By definition, commencement means the beginning, and for the 340 Millikin University graduates who walked across the Decatur Civic Center stage on May 21, it was the beginning of the next chapter.
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Millikin University's Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, Career Center and Alumni & Development Center hosted a brand new senior workshop in February designed to get students ready for life after Millikin called Adulting 101.
Practice interviews are important for job seekers; they help build confidence and relieve some of the stress that comes from the interviewing process. To help future educators prepare for the process, Millikin University's School of Education held its 5th annual Interview Boot Camp for students on Feb. 28.
More than 20 Millikin graduates, who are now school administrators from across Illinois, came back to campus on Feb. 28 to donate their day and interview over 30 Millikin seniors as part of the School of Education's 5th annual Interview Boot Camp. The alumni helped the students prepare for what to expect in actual interviews.
Women's History Month celebrated at Millikin
In recognition of Women's History Month, Millikin University will host several events throughout the month of March that cover a number of topics and issues.
Paving the Way
Millikin University honored the graduating Class of 2016 during Spring Commencement on May 22. Among the graduates was Krista Scott who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Actuarial Science from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Millikin graduates look to the future
Alternative Spring Break
Some Millikin University students spent their spring break volunteering for service projects throughout the Decatur community. The projects were part of Millikin's Alternative Spring Break, organized through Millikin's Career Center and AmeriCorps VISTA.
Millikin students spent the day on Tuesday, March 22, working on the Dennis-Millikin Community Garden to help clean up the prairie grass ecosystem.
Millikin students honor MLK Day with food drive
Alumni endowed internship program offers hands-on work experiences
Millikin University students have the opportunity to earn professional work experience serving as an intern with the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce.