Students learn to compose, produce and perform like rock stars
A new generation of up-and-coming musicians and performers visited Millikin University's campus in July to get a glimpse of the band life as part of the First Gig Rock and Roll Camp.
Peace Summit presents ideas to promote unity and justice within the community
"Our mission is to form a dynamic group of collegiate women who support, mentor and inspire each other."
The following article comes from the Summer 2021 edition of Blue Review, Millikin University's Family Magazine
Millikin celebrates one year with newest president
This July, Millikin University celebrates one year with its newest president, Dr. Jim Reynolds. To mark this special occasion and to help us know him even better, President Reynolds agreed to answer all the questions that we wanted to ask this past year. Our congratulations to President Reynolds for one year with Millikin University. We look forward to many more to come.
"Music can bring us all together and continues to serve as an important and relevant factor in our lives."
Collection of books and materials centered on Millikin Long-Vanderburg Scholars Program
Millikin University's Provost of seven years, Dr. Jeffery Aper, retired in June of 2021, but not without leaving the University with a resource that will be used for years to come. Upon Dr. Aper's retirement, a library collection of titles centered around the theme of equity and justice will be created, aptly named the Dr. Jeffery Aper Equity & Justice Library Collection.
"I'm always wanting more"
Returning to competition in January of 2021, the Millikin University Women's basketball team recorded one of its most successful seasons in recent memory by winning the 2021 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Women's Basketball Tournament Championship defeating Illinois Wesleyan 72-59. It was the first CCIW Tournament Championship for Millikin since 2005.
First Gig Rock and Roll Camp to be held July 19-24
A Millikin University youth summer music program is back this summer and ready to welcome a new generation of up-and-coming musicians and performers. The First Gig Rock and Roll Camp will take place in July, giving young musicians the opportunity to immerse themselves in discovering and performing a distinct music genre.
New Millikin graduate embarks on next step as a teacher
Millikin University's School of Education creates a community of learners and learning environments that demonstrate the value of active learning. One of the important aspects of the School of Education's curriculum is the co-teaching model for all teacher candidates during the student teaching experience.