December 20, 2021 at 9:30am

Millikin senior finds success in the classroom and on the football field

Senior year, for most students, can end up being a crazy roller coaster. The moments these seniors experience can be a scary, yet exciting new step in their lives. Cal Pohrte, a senior sports management major from New Lenox, Ill., will forever remember the friends and memories made at Millikin. 

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 3, 2022 at 10:30am

In the latest edition of Millikin Magazine, we celebrate those who excelled in competition and became role models for the next generation of student-athletes. Millikin University has a long-standing history of women's athletics, and now, over 50 years and 10 NCAA teams later, Millikin is celebrating a proud tradition of women wearing the Big Blue.

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. 

January 10, 2022 at 12:45pm

Education major brings agriculture to elementary school students

Millikin University junior Gretchen Gould is working to bring agriculture back into elementary school classrooms with the help from her professors and inspiration from her internship experiences. Gretchen is an elementary education major in Millikin's School of Education and is also pursuing an endorsement in special education.

December 10, 2021 at 1:15pm

"He will bring excitement, energy and fun to the program."

Millikin University Athletic Director Dr. Craig White announced on Dec. 9 that Carlton Hall has been named the Big Blue's new Head Football Coach. Hall, Millikin's Defensive Coordinator for the last two years, takes over the position effective immediately.

December 1, 2021 at 1:30pm

Soderberg dedicated to changing the culture of the program

Back in April 2021, Millikin University Director of Athletics Dr. Craig White announced that former Big Blue assistant coach Kramer Soderberg was named Millikin's new Head Men's Basketball Coach.

Soderberg has been on the Millikin staff since 2015 serving as the program's top assistant coach. Now as head coach, Soderberg is dedicated to changing the culture of the program.

November 16, 2021 at 2:00pm

Millikin women's basketball off to fast start

Millikin University's women's basketball team is off to a 3-1 start to begin the 2021-22 season. In her first three seasons leading the program, head coach Olivia Lett has installed her system and her recruiting classes have now filled the roster.

Lett's hard work is paying off as the team is coming off its first College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament title since 2005.