Millikin named to Forbes' 2016 Top Colleges Ranking
Millikin University is once again ranked among the nation's best colleges and universities by Forbes in its ninth annual Top Colleges in America ranking. Millikin is one of 26 colleges from Illinois to make Forbes' national ranking of 660 institutions.
Millikin University students and recent graduates took time out of their busy schedules to share their experiences while attending Millikin and explain how Millikin has made an impact in their lives.
Millikin welcomes incoming students at Orientation and Registration
The month of June marked the beginning of a journey for incoming first-year students at Millikin University. Millikin faculty members, staff and current students welcomed over 450 new students for Orientation and Registration on June 27, 28 and 29.
Millikin University to build new Softball Facility
Millikin University will begin construction this summer on the Workman Family Softball Field, which will become the new home to the Big Blue softball program in 2017.
Millikin Football and Basketball broadcasts moving to ESPN Decatur
Starting this fall, play-by-play coverage of Millikin University football and basketball games are moving to the Decatur area's leader in local sports coverage ESPNDecatur 1050 AM (WDZ).
Hickory Point Bank to fund Annual Student Scholarship at Millikin University
Hickory Point Bank has established a new $5,000 annual scholarship at Millikin University to aid students who have demonstrated a financial need, and whose hometown addresses fall within regions served by the bank, including areas in Decatur, Springfield, Peoria and Champaign, Ill.
Millikin University graduates begin new chapter
Millikin University honored the graduating Class of 2016 with two ceremonies on May 21 and 22. Millikin's traditional undergraduate commencement ceremony took place May 22 at the Decatur Civic Center where approximately 400 students walked the stage to receive their diplomas.
Millikin Athletics honors Student-Athletes
The Millikin University Athletics Department held its 2nd Annual Big Blue Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony on May 15 at the Griswold Center in Decatur, Ill. The event featured a ceremony were several individual and team awards were presented. Male and female honorees were selected in each category.