alumni & Friends Articles
Speaking with the Stars
Answering questions instead of asking them in an interview setting takes Millikin University alumnus Denny Patterson, Class of 2013, out of his comfort zone.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
"Each individual being recognized has given much of themselves in the pursuit of academic excellence."
Big Blue grads play prominent roles in multimedia concert
Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre has earned critical acclaim for being one of the city's top musical theatre centers, providing a venue for Chicago's brightest music theatre talents. Over the years, Porchlight Music Theatre has staged more than 75 productions, including the hit revue series "New Faces Sing Broadway."
Hollis Prize Competition features performances from Top Music Performing Students
Millikin University's Hollis Prize is the highest award that may be received by a student instrumentalist or vocalist within the School of Music. Following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hollis Prize competition returned in a virtual format with a livestream broadcast on April 10.
Programs in theatre, environmental studies, nursing and exercise science earn high praise
Millikin University's programs in theatre, environmental studies, nursing and exercise science recently earned high praise as part of the 2021 PLEXUSS Global Rankings.
"We focus on social justice issues and offer that outlet to the Black community"
Eva Anthony, a senior criminal justice major from Carbondale, Ill., and president of Millikin University's Black Student Union (BSU) describes the student organization as an "outlet" for the Black and African-American students and faculty on Millikin's campus.
School of Music Finalists compete for prestigious prize
Following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millikin University School of Music's annual Hollis Prize competition will return in a virtual format with two livestream broadcasts.