College of Professional Studies Articles
Millikin University awarded Nurse Anesthetist Grant
Millikin University has been awarded a nurse anesthetist traineeship grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is in the amount of $19,433 and was announced on June 16 by U.S. Rep. and Millikin alumnus Rodney Davis '92 (R-Ill.).
Academic achievements celebrated at Millikin Honors Convocation
Students and faculty members were honored for their excellence in teaching and learning during the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation on April 27. The event is a time when the Millikin community comes together to celebrate earnest scholarship, dedicated inquiry and Performance Learning.
Millikin nursing students learn how to advocate for policy
The School of Nursing at Millikin University offers a course in its graduate program that focuses on health policy and economics. One of the unique aspects of the course is an opportunity for graduate students to engage in Lobby Day at the State Capital Complex in Springfield, Ill. This year's Lobby Day was held on Tuesday, March 21.
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.
Millikin nursing graduates discuss public health campaigns
To improve health behaviors and raise awareness about specific health problems in Macon County, Millikin University nursing and communication students teamed up with Crossing Healthcare in Decatur, Ill., to develop public health campaigns.
Millikin professor reflects on importance of MLK Day
The nation remembered the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an important civil rights activist and a leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. He was an advocate of non-violent protest and became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Winter Immersion course covers dietary approach
January Immersion courses at Millikin University provide opportunities for students to get ahead on credits and raise their GPA. A wide range of courses are offered each January with a variety of different subjects covered. Among the 20-plus courses offered this year include Medical Nutrition Therapy, a course led by Dr. Tina Cloney, associate professor of exercise science and sport at Millikin.