January 14, 2022 at 10:00am

Made it Millikin: Jensen Cearlock

Jensen Cearlock, a junior health promotion major originally from Decatur, Ill. did not start her academic journey at Millikin University. Beginning college at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo., as a communication major, she didn’t quite feel at home. When COVID-19 changed the world and Cearlock returned to Decatur, she realized that her next stop on her academic journey was right in front of her at Millikin.

December 17, 2021 at 11:45am

Randy Brooks

Dr. Randy Brooks

Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

January 5, 2022 at 11:00am

Millikin Nursing Alum Makes Big Impact on Little Patient

Following six-year-old Shoni Anderson's diagnosis of leukemia in February 2021, her family has seen an outpouring of support from the Decatur (Ill.) community, which has helped them find comfort and positivity amidst the challenges of their daughter's illness and treatments.

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 7, 2021 at 1:45pm

Nontraditional students awarded scholarships from Community Foundation of Macon County

Four nontraditional Macon County students from Millikin University received scholarship awards in Nov. 2021 to help them pursue their dreams of completing a college education to earn degrees in nursing, organizational leadership and early childhood education. 

November 5, 2021 at 2:45pm

MU Nursing students inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Millikin University nursing students, ranging from the undergraduate, Master's Entry Into Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nurse Educator and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society on Oct. 23 at the Prairie Heart Institute in Springfield, Ill.

October 20, 2021 at 9:45am

Millikin nursing students honored at Legacy of the Lamp ceremony

Florence Nightingale set a standard of caring for all nurses to follow. Often called "the Lady with the Lamp," Nightingale paved the way for the heroic work of nurses today. Her compassion set her apart from others as she gained her famous moniker for checking in on her patients by lamplight, often writing letters to loved ones at home on their behalf.

October 19, 2021 at 1:30pm

Millikin nursing professor brings together music and art therapy

Community members of Decatur [Ill.] are seeing several colorfully constructed pianos at various locations around the city that serve a therapeutic purpose, both musically and artistically.

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