July 27, 2018 at 10:15am

Millikin program helping alleviate early childhood teacher shortage

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. This particular career field is on the rise because of the continued focus on the importance of early childhood education.

July 23, 2018 at 2:15pm

Thriving business owner earning degree through Flexible Learning

Amy Mazzotti is known throughout the Decatur community as an ambitious, inspiring and genuine leader. Her successful business, A-Team Bootcamp 360-Athlete, has over 500 members who work out with her and her husband every single week. The popularity of the bootcamp spread so quickly that Mazzotti currently has a waiting list of people who are eager to reach their fitness goals under the guidance of the duo. 

July 18, 2018 at 1:45pm

Millikin graduate uses GoPro to capture commencement day experience

Graduation marks an exciting new chapter for many college seniors and this was certainly the case on May 20 as more than 300 new Millikin University graduates crossed the Decatur Civic Center stage to receive their diplomas.

June 20, 2018 at 9:45am

Millikin faculty weigh in on early childhood education funding

Illinois school districts will receive close to $395 million in additional funding from the recently approved state budget. Among the increase in funding, early childhood education is set to receive $50 million, with money up by $200 million since 2015.

The increased funding in early childhood education means that school districts have more positions to fill but not enough qualified candidates to fill them.

June 13, 2018 at 1:30pm

Ranking identifies the best colleges for employment in each state

Millikin University has been named the top college in Illinois for helping students land a job after graduation according to Zippia, a career advice website dedicated to helping recent college graduates with their career choices.

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