June 15, 2022 at 10:00am

Millikin athletic facility receives major donation from football alumni

On Friday, May 20, 2022, Millikin University's Board of Trustees approved construction plans for a new $6.7 million campus facility to support student athletes. Construction is scheduled to begin once fundraising for the project is completed.

May 26, 2022 at 9:45am

Millikin Board of Trustees approves construction plans for new campus facility to support student-athletes

The Millikin University Board of Trustees, on Friday, May 20, approved construction plans for a new campus facility to support student-athletes at Millikin University. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2023 once funding has been secured.

May 23, 2022 at 12:15pm

Millikin Softball defeats Wartburg for first Super Regional Victory in School History

Fighting numerous rain delays, the Millikin University Big Blue softball team completed a historic run to the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championships by defeating Wartburg College in the Super Regionals 10-6 on May 22 at the Workman Family Softball Field in Decatur, Ill.

May 16, 2022 at 11:30am

Big Blue Softball wins first regional championship in Millikin history

The Millikin University softball program made history on May 15 following a win over Alma College in the championship round of the 2022 NCAA Division III Decatur (Ill.) Regional. With the win, the Big Blue advanced to the Super Regionals marking the first time the program has reached the regional championship. Millikin's previous best finish was 2-2 in 1994, eliminated from the tournament by Alma.

May 3, 2022 at 2:15pm

Millikin to host 2022 CCIW Championships May 5-7

The Millikin University softball team earned the title of outright 2022 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) champions on May 2 following a sweep of Carthage College at the Workman Family Softball Field. Finishing the regular season with a 13-3 conference record, Millikin has earned the right to host the 2022 CCIW Championships on May 5-7.

May 2, 2022 at 4:15pm

Millikin to welcome athletes and supporters of women's athletic teams back to campus May 13-15

Millikin University will welcome athletes and loyal supporters of women's athletic teams back to campus May 13-15, 2022, for a celebration weekend to honor 50 years of women's athletics at Millikin.

Millikin's Women in Athletics celebration will be full of events that allow the university to recognize athletes as part of a Big Blue tradition of trailblazers.

April 5, 2022 at 4:15pm

How Millikin senior Anne Longman has made her mark on campus

Millikin University senior Anne Longman, an arts technology major from Lake Forest, Ill., had a strong connection to Millikin long before her college search began. As the fifth member of her family to attend MU, Longman has made her mark on campus through her involvement in multiple organizations in addition to being a member of the Big Blue track & field team.

March 31, 2022 at 9:30am

Millikin Cheerleading team to compete in NCA College Cheer Nationals April 6-10

The Millikin University Cheerleading team will be appearing on the national stage by competing in the 2022 National Cheerleading Association's (NCA) College Cheer Nationals on April 6-10 in Daytona Beach, Fla. The group of 20 cheerleaders will be representing Millikin for the first time at the NCA College Cheer Nationals competing in the Division III Coed division.

March 21, 2022 at 2:30pm

Big Blue pitcher making an impact on the mound

The Millikin University baseball team is off to an impressive 13-4 start to the 2022 season, which at one point, included a 10-game winning streak. While the bats have generated plenty of offense in the first 17 games, the pitching has also held up its end of the bargain.

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