November 22, 2021 at 12:30pm

"We want these summits to be the first part of many conversations about important topics."

For Keyria Rodgers, director of Millikin University's Criminal Justice Department and instructor of criminal justice, few experiences are more rewarding than observing her students apply what they've learned in her classes to make the world a better place. On Nov. 3, during the second Peace Summit series event held at The Salvation Army in Decatur, Ill., Rodgers witnessed just that. 

November 18, 2021 at 3:45pm

Award recognizes high-quality educational programs that train future generations of entrepreneurs

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has named Millikin University a finalist for the Model Program Award as part of the 2022 USASBE Entrepreneurship Education Awards. The award recognizes colleges and universities that provide comprehensive, bold, high-quality educational programs that train future generations of entrepreneurs.

November 17, 2021 at 11:45am

Millikin students host soup supper fundraiser for Peacemaker Project 703

The digital media marketing curriculum at Millikin University offers a hands-on learning approach where students not only learn the core concepts of marketing, but they can build their skills through initiatives such as learning to create an integrated marketing communication campaign, designing a social media strategy or planning an event.

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.

November 15, 2021 at 10:00am

Millikin duo pilot mental health app for managing anxiety

Part of Millikin University's mission of Performance Learning is centered on collaboration, whether that's working alongside third-party stakeholders in the community or faculty/student projects such as the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship or Leighty Scholars programs.

November 11, 2021 at 3:15pm

Millikin art students craft ceramic artisan bowls to help local families

Each fall, students from Millikin University's Art Department come together to handcraft chili bowls that are sold to support the programs of the Good Samaritan Inn, a local not-for-profit organization in Decatur, Ill.

November 10, 2021 at 2:15pm

"We want students to be prepared to compete for the best jobs and stories in that evolving field."

To help students prepare for the evolving field of multimedia communication, Millikin University has launched a new student-run venture in the fall of 2021 called WJMU Productions.

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